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15 hours ago
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y Paul R. Pace, News staff The NASW Political Action for Candidate Election board of trustees has been reviewing and endorsing federal candidates for the Nov. 4 midterm elections. All 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and 34 of the 100 seats in the U.S. Senate will be contested. As a p[...]

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Jersey's Health and Social Services Department (HSSD) has recommended that all buildings on the island with a ground floor or basement should be tested for radon levels. Domestic premises built since 1997 include membranes to prevent radon entering ...
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General Social Work
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Greene County Department of Social Services reports the Oct. 19, 2014, arrest of Kimberly Multari, 39, and Vincenzo Multari, 41, both of Catskill, by the Greene County Sheriff's Office on charges of fourth degree grand larceny, a class E felony, fourth degree ...
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General Social Work
2 hours ago
Social service agencies are often the first to get cut when state budgets are tight. And tonight, Arc of Evansville wants elected officials to know the impact these cuts have on the people they serve. It partnered with the Arc of Indiana to host a political forum for ...
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General Social Work
6 hours ago
Thoubal, October 21 2014 : Thoubal College, led by its Principal O Chaoba Devi, organised a social service camp around the college campus on October 19 under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan mission. The cleanliness campaign was participated by teachers, ...
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General Social WorkEducation
9 hours ago
Woman, who is in her 30s and suffers from paranoid schizophrenia, had childlike vision of babies popping outA judge has given doctors the go-ahead to perform a caesarean section on a mentally-ill woman who is 39 weeks pregnant.Mrs Justice Roberts said on Tuesday she was satisfied that a planned caes[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
9 hours ago
Lawyer who replaced Butler-Sloss in official inquiry into alleged paedophile politicians says no close association with Tory peerThe second head of the governments child abuse inquiry is facing calls to stand down over her social links to Lord Brittan, who was home secretary when a dossier about all[...]
ChildrenChildren and Parenting
10 hours ago
FREEPORT, The Bahamas -- The Department of Social Services, Grand Bahama, in celebration of the DSS 50th Anniversary, held a Gospel Concert at the Bishop Michael Eldon Auditorium Saturday night. Minister of Social Services, the Hon. Melanie Griffin ...
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General Social Work
10 hours ago
Nick Hardwick says 69% rise in self inflicted deaths during 2013-14 provides evidence for rapidly deteriorating safety in jailsA warning over a steep rise in prisoner suicides formed the heart of a critical report from the chief inspector of prisons yesterday as he said that jails were gripped by ri[...]
Criminal Justice
11 hours ago
ZTYO losing its patience and anguished over the deplorable road conditions and non-maintenance of the same by the concerned authority, the youth body conducted the mass social work under the theme “Revamp the Town” from dusk and dawn. The works ...
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General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
12 hours ago
The government is launching a £1m advertising campaign to tackle benefit fraud. But is it money well spent? Here are some figures to help you decideThe government is to roll out another campaign to warn claimants who dont report changes in their circumstances that they are risking jail. With 600 pe[...]
Criminal Justice
12 hours ago
Nick Hardwick blames understaffing, overcrowding, poor mental health care and failure to identify risks for vulnerable inmatesThe chief inspector of prisons has described unprecedented levels of violence, bullying, overcrowding and the highest level of suicide in 10 years in a detailed examination o[...]
Housing and PovertyHealth and CareMental HealthCriminal Justice
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The first reform saw the creation of a population-based model of care integrating hospitals, CLSCs and nursing homes into new health and social service networks. Ninety-three networks were created, covering the 17 health regions of Quebec. The system ...
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General Social WorkHealth and Care
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As report reveals poor safety in a third of UK adult male prisons, ex-inmates reveal impact of lack of support in bullying cultureEach night, shortly after the guards locked Phil Rowland in his cell, the bullying would begin. Prisoners would shout to each other through their windows, trying to set u[...]
HealthHousing and PovertyCriminal Justice
13 hours ago
e is married with two children, ages 17 and 13. He is an assistant business manager at Rutgers University’s School of Social Work. Zambrana said that when he first moved to Milltown, he worked as a weekend recreation coordinator for soccer and ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
14 hours ago
We are a people of worship first, and action second,” he said. There is no real political action or social service “unless it flows out of the adoration of God.” “Adoration grounds our whole being in the real reality: the fact that God is ...
General Social Work
14 hours ago
unday, Nov. 23, 2 p.m.: Tova Mirvis author talk, Thomas Great Hall, Bryn Mawr College, followed by book signing. As a social service project, the One Book One Lower Merion Committee will collect donations to purchase books for the West Philadelphia ...
General Social WorkEducation
14 hours ago
ts aim then, to assist people at risk of losing their independence by falling into the social services system, remains the agency’s mission today. “We have a very effective model, and we believe it prevents homelessness in Naperville,” said Rebecca ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
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atton will also be placed on the Department of Social Services’ registry and be fined $10,100. “The loss of these two beautiful children is a tragedy that should have never occurred,” said Solicitor Chrissy Adams. “Getting behind the wheel of a ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting

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15 hours ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff The NASW Political Action for Candidate Election board of trustees has been reviewing and endorsing federal candidates for the Nov. 4 midterm elections. All 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and 34 of the 100 seats in the U.S. Senate will be contested. As a p[...]
 

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It has been more than two months since a policeman in Ferguson, MO, shot and killed unarmed African American teenager Michael Brown, sparking protests in that city and around the nation. Despite the tragedy the National Association of Social Workers and other organizations see the incident as opport[...]
 
4 days ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff Social workers can aid millions of Americans in signing up for health care coverage as the next open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace, under the Affordable Care Act, takes place Nov. 15 to Feb. 15, 2015. NASW and other social work organizations are p[...]
 
4 days ago
Dear Colleagues: On Thursday the National Association of Social Workers (NASW)  joined a small group of key leaders— 16 national organizations—at the White House to discuss Affordable Care Act (ACA) implementation with Obama Administration officials. The agenda for the meeting included the over[...]
 
6 days ago
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is working with other organizations to the end the practice of trying, sentencing and jailing youth under age 18 in the adult criminal justice system. That is why NASW wants to make you aware that October is Youth Justice Awareness Month (YJAM). Thro[...]
 
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By Rena Malai, News staff Social workers can be instrumental in helping unaccompanied, undocumented minors find legal representation and other services once they cross the border into the United States. Tens of thousands of minors have arrived at the U.S. border within the last few months, fleeing f[...]