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19 hours ago
Officials fear that by the time children reach 12 their lifestyles are set, making early intervention with parents and offspring criticalChildren of primary school age are to be the focus of an anti-obesity strategy to be unveiled this autumn, David Cameron has disclosed.The prime minister has alrea[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
23 hours ago
To mark Ethnic Minority Cancer Awareness Month, four women share their experiences and tell why attitudes towards the disease need to changeWhen Saroj Sethi was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2002 she was shocked, as anyone would be. But on top of the stress of dealing with the shattering news, the[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
23 hours ago
Government portrays the £95,000 redundancy cap as something for only high earners to worry about. But it will impact long-serving lower paid staffDespite a settlement on redundancy terms agreed with the last Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude – which he described as “for the longer term” [...]

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1 day ago
NASW on July 29 congratulated Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) for earning a master’s degree in social work from USC. NASW CEO Angelo McClain and NASW Deputy Director of Programs Heidi McIntosh presented Bass with a certificate of appreciation and NASW lapel pin. Bass, who worked as a physician assistant, i[...]
 

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2 days ago
By Greg Wright, News contributor Poverty rates among people who are LGBT are high, but economic insecurity is even greater for LGBT people of color, according to a report released by the Movement Advancement Project and the Center for American Progress. NASW is a partner on the report, titled “P[...]
 
4 days ago
By Rena Malai, News staff When Evelyn Scott’s daughter, Jasmine, told her they should go to graduate school together, she thought Jasmine was kidding. “It started as a joke,” Evelyn Scott said. “But going to grad school was on my bucket list, so we made a Christmas plan in 2013 to apply toge[...]
 
1 week ago
Since the beginning of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, professional social workers have worked in communities across the United States to identify and respond to the complex psychosocial and environmental issues of persons living with and/or affected by HIV/AIDS. Social workers are committed to promoting ski[...]
 
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The White House Office on National AIDS Policy (ONAP) will be releasing the updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) on July 30. The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has long been a supporter of this strategy and looks forward to the updates. Since the beginning of the HIV/AIDS pandemi[...]