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1 hour ago
Alcohol consumption | Colin Dexter | The word anent | Doonesbury | Scandinavian happinessThe moderation-better-than-dry theory is built on a fallacious interpretation of statistics (Drinking can be good for the heart – but only in moderation, 23 March). A significant proportion of those over 30 wh[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
2 hours ago
Yet again, we have a justice secretary demonstrating contempt for both experts and any other commentators who know what they are talking about over prisons and prison policy (Truss to announce four new supersized jails, 22 March). Titan prisons, first so dubbed by then justice secretary Jack Straw ([...]
Criminal Justice
3 hours ago
Through her work in the voluntary sector my friend and colleague Sarah Hayward, who has died aged 70 of motor neurone disease, found a range of ingenious ways to help people whose lives had been disrupted by conflict.As a programme manager for Christian Aid, she held posts in east and southern Afric[...]
Health and Care
7 hours ago
just want you to be open and understanding of what is around you.” Samuel Leizear, field education director at the West Virginia University School of Social Work, also conducts trainings on transgender issues for businesses and organizations that ...
General Social WorkEducation
7 hours ago
can tell you from my experience that programs like Housing First don't work and burdening Fairview with the heavy load of social services is wrong. Nothing is "first" in addressing this issue; it is complex and must be aggressively addressed from all ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
7 hours ago
hese kids didn't really wait for to become grownups or adults, find a job, settle in life and then think of doing some social service or welfare, within what they have, with the resources they have at their age if they can dig out an opportunity and make ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
9 hours ago
ups? Will the Department of Social Services try to take Dedra’s children away? And if they don’t let G live as a girl? Dr. Bowlby says transgender children who are forced ...
If they let G live life as a girl, will the other kids bully her? Will the grown via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
9 hours ago
loved archeology but it did not fulfill me. That’s when I discovered that I wanted to help people through social work. So, I took charge of a local social project and I found God. It turned my life around.” Local word of mouth about these singing ...
General Social Work
10 hours ago
nd get my voice back in a positive way?’” His talk at UofT was sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Men and Families, a health and social service group. “Part of it is the negative signals we send men as soon as they show any vulnerability,” said ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
15 hours ago
National study of drug use through analysis of sewage finds high rate of ice use compared with countries in EuropeThe first national study of drug use through analysis of sewage has found that, while Australians are big users of illegal stimulants compared with Europeans, their alcohol intake is “[...]
Criminal Justice
16 hours ago
eaders' Choice, which began in 2010, is a fully free and fully local contest that allows online voters to select winners in various categories in these areas: In the Social Services category, the charitable organization chosen by readers will receive a $ ...
General Social Work
16 hours ago
his is in line with PDP’s Social Services and Economic Development Program and President Duterte’s own advocacy to feed the poor and uplift their lives. In the past the urban poor have nothing to help them address their hunger, until Duterte’s ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
16 hours ago
ays Angela James, VP of External Affairs, Kappa Phi Gamma. Established in 2003, My Hope Chest is the only national 501c3 social service organization focused on reconstructive surgery for uninsured and under insured breast cancer survivors. We are moved to ...
General Social WorkEducation
17 hours ago
hile in high school she had many honors: President of the Junior Class; National Honor Society; Governor of Girls State; President of High School Orchestra, A Cappella Singer and accompanist, Social Service Award, Quill and Scroll, Youth Council ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
17 hours ago
ohn Eldredge, who worked for Focus before writing bestselling books and leading retreats on men's issues, said acts of social service were "entirely superficial" without social action. Focus partnered with other conservative Christian organizations ...
General Social Work
17 hours ago
More importantly, it is a tool that brings them into the network of social services that can be provided and puts them on the radar screen for the very first time like no other program has ever been able to do.” Along with earned hourly ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
18 hours ago
ut when I came to Southern [Connecticut State University], I am a social work major, I met really good friends. Through work, I met the closest friend I have ever had. We were pregnant together and she’s the godmother of my son. I am the godmother of ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and CareGerontology
20 hours ago
The much-hyped Comic Relief sequel to Richard Curtis’s film was a real let-downIt’s a shame, but the Comic Relief Red Nose Day Actually reprise of Love Actually was Guff Actually. The cast was there, everyone from Hugh Grant, Bill Nighy and Colin Firth to Keira Knightley, Rowan Atkinson, Liam Ne[...]
Charities
20 hours ago
Four in five 12- to 16-year-olds experience ‘emotional distress’The vast majority of teenagers say they experience “emotional distress” after starting secondary school but claim teachers don’t have the skills to help them, research has found.Four in every five 12- to 16-year-olds in the su[...]
EducationChildrenHealth and CareMental Health
20 hours ago
An extensive 18-year study of families across England could lead to more face-to-face contactWhen Amanda Boorman adopted Jazz, then aged five, social workers told her to avoid the town in which her child’s birth parents lived. “The impression I had was that they were quite scary and potentially [...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism

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