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This Reunification I’ll Never Forget

Posted Date: 06/14/2018
By: Tiffany Wright

I’ll always remember one instance where I was the family service worker assigned to a case that involved three children.    

The children’s mom was working to overcome a drug addiction. Predictably, her progress was that of a roller coaster
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Sims Provides Comfort for DCFS Kids

Posted Date: 05/23/2018
By: Danielle Sims

As a mom, naturally I love my own children. But I love the kids I meet through my responsibilities for the Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS), as well.

My kids crave attention and want to know that I love them. They always enjoy getting
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Casey Has New Outlook on Her Job Since Becoming a Mom

Posted Date: 05/22/2018
By: Haley Casey

When my husband and I finally had our bundle of joy in August 2014, I was beyond excited. I was ready to form a healthy relationship with my child. I quickly learned how important that bonding time was.            
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Conway Aims to be a Good Role Model

Posted Date: 05/22/2018
By: Tanyaka Conway

Through being a mother, I’ve learned about virtues like unconditional love, serving others, and compassion. As my kids grow up, I realize that I have children at home watching my every move - just like I have people at the Arkadelphia Human Development Center (AHDC) who
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Smith Explains Why She Views Her Job as a Wonderful Opportunity

Posted Date: 05/21/2018
By: Shelita Smith

My duties for the Arkadelphia Human Development Center have helped me as a mother. Our Department of Human Services (DHS) clients are all someone’s child. I try to love them as their mother would.  When I get to work I always feel a genuine love
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Warmath Uses Lessons Learned From Being a Parent to Care for Clients

Posted Date: 05/21/2018
By: Kimberly Warmath

Being a mother has taught me humility, patience, responsibility, and the importance of good time management. Motherhood has prepared me to face not only the challenges that pop up each day, but also to plan for the ones I may see in the future. It has also taught
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Davis Focused on SEAHDC Mission, and Being a Parent to Residents

Posted Date: 05/21/2018
By: Beverly Davis

Being a mother is a blessing.  I strive daily to be the best mom and the best supervisor I can be.  The mission statement of the Southeast Arkansas Human Development Center is, “I am dedicated to providing training, treatment, and care to the people we
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Being a Mother Gives Payne Drive and Ambition

Posted Date: 05/18/2018
By: Capri Payne

At the Jonesboro Human Development Center (JHDC), we serve some of the most venerable citizens of our great state.                            

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Motherhood Gives Swann New Perspective

Posted Date: 05/18/2018
By: Allison Swann

I began my career with the Department of Human Services in 2011 and was blessed with my daughter in 2017.            

Co-workers here at the Randolph County office had often told me that having a child would change
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Franklin writes heartfelt letter

Posted Date: 05/11/2018
By: Mary Franklin

(In 2017, Division of County Operations (DC0) Director Mary Franklin wrote a letter to her employees about what made the mission real in her life. In celebration of Public Service Recognition Week 2018,  we’re showcasing Franklin’s letter and three responses from her staff.) <
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