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From the National TASC Newsletter: an Overview of EAC Network’s NYC TASC Mental Health Programs

EAC Network has provided TASC services in New York since 1978, and in 1998 we expanded our alternative to incarceration (ATI) programming to include a diversion program for seriously mentally ill offenders and co-occurring mentally ill and substance using offenders. Our NYC TASC Mental Health Diversion programs employ Clinically Informed Judicial Supervision (CIJS), which considers a person’s assessed risk of re-offending and violence, as well as mental health and substance use or social service needs, to inform judges’ responses…

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4 Strategies for When Your Toddler Enters the “Mine” Stage

It is a perfectly normal part of development for toddlers to believe that everything is “mine.” As children learn about themselves as individuals with characteristics that are both similar and different from others, a conflict arises.  At this time, sharing is not a focus for them, as they are more concerned with their own desires.  

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Gold Community Partner Spotlight: Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP

Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP possesses experienced workers compensation and social security disability attorneys, including Catherine M. Stanton, Esq., senior partner, who is head of the firm’s workers’ compensation department, and who is also an EAC Network Board Member. Cathy recently shared why she and her firm are so dedicated to giving back to the community and being a Community Partner.

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Guest Blog: How the Tax Cut and Jobs Creation Act Will Affect Charitable Giving

Under the new tax bill, many itemized deductions were greatly reduced or completely eliminated. The deduction for charitable contributions is still intact, and the limitation increased to 60% of AGI, but with the loss of deductions and the increased standard deduction, many taxpayers will no longer itemize. That could mean a significant decrease in charitable giving.

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“What Are You Doing for Others?”

On a day to day basis, what are we doing for others? Do we take the time to volunteer? Do we donate time, goods, or funds as much as we should? It’s not that we don’t want to—life is just so busy that we forget, or think we don’t have the time.

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