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orderline Personality Disorder (BPD) has consistently been found to be the most common of all personality disorders, with estimates ranging from 1 percent to 2 percent of the general population, and some researchers have suggested that BPD rate can be as high as 6 percent. BPD is a mental health co[...]

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Prior to taking on one of the toughest jobs in public life, Stevens was a hospital porter who rose to become a key player in the direction of the NHS under Tony Blairs governmentSimon Stevenss 26-year career in healthcare has been partially defined by questions about the role of private enterprise.T[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareGovernment Policy
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Nevertheless, Haley's opponents seized the opportunity to discuss her handling of the Department of Social Services as well as her opposition to expand Medicaid in South Carolina. “She is keeping you, your friends, and many people who need it the most ...
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General Social WorkHealth and CareGovernment Policy
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Simon Stevens highlights overlooked treatments and new ways to link services to remedy an unprecedented financial squeezeThe NHS Five Year Forward View sets out the services own views on the radical action it, the government, local councils, employers and the public need to take in order to ensure t[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
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Simon Stevenss 35-page document identifies possible mismatch between resources and patient needs of £30bn by 2020Simon Stevenss five-year plan challenges the political class to think hard about the shape of health service in an ageing society. His authoritative if sometimes elusive report will set [...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
7 hours ago
Shakeup at heart of overhaul aiming to ease pressure on hospitals and GP practices and give patients better careThe NHS is asking for an additional £8bn by 2020 to implement a radical plan, including switching funding from hospitals into other services including GP surgeries, which bosses say [...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
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Fertility groups welcome strongest call yet from Nice to end healthcare inequalities caused by CCGs cutbacksWomen across Britain are being denied fertility treatment because NHS trusts are trying to cut costs, the governments NHS care watchdog has warned.Thousands of couples struggling to conceive a[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment PolicyWomens Issues
11 hours ago
Cal State Fullerton has been awarded a $1,650,969 contract from the University of California in support of its social work training program, which provides students with stipends to complete a master of social work degree in return for committing to work for a ...
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General Social WorkEducation
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On Sunday, members of Duluth Sister Cities International, local social service professionals and social activists celebrated the launch of "New Steps for At-Risk Children and Families," a program of the U.S.-Russia Peer to Peer Dialogue Program funded by ...
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General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
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Thank you for reporting the rising rate of prison suicides as an issue of important concern (Terrible toll of prison suicides, 22 October). One practical suggestion that might ease the problem would be to extend the responsibilities of listeners in our jails so that they also become watchers. Establ[...]
Charities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
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The commission on social mobility will be too kind to all the political parties unless it tackles the unrelenting efforts of those in power in both local and national government to force citizens on the lowest incomes into unmanageable debts (Milburn delivers broadside against parties on poverty, 20[...]
PovertyEducationHousing and PovertyCriminal Justice
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mong the 35 participants attending the event on Tuesday at the Nakaoka Community Center were banking officials, economic development professionals, affordable housing developers and social service providers. "In Washington, I remain committed to using ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyGerontology
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rained Red Cross workers are meeting with those in need, providing case management and financial assistance to help with security and utility deposits, home repairs and rent as well as linking them to available social service programs. The report and ...
General Social Work
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hat's really where we'd all like to be, is in the prevention business. Not in the reaction business," said Mark Wilhelmson, St Louis County Social Services Supervisor. The plan is to review 240 cases each month, which makes up only five percent of the ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
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Gottfried, a professor in the school of social work whose research is on ethics and moral courage, was on her way to the meeting with Folt when she discussed her amazement at several revelations from the Wainstein report. “It’s astonishing ...
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General Social WorkEducation
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Suits #bringyourfiancetoworkday #hashtag Bellisario will play Claire, a law student and volunteer at a social services law clinic. Claire will meet Mike in a flashback during his days as a messenger. The two began to date while Mike helps Claire with one ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
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In a video statement posted on the website of a campaign for his innocence, the footballer continued to insist he was innocentFootballer and convicted rapist Ched Evans released a video statement days after walking free from prison, expressing regret for what he described as an act of infidelity aga[...]
Criminal Justice
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Ex-footballer Ched Evans releases a video statement apologising for his 'incredibly foolish decision' in May 2011. Evans says he will continue to fight to have his name cleared of rape by showing the acts he engaged in were 'consensual in nature.' Sitting beside his girlfriend Natasha Massey, Evans [...]
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Determined campaigner against female genital mutilationEfua Dorkenoo, who has died aged 65 after undergoing treatment for cancer, was a tireless campaigner against female genital mutilation. She was widely regarded as the mother of the worldwide movement to end FGM. Efua fought for more than 30 year[...]
HealthWomenChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and CareWomens Issues
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ouths may also think it is okay because their friends are also playing,” he said. Both Mr Lum and Ms Deborah Queck, executive director of Blessed Grace Social Services which runs a gambling recovery centre, have seen a growing number of patients ...
General Social Work
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eanwhile, University of the Sunshine Coast associate professor of social work Christine Morley said the cost to families would go far beyond financial strain. "This might force working parents to make the decision to give up work to stay home," Dr Morley ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
14 hours ago
Over half of Cambodian children have experienced at least one form of violence before the age of 18 while roughly a quarter have been emotionally abused, a new United Nations-backed survey has revealed, exploring the magnitude and nature of violence against children in the Southeast Asian country.
Children and Parenting
14 hours ago
LUMBERTON — Robeson County's attorney has decided that a grievance filed against Commissioner Raymond Cummings by an employee of the county Department of Social Services is not strong enough to pursue. In the grievance, filed Sept. 3 regarding ...
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Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) has consistently been found to be the most common of all personality disorders, with estimates ranging from 1 percent to 2 percent of the general population, and some researchers have suggested that BPD rate can be as high as 6 percent. BPD is a mental health co[...]
 

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By Paul R. Pace, News staff The NASW Political Action for Candidate Election board of trustees has been reviewing and endorsing federal candidates for the Nov. 4 midterm elections. All 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and 34 of the 100 seats in the U.S. Senate will be contested. As a p[...]
 
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By Paul R. Pace, News staff Social workers can aid millions of Americans in signing up for health care coverage as the next open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace, under the Affordable Care Act, takes place Nov. 15 to Feb. 15, 2015. NASW and other social work organizations are p[...]
 
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Dear Colleagues: On Thursday the National Association of Social Workers (NASW)  joined a small group of key leaders— 16 national organizations—at the White House to discuss Affordable Care Act (ACA) implementation with Obama Administration officials. The agenda for the meeting included the over[...]
 
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The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is working with other organizations to the end the practice of trying, sentencing and jailing youth under age 18 in the adult criminal justice system. That is why NASW wants to make you aware that October is Youth Justice Awareness Month (YJAM). Thro[...]
 
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By Rena Malai, News staff Social workers can be instrumental in helping unaccompanied, undocumented minors find legal representation and other services once they cross the border into the United States. Tens of thousands of minors have arrived at the U.S. border within the last few months, fleeing f[...]