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7 hours ago
There are a huge number of reasons why people choose to self-harm – and the more we discuss them, and the reasons behind them, the better, say experts in the run-up to Self-Harm Awareness DayThree years ago, with her parents and sisters out for dinner, then-13-year-old Lucy found herself alone in [...]
HealthChildren and Parenting
9 hours ago
Madonna’s declaration of sexual worth as a 20-something was hardly out of the ordinary. But standing on a plinth in killer heels amid gyrating dancers in your 50s? That’s inspirationalA friend of a friend was deeply perturbed, a few weeks ago, to hear his daughter on the phone to his son, passin[...]
Women
9 hours ago
Jill Bialosky’s younger sister Kim killed herself in 1990. She talks to Joanna Moorhead about trying to make sense of what happenedOne April night in 1990, Jill Bialosky’s sister Kim came home from a bar, went into the garage and killed herself in their mother’s car. She was 21. At the time of[...]
Children and ParentingGerontology
11 hours ago
‘Few of my friends know that I have an autistic grandson. I can’t bear to hear their well-meaning but inappropriate advice’I am struggling desperately to hold seven-year-old Jimmy, who is screaming and lunging violently at the locked doors. We are in the ladies’ lavatory at the art gallery a[...]
Children and ParentingDisabilitiesWomens Issues
13 hours ago
n the county's favor are a number of resources and programs available to help local residents, such as the Success by 6 Great Start Parent Coalition and Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County's Healthy Families program. "We have excellent services ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
13 hours ago
r Morrison, who has impressed colleagues with his strong performance in the social services portfolio prosecuting welfare reform, remains politically close to Mr Turnbull. 15 years ago, after Mr Turnbull healed his rift with John Howard over the republic ...
General Social Work
13 hours ago
tudents, faculty, alumni, engaged citizens, activists, social services providers, political, religious and institutional leaders and, perhaps most movingly, Tar Heels living at or below the edge of poverty have raised their voices and banners in protest.
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
13 hours ago
oliticians from Punjab and Haryana seek his blessings before polls. He got BJP to sign an affidavit supporting his social work before he lent them support in the Haryana polls. Her decisions and policy changes set the tone for the sector. She has taken a ...
General Social Work
13 hours ago
nd a growing demand for essential social services, by a growing and affluent middle class. The President said notwithstanding the recent macroeconomic challenges, investor confidence in Ghana continues to grow as a result of measures introduced to ...
General Social Work
14 hours ago
Colonel Andre Traut, Zephany is for the time being in the care of the Western Cape social services department. He said further that the kidnapper had been arrested and would face charges of kidnapping, fraud and con ...
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
18 hours ago
In suburban Kingston upon Thames there’s a mini-debate about the design of its Boris Johnson-funded “mini-Holland” scheme. Should it, perhaps, be bigger?
A former senior member of Kingston Council has complained that designs for the first phase of the borough’s “mini-Holland” cycling [...]
Gerontology
18 hours ago
During her visit this week to Jakarta, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Violence against Children, Marta Santos Pais, stressed that violence against children is never justified and commended Indonesia for addressing the scourge.
Children and Parenting
21 hours ago
The world must unite to end violence and discrimination against women and girls, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged at a high-level event in Chile on women and decision-making at a today, citing that progress over the past two decades has been made slow and uneven.
Womens Issues
21 hours ago
• Citizens UK attempting to persuade clubs to pay living wage
• Premier League maintains wages are a matter for the clubs
• Chelsea are the first Premier League club to pay all staff living wageCampaigners calling on all top-flight clubs to pay the living wage in the wake of its bump[...]
21 hours ago
epresentatives of city government, health care and social service organizations, and a wide range of community groups formed the planning committee. As is often true of collaborative efforts, getting Portland Community Health Center launched required many ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
22 hours ago
ete Wilson, a Republican, that sought to ban immigrants who are in the country illegally from receiving most social services. There is more upbeat news on the financial front. Chairman Jim Brulte was elected two years ago with a mandate to get the party's ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
22 hours ago
We’re required to study the history of social work. It’s a whitewashed history of social work,” the second student, Melissa Beckles, told the campus daily. “I know there’s an impact on the field by minorities and I want to hear about that in ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
22 hours ago
ight reasonably be expected to cause excessive demand on health or social services." Since his son was inadmissible, so was Kim. Kim's mother, brother and sister have long lived in Canada and are Canadian citizens. Kim had no idea his son's autism would ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationDisabilities
22 hours ago
Owen Jones (The modern man’s dilemma: how not to be a macho feminist, 25 February) does not take his argument far enough. Yes, men need to tackle “attitudes within their ranks that make possible the objectification of women”, but simply “speaking out” is too vague. If men really want [...]
WomenChildren and ParentingEducationWomens Issues

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4 days ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff Reading about social welfare policy from a textbook is one way to learn, but hearing about it from the people who actually do the work is an added benefit, say social work students. NASW, the Council on Social Work Education, the Coalition on Human Needs, and Sunny Harris[...]
 

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1 week ago
People who are transgender are becoming more visible in American society. Transgender activist and actress Laverne Cox, who appears on the hit Netflix series “Orange is the New Black,” made the cover of Time. And Chaz Bono, the only child of well known entertainers Sonny and Cher, is a transgend[...]