Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Expanding into Nevada

Some more good news to reach the headlines! Late last month, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption announced they were expanding the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program to Nevada. Through this program, the Foundation supplies funding to adoption agencies to hire recruiters who implement an evidence-based, child-focused recruitment model. According to the Foundation, the model of … Continue reading Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Expanding into Nevada

Life After Lock-down: Going Back into the Office

With so many phrases and terms being thrown at us every day relating to COVID-19, it’s enough to keep our heads spinning for a while. The most prominent term being discussed is social distancing – the entire world now recognizes the importance of staying six feet apart from one another.  Even though our entire planet … Continue reading Life After Lock-down: Going Back into the Office

Is Compliance Really the Goal of Childhood Behavior?

Compliance is a word that is used regularly in the world of behavior. It’s written about in Individualized Education Programs, it’s used as a goal when students have behavioral episodes, and data is collected on how often it does or does not occur. Even in personal interactions with kids, such as with our own children … Continue reading Is Compliance Really the Goal of Childhood Behavior?

A Big Drop in Child Abuse Reports in L.A. Leaves Advocates Worried, Not Relieved

Reports of suspected child abuse in L.A. County have taken a nose-dive in recent weeks. That news may sound incredible during normal times, but in a COVID-19 world, that drop has advocates very concerned. According to a statement by DCFS Director Bobby Cagle, since the middle of March, L.A. County has seen a 40%-60% decrease … Continue reading A Big Drop in Child Abuse Reports in L.A. Leaves Advocates Worried, Not Relieved

Giving Tuesday Is Here! What Will You Give?

  GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world on December 3, 2019 and every day. One of the best ways to give is to get involved is in your own community. We have supplied a link to a directory to help you find … Continue reading Giving Tuesday Is Here! What Will You Give?

Agent vs. Broker – What Is The Difference?

The terms Agent and Broker are sometimes used in the same context, but in reality, they are quite different.  Both do act as a liaison between the insured and the insurance company, but the main difference is who they represent. AGENT: An insurance agent works for the insurance company.  They can represent one or more insurance companies … Continue reading Agent vs. Broker – What Is The Difference?

May Is National Foster Care Month!

May is National Foster Care Month! Hawley & Associates is honored to partner with our foster care clients' commitment of making the world a better place for our countries foster children. These inspiring real-life stories from families and professionals made our day!  Help us raise awareness by sharing these empowering experiences. https://www.childwelfare.gov/fostercaremonth/reallifestories/    

April Fool’s Day – How Did It Start Anyways?

"Everything is funny, as long as it’s happening to someone else."– Will Rogers April Fools' Day (sometimes called All Fool's Day) is one of the most widely recognized non-religious holidays in the Western world. How the custom of playing practical jokes or pranks on April 1 came about is still a bit hazy. There are … Continue reading April Fool’s Day – How Did It Start Anyways?

Cyber Extortion Up in 2018

According to Proofpoint’s newest Quarterly Threat Report, Q4 2018, the threat of Ransomware did decline at the end of 2018, but has opened the door for out-right cyber extortion. Extortion is an age-old crime that has found its way into the cyber world.  This threat continues to gain traction as a multi-million-dollar criminal industry. The newest … Continue reading Cyber Extortion Up in 2018

Spring Has Sprung! 1st Qtr. Hawley & Associates Newsletter!

Check out the first Hawley & Associates newsletter of 2018!  Happy Spring to everyone!