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15 hours ago
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y Alison Laurio, News contributor When Samantha Teixeira was at the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work earning her MSW and then her Ph.D., she and a young black man walked up to a high school where the entry door was locked. “He rang the bell, and they wouldn’t let him in,” she sa[...]
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Obesity Health Alliance calls for food and drink makers to cut ‘hidden’ sugar to curb dangerous obesity among young peopleChildren and young people are consuming the equivalent of 20 chocolate chip biscuits a day in sugar, according to anti-obesity campaigners.
The calculations by the Obesity[...]
ChildrenHealthChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
15 hours ago
You don’t have to work in social work or law enforcement to have direct contact with these people and if you’re aware you can do something to stop it,” K.D. Roche, a sex trafficking survivor, said. Society is starting to fight back. Thursday ...
General Social Work
15 hours ago
ormer Staffordshire County Council worker David Steare was suspended for six months by the Health and Care Professions Council following a hearing in last August. This month, reviewing the suspension, an HCPC panel extended his suspension by a further six ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMental Health
16 hours ago
he Fifth Circuit reversed the injunction and dismissed the challenge because the plaintiffs—two landlords and two social service providers—lack standing ... merely renting housing or providing social services to an illegal alien constitutes "harboring
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
18 hours ago
hese include creating health initiatives and filling gaps across the state for communities to have needed social service programs. What’s the biggest challenge in your role? Seeing people across the state struggle to make ends meet. Too often basic ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
18 hours ago
hey will increase the aged population in American, putting greater strains on all social services — housing, food, medicine. This will increase demands on the remaining American workers, as the U.S.’s own baby boomer generation retires, creating the ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
18 hours ago
elated: Why the GOP Plan for Medicaid Could Be a Bad Deal for the States Federal funding for 13 major block grant programs for housing, health, and social services has dropped by 27 percent or $14 billion since 2000 or by 37 percent when adjusting for ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and CareGovernment Policy
20 hours ago
Your article (Oncologists suffer alarming rates of burnout and stress, research finds, 17 February) ought not to surprise us. Nor is burnout confined to hard-pressed specialists: it is widespread at every level of practice and even among medical students. Doctors expect a lot of themselves, but if d[...]
HealthEducationHealth and CareGovernment Policy
22 hours ago
egislative leaders, under pressure to find more money to pay for rising costs of social service programs, schools and infrastructure, are working on a plan that reduces the state sales tax rate, while raising the sales tax on food to that same level.
General Social WorkEducation
23 hours ago
hile I'm certain there will be a significant contingent at Tuesday's meeting from the soccer club, I'll bet there won't be a whole lot of folks who think municipal tax dollars would be better spent on housing, fire protection, social services or ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
23 hours ago
bedroom house just outside Roslindale Square. Her refrigerator is stocked with organic greens and her dining room table is set with napkins folded inside wineglasses.
SANDY GUERRIER HAS A FULL via Live.com News 
General Social Work
23 hours ago
year sentence be turned into a program of restricted movement, outside jail, involving social services work,” he said. Her lawyer in Portugal, Manuel Magalhaes Silva, said he expected extradition “within days.
“We are also requesting that the four via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
23 hours ago
aron had an inspiring group of professors who supported him, and through UVM’s College of Education and Social Services, he was able to travel to China. There, he learned about the school system, participated in a research project, and had many ...
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By Alison Laurio, News contributor When Samantha Teixeira was at the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work earning her MSW and then her Ph.D., she and a young black man walked up to a high school where the entry door was locked. “He rang the bell, and they wouldn’t let him in,” she sa[...]
 

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