Categories

Loading...

Languages

Locations

Loading...

Sources

Loading...

Links

News

6 hours ago
Individuals should be encouraged to volunteer because of the personal benefits, while businesses stand to benefit from a more skilled, productive and better-motivated workforce, writes Larry ElliottBritain’s volunteer army will be out in force on Thursday, providing a Christmas dinner for the hung[...]
Charities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
7 hours ago
New ‘drugalyser’ kits will allow police to test samples of saliva instantly to detect for illegal narcotics and legal highsA new roadside test could be used by police as part of a Christmas and New Year crackdown on drug driving, a home officer minister has indicated.Policing minister Mike Penn[...]
Criminal Justice
7 hours ago
Jeremy Hunt under fire from Labour after report says time to reach patients with serious illnesses could increaseLabour has stepped up attacks on the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, after it emerged that target times for ambulances to reach some seriously-ill patients could be lengthened.A leaked doc[...]
HealthHealth and Care
12 hours ago
hese are the important changes: Morrison, among the the most formidable and apparently most fearless advocates in the current cabinet, who comes in as Social Services Minister; Ley, who has had a big promotion and will steer through a revamped GPpayment ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
13 hours ago
Theresa May’s proposed legisaltion on coercive and controlling behaviour is to be welcomedWell done to home secretary Theresa May on the new domestic violence legislation – “coercive and controlling behaviour”, stopping short of physical violence, could carry a penalty of up to five years in[...]
Charities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
15 hours ago
The council’s decision to make contractors commit to paying the city’s living wage shames Celtic FC and the Labour partyBy any instrument you wish to measure it, 2014 has been an outstanding year for Glasgow. As our biggest city is the boiler house that heats the nation’s economy and culture, [...]
Housing and Poverty
16 hours ago
It may be hip and happening, but budget cuts are having a terrible impact on the city’s poorIt has been a good week and a bad week to be a Birmingham resident. The good news is that in its 2015 list of hip and happening places Rough Guides declared Birmingham the ninth best place in the world to v[...]
Housing and Poverty
17 hours ago
he elevation of Immigration Minister Scott Morrison to Social Services Minister underscored the shift in priorities away from the secretive programme of “turning back the boats” of thousands of asylum seekers that helped it win power a year ago.
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
17 hours ago
Homelessness can be solved, but only if there is the political will for changeWhile congratulations should go to the activists on the New Era estate who successfully fought off the potential loss of their homes to an American property developer, the crisis in housing offers more sad stories than tri[...]
HousingChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
17 hours ago
The charity, entirely run by volunteers, is now working in prisons, via emails and even taking to the streetsAs the rain starts to fall on the usually busy Cornmarket in central Oxford, scuttling students and boozy Friday night revellers head for cover, leaving the street mainly deserted. But one sm[...]
Charities and VolunteerismEducationCriminal Justice
17 hours ago
Vanessa Traill’s altruistic decision to become an egg donor has transformed the lives of strangers she may never meetVanessa Traill has never had sex, but last week she discovered she has three children: two girls and a boy. One day she’d love to meet them, but that won’t be for 15 or 20 years[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareWomens Issues
17 hours ago
With so many going hungry and so few young people going to the polls, the answer is surely to make voting compulsoryWith so much discussion about the plight of the poor (“It’s shameful that so many go hungry in our wealthy country”, leader), the Labour party needs to consider how to make the o[...]
PovertyHousing and Poverty
18 hours ago
ouseless individuals, members of local faith communities and representatives from social service agencies as well as the general public will gather at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday December 21st, the longest night of the year to remember and honor people who died ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
19 hours ago
Growing number of 18- to 34-year-olds ‘head straight to A&E’ as health service fails to match new lifestylesAn alarming new dimension to the NHS crisis has been revealed as data shows young adults are bypassing GPs and heading straight to overstretched A&E departments because they can’[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
20 hours ago
he proposed changes are as follows: The Honourable Scott Morrison MP will be promoted to Minister for Social Services and devote his energy, policy skill and determination to this new portfolio, which will have a renewed focus on families. In addition to ...
General Social Work
20 hours ago
RIME Minister Tony Abbott has promoted Peter Dutton to immigration and moved Scott Morrison into social services in a much bigger ministerial reshuffle than expected. MR Abbott announced his new look team in Canberra on Sunday, saying it would "reset and ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
20 hours ago
ne would imagine that social activist Sunitha Krishnan would be in the highest of spirits considering she is the first Indian and Asian to bag the coveted Nelson Mandela Graça Machel Innovation Awards given for social work announced last month ...
General Social Work
20 hours ago
overnment hardliner, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has been promoted to Social Services Minister with Kevin Andrews moving to the role of defence Minister, the Prime Minister has announced. The ministerial reshuffle was announced by Tony Abbott ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
20 hours ago
evin Andrews has been appointed Defence Minister and Scott Morrison moved from Immigration to become Minister for Social Services. As part of the reshuffle, Sussan Ley will become the second woman in Cabinet — after Julie Bishop — taking on the role ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
20 hours ago
Porter said even though the Imagine Foundation is an arts organization, it has social work “leanings.” “It’s not that there aren’t children with financial need in every single school ...
We have the three with the highest poverty level.” Lynd via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
20 hours ago
r Abbott also on Sunday he was promoting NSW MP Sussan Ley to be the second woman in cabinet and handing Scott Morrison the Social Services portfolio. Health Minister Peter Dutton has been moved to the Immigration portfolio, while Ms Ley has taken over ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
20 hours ago
he St. Peter’s Catholic Church Council 6600 of the Knights donated 96 new coats to Pitt County’s Department of Social Services last week. The coats will be given to youth and families with which the agency works. “Kids are often on the bottom end of ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
21 hours ago
he same week, Gagnon, who had been accepted into a master’s program for social work at Simmons College in Boston, had to decide whether she was going to go. She did. That was last fall. This summer, Gagnon came down with mononucleosis and decided to put ...
General Social WorkEducation
22 hours ago
establish basic social services, strengthen health systems, support economic activity and build up the country’s overall resilience. The mobilization of countries across Africa and across the world has been tremendous.
We must scale up our efforts to re via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care

Latest Blog

5 days ago
Due to increased demand the National Association of Social Workers is extending its ethics consultation days and hours beginning January 5, 2015. NASW’s Office of Ethics and Professional Review answers member’s questions on a variety of ethical issues. Questions can range from “Am I required t[...]
 

More Blogs

5 days ago
Recent decades have brought significant changes in family form and function, as well as new service delivery models that promote health and well-being for people with various disabilities within their homes and communities. Nevertheless, providing care to family members continues to be part of famil[...]
 
5 days ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff Washington became the first state in the nation to require suicide assessment and management training for licensed social workers, therapists, counselors and psychologists. The Matt Adler Suicide Assessment, Treatment, and Management Act was signed into law in 2012 and w[...]