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Apr 27, 2021

Melissa is the Clinical Director at ABC Counseling and Family Services in Normal, Illinois.  ABC Counseling was established in 1992 to help kids and families affected by sexual abuse and those in need of adoption services throughout Central Illinois . 

In this episode, we will hear about Melissa’s work with ABC Counseling and Family Services and the impact of COVID-19 on children's health and safety, including education, food security, nutrition, abuse and neglect. 

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