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23 hours ago
hey're preparing to step up again due to growth. The center's board of directors agreed last month to begin introducing services in Horry County, as requested by the Department of Social Services, according to the press release. While expansion into Horry ...
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3 hours ago
Despite unprecedented political momentum to fight rape in war zones, sexual violence remains a global crime affecting women, men and children in more than 20 countries, a senior United Nations official announced today urging greater action at the regional and national levels.
Children and ParentingGerontologyCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
4 hours ago
There has been much talk recently about who can legitimately call themselves social workers. What training is required? Which licenses are needed? And, there have been many discussions about the variations of social work licenses that exist in different ...
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4 hours ago
With his wide academic professional experience in serving for thirty eight years as a Professor of Social Work and Human Resources Management, Dr. Christopher has trained hundreds at the post graduate level in professional social work practice, social ...
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General Social Work
4 hours ago
I expect to see a Minister of Health and Social Service defend government services rather than unrealistic budget cuts. In the name of transparency and openness in particular, please don't tell us yet again that new cuts can be made without an impact on ...
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General Social WorkHealth and Care
5 hours ago
Turn your screens to BBC2 at 9pm tomorrow (24 April) and join us to discuss what the programme says about social work, the risks and benefits of independent living and the care of older people. You can also replay our discussion on the first programme.
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6 hours ago
Because of your generosity, we were able to attend the Ninth annual Cesar E. Chavez Behavioral Health Conference at Arizona State University in Phoenix, Ariz. during March 2013. Our knowledge of Social Work and social justice has enhanced. Having this ...
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7 hours ago
Whatever schools of social work do always has to have meaning for the lives of real people and communities, especially those at the margins. The unique ... Our amazing students provide 275,000 service hours per year to hundreds of social service agencies.
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8 hours ago
Additionally, the Case Manager Supervisor will be passionate about working with single adults; is a proactive and creative problem solver; and works well as a leader in assisting in growth of the social service staff onsite. The Case Manager Supervisor works closely with the program director and the[...]
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8 hours ago
Southwark Circle programme, hailed in past by David Cameron, had to shut down after it ran out of fundsA scheme hailed as an answer to the looming care gap for older people and praised by David Cameron has collapsed after it ran out of money.Southwark Circle, a membership and mutual support group fo[...]
Health and CareGerontology
8 hours ago
Principal says 50 to 60 images of children from Southbank International School found on William Vahey's computerParents at the elite Southbank International School in London have been told that a paedophile American teacher held images of dozens of their children.A statement from the school's execut[...]
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10 hours ago
The Family Resource Center in Oxford was recently recognized by Miami University Family Studies and Social Work Department for their work in the community and for their partnership providing learning opportunities for the students. ... Week which included guest speakers on topics such as career path[...]
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10 hours ago
We paid for it ourselves because there is nothing remotely appropriate on offer through the NHS or social services in our area. Sometimes I have to remind myself of this inequality because it has become 'situation normal' for us, as it is for many families.
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10 hours ago
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10 hours ago
Three children of Tania Clarence who were found dead at family home all had condition also known as floppy baby syndromeSpinal muscular atrophy (SMA), also known as floppy baby syndrome, is an inherited neuromuscular disease. In its two most severe forms, sufferers die early, often before their firs[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
11 hours ago
Association of Directors of Adult Social Services president David Pearson said the report highlighted the urgent need for change that went beyond adapting current provision. He said: “These figures should be a spur to local authorities to find new ways of ...
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General Social WorkHealth and Care
12 hours ago
HOSPITAL ACTIVITIES made up two-thirds of the human health and social work sector in 2012, the National Statistics Office (NSO) reported earlier this week. Of 951 human health and social establishments employing 20 and over, hospital activities ...
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12 hours ago
School whose pupils were molested by William Vahey was told criminal records checks were not up to date by inspectors
London school confirms pupils were abused by teacher
FBI investigates Vahey's London linksSenior staff at the elite Southbank International School raised the alarm about [...]
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13 hours ago
Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia and the Suffolk Department of Social Services are sponsoring a Healthy Aging Forum on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.. This free and open to the public event will take place at Suffolk's Health ...
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13 hours ago
600,000 workers in England to vote on action after consultative ballot showed 70% of Unison members opposed pay offerMore than half a million council workers and school support staff are to be balloted on strike action after they rejected a 1% pay offer.Unison said 600,000 of its members in England [...]
Education
14 hours ago
We wish to thank the Guardian for the commitment it has made to collecting and publishing information about hunger and food poverty in this country. It carried a report last week (Hunger is a 'national crisis', religious leaders tell Cameron, 16 April) of the latest Trussell Trust findings of nearly[...]
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14 hours ago
a reference to The Rolling Stones song) and sends an email to 140 addresses, including the Berkeley Fire department, Highland Hospital, John George Psychiatric Hospital, and many social service organizations throughout Alameda County. He drives around ...
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15 hours ago
Amendment to care bill tabled to extend protection of Human Rights Act to people receiving state-funded care at homePeople receiving state-funded care in their own homes will now be given additional protection by the Human Rights Act, ministers have conceded following pressure from the Liberal Democ[...]
Health and Care
15 hours ago
till there, though unenforceable because of a court ruling. I bring this up because Governor Haley wrote in a post on Facebook that Department of Social Services Secretary Lillian Koller is not an atheist. What a weird thing to write, right? This though ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
16 hours ago
Parents at Southbank International School in Westminster shocked that 'much respected' William Vahey who drugged and molested boys on school tripPupils at the elite Southbank International School in London were victims of serial paedophile teacher William Vahey, the school has confirmed. The scale o[...]
ChildrenEducationChildren and Parenting
16 hours ago
New checks and procedures follow death of patient at hands of tired German locum Daniel Ubani in 2008Out-of-hours GP services in most of Cambridgeshire have been given their first clean bill of health since the accidental death of a patient at the hands of a tired German locum on his first UK shift [...]
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3 days ago
By Rena Malai, News staff NASW nominated several people to serve on the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities, which was created by the bipartisan Protect Our Kids Act. NASW was involved in getting the act passed into law last year. Two of the commissioners NASW nominated are so[...]
 

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By Rena Malai, News staff NASW Social Work Pioneer® Alfred Kadushin was a giant in social work, said NASW-Wisconsin Executive Director Marc Herstand. Kadushin was soft-spoken and gentle, Herstand said, but his impact on the social work profession was — and continues to be — enormous. Kadushin d[...]