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8 hours ago
Getting the right policing style is so important at the carnival, says Supt Robyn Williams, who is mentoring black female officers to be future leadersTo dance or not to dance? It’s a divisive question where police officers at London’s Notting Hill carnival are concerned. Supt Robyn Williams cer[...]
WomenCriminal Justice
9 hours ago
Sudden infant death syndrome cost thousands of lives in the 70s and 80s - until Peter Fleming’s conversations with bereaved families led to his discovery that babies should sleep on their backs Related: Number of cot deaths in England and Wales falls to lowest on record Parenting manuals have a lo[...]
ChildrenHealthChildren and Parenting
9 hours ago
Advocates want to call attention to the period in which the majority of college sex assaults take place, something critics say has come to symbolize everything that’s wrong with traditional approaches to preventing the attacksMyra Crimmel woke up the morning of 7 September 2013 covered in cuts and[...]
Education
11 hours ago
I think we have a duty to inform people about sustainability and transformation plans but NHS England is worried about negative headlinesI work in programme management in the NHS for a commissioning support unit: we support GPs’ clinical commissioning groups and other organisations on matters such[...]
PolicyHealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
12 hours ago
Neil Woods used to risk his life to catch drug dealers. But as gangs responded with escalating violence and intimidation – some even poisoning users who talked to the police – he started to see legalisation as the only solutionWalking beside me through a market town centre is a lean, healthy, 46[...]
Children and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
12 hours ago
Investigation by the Guardian and 38 Degrees reveals NHS faces £20bn funding shortfall by 2020-21 if no action is takenWhat do you know about planned NHS cuts?Opposition politicians and NHS campaigners have expressed alarm after it emerged that health service bosses throughout England are drawing u[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
14 hours ago
errill saw children and adults, and helped in other ways. “We do more social work than medicine sometimes,” Merrill told The Journey. “Sometimes patients are looking for a counselor.” A video produced by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth that ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
14 hours ago
year public college has campuses in Quincy and Plymouth. Dozens of local volunteers were recently inducted into the Interfaith Social Services Volunteer Hall of Fame. From left to right, back row: Barbara Betzger (Braintree), Jennifer Reidy ...
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General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
14 hours ago
We thank the communities and businesses standing with their neighbors as they navigate the most difficult situations of their lives, and we are doing our part to bring appropriate security and social services to the sites we utilize, including those ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
14 hours ago
errill saw children and adults, and helped in other ways. “We do more social work than medicine sometimes,” Merrill told The Journey. “Sometimes patients are looking for a counselor.” After Hurricane Katrina left much of the town without power for ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
15 hours ago
rom a most humble beginning, Mr Nathan built a unique and illustrious public service career. He served in diverse fields, from social work to trade unions to intelligence, diplomacy, journalism, academia and, finally, as President. He played a leadership ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
15 hours ago
fter receiving her bachelor's degree from Michigan State University, Lisa Seiwert began her career in social work. In 2008, she returned to school to pursue her master of divinity followed by a master of sacred theology, both at the Chicago Theological ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
15 hours ago
I originally took up poetry to woo girlfriends – now it helps me express my feelings and record what I’ve been throughI am, what you may call, a part-time drunk – somewhere between a binge drinker and an alcoholic. At 43 years old, I guess I should have figured out which, but I’ve always bee[...]
16 hours ago
Plans are being drawn up around England to “transform” the NHS which could lead to cuts to hospitals and patients beds to help avert the financial crisis. We need your help to find out more The NHS funding crisis could lead to closures of hospitals and various services across England, with secr[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
17 hours ago
If the government truly cared about value for money for taxpayers rather than the profits of private landlords, they’d build social housingLast year, the government handed £9.3bn in housing benefit to private landlords – almost double the amount spent 10 years ago, according to a survey this we[...]
HousingHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
17 hours ago
Investigation by the Guardian and 38 Degrees reveals NHS faces £20bn funding shortfall by 2020-21 if no action is takenWhat do you know about planned NHS cuts?NHS bosses throughout England are quietly drawing up plans for hospital closures, cutbacks and radical changes to the way healthcare is deli[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
17 hours ago
Charity releases records of first to benefit from ‘boarding out’ scheme that evolved into modern-day systemPreviously unseen Victorian archive records of the first fostered children in Britain have been released by Barnardo’s, showing what life was like for children when the scheme was origina[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
21 hours ago
Judge Aaron Persky, who has been accused of repeatedly failing to hold men accountable for sexual violence against women, has asked to be reassigned The embattled judge in the Stanford sexual assault trial is removing himself from all criminal cases, marking a victory for opponents who have called f[...]
EducationCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
23 hours ago
ts focus areas are economic development, education, housing, and social services. CPLC provides a better life through offering business and employment opportunities; ensuring everyone has the solid foundation of an education; providing hope through a ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
23 hours ago
he majority of the 27 public comments emphasized the harm increasing access to pot might cause children, the potential need for increased law enforcement and social services, and called on council to let proponents petition their way on the ballot.
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
23 hours ago
t the clinic, Merrill saw children and adults, and helped in other ways. "We do more social work than medicine sometimes," she said. "Sometimes patients are looking for a counselor." The sisters were among 35 members of St. Thomas Catholic Church ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care

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2 days ago
NASW STATEMENT: The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is disappointed the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, which marks its 20th anniversary this week, is not meeting its original goal to “end welfare as we know it” and needs reforms so it can better serve famil[...]
 

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1 week ago
An updated version of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Standards for Social Work Practice in Health Care Settings has been released and is available online or for purchase through the NASW Press. It is a resource based on the consensus of expert health care social workers and is des[...]
 
1 week ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff Eight countries across sub-Saharan Africa have made significant progress strengthening their social service workforces in the past five years, according to a newly released report by the Global Social Service Workforce Alliance. Social service workers create protective en[...]
 
1 week ago
The National Association of Social Workers Wisconsin Chapter is saddened by the violence, disorder and destruction that took place in the Sherman Park neighborhood of Milwaukee. Sherman Park has always been a neighborhood where residents of different racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds worked t[...]