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47 minutes ago
Making healthcare more collaborative will be a long haul, but commissioners can learn from colleagues in social careIt’s rare to find a health or care planner who doesn’t talk warmly about the importance of involving people in decision making. But do they really mean it?A good way of testing thi[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
47 minutes ago
A housing organisation in Birmingham is having a Christmas party for 200 children living in refuges across the cityMy alarm goes off at 6am and today I am waiting for a phone call at 6.30am from a local radio station wanting to talk to me about the Christmas party we are hosting for 200 children liv[...]
ChildrenCareersHousingChildren and ParentingHousing and Poverty
2 hours ago
The development targets that will come into force next year reflect high ideals, but delivering on them will involve a transformation of the global economyNext year, governments will agree a new global development framework of breathtaking ambition. We already know the likely shape of the sustainabl[...]
Housing and Poverty
2 hours ago
As 2014 draws to an end, test your knowledge on the events in the charity sector that made the headlines this year

• Band Aid to Children in Need: how well do you know your charity singles?
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CharitiesChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
5 hours ago
At a time when the world is giving more to aid, Australia has cut its aid budget by a quarter. What does this say about the kind of country we want to be? The late Professor Fred Hollows said it was obscene to let people go blind when they didn’t have to. The same can be said of letting people go [...]
Housing and PovertyEducation
8 hours ago
may be a couple of million dollars or so. The miscalculation ...
Moreover, savings from freezing non via Live.com News 
General Social Work
8 hours ago
uch of the movie is forgettable, some even induces cringes, such as during an unfortunate version of I Think I'm Going to Like It Here when Stacks' loyal assistant Grace (Rose Byrne), joins with a social services worker (Stephanie Kurtzuba) to awkwardly ...
General Social Work
8 hours ago
Wells here recently.
Vasan Srinivasan has been included in the six via Live.com News 
General Social Work
8 hours ago
tier municipality next year as well as a break on the levy they pay to the county thanks to a provincial upload of social services costs that began in 2009. weiterlesen
Municipalities in Grey County could receive a share of $2.8 million from the upper via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
9 hours ago
Investigation finds that many girls in criminal justice system are at risk of sexual exploitationMany girls in the criminal justice system are being sexually exploited and some youth offending teams are failing to provide protection for them, independent inspectors have said.The inspectors said they[...]
Children and ParentingCriminal Justice
9 hours ago
Penal reform campaigners say ‘failing system’ has required dozens to engage in detached duty in run-up to ChristmasMore than 230 prison officers have been asked to work in other prisons in the run-up to Christmas as governors across England and Wales face a major staffing crisis, penal reform ca[...]
Criminal Justice
10 hours ago
onations will be used to purchase items not covered by social services. Send donations to the Senior No. 64: This senior said the happiest moments in her life were spent teaching kindergarten. She said she always enjoyed her students' compliments on her ...
General Social WorkEducationGerontology
11 hours ago
paying fields such as teaching and social work. The Education Department had pushed back the release of a draft from the spring as it grappled with the complexity of ...
They don’t want to be penalized when alumni pursue graduate school or take jobs in low via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
12 hours ago
Connecticut commission bans Rashmi Patel until further review following death of patient and failure of his staff to conduct safe sedationsA dentist whose patient died after developing complications while getting 20 teeth pulled and several implants installed will not be allowed to work until after [...]
HealthHealth and Care
12 hours ago
arry E. Davis is dean of the School of Social Work, Donald M. Henderson Professor and director of the Center on Race and Social Problems at the University of Pittsburgh (ledavis@pitt.edu).
General Social WorkEducation
13 hours ago
At last child sex abuse victims can be confident they will be heardWhen, in 1999, Sir William Macpherson published his report into Stephen Lawrence’s murder and pronounced the Metropolitan police institutionally racist, it marked the moment when the whole discourse around policing changed. Somethi[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
13 hours ago
Scotland Yard says victim’s allegations against prominent political and establishment figures are credible and trueScotland Yard officers have said they believe allegations that a ring of prominent politicians and members of the establishment abused and terrorised children as young as seven more t[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
13 hours ago
I am pleased to see the choice of charities for the Guardian Christmas appeal this year, as I have worked as a mental health nurse for more than 30 years. Beyond the Cuckoo’s Nest is a project in Rotherham that has been active for over 20 years. The main aim is to challenge stigma by giving a voic[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingChar
13 hours ago
Each indebted customer owes an average of more than £300, and 550 households had electricity cut off and 84 lost gasA simmering row about high domestic energy prices was reignited on Thursday as figures from the industry regulator, Ofgem, showed total customer debt to suppliers had risen to more th[...]
Poverty
13 hours ago
Accolade for Philae probe and its mothership, Rosetta, but top spot in journal Science’s list goes to genetic researchersAll three of its landing systems failed on impact and its detectors and transmitters stopped operating after only 57 hours. Yet the Philae probe that moored itself to comet 67P/[...]
HealthChildren and Parenting
14 hours ago
Records show salary of Rupert Harrison, a chief architect of public sector pay freezes, rose to £95,000 over the last yearGeorge Osborne’s most senior adviser has received an 18% pay rise in the last year even though he has been one of the chief architects of a multi-year public sector pay freeze[...]
Gerontology
14 hours ago
Westbrook Partners close to transferring ownership to affordable housing provider after tenants’ campaign against rent risesUS investors who planned to evict dozens of families and more than double rents at the New Era estate in east London are on the verge of selling it to an affordable-housing p[...]
HousingHousing and Poverty
15 hours ago
Faces up to 17 years in prison for involuntary manslaughterChild grabbed .357 revolver he found under a bed and killed 11-year-old siblingA Philadelphia woman pleaded guilty Thursday to involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment after her 2-year-old son picked up a loaded .357 revolver and fata[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
15 hours ago
Perhaps for the first time in this parliament, Conservative-run councils are at the forefront of opposition to Coalition cuts to municipal budgetsPerhaps for the first time in this parliament it is Conservative-run councils who have led the barrage of criticism over the local authority spending cuts[...]
15 hours ago
Experts say pharmacists can spend more time with patients and help cut waste of medicationHealthcare experts have welcomed news that the NHS will provide financial incentives to GPs who wish to bring pharmacists into practices, as part of a £200m budget to kickstart primary care initiatives to[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy

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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[...]
 

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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[...]
 
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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[...]