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8 hours ago
With defections, dithering and division, the party’s claim to represent change is ever more ludicrousThe UK Independence party is in deep ideological crisis over an issue close to its tribal heart: the true significance of the pub, and what is said there. For years, Nigel Farage has held his pint [...]
HealthGerontology
8 hours ago
David Owen (Lesson one from the Hinchingbrooke hospital scandal: beware the ‘mutual’, 20 January) confused a complicated question. Many of us who run employee- or co-owned mutuals providing healthcare have followed the Hinchingbrooke “experiment” closely. When Circle withdrew from its contra[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
10 hours ago
In some countries, people get paid for giving blood. And in the UK, we have to buy in plasma. But is safety compromised when money changes hands?A recent black-and-white documentary, Blood, about a mobile blood collection unit in rural Russia, shows scenes familiar to many: dusty halls, anxious dono[...]
Health
10 hours ago
Apps offer abusers a terrifying new toolbox to control their partners and exes. Phone software allows them to follow people’s movements, monitor their calls, texts and emails – and even watch themOut for dinner on an overseas business trip thousands of miles from the UK, Isobel answered the call[...]
WomenChildren and Parenting
13 hours ago
he children were taken away from their parents, who cannot be named, after the intervention of social services early last year, reports the Liverpool Echo. Describing the home as “filthy” and “appalling”, Judge Dennis Watson, QC, said ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
13 hours ago
t is within that context that I am able to see the interwoven pieces of my priestessing, my academic studies, my social work, my parenting, my justice work, advocacy, and my personal soul searching ancestral work as pieces to a really large picture.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
15 hours ago
In some parts of California, resistance to vaccinations including the MMR shot is stronger than ever, despite cases of measles hitting five US statesFor more than three years, Tanya Gottesburen refused to have her son Robert vaccinated. She didn’t like what she read about the ingredients in vaccin[...]
Children and ParentingHealth and Care
15 hours ago
Business leaders have a choice: understand that less inequality equals stronger, less debt-dependent growth or watch stagnation take holdThe World Economic Forum has never been good at crystal-ball gazing. In early 2007, it was smug and complacent even as the financial storm clouds gathered. Last ye[...]
17 hours ago
Britain’s GPs face the questions under Jane Haynes and Martin Scurr’s wonderfully humane examinationBeing a GP is a performance – as perhaps are most jobs. But GPs have an audience in their patients, and for most of us there will always be speculation about what is going on in the minds of our[...]
HealthEducationHealth and CareMental HealthGovernment Policy
19 hours ago
seven girls were rescued by social service branch of Mumbai police from different brothels in separate raids within the city. The Social branch also raided clubs indulging in gambling, hookah parlours and pirated cds. According to the deputy ...
MUMBAI: Twenty via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
20 hours ago
A lack of basic fairness in our economic system is driving inequality to levels that threaten democracy, capitalism and civil society, argues Will Hutton in an extract from his new book• Will Hutton Q&A: ‘It wouldn’t take much to make this country the most dynamic in Europe’ Britain is b[...]
PovertyChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
20 hours ago
A study of illegal sperm donors and a US series on the intangibles of modern life made fascinating listeningOut of the Ordinary: Desperately Seeking Sperm (Radio 4) | iPlayer
Invisibilia | npr.orgJolyon Jenkins is a long-time BBC radio man. Working as producer and presenter, often at the same t[...]
Health
20 hours ago
On 25 January, activists mark World Leprosy Day to raise awareness of leprosy as a 21st-century disease. Freelance photographer Tom Bradley has been documenting the effects of leprosy since 2009, focusing on the lives of those affected by this complex disease. These photographs, taken in the Khokana[...]
HealthHealth and Care
21 hours ago
Why are teenagers such moody, lazy, selfish nightmares? We gave readers the chance to ask Frances E Jensen, author of a new book on the adolescent mind, how to deal with these hormonal time bombsSeveral years ago Frances E Jensen’s 16-year-old son wrote off a car. A few years earlier, her other so[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingEducationMental Health
22 hours ago
he organisation not only encourages alumni who are in the engineering field, but also others who studied engineering but chose to excel in other areas, such as social work, journalism, sports, movies, etc. Driven by the tagline ‘secure, strengthen and ...
General Social Work
22 hours ago
r. Matthews, a corrections officer at Gouverneur Correctional Facility, and Mrs. Matthews, a senior caseworker for St. Lawrence County’s Department of Social Services, are accustomed to hearing about people doing bad things, but the stakes seem higher ...
General Social WorkGerontology
23 hours ago
ut interest groups in Sacramento are privately considering their own ballot measures to raise specific taxes to benefit their own bottom lines, and Democrats have chaffed at Brown’s refusal to restore cuts to social services made necessary by the deep ...
General Social Work

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3 days ago
FROM PRESS RELEASE: WASHINGTON – The John A. Hartford Foundation has awarded the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Foundation a $1 million, three-year grant that will be used to launch a program through NASW chapters in New York City, Maryland, Illinois and Florida to improve the deliv[...]
 

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1 week ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff There were 1,620 child maltreatment deaths reported in 2012, but research suggests that the real number may be under reported by 1,000 or more children because of a lack of consistency in how child deaths are documented across the U.S. Improving standards of data collecti[...]