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Category: News

Meet our Compliance Coordinator, Annette M. Long-Tulio!

Posted in: Advocates | Education and Advocacy | News
Date: March 31, 2021

MCAP’s volunteer attorneys, known throughout Montgomery County as “MCAPs,” represent hundreds of child victims each year.  They all say it is the most rewarding work they do!  In addition to the mandatory training “The Art of Representing Children” required of all MCAPs, there are several clearances our volunteers need complete before they can start taking cases. As MCAP’s first Compliance Coordinator, part of my […]

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Legal Operations Update with MCAP Senior Staff Attorney Sharon Hofer

Posted in: Advocates | News | Resources | Special Guests | Uncategorized
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COVID 19 has affected all of us, on so many levels. While there is light at the end of the tunnel, every day we learn of more children being harmed by family members. Families have struggled and continue to struggle during this pandemic. Unfortunately, the effect of the pandemic on our mental health will not subside as soon as life returns to “normal.”   […]

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Legal Operations Update

Posted in: Advocates | News
Date: October 19, 2020

by Sharon Hofer, Esq., Senior Staff Attorney It has been eight long months since we began our “new normal.’ Many of us are still working remotely, including our MCAP Staff.  We have been very busy because, sadly, this new normal still includes child abuse. We have received many questions regarding which […]

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Tips for Managing Stress in Stressful Times

Posted in: News | Resources | Uncategorized
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by Ingrid Parker, LPC, MCAP’s Director of Community Partnerships Since March of 2020, our world has changed dramatically – and will continue to change. Our hopes, fears, expectations, stressors and anxiety have heightened with the ever-changing information about the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, we are survivors and we are managing these changes. As we continue to effectively manage the changes resulting from this pandemic, it […]

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2020 Virtual Run For The Hill Of It! Results

Posted in: Events | News
Date: August 4, 2020

Thank you to everyone who participated in MCAP’s Virtual Run For The Hill Of It! As you know, all proceeds of the race support our work to end and prevent child abuse, neglect, and trafficking in Montgomery County. So whether you ran, walked, biked or swam, we are so, SO […]

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My Perspective on Working From Home (WFH)

Posted in: News | Special Guests | Uncategorized
Date: June 9, 2020

by Pat Teaford, MCAP’s Program Coordinator How could anyone have thought that we would be in the throws of a pandemic. And yet here we are, smack dab in the middle of uncertainty. Every aspect of our lives has been re-routed. Many little things we took for granted like going […]

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Category: News

Tips for Managing Stress In Stressful Times

Posted in: News | Special Guests | Uncategorized
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by Ingrid Parker, LPC, MCAP’s Director of Community Partnerships The coronavirus pandemic has completely affected the course of our lives. COVID-19 is constantly being monitored and researched, as healthcare and pharmaceutical professionals work hard to make gains, account for the death toll, and create a vaccination for this disease. In […]

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#MondayMotivation: three new staff members!

Posted in: News | Resources | Special Guests
Date: April 27, 2020

This last Monday of National Child Abuse Prevention Month we are introducing you to the newest members of our MCAP Family: PFA (Protection From Abuse) Staff Attorney Eileen Schaeffer, Director of Community Partnerships Ingrid Parker, LPC, and Compliance Coordinator Annette Long-Tulio. They all joined us within the last eight months. […]

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Will you help us help our community’s children?

Posted in: News | Notes from Mary
Date: April 3, 2020

Dear Friend of MCAP,    Today we would have held MCAP’s 2nd annual MCAP Wear Blue on the Steps event for National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Last year more than a hundred of you stood with us on the Montgomery County Courthouse steps on a cold, rainy day to send a strong message that our community stands together against child abuse. While we […]

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2019 Run For The Hill Of It! Photo Album

Posted in: News
Date: August 7, 2019

Check out the photos from our 31st annual Run For The Hill Of It! 5 mile race/1 mile fun run and family event on Saturday, July 27th, 2019. Photos by Taypac Photography.

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