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22 hours ago
e has not been charged with any crime and is trying to get his children back — 12 are currently in Thailand being cared for by social services. His whereabouts are unknown; he left Bangkok after police raided his condominium Aug. 5 and discovered nine ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice

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7 hours ago
In his book The Bad Doctor, Ian Williams explored the life of a troubled family physician. Here, in an exclusive strip for the Guardian, he imagines the future of the NHS ... Continue reading...
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
8 hours ago
Records from the Missouri Department of Social Services show that nearly half of the people trying to use the call center for issues ranging from Medicaid coverage to food stamps are encountering such long delays that they are hanging up, The St. Louis ...
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8 hours ago
After surviving two attempts to end her own life, the journalist Cara Anna wants others like her to receive proper supportWhen Robin Williams' death was announced, much of the media in the UK and elsewhere speculated wildly about what might have caused him to take his own life. US-based journalist C[...]
9 hours ago
Head of Médecins sans Frontières urges UN to dispatch disaster response teams as cases and deaths continue to surgeMilitary teams should be sent to west Africa immediately if there is to be any hope of controlling the Ebola epidemic, doctors on the frontline told the United Nations on Tuesday, pai[...]
Health and Care
9 hours ago
The Victorian Council of Social Service chief executive Emma King said young people needed to be put in touch with employers, but issues such as social safety nets and stable housing also needed to be addressed. “Unless we take concerted action ... we ...
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHousing and Poverty
9 hours ago
THE changes of social work will be the topic of discussion at a lecture held at the University of Chester's Padgate Campus. Professor Elizabeth Harlow will give her inaugural lecture, titled Managing Head and Heart, on Wednesday, September 24 in the Lance ...
Warrington Guardian via Google News 
General Social WorkEducation
9 hours ago
A yes vote may exacerbate the dislocated services that English NHS reforms are already causing some patientsWhen Brian Woodcock needs to visit a GP, he makes a four-mile trip from his home in Northumberland to a local town in another country. His medical practice is in Coldstream lies a few hundred [...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
9 hours ago
Diana Dooley, secretary of the California Health and Human Services Agency, and Will Lightbourne, director of Social Services, and Toby Douglas, director of Health Care Services, are those who hold the health and welfare of our children in their hands and ...
The San Gabriel Valley Tribune via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
9 hours ago
A social worker and team manager who failed to provide adequate management to his “inexperienced” team will be suspended, a Health and Care Professions (HCPC) panel decided. The manager failed to act appropriately on several occasions when ...
CommunityCare.co.uk via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
10 hours ago
New Jersey's Atlantic City, long renowned as the gambling hub of the US east coast, started the year with 12 casinos. But by the end of September, it will only have eight. Casino gambling was legalised in the city in the 1970s, triggering a boom that saw Atlantic City's casino revenue reach $5.2bn i[...]
10 hours ago
A recent study found that pet owners tended to be less lonely, less fearful, more extrovert and less preoccupied than non ownersWe live in troubled times, no doubt about it. I cannot remember a time in my life when the news has been so relentlessly grim, so tripping over with eagerness to offer ever[...]
Health and CareMental Health
11 hours ago
In the light of child abuse scandals such as Rotherham, the government's proposals need to be looked at againThe revelations of sexual exploitation in Rotherham are a stark reminder of where our responsibility to protect children has fallen short. Learning the lessons will lead to changes to the exi[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
11 hours ago
Australians are facing longer waits for their benefits as the government continues its mergers of Centrelink and Medicare centres. There have been 150 mergers across the nation so far, and customers told A Current Affair that they were facing waits that ...
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General Social WorkHealth and CareGovernment Policy
12 hours ago
The justice secretary either doesn't understand how bad things are, or he just doesn't careKim Lennon, a prison officer, has been sent a copy of the terms and conditions of her employment and warned she is being investigated for bringing discredit on the prison service. Her alleged offence? Talking [...]
Health and CareCriminal Justice
12 hours ago
Set against the backdrop of already high levels of poverty and limited social service capacities, the impact of the [Ebola] outbreak is having acute repercussions on the food security of affected populations,” the report says, citing reduced food ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
12 hours ago
roblems with the availability of this type of medication began in October 2013, even though the Venezuelan Institute of Social Services (IVSS) is the governmental body that has the legal obligation to provide access to the costly medication. The ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
13 hours ago
t takes a sustained, committed effort that combines smart public policy, a fair distribution of resources, effective social services that help those in need and the commitment of citizens, neighborhoods, politicians, business and the like to ensure those ...
General Social Work
13 hours ago
he watched him earn a double major in psychology and social work and then a master's degree in counseling at Mississippi State. His schooling concluded where it began — in Jackson. He earned his Ph.D in higher education from Ole Miss' satellite campus ...
General Social WorkEducationMental Health
13 hours ago
roposed question subjects include economic development, how to deal with City Hall's space concerns, social services and more. The City Council also may approve a resolution setting the application fees for medical marijuana dispensaries in the city ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
14 hours ago
olice and council bosses let down hundreds of children who suffered abuse in Rotherham— and a culture of cuts and bullying made things worse. Gordon Jelley worked as a training officer for social workers in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, between 2005 and ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
14 hours ago
support responsibilities unless the parent seeking support has been found guilty of sexual ...
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General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
15 hours ago
South Yorkshire force announces 'fully independent and impartial investigation' as Labour suspends four councillorsSouth Yorkshire police have announced a "fully independent investigation" into the force's handling of the Rotherham child exploitation scandal as the Labour party suspended f[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
15 hours ago
Deputy prime minister says arrest and detention of family trying to do best for son with cancer is not appropriateThe deputy prime minister has thrown his weight behind a campaign to allow the parents of cancer patient Ashya King to be reunited with their five-year-old son.Nick Clegg questioned why [...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
15 hours ago
The National Coalition's Espoo party group chief Pia Kauma, claims that Finns are losing out to non-natives when it comes to discretionary purchases made by local social services – in spite of evidence from an Espoo city official, who says all customers receive the same modest sum for baby gea[...]
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By Paul R. Pace, News staff Julie Cronin was a teenager when she witnessed her parents’ anger and mistreatment of each other while divorcing. The Maryland mother of two young girls feared a similar path would take place when her own marriage broke down — until she heard about collaborative divor[...]
 

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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 [...]