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9 hours ago
The real story of Hull’s year as City of Culture is how it’s transformed the lives of local people. Here they discuss 2017’s highlights – and what its legacy might beIn July 2016, Sheila Annis and her daughter Caron Mincke saw an ad for volunteers for Hull UK City of Culture. “We fancied h[...]
Children and Par
9 hours ago
Labor’s Tanya Plibersek criticises ‘idiocy’ of online event listing, which has since been taken downThe City of Sydney council has been criticised for publicising an anti-vaccination event on the “what’s on” part of its website, with politicians and doctors demanding it be removed.The $1[...]
HealthHealth and Care
10 hours ago
employed people,” said Carlson, who holds a master’s degree in social work and formerly served as chief advancement officer for the Colorado Symphony. “It’s a different ballgame for kids who are still ...
“It’s expensive to live here, even for full via Live.com News 
General Social Work
12 hours ago
TICA — In 12 years as commissioner of the Oneida County Department of Social Services, Lucille Soldato has turned her cellphone off only for one weekend — when her daughter got married out of state. Despite the long hours and hard work, she wouldn ...
General Social Work
15 hours ago
e cannot thank the community enough for its ongoing support of this much needed program." Danielle LaTaille, social services director for the Salvation Army, said the books add a fun, new element to gift giving this year. "We are excited about our new ...
General Social Work
16 hours ago
It was the oldest asylum in the Balkans. Now the doors are unlocked and patients are living new lives in the communityHigh walls still surround the oldest asylum in the Balkans, an 18th-century building pocked with the artillery scars of last century’s civil war, but the gates are no longer locked[...]
HealthHealth and CareMental HealthCriminal Justice
16 hours ago
Whether abuse is in the classroom, the media or the trans debate, it represses free speechAmong the highlights of the just-concluded Anti-Bullying Week, a schools event since 2004, was the launch by Prince William of a taskforce on the prevention of cyberbullying and its first video – What to do i[...]
Education
16 hours ago
A specialist NHS centre in London is helping thousands of young people who are having difficulties with gender identityAt a time when transgender issues occupy the centreground of today’s culture wars, a clinic in an unpreposessing 1920s office block in north-west London has found itself on the fr[...]
ChildrenHealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareGovernment Policy
16 hours ago
Ministers and employers are recognising the importance of 6.5 million unpaid carers, but have yet to produce concrete plansI welcome your call for a bigger debate about the extent and limits of familial responsibility (“Family life is changing as never before”, Editorial, last week). This debate[...]
HealthHealth and Care
19 hours ago
ewey Marshall, Dailey's roommate and a Texas Woman's University student studying social work, said he identifies as a cisgender, straight white man and felt completely welcomed in the space his roommate organized. Identifying as cisgender means ...
General Social WorkEducationWomens Issues
19 hours ago
Official edicts to banish long trolley waits and treatment in corridors are deluded, say trustsHealth service chiefs have been declared “barking mad” for ordering hospitals to ensure no patient is treated in a corridor or languishes on a trolley for hours when this year’s winter crisis hits.NH[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
19 hours ago
t covered all sectors such as education and higher education, health and social services, electricity and water services, transport, communications, ports and airports, and the labour market that accommodates the efforts of men and women alike.
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareWomens Issues
19 hours ago
he year also began without a state budget. That came with a pain all its own. Social service providers especially struggled to give adequate help to Illinoisans in need, with little certainty as to how long they could keep their doors open. Their funding ...
General Social Work
20 hours ago
ntended to help the homeless in Mobile, the event had free Thanksgiving dinners available for people served by The Homeless Coalition, Waterfront Mission, Sybil Smith Family Village and Catholic Social Services in Mobile. "He has a giving heart," Kathleen ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
21 hours ago
antrell grew up in Los Angeles, the daughter of a single mom who worked her way from welfare to a career in social work. She came to New Orleans to go to college at Xavier, and helped pay for it by working in the hospitality industry, which gave her a ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
22 hours ago
rea social service agencies and nursing homes submit applications ... born helper” agrees that assistance received by the ESF is critical. She sees the social work community doing their part to help those on their caseloads with a flood of applications ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
23 hours ago
bout 400 homes are located on the lake’s shores, and many use lake water in their homes. The Thurston County Public Health and Social Services department declared a state of emergency, advising residents to keep clear of the water and keep pets away ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care

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2 days ago
November is National Adoption Month. This month we celebrate the families who have already been joined through adoption and call attention to the children and youth who are still waiting for a permanent family. This year’s National Adoption Month is focusing on older youth in care, specifically 15[...]
 

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3 days ago
STATEMENT: The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has joined other members of the Coalition to End Violence Against Women and Girls Globally to welcome the introduction of the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA) in the Senate. The legislation was introduced by Sens. Jeanne Sh[...]