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7 hours ago
The much-hyped Comic Relief sequel to Richard Curtis’s film was a real let-downIt’s a shame, but the Comic Relief Red Nose Day Actually reprise of Love Actually was Guff Actually. The cast was there, everyone from Hugh Grant, Bill Nighy and Colin Firth to Keira Knightley, Rowan Atkinson, Liam Ne[...]
Charities
7 hours ago
Four in five 12- to 16-year-olds experience ‘emotional distress’The vast majority of teenagers say they experience “emotional distress” after starting secondary school but claim teachers don’t have the skills to help them, research has found.Four in every five 12- to 16-year-olds in the su[...]
EducationChildrenHealth and CareMental Health
7 hours ago
An extensive 18-year study of families across England could lead to more face-to-face contactWhen Amanda Boorman adopted Jazz, then aged five, social workers told her to avoid the town in which her child’s birth parents lived. “The impression I had was that they were quite scary and potentially [...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
10 hours ago
fter her City Year term is complete, Bradley plans to move into social work — a goal she didn't have before her year in the corps. City Year gets private as well as public funding. But the Americorps imprimatur allows the organization to pay corps ...
General Social Work
11 hours ago
157,228 comes from state nutrition funds and $13,418 comes from a federal Social Service Block Grant distributed by the state Department of Social Services. For the time being, state officials told executives at all six area agencies Wednesday ...
General Social WorkGerontology
11 hours ago
t is hard to imagine there is any community in the state where the willingness of residents to help others in times of need, to meet the demand for social services and to coexist as good neighbors tolerate of diverse populations is as obvious as it is here.
General Social Work
11 hours ago
calia had written, "[Arizona's] citizens feel themselves under siege by large numbers of illegal immigrants who invade their property, strain their social services, and even place their lives in jeopardy." Wrote Posner, "But the suggestion that illegal ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
12 hours ago
We take referrals from local GP services, social services, mental health professionals,” says Warriner – as well as from the local hospital. The reasons for a referral, he adds, are numerous and often pertain to the interplay of medical ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental Health
12 hours ago
2:35 p.m. – Keynote by Camila Chávez, niece of César Chávez 12:45 p.m. – Remarks by Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor, Humanitarian Award winner and professor emeritus of social work 12:50 p.m. – Garlanding ceremony begins at the Chavez monument while Fresno ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
12 hours ago
around services” through partnerships with nonprofits and social service agencies to address issues affecting patients’ health, such as inadequate ...
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General Social WorkHealth and Care
19 hours ago
espite his age, Rey said he has no plans to stop his social service. “To be honest, I’m in heaven; I have no complaints. As long as I’m alive, I’ll do it. This is a gift that is given to me and, to return this gift to God, I have to do the best.
General Social WorkHealth and Care
19 hours ago
hat produces a toll, says the Employees Association’s Washington. Children have died in recent years under the watch of underpaid, overworked Social Services case workers, for example, he said. And, Washington added, “It’s going to get worse.”
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
20 hours ago
he High Desert investment panel is made up of a mix of people who are experts in education, social service programs and business. This school year, the panelists include: • Katie Condit, executive director of Better Together, an initiative to bolster ...
General Social WorkEducation
20 hours ago
ut I'm sure he has his reasons. I know he's taken valuable time as a commissioner by formulating tough questions and then asking city and Lutheran Social Service personnel to do the actual extra research to find the answers to those inquiries. He wants to ...
General Social Work
20 hours ago
he categories are very broad, but the third category of employment affected is administrative and support services at 37 percent, followed by professional, scientific and technical at 26 percent, and human health and social work at 17 percent.
General Social WorkHealth and Care
21 hours ago
Vietnamese teens are tending Britain’s makeshift drug factories in empty buildings from suburban homes to a nuclear bunker. Here are their storiesFrom the first-floor window of the flat where he was incarcerated, 15-year-old Tung began to piece together what the UK was like. He liked watching the [...]
Children
21 hours ago
hen something was broken, he worked to fix it, and when it was completed he moved on to the next system. The priesthood led to social work, which led to union service, which led to ensuring space for women and people of colour in the union, and on again.
General Social WorkWomens Issues
22 hours ago
esearchers are working to find a solution to the problem. Eric Garland, the associate dean for research in the College of Social Work, is currently studying the ways that “mindfulness” can help patients who are prescribed opioids avoid misuse and the ...
General Social WorkEducation
23 hours ago
Households in rollout areas to receive housing benefit after new system found to be incompatible with councils’ obligationsMinisters are to bow to pressure to exclude homeless families from universal credit after it emerged that design flaws in the troubled new benefits system have triggered an ex[...]
HousingHousing and Poverty
23 hours ago
New research backs up earlier claims that the pill may have some anti-cancer benefits, and suggests the protection might even last for decadesWho is suggesting that the pill might protect women from cancer as well as from pregnancy?The University of Aberdeen, which has been analysing results fr[...]
HealthWomenEducationHealth and CareWomens Issues

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4 days ago
By Maren Dale, News contributor Today, social workers are part of the fabric of our nation, leading the march toward social justice, bringing our nation’s social problems to the public’s attention and serving in nearly every sector. Yet it was not long ago that many of the freedoms and rights Am[...]
 

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