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2 hours ago
Molly Carleton, my aunt, who has died aged 103, said that the secret of a long and happy life was to look at oneself in the mirror every morning and laugh.She was born in Leicester, the youngest child of the Rev Cornelius and Mildred Carleton, trained as a nurse at St Thomas' hospital in London and [...]
Children and ParentingHealth and Care
4 hours ago
The prestigious Hartford/VA Scholars Program has selected three geriatric social work researchers for a two-year award that provides career development and mentorship for projects that will improve health outcomes not only for older veterans, but for all ...
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General Social WorkHealth and CareGerontology
7 hours ago
Government launches consultation on strengthening law by explicitly stating that domestic abuse covers coercive behaviourA new criminal offence of domestic abuse could be introduced to include emotional and psychological harm inflicted by a partner within a relationship.The government launched a con[...]
Mental HealthCriminal Justice
7 hours ago
A referral has been made. A neighbour who overheard a child screaming in the night has called the NSPCC and now the child's parents, frustrated by the interference, are using every excuse to avoid letting a social worker into the house. The child's asleep ...
CommunityCare.co.uk via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
8 hours ago
When Brian Mitchell qualified as a social worker in 1995, he wanted to change the world with a profession he believed could right wrongs. Nearly twenty years later, his passion for social work remains unwavering. He has an impressive record of supporting ...
CommunityCare.co.uk via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
8 hours ago
Care and support minister says options available to young people are 'not fit for purpose' and vows overhaulMental health services for children have been criticised as "stuck in the dark ages" by the care and support minister.Norman Lamb told the BBC that services available to young people[...]
HealthChildrenChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMental Health
8 hours ago
his activity could be hurting everyone in the neighborhood, particularly property owners. Go to the police, the city ward representative, city social services or other agencies to learn if they offer programs for situations like this. It will take a ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
8 hours ago
editor in 2011 decrying the governor's cuts to social services. “I don’t think I ever been under the illusion as a Bruce fan, of his music, that that meant that he and I were necessarily simpatico on a number of ...
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General Social WorkWomens Issues
8 hours ago
dd to that the challenge of growing up in rural poverty where fewer social services or even the support of neighbors are available, and the chances for academic success can seem insurmountable. Some of Threshold’s students were the second, third or ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
9 hours ago
I’m happy to say we only have five,” Lua Masumi, community school coordinator who helps set up academic, health and social services for students, said last winter. “But I’m sad we have five.” Experts said the reasons kids drop out in 7th or ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
9 hours ago
If not for the group's provision of key resources and social services, labeling Hamas as unequivocally and exclusively a terrorist organization would be accurate, all-encompassing. But what is one to make of this ... There is a wide range of social service providers in the Palestinian territorie[...]
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General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducationGerontology
9 hours ago
Under the change we would have to make an appointment with four days notice.’’ SA Council of Social Services executive director Ross Womersley said the organisation was keeping a close watch on SA Power Networks because in October it had to submit a ...
General Social Work
9 hours ago
he shuttle buses will run between the main site and downtown from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Shuttle services for elderly and disabled residents will be provided in collaboration with Canton Senior & Social Services. No bikes or pets are allowed.
General Social WorkGerontologyDisabilities
10 hours ago
A project in Lancaster giving those with dementia and their family members the chance to go out and enjoy movies together is proving a hitWhat would improve the quality of older people's lives in the areas where they live? That was the question a project undertaken by Age UK Lancashire set out to an[...]
Children and Parenting
10 hours ago
Director Donna Leigh Bliss is hitting the road to share news about the exciting activities happening at the UW's Division of Social Work. Join her in creating a shared vision for social work education in Wyoming. Contact Info. Event Contact. Name: Donna Leigh ...
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General Social WorkEducation
14 hours ago
Tommie Miller has been homeless in Chicago for 18 years, and for 16 of those years, he lived under a bridge. However, after two years of encouragement from Renaissance Social Services, he finally decided to ditch the streets and let RSSI help him find an ...
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General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
14 hours ago
Whenever tragedy strikes, social workers are among the first responders helping people cope with their grief and loss and empowering people to put their lives back in order. Social workers provided support troops at the Boston Marathon bombing, they ...
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General Social Work
15 hours ago
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General Social Work
16 hours ago
The Centre for Health and Social Services (CHeSS) has been commissioned by the Department of International Development of the UK (DfID) to map out the capacity of health research institutes in the country. The purpose of the exercise is to understand the ...
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General Social WorkHealth and Care
16 hours ago
OPINION: Charitable organisations such as the Red Cross, Arohanui Hospice, Methodist Social Services and the Salvation Army do a lot of good work for the people of Manawatu. Whether it's running food banks, offering social work and counselling services, ...
Manawatu Standard via Google News 
General Social Work
18 hours ago
he absence of proof of death has made closure elusive for all relatives, said Lawrence Palinkas, professor of social work at the University of Southern California. "When there is no physical proof of death, it is easier to remain in (denial) for a much ...
General Social WorkEducation
18 hours ago
To make a positive impact in children's lives and communities in the state, Brown, a senior in The University of Alabama's Honors College, chose social work as her major. And unlike the majority of undergraduate social ... MSW students of the past and spring 2015 work at more than a dozen so[...]
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationGerontology
18 hours ago
he United Way gave Community Spirit awards to Kraft Foods and Lewis County Department of Social Services Commissioner Stacy L. Alvord. In the coming weeks, United Way will be reaching out to employers to start workplace campaigns. People interested in ...
General Social Work

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1 day ago
Recent, highly publicized cases of police using deadly force against people of color, including the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. on Aug. 9,  underscore the need for the social work profession to call for reforms in the nation’s law enforcement systems. This issue is important for th[...]
 

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4 days ago
From the highly visible partnership of Barack and Michelle Obama to the much-discussed book Is Marriage for White People?, the state of African American marriage has garnered much attention in recent years. Few would argue that there aren’t unique challenges to African American marriages, but the [...]
 
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As commonly understood, school discipline seeks to stop misbehavior, teach pro-social behavior, and motivate healthier decision making in the misbehaving student. In practice, the means to these ends often takes a punitive path that fosters a self-protective posture in the misbehaving student, ampli[...]
 
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Clinical trials are essential to making progress in developing new methods for social work to help clients. Research universities use randomized clinical trials to conduct research in the field. But there are limitations to applying the results of randomized clinical trials to actual field situation[...]
 
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The National Association of Social Workers is a member of the SAMHSA LGBTQI2-S workgroup, ensuring that the voice of social workers are part of programming and policy discussions. Join a nation-wide webisode sponsored by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration, today at 2:00 pm EST[...]