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8 hours ago
In this regard, the committee will conduct a mass social work along the road on August 30 starting from 6 a.m. The committee has asked the public of 13 villages and colonies – Rio Colony, Metha Colony, Signal Angami Village, Viola Colony, Sema Tilla, ...
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General Social Work
8 hours ago
Classicist says she wrote reference for one troll because she feared name-and-shame response would harm his job prospectsAcademic and TV historian Mary Beard has disclosed her innovative approach to dealing with her vitriolic Twitter trolls writing them a job reference.The Cambridge University prof[...]
Education
8 hours ago
Dr Sahr Rogers was working in Kenema when he contracted the virus, raising fresh concerns over the country's ability to fight itA third top Ebola doctor has died in Sierra Leone, a government official in the west African nation has confirmed. The news came as another scientist, who also contracted t[...]
HealthHealth and Care
9 hours ago
Campaigners say poor cannot afford charge imposed on them for first time last year, leaving councils chasing lost revenueLocal authorities were unable to collect up to 40% of council tax due from low-income households that had the charge imposed on them for the first time last year.Council tax set [...]
Housing and Poverty
9 hours ago
Jennifer Nicole Sharp, 21, of Florence was at the Florence County Department of Social Services on August 20, 2014 for a supervised visit with her children that are in foster care. During the visit with her children, Sharp became belligerent with the DSS staff ...
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
10 hours ago
Critics brand eBay-style system auctionyourgranny.com while company says it is changing behaviour in a 'too fluffy' marketCouncils are putting care packages for vulnerable people out to tender in eBay-style timed "auctions", the Guardian has learned.Local authorities have been tendering ou[...]
Health and CareGerontologyDisabilities
11 hours ago
Pathologists want reform of death certification after plan for external medical examiners delayedUp to 10,000 deaths a year recorded as being from natural causes should have been investigated by inquests, the Royal College of Pathologists has told the Guardian.The data provides "compelling evid[...]
HealthEducationHealth and Care
12 hours ago
BEAUFORT — The newly consolidated Carteret County Human Services Department has a new director and those using services already know him. Former Department of Social Services Director David Atkinson accepted the newly created position Aug.
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General Social Work
12 hours ago
e ask a lot of our gardens. Mara Gittleman, who jointly runs the Kingsborough Community College farm program, at the end of Manhattan Beach, often sees urban farming likened in the news media to “the new social work, or this thing you do for poor people.”
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyEducation
12 hours ago
“I would also point out that the Australian Council of Social Services has endorsed a number of saving measures such as the abolition of the seniors supplement, tightening up pension income test from 2017 and the income test for FTB B.” The reductions in ...
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General Social WorkGerontology
12 hours ago
I like the town too. I don’t live too far away so I’m familiar with the beauty of it.” • Karen Lawrence: Social Work Intern Lawrence is currently working to get her master’s degree at the University of Connecticut. She will work under school ...
General Social WorkEducation
12 hours ago
o that the mounting sovereign debt of Ukraine is already crushing the Ukrainian population by severe cutbacks in Government expenditures for social services, road maintenance, and other government services, while those oligarchs have palatial residences ...
General Social Work
12 hours ago
he government can provide tax credits and other tax incentives for businesses to locate to Ferguson. Social service agencies can provide job training programs. And the federal government will even help provide much needed training of their police force.
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
13 hours ago
hey are required to verbally report abuse or neglect to the Family and Social Services Administration and in writing within five days of the incident. Licensed centers are also required by law to immediately report allegations of abuse and neglect to the ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
13 hours ago
he estimated figure was extrapolated from a random sample of 38 children who were known to the social services and police because of past difficulties, plus a range of other case files and reports. The head of the local council, Roger Stone, resigned ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
13 hours ago
Fourteen students, joined by Lora Iannotti, PhD, assistant professor at the Brown School, and Edward F. Lawlor, dean, spent time in Haiti this summer as part of a course focused on public health interventions in developing countries. Students gained firsthand ...
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General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
13 hours ago
ADDIS ABABA – Expanding its social work in the Ethiopian community, the Islamic Affairs Supreme Council has revealed plans to boost its health and education services in the populous landlocked African country. “Though the Supreme Council is a religious ...
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General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
14 hours ago
t is literally earning millions of dollars each week, and a great deal of this money is pumped into social services. ISIS's advance throughout northern Iraq has put vast quantities of prime farmland under the control of the militant organization.
General Social Work
14 hours ago
... Inc., provider of top-rated accounting and fundraising solutions designed exclusively for the nonprofit industry, releases a free White Paper highlighting representative payee best practices and recommendations to help social services organizations and government ... The AccuFund Representative [...]
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General Social Work
14 hours ago
A series of reports with 'stark evidence' of abuse were presented to both councillors and police in Rotherham and ignoredAs calls intensified on Wednesday for Shaun Wright to step down as police commissioner, his record as Rotherham council's cabinet member for children and young people's services [...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
15 hours ago
s for the police and social services and indeed the Labour Party for whom the sensitivities of immigrant groups trumped every other consideration, well, I think we know what to do.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
15 hours ago
Shaun Wright, ex-councillor for children and young people's services, refuses to quit after allegedly failing to act on abuse reports Continue reading...
ChildrenChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
16 hours ago
Windhoek — The Minister of Health and Social Services Dr Richard Kamwi has appealed to Namibians seeking prayers and spiritual healing from Nigerian preacher TB Joshua to hold over their plans until the deadly Ebola virus is brought under control in ...
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NASW’s Social Work Policy Institute represented the association in co-hosting a workshop on enhancing diversity in science during the 4th International Conference on Sociology and Social Work in May. SWPI Director Joan Levy Zlotnik presented “Enhancing Diversity in Science: An Effort in Working [...]
 

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A research study finds that a 20-minute conversation with a social worker has the potential to significantly reduce the functional decline of those diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury, according to a news article posted on the University of Washington website. The research was published in [...]
 
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