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14 hours ago
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n March 26, I attended the screening of “Tricked,” which was sponsored by the Rutgers School of Social Work Graduate Student Association, Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey and the Center on Violence Against Women and Children. It is a documentary...
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6 hours ago
How to Get a Council House, Channel 4's latest documentary looking into changes to the welfare state, attracted a strong response on Twitter. Was the show fair? Our readers give their viewsThe first episode of Channel 4's latest documentary, How to Get a Council House, was broadcast on Wednesday nig[...]
HousingChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyEducation
12 hours ago
Officials have said potential abuse to Robert or his older siblings was reported to social services more than a dozen times between 2006 and 2013 – seven of those reports about Robert specifically. His parents have been charged with homicide by child...
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General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
13 hours ago
ort Hope native Adam Schulte, center, gave a speech highlighting the importance of preventing child abuse, not just dealing with it after it happens. Schulte will soon be graduating with a degree in social work from Saginaw Valley State University.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
13 hours ago
old, nonprofit UCAN, raised $12 million in private contributions to make the project a reality, said UCAN CEO Tom VandenBerk. The private contributions included the sale of the existing ...
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General Social Work
13 hours ago
court judges and court personnel, public defenders’ offices, and support personnel who are involved through the arrest, referral, intake, screening ...
Those numbers usually do not include costs for local police, social service agencies, juvenile via Live.com News 
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14 hours ago
On March 26, I attended the screening of “Tricked,” which was sponsored by the Rutgers School of Social Work Graduate Student Association, Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey and the Center on Violence Against Women and Children. It is a documentary...
Daily Targum via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationWomens Issues
14 hours ago
Social service organizations have been a part of the city of Biloxi for most of the past century. But, a recent lack of action has left these organizations questioning their future. For some 30 years now, the city of Biloxi has been helping to fund several social...
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General Social Work
14 hours ago
ikki Haley called out state Sen. Katrina Shealy on her Facebook page Wednesday, accusing the fellow Lexington Republican of spreading a rumor about the religious preferences of S.C. Department of Social Services director Lillian Koller. The social media ...
General Social Work
15 hours ago
They knew the social service agency worked with special-needs teens from New York City and its environs and they knew they were going to the agency's residential home in Valhalla. They were the seventh class of interns from Sligo to come to New York...
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General Social Work
15 hours ago
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General Social Work
17 hours ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The director of South Carolina's Department of Social Services says she won't step down. Director Lillian Koller told reporters Wednesday she doesn't think her resignation is necessary and feels there is more work to be done.
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General Social Work
17 hours ago
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence describes the rate of infections in hospitals as 'unacceptably high'One in every 16 people treated at an NHS hospital fall ill with an infection, according to a government health agency report. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (N[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareGerontologyGovernment Policy
20 hours ago
In addition to Dr. Nestor Praderio's psychiatric office at Care Regional Medical Center, other mental and social services are offered in both Aransas Pass and Ingleside. Loving Adult Day Care has been providing services in Aransas Pass for several years.
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General Social WorkHealth and CareMental Health
20 hours ago
Tired of the roadblocks and red tape she'd encountered with the social services system as a single mother, Jennifer pursued a bachelor's degree at 34-years-old to become the type of social worker she wished she'd had. Finding her niche with the elderly...
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20 hours ago
A.C. Riley, President of EOC, said the event offers social service agencies from all sectors including healthcare, housing, and homelessness prevention visibility, and allows members of the public to become more involved with their communities. Credit Lucas...
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20 hours ago
CANTON -- The Theta Pi sorority recently donated 24 Easter baskets to the St. Lawrence County Department of Social Services to give to children with whom the department works. A news release from Theta Pi says they do the basket project annually and...
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General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
20 hours ago
MONROE - As the rift between the town of Monroe and the Village of Kiryas Joel widens over the Hasidic community's bid to annex more land, critics are expressing concerns that a larger village could mean a bigger burden on Orange County taxpayers.
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General Social Work
22 hours ago
According to County Executive Mangano, “Given the challenges posed by today's economic conditions, our Department of Social Services is making a positive difference in people's lives by helping the neediest of our residents and their families. I commend...
Long Island New York Guide to Hotels, Events, Restaurants, News and more via Google News 
General Social Work
23 hours ago
NHS will pay for about 500 people to receive Sofosbuvir, which could cure them, without waiting for guidance from Nice The NHS is to pay for around 500 people with end-stage liver disease caused by hepatitis C to receive a new drug which could cure them, without waiting for guidance from the advisor[...]
HealthGovernment Policy
23 hours ago
s Mr. Hamid explains, the reason for this reform is that the Brotherhood is, or rather was, not a partisan entity but a kind of parallel state, providing a range of social services that serve as the foundation for its political popularity. Crackdowns ...
General Social Work
23 hours ago
The history of the hijra community's stretches back to antiquity. But now, with a new supreme court ruling, India's third gender has finally achieved full legal recognitionWith their glittering saris, bright makeup and a reputation for bawdy song and dance, hijras, India's transgender mino[...]
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By Rena Malai, News staff NASW Social Work Pioneer® Alfred Kadushin was a giant in social work, said NASW-Wisconsin Executive Director Marc Herstand. Kadushin was soft-spoken and gentle, Herstand said, but his impact on the social work profession was — and continues to be — enormous. Kadushin d[...]
 

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is altering the delivery of behavioral health services, moving toward a model of behavioral health integration in primary care settings. Learn about this rapidly changing practice area from Suzanne Daub, LCSW, an NASW member and Senior Integrated [...]