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3 hours ago
I’ve been called disconnected, disgusting, and a disgrace but I want to overhaul a broken system that should better support our most vulnerable residentsI first met Sandra while door knocking for my election campaign. A year later, I bumped into her outside the local corner shop, where she was beg[...]
10 hours ago
he first phase calls for utilizing base facilities for housing, dining and social services for up to 50 homeless individuals ... Hyannis through a collaborative effort between the town, social service providers, police and community outreach officers ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyCriminal Justice
10 hours ago
errill saw children and adults, and helped in other ways. "We do more social work than medicine sometimes," Merrill told The Journey. "Sometimes patients are looking for a counselor." After Hurricane Katrina left much of the town without power for weeks ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
10 hours ago
hree years ago when he came across a homeless family living on a porch he stepped up — with the concurrence of the police chief, the parents, and social services — to have ... what some would refer to as social work. “People make bad decisions ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyCriminal Justice
10 hours ago
ther social work profession or youth oriented experience may take the place of college requirements, year for year. Salary: $2,052.63 per month plus benefits. Applicants must submit a resume to the Director of Juvenile Services, P.O. Box 1122, Sinton ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
11 hours ago
uote: “It’s time we close the gap between our physical and our emotional health.” Molly England earned her master’s degree in social work at the University of Edinburgh. She lives in Texas with her husband and their three children, where she is a ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
12 hours ago
Scheme will look into how race might affect how people are dealt with in areas such as work, education and the NHSTheresa May has followed up her public comments about social justice when she took office by announcing a wide-ranging plan to monitor and address differences in the way people from vari[...]
EducationHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment PolicyCriminal Justice
12 hours ago
Obesity: the Post Mortem examines the effects of excess weight on the human bodyThe impact obesity has on the human body will be the subject of a documentary in which a doctor performs a postmortem on a woman who died weighing 17 stone (108kg). The BBC3 programme will examine what happens inside the[...]
15 hours ago
Trial transcripts reveal that the assailant and his attorneys attempted to discredit the victim and argued that attack on an unconscious woman was consensual sexNew records from the Stanford sexual assault trial show how former swimmer Brock Turner and his attorneys attempted to discredit the victim[...]
Criminal Justice
18 hours ago
Colin Rogers writes: Lord Rix was effective in giving people with learning disabilities a voice and in helping to ensure that it is heard, not just because he was a passionate and powerful advocate, but also because he earned their trust, and that of their families and supporters. When Brian walked [...]
CharitiesHealthDisabilities
18 hours ago
Without competing as to which group has been most affected by austerity and agreeing with Jackie Ashley’s concern about cuts in services for disabled people (In Rio, as in Britain, disability rights are under attack again, 25 August), please do not forget the position of young people’s services.[...]
Children and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismDisabilitiesCriminal Justice
18 hours ago
billion dollars,” he said in a statement. “While questions remain about the ...
Springfield, IL via Live.com News 
General Social Work
18 hours ago
ameron said next year the fair will extend the program and work with social service agencies throughout Windham County to allow a family who might not otherwise be able to attend the fair to have free admission and discounts on some items. “We want to ...
General Social Work
18 hours ago
t's the same argument he's used to block efforts to fund social service groups during the budget impasse. The moves also further fueled the anger of labor groups and providers who contend they've been repeatedly targeted by Rauner and forced to bear the ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareDisabilities
19 hours ago
Health service chiefs respond to Guardian and 38 Degrees report described by Diane Abbott as ‘damning indictment’ of government’s record
What do you know about planned NHS cuts?NHS chiefs have said a planned programme of radical changes to meet increased demand and plug funding gaps does no[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
19 hours ago
service backgrounds, and with engaging personalities. The most successful educational approach to the Negro is through a religious appeal. We don't want the word to go out that we want ...
"We should hire three or four colored ministers, preferably with social via Live.com News 
General Social WorkEducation
19 hours ago
Changes coming in this autumn will take an average of £60 a week from households affected, government analysis showsNearly a quarter of a million children from poor families will be hit by the extended household benefit cap due to be introduced this autumn, according to the government’s latest an[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingHousing and Poverty
19 hours ago
Youth workers who rallied to help the young people whose support network disappeared when the charity collapsed, share their insightsThroughout this summer, the St Matthew’s Project in Brixton, south London, has been running free football sessions most days in Brockwell Park for local boys and gir[...]
CharitiesChildrenChildren and Parenting
20 hours ago
Donna Cummings, senior sister in adult critical care at Manchester Royal Infirmary, describes how she not only welcomes carers but enables them to be involved in the critical care of their loved ones if this is what they want
As a senior sister in critical care, I know that welcoming carers is [...]
Health and CareGerontology
21 hours ago
Getting the right policing style is so important at the carnival, says Supt Robyn Williams, who is mentoring black female officers to be future leadersTo dance or not to dance? It’s a divisive question where police officers at London’s Notting Hill carnival are concerned. Supt Robyn Williams cer[...]
WomenCriminal Justice
21 hours ago
Sudden infant death syndrome cost thousands of lives in the 70s and 80s - until Peter Fleming’s conversations with bereaved families led to his discovery that babies should sleep on their backs Related: Number of cot deaths in England and Wales falls to lowest on record Parenting manuals have a lo[...]
ChildrenHealthChildren and Parenting
21 hours ago
Advocates want to call attention to the period in which the majority of college sex assaults take place, something critics say has come to symbolize everything that’s wrong with traditional approaches to preventing the attacksMyra Crimmel woke up the morning of 7 September 2013 covered in cuts and[...]
Education
23 hours ago
I think we have a duty to inform people about sustainability and transformation plans but NHS England is worried about negative headlinesI work in programme management in the NHS for a commissioning support unit: we support GPs’ clinical commissioning groups and other organisations on matters such[...]
PolicyHealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy

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2 days ago
NASW STATEMENT: The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is disappointed the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, which marks its 20th anniversary this week, is not meeting its original goal to “end welfare as we know it” and needs reforms so it can better serve famil[...]
 

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1 week ago
An updated version of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Standards for Social Work Practice in Health Care Settings has been released and is available online or for purchase through the NASW Press. It is a resource based on the consensus of expert health care social workers and is des[...]
 
1 week ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff Eight countries across sub-Saharan Africa have made significant progress strengthening their social service workforces in the past five years, according to a newly released report by the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance. Social service workers create protective en[...]
 
1 week ago
The National Association of Social Workers Wisconsin Chapter is saddened by the violence, disorder and destruction that took place in the Sherman Park neighborhood of Milwaukee. Sherman Park has always been a neighborhood where residents of different racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds worked t[...]