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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
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
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
1 day ago
hat huge sum could be spent on new buses, ferries, infrastructure repairs, senior social services, job training, education, and financial assistance. Quo fata ferunt. Fine words, but a Bermuda Government contingency plan for the economy is far better than ...
General Social WorkEducationGerontology
1 day ago
upport survivors by affirming that working through questions is a crucial, difficult task. Trauma Informed Care is a set of practices used by many social work organizations. It is best summarized by shifting the question we ask survivors from “What’s ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
1 day ago
tong is currently being held at the Las Colinas Detention and Reentry Facility waiting for extradition back to New York. WHAM reports Lily is currently in the care of San Diego Social Services and her family has been notified.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
1 day ago
tong, 32, was taken to San Diego's detention center and is awaiting extradition. The child is being cared for by San Diego social services. Rochester police said the family has been notified. No updates would be provided until at least Monday.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
1 day ago
hat visit prompted a job offer. Aronovici quit his research position in Philadelphia in 1917 to become director of social services for the charitable organization that business mogul Amherst Wilder created a decade earlier to help St. Paul's poor.
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
1 day ago
e said: “Regretfully he doesn’t remember much of these episodes. “The (social work and criminal justice) report touches on mental health difficulties and difficulties with drugs and alcohol. “There was tension in his relationship with his partner ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental HealthCriminal Justice
1 day ago
ll of them had frequent contact with four county departments: Public Health, Behavioral Wellness, Social Services and the Sheriff’s Office. One thing that did change was the leading cause of death. In 2015, it was blunt force trauma. In 2016 ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
1 day ago
eshmukh, who is 15 years old, was the keynote speaker Friday at Kutztown University's sixth annual conference on Social Work in the Global Environment. It was Deshmukh's first time as a keynote speaker at an event, and he spoke for almost 40 minutes to a ...
General Social WorkEducation
2 days ago
erlyn Pfeil, an MSF midwife, has taught a group of young female leaders a song to spread the word on the social services available in the refugee camps. “Rape can happen to anyone. After being raped there is no peace in mind. This is not my fault being ...
General Social Work
2 days ago
AN JOSE (CBS SF) – Santa Clara County social service agencies are warning residents to be aware of fraudulent texts and calls from people claiming to be with state agencies. The county advises residents that a warning from the state claims the phony ...
General Social Work
2 days ago
erlyn Pfeil, an MSF midwife, has taught a group of young female leaders a song to spread the word on the social services available in the refugee camps. "Rape can happen to anyone. After being raped there is no peace in mind. This is not my fault being ...
General Social Work
2 days ago
f I ruled the medical and social services world, I would decree that every case file contain not only a list of limitations, but also a list of unique strengths. Gatherings of the Jewish disabled should not overlook the average person with a disability ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareDisabilities
2 days ago
imultaneously, we will see severe cuts in social services, education, transportation and other public services. Can we afford this "tax break" as we witness the austere degradation of our society?
General Social WorkEducation
2 days ago
he mayor's office admitted that women make up more than half of the city's workforce, and swear they've made strides toward equity, citing the creation of new lactation rooms at social service agencies around the city as an example. But money talks.
General Social WorkWomens Issues
2 days ago
few weeks ago, I had the honor and absolute pleasure of representing ONE’s U.S. volunteers at the 2017 ONE Youth Ambassadors Summit in Brussels, Belgium. This annual meeting brought together 200 young advocates from across Europe for three days of ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
2 days ago
nexploded bombs may lurk in the part of Marawi where troops battled Maute Group rebels holed up in some of the buildings, a city social services worker said. The refugee shelter, built in the rain forest on a hilltop site originally for flood evacuation ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
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