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1 hour ago
SAN MARCOS — Cal State San Marcos President Karen Haynes has been named one of the most influential social workers in the world. The Social Work Degree Guide released its list of “The 30 Most Influential Social Workers Alive Today” on Thursday and ...
UTSanDiego.com via Google News 
General Social Work
1 hour ago
Mr Tudge has accused the Australian Council of Social Service of hypocrisy, pointing to an Emergency Relief handbook which suggests that providers may opt for in-kind rather than cash assistance in some cases. The nation's largest welfare group has ...
The Australian via Google News 
General Social Work
3 hours ago
WHITE PLAINS, NY -- County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced Wednesday that the Westchester County Department of Social Services is accepting applications from income-eligible residents in need of help paying heating bills. The funds are ...
Talk of the Sound via Google News 
General Social Work
4 hours ago
So dangerous, that some social service workers receive special training when dealing with children of meth. Sometimes, it's just too dangerous. (jaydee ragland, social services) "Then at that poin we do meet them at the scene. If there are children involved, ...
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General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
4 hours ago
The deepest cuts imposed Thursday fell on Connecticut's social service agencies, which sustained almost 40 percent of the reductions. The Department of Children and Families took the single biggest hit, losing $9.2 million. The largest cut at DCF was made ...
The CT Mirror via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
4 hours ago
Because Social Services says many children who are removed, end up in the care of extended family, and for now, those numbers aren't included in the total. ("Georgia" agai "i didn't think that h would ever do meth." Quiet and shy, Georgia described the ... Removing children from a home, wher[...]
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
7 hours ago
As countries around the world celebrate the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the United Nations family today hailed the landmark treaty as a powerful human rights tool, while taking stock of the long-standing disparities that must be addressed to propel [...]
Children and Parenting
9 hours ago
Gordon Jeyes, Chief Executive of Tusla- Child and Family Agency and Suzanne O'Brien who spent time in foster care. Inspectors have found a number of foster care households had not had visits from professionals to check if children's needs were being ...
Irish Times via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
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Halifax Evening Courier
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General Social Work
9 hours ago
But Randy Cole, the city's housing program specialist, emphasized to representatives of social service agencies on Wednesday afternoon at an interested parties meeting that agencies should submit proposals for a drop-in center that would go beyond the ...
Columbia Daily Tribune via Google News 
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
9 hours ago
Growing numbers of fearful parents are finding sanctuary in rural Ireland, on the run from social services in England and Wales where their children are being threatened with forced adoption. One or two pregnant women or desperate parents are arriving in ...
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingWomens Issues
9 hours ago
Applications for regular Home Energy Assistance Program benefits began being accepted Monday, and Erie County's Department of Social Services anticipates receiving more than 20,000 HEAP applications by the end of December. To expedite the ...
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General Social Work
9 hours ago
Ontario's Minister of Community and Social Services Helena Jaczek made the announcement Thursday morning at the Valhalla Inn during the Aboriginal Healing and Wellness Training Conference. “I think the last 20 years of the Aboriginal Healing and ...
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General Social WorkHealth and Care
11 hours ago
A $135 million computer system meant to streamline applications for Kansas social services, including Medicaid, remains without a final “go-live” date more than a year after the rollout was originally scheduled to be completed. Glen Yancey, chief information ...
Public Interactive via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and CareGovernment Policy
11 hours ago
One of the most important resources needed to insure the normal growth of children is a stable and nurturing family. While dual-parent families are considered ideal, children are afforded stability also in single-parented units. Then there are the less desirable ...
Thenewjournalandguide via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
11 hours ago
We asked you to share your experiences via GuardianWitness of bullying as part of Anti-Bullying Week in the UK. From childhood to the workplace, readers share their stories
Accounts of bullying in the workplace
Financial bullying can ruin a marriage
For the last two years, the Anti-Bullying[...]
Children and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and CareMental HealthDisabilities
13 hours ago
he children and families, most from Central America, drew international attention last summer as their numbers overwhelmed governmental and private agencies that process their legal cases, and provide housing, social services and foster care. The record ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
13 hours ago
t is an issue in all countries, including here in Canada. Here we have strict laws, social services and specialist charities that are all in place to prevent and respond to child protection violations. Widespread child protection crises are thankfully ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
13 hours ago
sensitive justice, security and social services is crucial for women survivors to demand their rights.” *Name changed to protect her identity [1] UN Women research (of 2013 press coverage) on Palestinian women’s access to justice in ...
“Having gender via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
14 hours ago
ver the past few years, government has significantly increased spending on social services by expanding facilities and implemented measures to increase access to and health and education. In 2015 this trend will continue with an allocation of over 7.6 ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
14 hours ago
hrough street outreach, gang peacemaking and workforce development programs. He majored in East Asian studies while at Wesleyan and received his Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan in 1997. Prior to joining UTEC, he researched ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
14 hours ago
ut for others, it’s another day on the clock. Restaurant workers, retail clerks, doctors, nurses, police officers, firefighters, nursing home workers and social service providers may very well find themselves working on Thanksgiving, which is Nov. 27 ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareCriminal Justice
14 hours ago
reschoolers of working moms get less sleep, which may explain why these children are at greater risk of becoming overweight, according to a new study by (from left) Janet Liechty, professor of medicine and social work; Katherine Speirs, postdoctoral ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care

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2 days ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff Participation at public hearings to develop a national strategy to eliminate child maltreatment deaths has exceeded expectations, said NASW member Michael Petit, president of Every Child Matters Education Fund. Petit and social worker Marilyn Bruguier Zimmerman, director [...]
 

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Social work has been called the profession of hope. When looking for a change or a solution to a problem, we turn to manifestations of hope—expectation, optimism, belief, promise— both as individuals and on a societal level. The capacity to hope for change enables social workers to serve people [...]
 
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By Rena Malai, News staff The Child Welfare and Mental Health Coalition, of which NASW is a supporter, met in Washington, D.C., in September, to discuss evidence-based interventions that are part of  Title IV-E waiver implementation. Title IV-E is the major source of federal funding for child welfa[...]