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he Ministry of Community and Social Services did not return a request for comment. The lawsuit was filed by Marlene McIntyre, who was admitted to D’Arcy Place in Cobourg in 1963, when she was only 13 years old. She lived under lock and key there and at ...
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elly is currently executive director of Catholic Social Services which serves tens of thousands of people in northeastern Pennsylvania. “I know that Monsignor Kelly will remain a staunch advocate for Catholic Social Services. I will continue to seek his ...
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Going through a major depressive episode made me more resilient but less empathic, and I began to resent patients’ mental health problems
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e is also the Mayor of the South East District of Singapore. Dr Maliki was an assistant professor at the National University of Singapore’s Department of Social Work and Psychology from 1998 to 2004. Dr Maliki said the last General Election sent the ...
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arson said an investigation determined that the infant was injured at Ms. Neaves’ home while in the care of Willis. He said the Wilkes Department of Social Services reported the incident to the sheriff’s office.
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