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6 hours ago
Shadow public health minister says figures show 67% of clinical commissioning groups spend less than 10% of budget on mental health servicesMany parts of the NHS spend as little as 6.6% of their budgets on mental health, even though conditions such as anxiety and depression make up 23% of the servic[...]
HealthHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMental HealthGovernment Policy
7 hours ago
Royal Brompton wants to sell wing for £130m to housebuilders, while Royal Marsden bids £30m to keep site for medical useTwo of the country's most admired hospitals are locked in a £130m dispute over plans to sell off prime NHS-owned land in an exclusive part of London to luxury property deve[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
7 hours ago
Joe Raymond, head of the Forsyth County Department of Social Services, during a meeting of the board. Buy this photo. Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 3:46 pm. Joe Raymond, DSS director, leaving Forsyth County Greensboro News & Record ...
Winston-Salem Journal via Google News 
General Social Work
8 hours ago
The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration has announced it has reached enrollment capacity for the Healthy Indiana Plan. The state says the federal government has cleared it to cut off enrollment since necessary funding would exceed revenue ...
Inside INdiana Business via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
10 hours ago
Phyl was employed as secretary with Fayette County Social Services; clerical supervisor with Black Hawk County Social Services; secretary with Black Hawk County Extension Service; co-owned and managed Virginia Handy's Oven; was a baker with ...
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier via Google News 
General Social Work
10 hours ago
Parents angry after 'disastrous' attempt to reprovide home-school transport service for children with special educational needs at half the cost goes wrongA Tory flagship "super council" has apologised after a radical cost-cutting exercise to re-provide home-school transport services for c[...]
EducationChildrenChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
10 hours ago
ocial services and health care of the children. “We are concerned that the failure to return the unaccompanied children will send a message that will encourage a much larger movement towards our southern border,” the July 22 letter states.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
11 hours ago
Evesham Observer
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General Social Work
11 hours ago
he ČSSD was originally pushing through former finance minister Pavel Mertlík (ČSSD), but it eventually gave way in exchange for agreement on raising money for social services and a quicker growth in minimum wage next year. The government coalition also ...
General Social Work
11 hours ago
Guilford County's brand new department that manages public health and social services has its first executive director. Joe Raymond, who has been the Director of Social Services in Forsyth County, will start as the director of the Guilford County Department of ...
Greensboro News Record via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
11 hours ago
hat never happened and that is an outrage.” The shelter is being managed by social services provider Women In Need and currently houses a total of 67 families with 129 children, ranging from 1 to 17 years old, according to DHS representatives.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyWomens Issues
12 hours ago
Bodies such as the SSSC, Skills for Care and Development, the sector skills council for the social services sector, Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (Care Inspectorate) and the Scottish Qualifications Authority amongst others, support ...
DeHavilland via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
12 hours ago
I didn’t really agree with that when I first heard it,‘ he said. ‘But the social services people said teens are very, very clever in hiding this type of stuff. There may be ways of concealment that I don’t know about.’ Reed’s ...
General Social Work
13 hours ago
year pilot program that provides support, information and cultural liaison services to pregnant African refugee women in Salt Lake City. Utah pioneers accomplished what they did through cooperative industry ...
And researchers in social work have begun a three via Live.com News 
General Social WorkWomens Issues
13 hours ago
Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox counties for over 45 years, is seeking a full time, 40 hours a week Home Visitor, for its Maine Families Home Visiting Program. This position is based in our Lincoln office. The Home ...
Bangor Daily News via Google News 
General Social Work
14 hours ago
Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The state Department of Social Services released a long awaited standard dictating how much work a caseworker should have. "If we could do the ideal, then for those in the initial investigation period, it would be no more than 24 ...
WLTX.com via Google News 
General Social Work
15 hours ago
Now, on the faculty in the UC School of Social Work, she teaches courses in the Master's in Health Administration program and practices clinically at the Health Care Connection. She still plans to teach her online MHA courses in the next year, in addition to ...
UC HealthNews via Google News 
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
15 hours ago
Mandatory reconsideration of fit-for-work appeals can pitch claimants into a Kafka-esque maze, leaving them penniless and hungry, an MPs report notesTucked away in this week's work and pensions select committee report on employment-related disability benefits is a section on an innocuous-sounding po[...]
PovertyHousing and PovertyDisabilities
15 hours ago
granted social welfare program: the Social Services Block Grant. The SSBG (and its $1.8 billion budget) has faced Republican calls for elimination before. The Center for Budget and ...
One of the programs he proposes to eliminate is, ironically enough, a block via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
15 hours ago
Channel News Asia
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General Social Work
16 hours ago
NHS statistics show one in five pupils aged 11 to 15 have tried cigarettes, the lowest level since records began in 1982The number of children trying cigarettes has dipped to the lowest level on record, new figures suggest.One in five pupils aged 11 to 15 said they had tried smoking, the Health and [...]
ChildrenHealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareGovernment Policy
16 hours ago
Figure up 230,000 on last crime survey, with 8.8% of adults saying they have used illicit drugs in past yearThe number of adults using illicit drugs in England and Wales rose by an estimated 230,000 to 2.7 million over the last year, crime survey figures show.The increase was driven by more people s[...]
Criminal Justice
16 hours ago
MEXICO – The Oswego County Department of Social Services hosts a training class for prospective foster and adoptive parents Thursday evenings, Sept. 11 through Nov. 20, from 6 to 9 p.m.. Classes will be held at the Department of Social Services, 100 ...
Oswego Daily News via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting

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2 days ago
The National Association of Social Workers is concerned by the massive influx of unaccompanied child immigrants from Central America, and is developing a brief that will include recommendations to help alleviate the crisis. Many of these recommendations were developed by The First Focus Campaign for[...]
 

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3 days ago
By Rena Malai, News staff The 40th anniversary of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, a key piece of legislation that addresses child abuse and neglect, was recognized at the 19th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, held April 30-May 2 in New Orleans. The only federally sponsor[...]
 
1 week ago
By Rena Malai, News staff Mel Wilson, manager of the NASW Department of Social Justice and Human Rights, was a teenager when President Lyndon B. Johnson gave his first State of the Union Address. Johnson announced a War on Poverty, and the Civil Rights Act was signed into law a few months later — [...]