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On Monday, on the motion of State Senator and commission member Robert Marshall, D-Wilmington West, Schiliro was nominated to be the commission chairman and Department of Health and Social Services Secretary Rita Landgraf was nominated to be ...
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General Social WorkHealth and Care
1 hour ago
San Juan County, facing a projected $6 million deficit after losses in the local tax base and new required payments to the state, raised sales taxes Monday to try and help fight the deficit. "The county is in a tough position and this is not the time to do away with ...
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General Social Work
2 hours ago
The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration mailed a letter Thursday to Children's Choice Learning Center to let the day care officials know the state was revoking their license. In the six-page letter, state officials blasted the day care for its ...
Indianapolis Star via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
2 hours ago
Nowhere to be “scene,” women protagonists have less than one-third of all speaking roles in film and are largely absent from powerful positions, according to a United Nations-backed survey released today which argues for the involvement of more female film-makers in the industry, and for greater[...]
Womens Issues
2 hours ago
The United Nations and the League of Arab States today signed an agreement to strengthen the protection of children affected by armed conflict in the Arab world.
Children and Parenting
3 hours ago
9:07am: The Senate is listed to discuss the social services budget bills (there are two big ones containing all the measures announced in the May budget). This includes the six month wait for the dole if you under 30, lowering pension indexation and ...
Sydney Morning Herald via Google News 
General Social Work
3 hours ago
On the eve of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Climate Summit, UN climate envoy Mary Robinson and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the head of UN Women, are gathering with some 130 other women leaders to show their commitment to climate action.
Womens Issues
4 hours ago
Interested organizations can apply for 2015 funding by downloading the applications and corresponding instructions located at www.naperville.il.us/cdbg.aspx for the CDBG program and www.naperville.il.us/socialservicesgrant.aspx for the Social Services ...
Chicago Tribune via Google News 
General Social Work
5 hours ago
The international community must renew its pledge to protect women and girls as it strives to improve the dignity of all people and secure the future of the planet, senior United Nations officials told General Assembly today, marking 20 years since a landmark conference that reinforced the principle[...]
GerontologyWomens Issues
7 hours ago
Wherever he finds the money, there is no point Ed Balls trying to save the NHS if he does not also invest in prevention (NHS is Labours priority, 20 September). One reason the NHS is getting so expensive is that there are more ill people obesity and type 2 diabetes are just the tip of an iceberg of[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMental HealthGovernment Policy
7 hours ago
A recent decision sanctioning a social worker for a comment on Facebook by the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC), a United Kingdom regulatory body, sparked an international social work debate on the use of social media in the workplace.
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General Social WorkHealth and Care
11 hours ago
Contracting out is not so much about driving up quality but drastically driving down public sector wages to deliver huge spending cuts - up to 40% in one case, a study findsOutsourcing is often held up by those who propound it as a miracle driver of public service efficiency and innovation. But acco[...]
11 hours ago
Tekmira says its TKM-Ebola treatment has been administered to patients on emergency basis and infusions are well-toleratedCanadian drugmaker Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp said on Monday that US and Canadian regulators have authorized the use of its Ebola treatment in patients who have confirmed or su[...]
11 hours ago
Amy Rominski, an American Sign Language instructor, left, jokes with Frank DeVono, center, and Tammy Cobosco, during a class at the Village at Kelly Drive. Lutheran Social Services started offering the religious American Sign Language class as part of its ...
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General Social Work
11 hours ago
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General Social Work
13 hours ago
Lubavitch is a Hasidic movement within orthodox Judaism. The Litchfield group set up in northwestern Connecticut in 1996 and now includes social service, educational and arts programs. Last year, the Historic District Commission and the local zoning ...
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General Social WorkEducationCriminal Justice
13 hours ago
profit, social service organization that is seeking true social change in the community starting with our young women through our 5 pillar focus on the mental, emotional, physical ...
As described on its website, The Girl Rethought Project, Inc. is a non via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and CareWomens Issues
13 hours ago
roadway Cares awards annual grants to more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide and is the major supporter of the social service programs at The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women's Health ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareWomens Issues
14 hours ago
nd those in poverty rely more heavily on already taxed social service programs. Minnesota Valley Action Council and other local agencies have seen the demand for things like heating and housing assistance climb as poverty rises. And as poverty ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
14 hours ago
he new kitchen has a big grill, and the second floor houses a social work center and a free clothing program. Executive Director Barry Stenger hopes the new digs will inspire those who are down and out. "They'll look around and say, 'Maybe I'm not as bad ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
14 hours ago
Pattaya is tackling sex tourism and crime as the city attempts to clean up its image by conducting nightly arrests in the popular sex tourism district called the Walking Street. Transgender sex workers are being targeted by authorities, and are fined 300 Thai baht (almost $10) Continue reading...
Criminal Justice
17 hours ago
by Terry Skyrme, social worker and Approved Mental Health Professional. I have been a qualified social worker since 1972, right at the birth of the generic social services department. In a few weeks time I will complete my last shift. I've felt driven to retirement.
CommunityCare.co.uk via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental Health
18 hours ago
AS A self-confessed Facebook user, I happened to come across an irate post from one of Grimsby's rather less salubrious areas. The 'lady' concerned was annoyed because she had received a letter from North East Lincolnshire social services as somebody ...
Grimsby Telegraph via Google News 
General Social Work
18 hours ago
A delegation of social services professionals from Hong Kong selected MUST Ministries to visit as they study ways to improve their outreach. The delegation came from a variety of social service agencies in an area of seven million people. After tours and ...
Marietta Daily Journal via Google News 
General Social Work

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By Rena Malai, News staff Crossing through jungles and desert heat on foot, eating trash to survive and dodging gang members and traffickers along the way is what many children from Central America face as they make the perilous journey to the U.S. border, says Wendy Cervantes, vice president of I[...]