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7 hours ago
Households in rollout areas to receive housing benefit after new system found to be incompatible with councils’ obligationsMinisters are to bow to pressure to exclude homeless families from universal credit after it emerged that design flaws in the troubled new benefits system have triggered an ex[...]
HousingHousing and Poverty
7 hours ago
New research backs up earlier claims that the pill may have some anti-cancer benefits, and suggests the protection might even last for decadesWho is suggesting that the pill might protect women from cancer as well as from pregnancy?The University of Aberdeen, which has been analysing results fr[...]
HealthWomenEducationHealth and CareWomens Issues
12 hours ago
he picture could be even worse come May, if it turns out UHIP caused an underestimate for how many people are enrolled in social services. For the first time in a while, then, lawmakers may actually have less money to work with when finishing the budget ...
General Social Work
13 hours ago
As a child, I was impressed by the social work done by Mother Teresa,” she says, clarifying that she liked the founder of Missionaries of Charity “only for her social work and nothing else”. Born in Haryana, the Sadhvi grew up in Khetri in ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
13 hours ago
e could lose a job, get a horrifying medical diagnosis, be in an accident and so on,” Stobbs concluded. “We are a social service agency here to help people in the community when they are in crisis,” Walker concluded. “We’re here to help people ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
13 hours ago
undreds of people have taken part in protests over high crime, the cost of living and anger at the quality of social services such as health care. The Collective of 500 Brothers, the group largely behind the unrest, is demanding that the French government ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareCriminal Justice
13 hours ago
n these days of anonymous reporting to social services and general paranoia about child welfare, any admission that you may not be coping could lead to your child being taken from you. For, as my friend summarised pithily, everything is now both your ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
14 hours ago
sufficient because of their disability,” said David MacLean, Portland’s social services director. The city is currently helping 61 asylum seekers who have their federal work authorizations receive the education ...
“They’re not in a position to be self via Live.com News 
General Social WorkEducationDisabilities
14 hours ago
lthough he’s now nearing completion of a master’s degree in social work at George Fox University ... His master’s program requires he complete an internship with a social service agency, and a spot with OYA seemed to fit with his career goal ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
15 hours ago
heralded “Buurtzorg” model. Nurses from the Netherlands ...
Social care bosses are planning a foreign fact via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
15 hours ago
The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women today agreed on a roadmap to women’s full and equal participation in the economy as a vital step to achieving sustainable development as the body concluded its two-week session.
Womens Issues
20 hours ago
After Ched Evans acquittal, Labour MP wants to stop claimants being quizzed in court about their sexual historyThe Labour MP Harriet Harman has introduced a proposed law change that would prevent rape complainants from being quizzed in court about their sexual history, saying the move was needed in [...]
Criminal Justice
21 hours ago
Tampons as prescription items | My Ding-A-Ling | Prayer v Twitter | Drink and GPs | AnentGiven that prescriptions are free to children under 16 and to those aged 16-18 in full-time education, could the government be persuaded to allow sanitary pads and tampons to be counted as an eligible prescripti[...]
HealthWomenChildren and ParentingEducation
21 hours ago
resident Trump’s budget plan calls for eliminating community development block grants, which has been a $3 billion lifeline to communities for a variety of housing rehabilitation assistance and social service programs. Collier County faces a loss of $2 ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
21 hours ago
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Assemblyman Sean Ryan joined both Commissioners of Social Services and Senior Services to announce a new local law that will strengthen protections for county seniors in nursing homes.
ERIE COUNTY, N.Y. (WKBW) via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and CareGerontology
21 hours ago
era budget cut with the indexation freeze. She said freezing the indexation of family tax benefit rates would mean 1.5 million Australian families would be ...
The shadow minister for social services, Jenny Macklin, accused the government of reviving an Abbott via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
22 hours ago
Minister says money has been ‘put aside’ for programme, which follows National Infertility Group recommendations The Scottish government is to fund three cycles of NHS IVF treatment for eligible couples trying to start a family – more than the number available in some parts of England and Wale[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
22 hours ago
he region added 7,000 jobs during February, buoyed by a flurry of hiring at local financial services firms, health and social services companies and temporary help agencies, the state Labor Department said Thursday. The February hiring spurt, which added ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
22 hours ago
The reality is most Koreans live in northern Orange County, in Buena Park, Fullerton, Anaheim, La Palma," said Ellen Ahn, executive director of Korean Community Services, a nonprofit that offers health and social services to Korean Americans and the ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
23 hours ago
Armendariz and others at the Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault at UT's School of Social Work. Students were randomly selected to take part, and more than 7,600 of roughly 50,000 students were surveyed over ...
The survey was headed by Noël Busch via Live.com News 
General Social WorkEducation
23 hours ago
owser will increase the number of police officers assigned to find missing children and establish a task force to determine what social services teenagers who run away need to stabilize their home lives. The city would also allocate more money to ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice

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3 days ago
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As virtual events become a larger part of the professional development landscape, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is using this medium more frequently to expand the audience and social work reach as well as saving social workers time and money. Virtual Conferences complement our[...]