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September 9, 2011

SCAN, Inc., (Stop Child Abuse and Neglect) announced today the founding of the Joan Sherman Program for Resilient Children, thanks to a $534,930 donation from former SCAN volunteer and board member Joan Sherman. A former Fort Wayne resident, Sherman now lives in the New York City area.

Sherman’s gift, which will be donated over 5 years, is the largest private donation SCAN has received in its 37-year history.

Click here to read the full press release.


Click here to read abstract.

Gabriel Tobin Smith, Valerie B. Shapiro, Rachel Wagner Sperry & Paul A. LeBuffe (2014) A Strengths-based Approach to Supervised Visitation in Child Welfare, Child Care in Practice, 20:1, 98-119, DOI: 10.1080/13575279.2013.847056