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5 hours ago
Charla Nash, who was mauled in 2009, returns to hospital where doctors hope ending experiment to wean her off anti-rejection drugs will reverse processA Connecticut woman who underwent a face transplant five years ago after being attacked by a chimpanzee is back in a Boston hospital after doctors di[...]
HealthHealth and Care
9 hours ago
As voters get ready for the council elections on 5 May, here’s what you need to know about the different tiers of local governmentWhat exactly is local government? It’s a difficult one to sum up: there are several tiers, and the structure of those tiers is not the same in every part of England. [...]
Policy
10 hours ago
s the government's report notes, encouraging older brides and contraceptives will likely cut costs in an array of sectors, both inside and outside the health sector, from medical treatment to social services, while benefitting the environment and gender ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
10 hours ago
nd connected to sites with social services. The sleeping pods—also weirdly called "hard tents" by city officials keen on ensuring they're allowable under Portland's zoning code—were mentioned when Hales rolled out a newly permissive camping policy in ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
11 hours ago
Almost one quarter of the world’s school-age children – 462 million – live in countries affected by humanitarian emergencies – a new report by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and partners has revealed.
Children and ParentingEducation
11 hours ago
running budget stalemate, sued Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and six statewide agencies on Wednesday, seeking more than $100 million for unpaid ...
CHICAGO, May 4 (Reuters) via Live.com News 
General Social Work
12 hours ago
he President recommends the names of the nominated members drawn from fields such as literature, science, sports, art and social service on the advice of the government.
General Social Work
12 hours ago
onprofit organization that assists people without regard for religious affiliation or lack thereof through comprehensive case management and mental health services and integrated social service programs. St. Joseph Center serves more than 6,000 ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental Health
13 hours ago
Guidelines requiring public schools to let students use facilities matching their gender identity has been hailed in wake of ‘regressive’ laws passed by other statesChicago public schools (CPS) released sweeping guidelines on Tuesday requiring all 660 of the district’s schools to accommodate t[...]
Charities and VolunteerismEducation
14 hours ago
n the social causes, Farhan says, “The biggest social work IIFA has done is the green campaign. But I feel that this is the best platform for creating awareness about social causes.” Commenting on the major announcements about the awards, Anil Kapoor ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
14 hours ago
Woman claiming to work for Southern Health NHS trust calls Dr Sara Ryan ‘vindictive cow’ after report on son’s deathThe mother of a teenager who died while under the care of a heavily criticised mental health trust has been called a “vindictive cow” in a voicemail message left by someone c[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMental HealthGovernment Policy
14 hours ago
While tracks are owned by state-controlled Network Rail, most services are provided by private companies. Here’s what you should know about UK train servicesBritain’s railways are not easily understood. While most people, particularly regular rail users, think they should be better, many disagre[...]
14 hours ago
To mark the Royal College of Nursing’s centenary, the college is running a photography competition which received more than 800 entries. The shortlist of 50 has been announced and you can vote for your favourite here Continue reading...
HealthEducationHealth and Care
17 hours ago
As a young social worker I was plagued by self-doubt, but I’ve realised it’s a sign that I take my work seriously“What are you going to do for us?” demanded the 73-year-old woman at the hospital I’d been working as a newly minted social worker. “You’re just a goody two-shoes, a do-good[...]
HealthCareersHealth and Care
17 hours ago
he President recommends the names of the nominated members ? drawn from fields such as literature, science, sports, art and social service ? on the advice of the government. PTI
General Social Work
17 hours ago
Operators hope extra money from council tax will ease pressure caused by falling fees and rising staff costs. But underlying problems could cause collapseThese are crucial weeks for England’s care home industry. Homes across the country face a cash crisis, and they are about to find out whether th[...]
HealthHealth and Care
18 hours ago
Residents in Sutton Coldfield could give independents control of their council, newly autonomous of Birmingham, in a fierce battle with the Conservatives for local democracy
We drive to the rugby club through the rain in Terry Leeson’s green Jaguar. Jim Haywood is the club’s chair and, like[...]
Education
18 hours ago
After six months as a charity leader I’m ready to share my top tips – including saying no and listening to grassroot supportersI was appointed chief executive of Student Minds, the UK’s student mental health charity, six months ago and as a leader in my 20s I am often asked how I find the role[...]
CharitiesCareersCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and CareMental Healt
19 hours ago
addict mother, the healthy baby girl was nearly immediately placed with a foster carer by social services and made subject of an interim care order. When paramedics arrived Downer said she did not know when the toddler had ...
Born on March 9 2014 to a heroin via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
19 hours ago
Some of the holders of this kind of debt argue they should be paid before other creditors, pensions or social services", Eric LeCompte, executive director of the religious development coalition Jubilee USA, said in a statement Monday. The Franklin Double ...
General Social Work
19 hours ago
he plan contained no human services funds, though the state Senate approved competing legislation on Friday combining the $600 million for higher education with $441 million for social services. "But I do know that the stopgap measure is critical to the ...
General Social WorkEducation
19 hours ago
fter Garver broke out, someone at the hospital filed paperwork wrongly releasing him from his state commitment. Spears, the social services spokeswoman, said letting patients out is part of treatment because it helps them become more comfortable around ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
19 hours ago
minute surprise tabling of the bill in the House late Thursday night amid complaints from several lawmakers that no emergency funding was found and included for mentally ill, developmentally disabled and other social services, House lawmakers ...
After a last via Live.com News 
General Social WorkEducationDisabilities
20 hours ago
owever, despite positive economic reports, some commentators say the government could have spent more on developing infrastructure, health and social services. Some also think the outgoing administration has prized its credit ratings so much it resulted ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
21 hours ago
he bill also includes $74.1 million for community colleges, 27 percent of annual funding, and $167.6 million for grants through the Monetary Award Program, about a semester's worth of funding. The governor says he's hopeful the General Assembly can build ...
General Social WorkEducation

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1 day ago
By Alison Laurio, News contributor Mila Tecala has an overall goal: helping people put their lives back together. It also is what she likes best about being a clinical social worker. “I got this really nice note,” she said. “It said ‘One of the things you taught me in therapy is instead of c[...]
 

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6 days ago
Kathy Boyd was honored for her 30 years as executive director of the NASW North Carolina Chapter. Valerie Arendt, associate executive director at the chapter, said Boyd will be honored with a plaque at the chapter’s Ethics Conference and Awards Luncheon on March 29. NASW CEO Angelo McClain also se[...]
 
1 week ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff The NASW Foundation has announced five newly elected Social Work Pioneers®. Social workers who have made great strides in expanding the profession into new frontiers and for enriching human development and understanding are reflected in the latest round of inductees. The[...]
 
1 week ago
The news that four Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) workers have been indicted for criminal child abuse and falsification of documents in a 2013 case shook the social work world not just in California but across the country. A child death is a tragedy and we all m[...]
 
1 week ago
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is both dismayed and disappointed by the legislative actions taken by Mississippi, North Carolina, and Tennessee to deny equal treatment of LGBT individuals and families.  The following is a brief summary of each law: Mississippi Protecting Freedom [...]