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7 hours ago
New arrivals reveal how far they have come – and what the country looks like through an immigrant’s eyesAna Fletcher, 28, was born in Indonesia. She arrived in the UK in August and lives with her husband, a pub manager, in Huddersfield. They have a four-year-old daughter, and Ana has a 10-year-o[...]
Minorities and Immigration
9 hours ago
Growing up, Rebecca Ley took her Cornish childhood by the sea, with its space and freedom, for granted. Now she lives in a sometimes ‘grimly urban’ part of London, she wonders whether the benefits outweigh the costsOur local playground is a bit like Disneyland. From the curved metal slide that v[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingEducation
9 hours ago
The letter you always wanted to writeWe met only fleetingly but there hasn’t been a Christmas Day since that I haven’t thought about you both and wondered what you are doing. We met on Christmas Day many years ago when I was a student nurse part way through my eight-week[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
13 hours ago
e dismissed rumors that the house had been the subject of calls from the Department of Social Services. “It’s not a problem house,” he said. “This is an ordinary neighborhood — a lot of good people, a lot of kids in the area. This is something ...
General Social Work
13 hours ago
he changes bring in the Canadian Red Cross Society as a disaster responder under a formalized agreement, introduce a committee of social services to help facilitate aid to vulnerable populations and seek a closer relationship between Toronto’s 311 ...
General Social Work
15 hours ago
tory Updated: Dec 20, 2014 at 1:01 AM EST Carmike 10 Theater has partnered with children's home society and the department of social services for a special viewing of Annie this weekend. Friday at 8 P.M. you can attend the premiere of the new release of ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
16 hours ago
Figures show more than 75% of estimated savings will come from women under cuts planned by Tories if they win electionWomen will overwhelmingly bear the brunt of a freeze in tax credits and benefits that will be introduced by George Osborne if the Tories win the general election next year, according[...]
WomenWomens Issues
17 hours ago
onations will be used to purchase items not covered by social services. Send donations to the Senior No. 67: This senior, who loves to crochet and knit, said attending cosmetology classes in her youth were among the happiest moments of her life.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingGerontology
17 hours ago
ody achieved a Band 6 in Community and Family Studies despite having central hypotonia. He hopes to get into social work as a career. Photo: Dubbo Weekender/Natalie Holmes A Victorian man has run into the law – quite literally – after crashing his car ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
17 hours ago
espite speculations that the family was being investigated by social services, police has dismissed the claims. Prime Minister Tony Abbott called the incident “an unspeakable crime.” The mass murders comes days after a gunman siege at a cafe in Sydney ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
18 hours ago
Civilian casualties in Afghanistan increased by nearly 20 per cent in 2014 compared to the previous year and are expected to rise to a figure over 10,000 by end of December – for the first time since the UN mission in the country began keeping record in 2008.
20 hours ago
With Christmas less than a week away, Santa and his helpers have been busy receiving stacks of letters from children around the world, according to the United Nations postal agency, which estimates the total this year will climb above 7 million.
Children and Parenting
20 hours ago
Families celebrate after US investor Westbrook Partners abandons plans to evict families and triple rentsTo the sound of “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” on the jukebox and with open fires crackling in the grates of the Stag pub, the residents of the New Era estate in east London las[...]
HousingCharities and Volunteerism
21 hours ago
Health budget set to increase as doctors say services ‘running just to stand still’ amid winter spike in patient numbersNHS leaders in England say the problems caused by the funding squeeze are greater than ever, with hospitals struggling to cope with record levels of emergency admissions and un[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
21 hours ago
It once promised local control, public benefit from property wealth and protection for the poor. Today Britain’s council tax fails on all three countsBy factoring out inflation, and then factoring in various things that it didn’t happen to be cutting this week, the government is able to claim th[...]
Housing and PovertyEducationHealth and Ca
21 hours ago
Project managed by Mind works with people aged 14 to 25 and is one of the charities supported by the 2014 Guardian and Observer Christmas appealAnyone remembering their adolescence can summon up that rawness and anxiety at a world grown suddenly shaky under your feet. Body and mind can feel under as[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and CareMental Health
21 hours ago
In eastern Ukraine, the situation remains ‘extremely serious’ for more than 1.7 million children affected by the escalating crisis, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned today as it appealed for funds to continue its humanitarian response in the country.
Children and Parenting
21 hours ago
arties that characterize themselves as closer to Tunisia’s revolutionary demands of social justice and overhauling social services say they are concerned that, despite the ideological gulf between Nida Tunis and Ennahda, their similar economic platforms ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
21 hours ago
olice are comfortable the wider community is safe describing the crime as an “isolated incident” and dismissing the speculation the Manoora house has been the subject of Department of Social Services investigation. An investigator stated ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
22 hours ago
amily Promise began in Lubbock 16 years ago. Malpiede, 61, had worked in social work for years, and previously worked with Catholic Family Services in Lubbock. After working one year with the Community Health Centers of Lubbock, Malpiede said he desired a ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
22 hours ago
eturning to the TD report, it recommends a variety of key public investments to reduce inequality, including affordable housing, health and social services, early childhood development and decreasing barriers to all levels of higher education, from skills ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducationHealth and Care
22 hours ago
s Mkuya also said the findings show that the highest level change observed in other personal and social services by 232.1 per cent while electricity and gas regtered the lowest level change by negative 30.9 per cent. “Under the new estimates ...
General Social Work
22 hours ago
acre plot and will propagate work in the field of ayurveda, yoga, meditation, natural farming and social service.Workshops in the fieldof yoga and ayurveda will be conducted across Karnataka, the birth place of ...
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Due to increased demand the National Association of Social Workers is extending its ethics consultation days and hours beginning January 5, 2015. NASW’s Office of Ethics and Professional Review answers member’s questions on a variety of ethical issues. Questions can range from “Am I required t[...]
 

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By Paul R. Pace, News staff Washington became the first state in the nation to require suicide assessment and management training for licensed social workers, therapists, counselors and psychologists. The Matt Adler Suicide Assessment, Treatment, and Management Act was signed into law in 2012 and w[...]