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19 hours ago
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y Paul R. Pace, News staff Honoring the people in hospices, hospitals, health care systems and long-term care facilities who collectively work to improve palliative and end-of-life care is what the Circle of Life Awards, co-sponsored by NASW, are all about. “Winning this award means that the prog[...]
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6 hours ago
UN chief launches grants initiative in Kenya as part of push to change how female genital mutilation is reported and perceivedThe UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon is backing a groundbreaking global media campaign, led by the Guardian, to revolutionise how female genital mutilation is reported and pe[...]
HealthWomen
7 hours ago
Study by Ann Coffey MP calls for recognition of real and ongoing problem of abuse as a priority public health issueSexual exploitation of vulnerable children has become the social norm in some parts of Greater Manchester, fuelled by explicit music videos and quasi-pornographic selfies, an MP has war[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
7 hours ago
Home Office study finds no evidence that harsh sentencing curbs illegal use and documents success of Portugals decriminalisationThere is no evidence that tough enforcement of the drug laws on personal possession leads to lower levels of drug use, according to the governments first evidence-based stu[...]
Criminal Justice
8 hours ago
The focus of the night was to take steps toward forming a union for graduate students in the School of Social Work (SSW) at the UW. Prior to Sawant's talk, the SWSU held a short session regarding student labor rights for participants in the SSW's practicum ...
The Daily via Google News 
General Social WorkEducation
11 hours ago
Children's Home Society of Minnesota and Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota will be hosting an free Adoption Fair on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to noon at Children's Home and Lutheran Social Services 1605 Eustis St., St Paul for individuals and ...
Front Page via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
11 hours ago
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General Social Work
13 hours ago
pon a determination of the majority of its members [of BTA] that the same is necessary for achieving the twin goals of continuity of social services and transitioning to the regular Bangsamoro Government.” Section 13 provides P1 Billion as the initial ...
General Social Work
13 hours ago
he teenager, who is pursuing Bachelors in Social Work at a private university here, will be anointed as the 'Nayab Shahi Imam' (Vice Imam) at a ceremony on November 22. For the ceremony, the Shahi Imam of the country's largest mosque has sent out ...
General Social WorkEducation
14 hours ago
Eight month study shows legalisation policies do not result in wider use, and the US should be watched with interestThe Home Office comparison of international drug laws, published on Wednesday, represents the first official recognition since the 1971 Misuse of Drugs Act that there is no direct link[...]
Criminal Justice
14 hours ago
list Rep. Terry Ridon on Thursday calls on the House Committee on Health and Committee on Social Services to review existing rules and regulations governing the funeral industry. Ridon said that while death ...
House Resolution No. 1629 filed by Kabataan party via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
15 hours ago
The United Nations has helped set up a youth alliance committed to serving their communities through volunteerism in the Asia-Pacific region, where more than 80 million young people of working age are unemployed, the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said today.
Children and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
16 hours ago
New Kent Sheriff's Office is issuing a warning for county citizens to be on the lookout for individuals portraying themselves as employees of New Kent Department of Social Services. Recently, individuals have visited homes in and outside of the county, ...
Charles City Chronicle via Google News 
General Social Work
16 hours ago
Events are designed to raise awareness of community issues and demonstrate what can be done to make the community a better place to live. “Our events benefit others by performing service for Misericordia University and the surrounding community, as well ...
The Highlander via Google News 
General Social WorkEducation
17 hours ago
n a report tabled in Federal Parliament on Wednesday, the Senate's community affairs committee recommended the Departments of Social Services and Human Services do a "comprehensive" review of the supports provided to grandparents who take primary ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
17 hours ago
Deliberations on a modern youth policy framework continued today in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku as hundreds of experts, policymakers, researchers and activists met for the second day of a United Nations-backed meeting, which is expected to usher in a set of focused guidelines to assist counties in [...]
Children and Parenting
18 hours ago
Daemen College will begin offering courses next spring for a new master of social work degree. The state Education Department recently approved the program, which will provide advanced training for experienced professionals and students with a ...
Buffalo News via Google News 
General Social WorkEducation
18 hours ago
National Social Scheme unit of Loyem Memorial College (LMC), Tuensang, has organized a social work in and around the college campus as part of “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” campaign on October 22. Principal, staff and students of the college participated in ...
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General Social WorkEducation
18 hours ago
The NHS is in trouble and its chief executive has requested £8bn to save it. But how does Britains system compare with healthcare around the world and what can we learn? From hard-pressed India to highly organised Germany, eight Guardian correspondents reportIn Lewis Carrolls Through the Looking G[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
18 hours ago
I was saddened to read Rose Georges article about dementia and to realise just how bad things are in the UK (How not to solve the dementia crisis, Journal, 29 October). I am thankful for moving to France 17 years ago. Four years ago my wife started to lose her memory. Within four weeks she had [...]
HealthHealth and CareMental Health
18 hours ago
I was saddened, but not surprised to read of the archbishop of Canterburys warning about an upsurge in racist comments (Cameron hardens stance on Brussels £1.7bn demand, 28 October). Although these are not criminal or violent acts, the language we use casually to describe others we perceive as[...]
Charities and VolunteerismEducationMental HealthMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
19 hours ago
Groton - The agency formerly known as Noank Group Homes and Support Services has announced a name change and expanded mission in time for its annual fundraiser gala Saturday at the Mystic Arts Center. The agency is now known as Noank ...
TheDay.com via Google News 
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19 hours ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff Honoring the people in hospices, hospitals, health care systems and long-term care facilities who collectively work to improve palliative and end-of-life care is what the Circle of Life Awards, co-sponsored by NASW, are all about. “Winning this award means that the prog[...]
 

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3 days ago
The role of school social workers has continually been fragmented and determined by the context in which they work as well as policy changes at the federal. School social work has evolved over the past 100 years from enforcing mandatory school attendance in 1918 to providing emotional support for ch[...]
 
6 days ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff NASW Social Work Pioneer® Elaine Brody, who died on July 9 at age 91, is being remembered as one of the first social work practitioners to simultaneously conduct research of clients. Her efforts helped launch the specialization of aging studies. Brody’s research at the[...]
 
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Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) has consistently been found to be the most common of all personality disorders, with estimates ranging from 1 percent to 2 percent of the general population, and some researchers have suggested that BPD rate can be as high as 6 percent. BPD is a mental health co[...]
 
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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[...]