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17 hours ago
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CAA: Healthy Families of America employs home visitors in communities across the nation, who may or may not be trained social workers, but who are providing support to families modeled on the core tenets of social work, for example, meeting people...
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4 hours ago
Visibly upset parents at elite Southbank International School speak of their shock and dismay at American teacher exposed as serial child molesterParents of pupils at the elite Southbank International School in London have described their deep shock and distress at discovering that a trusted teacher[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingEducation
7 hours ago
A Des Moines agency that assists low-income families must spend much of its effort on responding to crises instead of helping people become more self-sufficient, a worker said Wednesday. Jill Applegate works with the Des Moines Community Action Agency...
DesMoinesRegister.com via Google News 
General Social Work
8 hours ago
Preliminary results of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) 2012 Census of Philippine Business and Industry (CPBI) shows an uptrend for health and social work sector. Conducted last year, the survey's initial release recorded 951 establishments engaged...
Manila Bulletin via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
8 hours ago
THE City Government of Bacolod through the Department of Social Services and Development is planning to coordinate with the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to prevent Badjaos from entering the port in the city. Social Services and Development head...
Sun.Star via Google News 
General Social Work
9 hours ago
Shortages are so acute in some parts of England that hospitals have almost one in five posts in their maternity units unfilledFour out of five hospitals have too few midwives, despite the ongoing baby boom, official NHS figures reveal.Midwife shortages are so acute in some parts of England that hosp[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareGovernment Policy
10 hours ago
WILKES COUNTY, N.C. — The Board of Social Services met behind closed doors for three hours Wednesday to discuss the state's evaluation report outlining several deficiencies within the department. The investigation began after state officials learned of a case where county social ... The board [...]
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General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
10 hours ago
raduate programs for domestic students in engineering, business, social work and computer science will see a five per cent increase in the fall. Other programs in the arts and humanities which qualify for master’s degree will see a three per cent rise.
General Social WorkEducation
10 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 ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
11 hours ago
alnot works in social, service and “user experience” (or UX) design; she uses art as a medium to improve lives, strengthen individual and cultural confidence, and foster independent living. Her Project Gold ticks all three boxes, with direct benefit ...
General Social Work
11 hours ago
And we all know that bad reviews put people off. Student also can sort assignments by due date or course, and to write? So, complete acceptance essays, you are part of the process that researchers tell us enhances achievement and develops the ability to...
The Grandstand Gazette (blog) via Google News 
General Social WorkEducation
12 hours ago
Cal. I would estimate that of those 10,994 ...
Espiritu said, “There are 10,994 Filipinos on Medi via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and CareGerontology
13 hours ago
round outreach and education about UGN programs; building a campaign committee that represents business, health and social services, education, faith communities and ...
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General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
13 hours ago
Some 3.7 million women late with check-ups in 201213, a rise of 364,000 compared to 2009-10New figures reveal an 11% rise in the number of women whose smear test is overdue. Around 3.7 million were late with their check-ups in 2012-13 364,000 more than in 2009-10. The biggest increases were among w[...]
HealthWomenHealth and CareWomens Issues
14 hours ago
IPPR thinktank estimates 2 million aged over 65 in UK will lack informal care from adult offspring by 2030The scale of the gathering social care crisis has been underlined by new figures showing the number of older people is expected to outstrip the number of family members able to provide informal [...]
Health and CareGerontology
15 hours ago
... Bay Times. Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:16pm. Print; 0. TAMPA — In an effort to establish trust with residents, the county's Social Services Department is undergoing an overhaul that includes training, technology and a new motto: service matters.
Tampabay.com via Google News 
General Social Work
15 hours ago
Pittsboro, NC - Chatham County's Social Services Director Sandy Coletta's nearly 40 years of service with the county will come to an end when she retires at the end of April. The Chatham County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution honoring...
Chatham Journal Weekly via Google News 
General Social Work
16 hours ago
Six Howard Payne University students recently traveled to the Texas State Capitol in Austin to take part in the Social Work Student Day at the Legislature, sponsored by the Texas Association of Social Work Deans and Directors. The travelers are students in...
Brownwood Bulletin via Google News 
General Social WorkEducation
17 hours ago
PCAA: Healthy Families of America employs home visitors in communities across the nation, who may or may not be trained social workers, but who are providing support to families modeled on the core tenets of social work, for example, meeting people...
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18 hours ago
... the county needed approval from the state Department of Public Welfare, which it has received, said Faye Fisher, human services director. The Pennsylvania Social Services Union's new contract with the county included language allowing the change.
PennLive.com via Google News 
General Social Work
19 hours ago
Miriam González Durántez interrupts talk on male parenting to urge change in attitudes towards masculinity and caringMiriam González Durántez on Wednesday interrupted a speech by her husband Nick to speak out in favour of fathers who look after their children, saying they have "[...]
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19 hours ago
A phase III trial of a novel combination of drugs for tuberculosis, including some drug-resistant strains, will launch within the year, the TB Alliance announcedA big new trial of a novel drug combination that could dramatically shorten treatment for tuberculosis, including some of the drug-resistan[...]
19 hours ago
hose include Medicaid, Food Stamps, 27 low income housing programs, 30 employment and training programs, 34 social services programs, another dozen food and nutrition programs, another 22 low income health programs, and 24 low income child care programs ...
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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[...]
 
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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[...]