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7 hours ago
South African delegate to Aids 2104 conference tells of bitterness at forced procedure and struggle for rightsWhen Sthembiso Mthembu was just 22, she was forcibly sterilised.The South African human rights activist, now 39, had gone to hospital extremely unwell. Doctors diagnosed her with a cervical [...]
HealthWomenHealth and CareCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
11 hours ago
Offering the Bachelors of Social Work Program at UC East will assist community organizations in filling important positions in healthcare, social services, schools, courts and treatment centers. Students living east of I-275 are sometimes opposed to traveling to ...
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General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareCriminal Justice
11 hours ago
Where an administrative law judge's decision granted greater weight to the reports of non-treating physicians than to the reports of the plaintiff's treating physicians, that was an error that requires remand. “The key issue is whether the ALJ gave sufficient ...
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General Social WorkCriminal Justice
12 hours ago
Where an administrative law judge (ALJ) adopted the opinion of a consulting examiner regarding the credibility of the plaintiff's claims of disabling pain and other symptoms, the record does not support the plaintiff's suggestions that (1) the examiner usurped ...
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12 hours ago
Poorer residents in capital's developments forced to use different entrances and facilitiesMultimillion pound housing developments in London are segregating less well-off tenants from wealthy homebuyers by forcing them to use separate entrances.A Guardian investigation has discovered a growing trend[...]
HousingHousing and Poverty
12 hours ago
I listened with interest to reports on BBC Radios Today of concern over the small number of women who appear in letters pages (Letters, 12 July). Given my frequent appearances in print, it is a cause of wry amusement; readers have even been known to complain about my prolific output. The arguments a[...]
Health and CareCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
13 hours ago
Fahma Mohamed in UK and Jaha Dukureh in US have led global debate on female genital mutilation and movement to end itIn February this year Fahma Mohamed was a 17-year-old student studying for her A-levels in Bristol. One of nine girls from a British Somali family she was, by her own account, not one[...]
HealthWomenChildrenChildren and ParentingEducation
14 hours ago
Rosdeep Adekoya faces lengthy sentence after pleading guilty to culpable homicide, as council launches significant case reviewAn independent inquiry has been launched into the death of Mikaeel Kular, the three-year-old boy battered to death by his mother, after it emerged he had been in and out of f[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
14 hours ago
An evaluation of the Frontline social work training programme commissioned by the Department for Education (DfE) has been announced today. The fast track graduate scheme, which promises to produce 'outstanding individuals to be leaders in social work', ...
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14 hours ago
Famed shooter Jeremy Lin who was recently acquired by the L.A. Lakers, embraced his new city by serving meals to the homeless today along with teammates Xavier Henry and Laker Girls at The Midnight Mission SoCal's largest social service provider," the ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
14 hours ago
Prime minister promises to look into issue in the wake of Hollie Gazzard's murder by her ex-boyfriendDavid Cameron has said the government will look into creating a separate offence of domestic violence as he acknowledged the UK needs to "get to grips" with the problem.The prime minister s[...]
Criminal Justice
15 hours ago
ccording to Kurnaz, none of the activists invited to the dinner approached him. A local social service agency was invited and does not want to give a public statement because of how political the topic has become. As an American agency they were being ...
General Social Work
15 hours ago
ther panelists with Moore, Nance and Reeves were Brad Wilcox, director of the National Marriage Project and associate professor of sociology at the University of Virginia, and Ann Patrick Conrad, associate professor of social work at Catholic University ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
15 hours ago
ould go to a local social services provider for help. Instead of applying for food stamps, housing vouchers and welfare checks, she would meet with a case manager and draft an 'opportunity plan' to achieve her goals, targeting money where it is needed ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
16 hours ago
he partners in St. Paul are Aurora/St. Anthony Neighborhood Development Corporation, Hmong American Partnership, Model Cities, St. Paul Public Housing, and Vietnamese Social Services. In Minneapolis, the partners are Emerge, Minneapolis Urban League ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
16 hours ago
Gehry Partners, the namesake firm of legendary architect Frank Gehry, has been hired to design facilities for a nonprofit social-service provider in South Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Times reports. Children's Institute, Inc., which offers youth and education ...
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16 hours ago
Richard Travers rules out verdict of suicide for violinist who died week after giving evidence at sex abuse trial of former teacherA coroner has criticised mental health services for failing to provide proper care to a concert violinist who died a week after giving evidence against her predatory for[...]
HealthEducationHealth and CareMental Health
17 hours ago
Times said Rush used campaign funds to help support his church and had little to show for a $1 million grant he secured for a nonprofit group. Since December, Rush has paid $14,566 in ...
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18 hours ago
Raymond Bardet, mayor of Haute Savoie village of Ville-la-Grande, says he made exception for son, but 'it won't happen again'For mayor Raymond Bardet, a vehement opponent of same-sex marriage, the question pitted parental love against principle.However, when asked to officiate at the union of his so[...]
Children and Parenting
18 hours ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. — A deputy director at the Department of Social Services says the agency needs 200 more employees to reach goals for worker caseloads. Jessica Hanak-Coulter said Wednesday that 202 employees would be needed to keep caseloads at ...
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18 hours ago
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19 hours ago
Party condemns early end of government's £1bn Youth Contract, which offers subsidies to firms for each young person they hireLabour has condemned the early closure of the coalition's flagship £1bn scheme to tackle youth unemployment, branding the whole programme an "abject failure from s[...]
Children and Parenting
19 hours ago
United Nations Development Programme experts have recommended Myanmar cut back on military spending and focus on social services, as a new report from the agency warned that the lack of protection for at-risk populations could halt or even reverse ...
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The National Association of Social Workers is concerned by the massive influx of unaccompanied child immigrants from Central America, and is developing a brief that will include recommendations to help alleviate the crisis. Many of these recommendations were developed by The First Focus Campaign for[...]
 

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By Rena Malai, News staff The 40th anniversary of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, a key piece of legislation that addresses child abuse and neglect, was recognized at the 19th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, held April 30-May 2 in New Orleans. The only federally sponsor[...]