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2 hours ago
Report finds charities and non-government organisations operate in ‘insidious’ environment where ‘self-censorship’ is rifeAustralian charities are avoiding political advocacy and “self-silencing” out of a fear that dissent will attract political retribution, a new report has found.Publis[...]
CharitiesCharities and Volunteerism
3 hours ago
BBC Panorama investigation also found pharmaceutical giant Ethicon launched a product having only tested it on 31 women and a sheepOne of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies failed to update doctors on the full extent of risks posed by vaginal mesh implants, an investigation by Panorama h[...]
WomenWomens Issues
4 hours ago
Chief inspector of prisons says failure to adequately prepare high-risk offenders for life after jail is ‘shocking and unacceptable’Hundreds of high-risk prisoners, many of them sex offenders, are being released each year from Dartmoor prison without proper preparation, in a “shocking and unac[...]
Criminal Justice
8 hours ago
Ministers will have been annoyed by ‘negativity’ of health service’s leadership, says outgoing NHS Improvement chiefThe NHS’s leadership was “bloody stupid” to expect an emergency £4bn cash injection in last month’s budget, the official who until last week ran the service’s financia[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
8 hours ago
Charlie Gard case sparks harassment concerns as doctors at unnamed trust in the Midlands seek to turn off life supportBosses at an NHS hospital trust who wanted to stop providing life-support treatment to a brain-damaged baby boy recently won an anonymity fight after telling a high court judge that [...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareGovernment PolicyCriminal Justice
9 hours ago
It is a sad day for the NHS and for King’s patients when someone of his calibre feels they have no alternative but to throw in the towel, writes Andrew McCallYour report on Lord Kerslake’s resignation as chair of King’s College Hospital, London (Head of top NHS trust quits over cash squeeze, 1[...]
HealthEducationHealth and CareGovernment Policy
9 hours ago
hey then set up Hope Welfare Trust, which took up social work like working towards the eradication of poverty and providing education to underprivileged kids in nearby villages. On a visit to Khushiyari, the group found that while the village was lacking ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
9 hours ago
iNapoli worried the Republican tax plan could result in deficits and cutting of federal funding for programs such as social services, food and nutrition, education, infrastructure and the environment. “It’s as vital as it has ever been for local ...
General Social WorkEducation
10 hours ago
Hunt said Heartland and others are working with employers and social service agencies to find ways to help those in that situation. Also, as schools such as Heartland reach out to adults who previously didn't pursue further education, they often ...
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General Social WorkEducation
11 hours ago
plus programs that would be subject to the automatic ax are social service block grants, certain highway and airport funds, student loans, money for crime ...
“And therefore those programs would be entirely eliminated,” Lee via Live.com News 
General Social WorkEducationCriminal Justice
11 hours ago
n addition, Home Life Chair Terri Wilkinson created Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets which the Club donated to needy families through South Plainfield Social Services. After the business meeting, the Club recognized three ladies not officially ...
General Social Work
12 hours ago
An app which allows women to use their phones to employ the fertility awareness method is becoming hugely popular. What does that mean for other contraceptives?It’s a contraceptive your great-grandmother would probably recognise, only these days it has to, of course, involve an app. The rhythm met[...]
HealthWomenChildren and ParentingHealth and CareGovernment PolicyWomens Issues
12 hours ago
The head of the Gambling Commission said it would crackdown on computer-game currencies and upgrades which are being used to gamble for real moneyGambling webpages linked to computer games could face a crackdown, the betting industry’s chief regulator has warned.In August, the head of the Gambling[...]
13 hours ago
UAF law graduates have assumed positions in the legal field, government, international organizations, social service, and academia. ALEP and AUAF aspire to create not just thought leaders, but leaders who will be at the fore of Afghan law and development.
General Social WorkEducation
14 hours ago
As King’s College hospital trust is put into special measures, NHS Confederation urges government to give service more fundingNHS managers have backed the claim by Bob Kerslake, the outgoing chairman of King’s College hospital, that the health service is being denied the money it needs to meet t[...]
HealthEducationHealth and CareGovernment Policy
17 hours ago
niversity of Melbourne provides funding as a founding partner of The Conversation AU. Victoria State Government provides funding as a strategic partner of The Conversation AU. This can be made worse by the social endorsement provided by the number of ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMental Health
17 hours ago
Too many services assume people are straight. Tailored, more inclusive approaches are critical – and a civil and human rightIt all started with a drink. For millennium celebrations I was in Cape Town with a group of friends. One day at lunch I had what I now know to be a panic attack. To settle my[...]
HealthHealth and Care
18 hours ago
ec. 2, 2015: Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, opened fire at a social services center in San Bernardino, California, killing 14 people and wounding more than 20. They fled the scene but died hours later in a shootout with police.
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
18 hours ago
Nine councils have adopted a new programme, which has led to a quicker response, better staff morale and budget savings Gail* has a learning difficulty, mobility problems and is prone to angry outbursts. Leeds council adult social care staff have supported her intermittently over a few years, helpin[...]
Charities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
18 hours ago
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General Social WorkHealth and Care
19 hours ago
his year nine finalists participated. Business ideas ranged from social services organizations to crowdfunding platforms. Students received immediate feedback on how to improve both their pitch and strengthen their business model. $3,000 in venture grants ...
General Social WorkEducation
20 hours ago
rivers can take English as a second language and GED courses, as well as earn an associates, bachelor's or master's degree online in subjects including IT, nursing, social work, occupational therapy and business. Lyft would not disclose how much the ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareCriminal Justice
21 hours ago
Housing professionals are ideally placed to identify domestic violence. With a bit more understanding, tragedies could be avoided Aisha Sharif is development manager at Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance‘We’d be walking on eggshells’: Christmas offers no respite from domestic abuse The housing se[...]
HousingWomenCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyWomens Issues
21 hours ago
Air pollution, an ageing population and smoking causing crisis in A&E departments, says British Lung Foundation reportHospitals need to provide more beds in the winter months to deal with the rising numbers of adults and children who struggle to breathe, according to a report that warns this is [...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
21 hours ago
ocheleau was experiencing the trifecta of psychological hazards potent in social work. And she is far from alone ... a big role depending on how much they prioritize supporting social services. The lower that is on their list, the less funding is likely ...
General Social WorkMental Health

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5 days ago
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) partnered with the American Psychological Association on the amicus brief in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The U.S. Supreme Court case addresses the validity of Colorado’s anti-discrimination statute which prevent[...]
 

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5 days ago
On December 2 the Senate passed its version of H.R. 1: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (51 Republicans voted in favor, while all Senate Democrats and Republican Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) voted against).  On Monday, December 4th, the House of Representatives agreed to the motion to go to conference by a vote[...]