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6 hours ago
From uniforms to study trips, state schools don't do enough to mitigate the corrosive effects of poverty on their least well off pupils, say campaigners."It's a nightmare at this time of year. We just don't have the money." The new academic year is imminent, and for Hattie, who is a full-t[...]
EducationPovertyChildrenHousing and PovertyHealth and CareDisabilities
6 hours ago
Couple who removed son with brain tumour from Southampton hospital tell Spanish court they do not want to be extraditedThe parents of Ashya King, who are under arrest in Spain after removing the five-year-old from a Southampton hospital where he was being treated for an aggressive brain tumour, have[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
7 hours ago
Rules on patient confidentiality prevent doctors explaining their actions, but there has clearly been a rare loss of trustFor all the public discussion of the tragic tale of Ashya King, the boy with a brain tumour whose parents spirited him out of a British hospital to Spain, there is a crucial info[...]
Children and ParentingHealth and Care
9 hours ago
Key moments in divisions between family of sick boy, Hampshire police and hospital officials2.15pm: Ashya King is taken from ward at Southampton General hospital, seven days after extensive surgery for an aggressive brain tumour. As part of his rehabilitation, Ashya was permitted to leave the ward u[...]
HealthChildrenChildren and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
12 hours ago
In a YouTube video posted before his arrest, Ashya's father defended his actions and said the police hunt was 'ridiculous'The parents of a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour, who fled to Spain with him, are due to appear in court on Monday as police rejected criticism they had been heavy-handed i[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
12 hours ago
ut to look at Christina, who’s had nightmares of sleeping on the streets and her kids getting taken away by social services, is to see pure relief. This isn’t a home, it’s an interim arrangement – but it’s one that, given the lack of other ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
13 hours ago
Incident in Devon in which patients suffered complications will intensify political debate over outsourcing of NHS servicesNineteen NHS patients have had the outcome of their cataract surgery reviewed after at least two had problems with their eyes following operations at a private hospital.The priv[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
13 hours ago
Labour stepped up the battle to woo the "grey vote" yesterday with a plan to give 2m pensioners up to £10,000 a year to spend directly on social services. The proposal to give the elderly more control over home help, meals on wheels and nursing care - the ...
Financial Times via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and CareGerontology
13 hours ago
he police and social services were useless precisely because they thought the behaviors were linked with the Pakistani culture and religion, and why did so many in the Asian community turn a blind eye to what was going on? I suspect it is because the ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
13 hours ago
here is a homeless issue in the area, which overburdens social service institutions. Maybe this is something the governor, who has been touting a $4 billion surplus, could help with, he says. Hennessy is opposed to hydrofracking.“I have seen the mess...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
13 hours ago
The awards recognise good social work practice and the achievements of individuals and were founded by independent social worker, Beverley Williams, in 2006. James Rook, managing director of the awards' headline sponsor Sanctuary Social Care, said: ...
CommunityCare.co.uk via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
15 hours ago
he has been a teacher elsewhere for three years. Julie Hatley, social worker. She has a social work administration degree from the University of Michigan and several years of experience. Taylor Hawes, middle school physical education teacher. She is a ...
General Social WorkEducation
15 hours ago
he local and state offices of OCFS declined to comment on how social services handled the case. Court papers indicate some of the settlement money was used to buy a $35,000 van to transport Alayah and to make modifications for her at a home in Dutchess ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
15 hours ago
A month after the Post-Dispatch began requesting data regarding the Jefferson City call center, the Department of Social Services sent a letter, dated Aug. 28, listing “significant concerns” about the call center's performance to Rob Wells, president of ...
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General Social WorkHealth and CareGovernment Policy
15 hours ago
hose solutions should integrate healthcare, social services, and worker training to create ladders of opportunity for homeless and give them hope for a better life. One particular area of focus will be to get people under state care out of motels and into ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
16 hours ago
Activities Director Virginia Ayala and Social Services designee Lily are both appreciative to have their residents and patients attend this brain fitness session. Research studies have found that cognitive stimulation helps in fighting and slowing down the ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
16 hours ago
nother topic to be discussed is the budget cuts to all government ministries, except for Defense, which Labor wrote "will harm social services instead of strengthening them." MK Stav Shaffir (Labor) said "residents of the south need to know they have ...
General Social Work
17 hours ago
In a YouTube video posted before his arrest, Ashya's father defended his actions and said the police hunt was 'ridiculous'The parents of a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour, who fled to Spain with him, are due to appear in court on Monday as police rejected criticism they had been heavy-handed i[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
18 hours ago
Senior Shankitta Brown and four other University of Alabama students will spend the fall semester at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center as the first interns in a new undergraduate social work program at the facility in Bethesda, Md.
Tuscaloosa News via Google News 
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareGerontology
20 hours ago
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General Social Work
20 hours ago
With students and teachers back in the classroom, it's the time of year when many churches and congregations engage with local schools. Diana Garland, Ph.D., dean of Baylor University's School of Social Work and co-senior editor of the Journal of Family ...
Freestonecountytimesonline via Google News 
General Social WorkEducationGerontology
21 hours ago
oth, Aamir and Satyajit studied in Bombay Scottish. Aamir said that Satyajit was good in studies and was also into social work, working for the betterment of the poor. "I became an actor and my debut film being a huge success, I got extremely busy with ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
21 hours ago
he College offers undergraduate and graduate programs that focus on the Arts & Sciences, Education and Child Life, and Social Work and Family Studies to fulfill their mission of improving the lives of children and families. Wheelock is located in Boston ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation

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6 days ago
NASW’s Social Work Policy Institute represented the association in co-hosting a workshop on enhancing diversity in science during the 4th International Conference on Sociology and Social Work in May. SWPI Director Joan Levy Zlotnik presented “Enhancing Diversity in Science: An Effort in Working [...]