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9 hours ago
ACOMB, IL – The Commission on Accreditation (COA) has extended the accreditation of Western Illinois University's undergraduate social work program for another eight years, until June 2024. The accreditation was approved at the COA's June meeting.
General Social WorkEducation
13 hours ago
his study used the data from 64 nonresidential fathers who had their children placed in foster care to describe their characteristics. The survey included questions about demographic background and personal challenges, the father's involvement with his ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
1 day ago
imon Jones, 46, has graduated with a BA (Hons) in Social Work and has already accepted a position with Lancashire County Council’s Children’s Social Care team in Chorley. A long military career as a WO1 (GSM) in The Rifles saw him tour the world ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
1 day ago
OVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada parole board members who will decide if O.J. Simpson gets released from prison have experience in law enforcement, prisons, probation and social work. Simpson's attorney in Las Vegas. LaVergne was not Simpson's trial ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
2 days ago
t’s just a block farther to the Frederick County Department of Social Services building, where Sutton goes twice per year to fill out the paperwork to continue receiving food stamps through the U.S. Department of Agriculture assistance program.
General Social Work
2 days ago
ince the revolution, life expectancy in Cuba has risen by more than 20 years. But this is coupled with a low birth rate, meaning social work is focused on the needs of the oldest population in all of Latin America. As a consequence of its economic ...
General Social Work
2 days ago
ccording to Dweck, the basic values of social work are human dignity and respect for the right to parenthood, regardless of religion, race or gender or sexual orientation. “In the 21st century, the State’s response to the High Court of Justice ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
2 days ago
he city's social service department is looking for emerging artists to create work for its downtown office space. The city division put out a call for proposals for the Art at Social Services project on Wednesday. It's open to artists, who live in the ...
General Social Work
2 days ago
rince George and Princess Charlotte will accompany the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their upcoming European tour. An avid tennis fan for many years, the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, will be present on the first day of the Wimbledon ...
General Social Work
2 days ago
ongress took two big steps this week that could have a major impact on seniors and younger people with disabilities. The one that got the most attention, of course, was the Senate’s failure to pass a replacement for the Affordable Care Act. The second ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareGerontologyDisabilities
2 days ago
f you’re looking for good caregivers for your social care business, there are a range of factors you need to consider. First of all, the needs of your clients and your business should steer your search. What skills will your employees require? Is it ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
2 days ago
he social stigma surrounding wealth and class makes the topics difficult to discuss – but as children grapple with inequality, it’s our job to address it
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
2 days ago
n the Care Quality Commission’s press release about its annual ‘state of the nation’ report on social care, Margaret Willcox, president of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, says funding for social care “doesn’t meet ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
3 days ago
uring the most recent stop on his tour of all 50 U.S. states, at the Blackfeet Nation reservation in Browning, Montana, Zuckerberg used the community to illustrate how important comprehensive, smart social services are, as they help give people the ...
General Social Work
3 days ago
he Arc Emporium, a favorite among thrift store fans, has made a move from downtown Putnam to Route 171, in Woodstock. Known for its collection of clothes for men, women, and children, housewares, and assorted treasures, the Arc has made the move to keep ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingWomens Issues
3 days ago
erhaps more than any other type of organization, a nonprofit needs to make sure it’s connecting with the right audience. Successful engagement for nonprofits results in more than just a boost in vanity metrics—it can make a direct difference in ...
General Social Work
3 days ago
f you find that social media is triggering negative feelings, you're not alone, because a new survey has found that an incredible 43% of users are reporting having a negative experience. While social media sites like Facebook and Instagram are great for ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental Health
3 days ago
group of approved mental health professionals has issued a direct plea to Jeremy Hunt to address failings in mental health provision it says are placing vulnerable patients and families at risk. In a letter to the health secretary, seen by Community Care ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental Health
3 days ago
esults from the English Housing Survey last week provide a detailed snapshot of who lives where and in what sort of conditions and how they feel about it. The picture that emerges of social renting is not exactly a new one but it also confounds many of ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
4 days ago
ementia is a broad umbrella term used to describe a range of progressive neurological disorders. People with dementia may not be able to think well enough to do normal activities, such as getting dressed or eating. Memory loss is a common symptom of ...
General Social Work
4 days ago
he also noted the Support for Development of Social Work in Family Environment project ... NOVA), intends to convene an extra committee session to look into the social service inspection, the TASR newswire wrote on July 14. The opposition wants to ...
General Social Work
4 days ago
owever, while it is widely agreed that social work may be one of the most stressful occupations in the country, particularly in a rapidly changing political environment, working conditions which may lead to stress have never been investigated with respect ...
General Social Work
4 days ago
esearchers also found social workers worked an average of 10 extra hours each week, which equated to £600m unpaid overtime per year when applied to the entire UK social work workforce. Bath Spa University carried out the study, with support from the ...
General Social WorkEducation
4 days ago
ecognition of the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector’s potential in health and social care is vital but still limited, a new report finds. While there are examples of positive local partnerships, the difference that these organisations ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
4 days ago
ver a dozen local authorities have been selected to receive tens of thousands of pounds worth of funding for projects which use digital technology to transform social care. As part of the Local Government Association’s (LGA) Local Investment Programme ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
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3 hours ago
Earlier this week, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) alerted its membership to the updates in the Senate’s modified discussion draft of the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) of 2017. The outlook for Senate action on BCRA or perhaps just a straight repeal of the Affordable Care [...]
 

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