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11 hours ago
he University of Arkansas School of Social Work, the Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese and the Economic Opportunity Agency have collaborated to develop and deliver the first Child Savings Accounts Program in the world specifically targeting Marshallese ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
12 hours ago
n 2010, the Korean government introduced the Hope Growing Account (Hope) program. The Hope program combines elements of a social assistance scheme (monthly income grants) with matched funds for savings to encourage the working poor to increase income and ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
19 hours ago
t comes as the city continues to experience a shortage of housing, including affordable housing, and as the neighborhood struggles with issues associated with the high concentration of social service providers and homeless people there. The parcels used ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
19 hours ago
What Irma didn't do, Maria went and finished," said Jean Alexander, executive director of the Caribbean American Center of New York, a social service agency in Brooklyn. "You don't know who to help because everybody needs help." "I've been an emotional ...
General Social Work
20 hours ago
They provide a place for acute care hospitals to confidently refer patients with complex needs because of the level of training, skill and competency of their medical, nursing and rehabilitation therapy staff, as well as that of their social work and ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
21 hours ago
hey have also argued that the school can make up lost funding through alumni support, federal funding and the UConn Foundation — a luxury not available to people dependent on social services, they said. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has vowed to veto the budget ...
General Social WorkEducation
23 hours ago
n addition to Kroger, the First 5 Lex program has several partners including the University of Kentucky, city Social Services, Community Action/Head Start, Reach Out and Read, UK Pediatrics, Lexington Public Library, KET, Child Care Council, United Way of ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
1 day ago
he new office is meant to cater to those needs. Brooks has a background in social work, and is expected to bolster efforts that include filing benefits claims and providing counselling for military sexual trauma.
General Social WorkWomens Issues
1 day ago
oth brothers have come a long way in their development and sense of security levels. With a master’s in social work from the University in Washington, Kaas had worked for DSHS since 1998. She was a mother herself who had moved to Port Angeles to ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
1 day ago
o be deliberate about college decisions. When you are 18, it’s impossible to see your future precisely, but if you are drawn to art, social work, early childhood education and other jobs paying maybe $25,000 a year, you don’t want $40,000 in loans.
General Social WorkEducation
1 day ago
iimi, making a presentation Tuesday to the County Council Committee on Human Services and Social Services, provided the Kona update ... about half have substance abuse problems. Nonprofit social service organizations are expected to step in to help ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
1 day ago
xecutive director Dawn Berney of Jewish Social Services of Madison says she’s “horrified,” but adds that “xenophobia is everywhere, even in Madison.” Berney tells the Wisconsin State Journal the graffiti was particularly disturbing because ...
General Social Work
1 day ago
he desire to help has brought together people who trace their roots all over the Caribbean, not just from the affected islands, said Jean Alexander, executive director of the Caribbean American Center of New York, a social service agency in Brooklyn.
General Social Work
1 day ago
he committee now thinks it should figure out how to better provide homeless people access to services including health care, social work, housing and jobs. The city Board of Directors originally asked the group to look into best practices for mass ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
1 day ago
ocial work and education. The Maida Institute is also home to the Better Health senior membership program focused on bringing both educational and social programming to more than 1800 Ocean County residents. As Corporate Chair of Geriatrics at RWJBarnabas ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareGerontology
1 day ago
epublicans defend the move. They said on Tuesday that social services and municipalities need the money and that UConn can get cash through the federal government, grants and increasing tuition. "UConn has got a huge foundation and has many ways of ...
General Social WorkEducation
1 day ago
ocial services are barely functional to nonexistent, and standards of living are extremely low," Refugees International said in a report in May 2016. "Further, more than 50,000 Congolese in these two territories are internally displaced, with more than ...
General Social Work
1 day ago
ut on by the Department of Government, the launch featured speakers Heather Ricketts, head of the Department of Sociology, Social Work and Psychology, herself a Grenadian; Prof Rupert Lewis, Clinton Hutton and Bernard Coard himself.
General Social WorkMental Health
1 day ago
arnes is a development consultant. She spent over 25 years working in the technology field in Silicon Valley and has been development manager for social services and education organizations. Gilcrest is an assistant to Executive Director Ann Hancock.
General Social WorkEducation
1 day ago
arkway in Washington Terrace. Barrett Bonella, an assistant professor of Social Work at WSU, helped organize the event and said he’s glad to see the growing interest in civility nationwide. “It does seem that we’ve had more of a broad turn for the ...
General Social Work
1 day ago
The North Korean government needs to move past its denial of sexual abuse of children in North Korea, and ensure that survivors have access to comprehensive health, legal, and social services without fearing stigma or retaliation,” Robertson said.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
1 day ago
he committee’s recommendation will go to the full City Council as the city continues to experience a shortage of housing, including affordable housing, and as the neighborhood struggles with issues associated with a high concentration of social service ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
1 day ago
he building would sit near the UIC Theatre, the Behavioral Sciences Building and the Jane Addams School of Social Work, just off the Eisenhower Expressway. "It will be very visible, and I think it will also send a signal about the strength and vitality of ...
General Social WorkEducation
1 day ago
ut she made a deal with the government when prosecutors said they would take her to a second trial. In Chicago, Odeh was associate director of the Arab American Action Network, which provides social services and education.
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
1 day ago
major recession could put pressure on state budgets and increase demand for social services such as the current Medicaid program. States would no longer be able to adapt dynamically to meet the needs of their citizens, as the current funding partnership ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareGovernment Policy
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