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19 hours ago
mails to Facebook for comment by FoxNews.com were not returned. Quita, now 21, is enrolled at the Milwaukee Area Technical College where she is studying social work. She lost her apartment over the summer and is now in temporary housing. The little boy ...
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10 hours ago
ore recently, Hockey has warned that everyone will feel the pain of tough decisions. Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews attempted prophecy: either we pay now or our children and their children will cop it down the track. The biggest mystery is the ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
11 hours ago
AB established the honor in her name to recognize a member of its faculty who has rendered outstanding service in the Birmingham community in the areas of education, economic development, health care delivery, the arts, social services, human rights ...
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11 hours ago
llis, 41, of Hannibal was charged with possession of a controlled substance. The task force had assisted the Division of Child and Social Services with an investigation at 34 Shawnee Trail. According to a task force press release, Ellis was found in ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
11 hours ago
anta Vibhushan Award to be conferred on Sri.Vijayanat Vittal Shetty The annual prestigious Banta Vibhushan Award will be conferred on Vijayanat Vittal Shetty, in recognition of his entrepreneurship, contributions to social service, sports and religious ...
General Social Work
12 hours ago
ikki Haley after the two longtime political allies had a public falling out on social media over state Department of Social Services director Lillian Koller. In spite of the threatened state funding cuts, the College of Charleston will host two ...
General Social WorkEducation
13 hours ago
e said government will remain focused on the agenda of building roads, schools, hospitals and other social services and facilities to improve the living standards of its people. The Minister has since advised media houses to guard against being used to ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
14 hours ago
She will have oversight for the social services programs budget and staff, as well as manage The Salvation Army's partnerships with local agencies, such as the United Way. Wagner comes to The Salvation Army with an extensive track-record in social service settings across the region. She has held[...]
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16 hours ago
Canadian teenager committed suicide in 2012 after posting YouTube video detailing harassment and bullyingAn arrest has been made in the Netherlands in the case of the Canadian teenager Amanda Todd who was blackmailed to expose herself in front of a webcam, Canadian police confirmed on Thursday. The [...]
Children and ParentingCriminal Justice
17 hours ago
Studies published in British Medical Journal say medics trained overseas are often not as competent as those schooled in UKForeign doctors should face tougher tests of their skills before being allowed to practise in the UK because of concern that too many are not well enough trained, experts urged [...]
HealthEducationHealth and CareGovernment Policy
19 hours ago
Manager at Castlebar Voluntary Social Services, Deirdre Waldron, is concerned many older people in the county and their families may not be aware of an innovative, free, telephone 'befriending' service they are operating, which could help tackle the...
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General Social Work
19 hours ago
he Department of Social Services sent out a memo stating the provisions of the new law were not retroactive. CALA and Assm. Chesbro say they agree and never intended for the bill to be retroactive. "We should've known that they were going to try to pull ...
General Social Work
19 hours ago
mails to Facebook for comment by FoxNews.com were not returned. Quita, now 21, is enrolled at the Milwaukee Area Technical College where she is studying social work. She lost her apartment over the summer and is now in temporary housing. The little boy ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyEducation
19 hours ago
out social services. He was incandescent at Cameron's refusal to let a girl at one of his schools stay in the UK just a few ...
Even the Rev Steve Chalke has taken up arms, though his Christian organisation runs many Gove via Live.com News 
General Social WorkEducation
20 hours ago
t is a partner agency of the United Way of the Eastern Panhandle. The agency specializes in skilled nursing, occupational/speech/physical therapies and medical social services. According to Lisa Bivens, executive director of Panhandle Home Health ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
20 hours ago
e appreciate the support that SMECO and other businesses provide.” The organization also works closely with social service agencies, shelters, United Way organizations and others to help adults and children who need assistance, the release states.
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
21 hours ago
It reflected a discontent with the level of financial commitment to social services, infrastructure and especially education. That’s something people mentioned over and over. It’s such a primary problem at the core of violence,” said Wachtel.
General Social WorkEducation
21 hours ago
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General Social Work
22 hours ago
It's unsurprising that the Department for Work and Pensions will not tell Polly Toynbee how many charities have agreed to host placements for the misnamed Help to Work scheme (Comment, 15 April). Many voluntary groups share her outrage at the cruelty and inefficiency of this scheme, which will force[...]
Charities and Volunteerism
22 hours ago
We were not surprised that Scotland Yard concluded there was no evidence of fraud at Tower Hamlets council (Report, 17 April). Senior officers reached this conclusion after examining files handed over by communities secretary Eric Pickles following a Panorama programme condemned as having racial ove[...]
Children and ParentingHousing and PovertyEducationGerontology
22 hours ago
Trust spent £6m in effort to discredit cardiologist Raj Mattu but tribunal rules that sacking by Coventry hospital was unjustifiedA whistleblowing heart doctor who sounded the alarm about poor care and patient deaths at his own hospital has won a major legal victory against his NHS employers, whose[...]
HealthHousing and PovertyHealth and CareGovernment Policy
23 hours ago
Labour says the longer waits are due to the government wasting £3bn on pointless reformsNHS waiting lists are at their longest for six years and an important target has been missed for the first time since 2011, official figures indicate.The data suggests that more than 10% of patients are waiting [...]
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1 day ago
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[...]
 

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By Paul R. Pace, News staff The NASW Wisconsin Chapter is working to keep social workers and other human services staff safe from a law that allows homeowners to use deadly force in potential home invasions. Wisconsin lawmakers in late 2011 passed the Castle Doctrine, which states that if a person h[...]
 
6 days ago
One of the concerns of social work is youth violence. Social workers seek to prevent and intervene in youth violence and in aggression in school settings. Learning how best to curb youth violence greatly benefits social workers in the field. Implied in the phrase “juvenile corrections” i[...]
 
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As of April 3, 2014, the Social Security Administration (SSA) is now able to process requests for Medicare Part A and Part B Special Enrollment Periods, and reductions in Part B and premium Part A late enrollment penalties for certain eligible people in same-sex marriages. This step, taken by the fe[...]
 
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Agency-university research partnerships are proven effective strategies that can be used to test interventions and to gather, analyze and use data to improve service delivery outcomes. For the March 27-28 Wicked Problems: Meeting the Grand Challenges of Child Welfare symposium, Social Work Policy In[...]
 
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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is altering the delivery of behavioral health services, moving toward a model of behavioral health integration in primary care settings.  Learn about this rapidly changing practice area from Suzanne Daub, LCSW, an NASW member and Senior Integrate[...]
 
1 week ago
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is altering the delivery of behavioral health services, moving toward a model of behavioral health integration in primary care settings. Learn about this rapidly changing practice area from Suzanne Daub, LCSW, an NASW member and Senior Integrated [...]