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14 hours ago
ederal Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews claims affordable housing in Australia is in a parlous state and has expressed his concerns over a ‘lack of transparency’. Opening the National Homelessness Conference in the Gold Coast recently ...
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“If you create some amalgam where you have a board or legislative leaders in charge of the Department of Social Services, then it's tough to determine who's in charge and who's really accountable,” said Sheheen, D-Camden. “That is why I've supported the ...
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A staff member from the North Lee Social Work Team complained that while the responded to children that were in severe risk, there were a high number of children at risk who they were unable to respond to due to the unavailability of staff. At the time the ...
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3 hours ago
ELIZABETHTOWN, PA (09/16/2014)(readMedia)-- Elizabethtown College started the fall semester with some new faculty faces in the departments of Engineering and Physics, Business, Fine and Performing Arts, Education, Modern Language, Social Work, ...
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4 hours ago
In the same meeting Sue Imbriano, director of children's services, denied frontline social workers in the council were unhappy with the new model of social work being implemented, which is based on the Hackney Reclaim Social Work model. “The problem ...
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Social workers, social work students, adult care home and domiciliary care managers, and residential childcare managers and workers will continue to be required by law to register. The white paper also proposes a new legislative provision that would ...
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8 hours ago
Contingent being sent to west Africa will train health workers, build treatment centres and deliver resources to tackle epidemicThe Obama administration is ramping up its response to west Africas Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 US military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical [...]
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11 hours ago
The city government works to combat the issues that plague at-risk citizens by offering programs that range from providing meals to mental health evaluations. The previous year Columbia budgeted $800,000 to social service charities. Some of those charities ...
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In the State of Connecticut's Department of Social Services, the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement is the lead agency supporting the enforcement program along with players from multiple agencies and two branches of government. The Connecticut Child ...
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12 hours ago
It is encouraging to know that more young people are looking at the social service sector as a viable career option ("Social services finding favour among young grads"; last Sunday). This trend supports our most recent Graciousness Index survey, which found ...
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13 hours ago
Social services will be reduced to a “basic child protection service” next year unless significant additional money is made available, the head of the Child and Family Agency has warned. The agency, which took over responsibilty for child and family services ...
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14 hours ago
Justice secretary says he wants every prisoner who needs it to have access to the best possible mental health treatmentChris Grayling has ordered justice ministry officials to start work on developing a network of specialist mental health centres within prisons in England and Wales.The justice secre[...]
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One in six with mental health problems attempt suicide while 40% say they have self-harmed, We Need to Talk coalition findsPeople with mental health problems in England are becoming more unwell while waiting to access talking treatments, with one in six attempting suicide, mental health charities an[...]
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n response DiStasio said that some considerations for moving to Rapid City are access to jobs, schools (colleges), professional degrees, and social services. He said the VA could buy land and own the building or lease land and lease the building.
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14 hours ago
ederal Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews claims affordable housing in Australia is in a parlous state and has expressed his concerns over a ‘lack of transparency’. Opening the National Homelessness Conference in the Gold Coast recently ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
14 hours ago
ell ha ha, here’s the punchline: their proposal won’t just put childcare a stone’s throw away from the pokies, but will do something much sicker, which is to use the provision of critical social services like child care and aged care as collateral ...
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14 hours ago
author of the study, said the study results show that the type and the frequency of discrimination play an important factor. He said various types of ...
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14 hours ago
Federal Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews claims there is a lack of transparency in the homelessness sector, which he says is in a precarious state. Opening the National Homelessness Conference in the Gold Coast recently, Andrews said a lack of ...
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15 hours ago
She knew she'd have to call the state Department of Social Services to straighten out her coverage. But she dreaded it. Last month, it took an average wait of one hour and 18 minutes on hold to reach a DSS worker in the agency's call centers. Seventy-one ...
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he International Institute of Connecticut (IICONN) is a social services agency with offices in Bridgeport, Stamford and Hartford that provides services for immigrants, refugees, victims of human trafficking, and their families. The Avon Theater Film ...
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15 hours ago
The research — co-authored by professor Christopher Salas-Wright at The University of Texas at Austin's School of Social Work and published in the August 2014 edition of Addictive Behaviors— suggests that experiences of discrimination in the form of ...
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16 hours ago
hile the move allowed Gomes to pursue a degree in social work, certain facts of life in the slum took a particular toll. "At home in the village, it's full of open spaces. You feel like you can breathe," she said. "When I first got to Sao Paulo ...
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By Paul Pace, Rena Malai and Laetitia Clayton, News staff The theme of NASW’s national conference, “Social Work: Courage, Hope and Leadership,” was delivered through speakers’ messages and personal stories throughout the four-day event in July. Nearly 2,000 people from 50 states and 12 count[...]