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PRINGFIELD - Positions in health care and social services accounted for a third of jobs posted at FutureWorks Career Center in Springfield in March, said Kevin Lynn, manager of business services at the one-stop career center. Lynn said posted job...
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2 hours ago
19-year-old, who had bucket list of things to do before dying, including helping Teenage Cancer Trust, gives 'final thumbs up'A 19-year-old man with terminal cancer, who set up a bucket list of things to do before he died, has raised more than £1m for charity.But Stephen Sutton has told suppor[...]
CharitiesCharities and Volunteerism
5 hours ago
HICKORY, N.C. — Catawba County residents are being asked to make a donation to the Grace McLeod Fund, which will make life easier for low-income elderly or disabled people served by Adult Services Programs of Catawba County Social Services. Items purchased through the fund are ... Rodney Franklin,[...]
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General Social WorkGerontologyDisabilities
5 hours ago
Decision on drug which costs £90,000 but can prolong lives by nearly six months heavily criticisedSign up to the Society briefing email Continue reading...
Health and CareGovernment Policy
6 hours ago
It's 10 years since I started teaching social work and other students as a service user, mainly at Coventry and Warwick universities. Over the years I have been involved in all aspects of the courses, from assisting with admissions to final-term assessments.
CommunityCare.co.uk via Google News 
General Social WorkEducation
6 hours ago
The Virtual Reality Lab at the Graduate College of Social Work is making progress in the fight against addiction. Headed by professor Patrick Bordnick, the lab opened in 2011 as one of the first studies focused on tobacco cessation and is set up to assess and...
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General Social WorkEducation
6 hours ago
... has capacity to decide about where she should live. Turn your screens to BBC2 at 9pm tomorrow (24 April) and join us to discuss what the programme says about social work, the risks and benefits of independent living and the care of older people.
CommunityCare.co.uk via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
6 hours ago
The latest update on the Children's Social Care Innovation Programme, published on Thursday, included research by consultancy Deloitte Social Care and the Department for Education on the challenges facing children's social care and how they might be...
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
7 hours ago
I speak to a children's centre to ask if one of my families can come on a parenting group they are running. They agree. These kinds of things often take a long time to sort out – when I asked last week they turned me down – so it is amazing that everything's...
CommunityCare.co.uk via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
7 hours ago
Last year the government legislated to allow all local authorities to outsource social work functions for looked-after children. This was done, despite an independent evaluation of five pilots, which could find no concrete evidence of better outcomes caused by...
CommunityCare.co.uk via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
8 hours ago
Fewer people sought A&E treatment as a result of violence last year, study finds, and fall in binge drinking may be a reasonA decline in binge drinking and the rising price of alcohol is behind a dramatic 12% fall in the number of people injured in serious violence across England and Wales last [...]
EducationHealth and Care
8 hours ago
National Institute of Social Work and Social Sciences (NISWASS), Bhubaneswar invites applications from the eligible candidates for fill up the following posts of “Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work, Social...
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General Social Work
9 hours ago
Kate Davies wants more social housing, but accepts that creating it means catering for wealthier homeowners and private renters tooIn the nine years since I first interviewed Kate Davies, chief executive of Notting Hill Housing Group, she has come a long way. Then she had just taken the helm at one [...]
HousingHousing and Poverty
10 hours ago
Does an agreement between police, NHS trusts and paramedics that aims to reduce the use of custody for people in mental health crisis stand any chance of success?When Kim Hayden was 20 she was held in a police station cell for eight hours, not because she was under arrest for any crime, but because [...]
HealthHealth and CareMental HealthGovernment PolicyCriminal Justice
10 hours ago
Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova among those writing movingly of value of reading during their incarcerationBooks make up your entire world when you are a prisoner, Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has written, in support of a campaign to persuade the British government to overturn a[...]
Criminal Justice
11 hours ago
They fear that the Abbott government's commitment to privatising services and eradicating “waste and inefficiency” will further undermine professional values that are pivotal to social work's identity. Social workers are a varied professional group but most would probably ... is likely t[...]
The Conversation via Google News 
General Social Work
12 hours ago
That family value led her into social work which, in turn, earned her the Crossroads Hospice “Caring More” award, honoring social workers who go “above and beyond.” The Director of Social Service at Trinity Community in Beavercreek was recognized for...
Dayton Daily News via Google News 
General Social Work
12 hours ago
Senators aren't satisfied with what they're hearing from the director of the S.C. Department of Social Services, who got a chance to defend her agency last week against allegations that it favors numbers over child safety. On April 16, Lillian Koller, director of...
Free Times via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
13 hours ago
COLUMBIA – A Senate Democrat is again taking aim at the director of the state's social services agency, this time with allegations the agency is committing multiple violations of the law in handling cases involving children. But a spokesman for the agency said...
Greenville News via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
15 hours ago
class tradition that goes back at least a ...
These are "Reagan democrats": Hard via Live.com News 
General Social Work
16 hours ago
n February, when he sold his instant messaging company to Facebook for $19 billion, he picked a meaningful spot to sign the deal — a disused Social Services office where, at the age of 16, he and his mother once stood in line to collect food stamps.
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
17 hours ago
... Twitter Delicious LinkedIn Digg MySpace. By KHI NEWS SERVICE KHI News Service April 22, 2014. TOPEKA — State budget analysts have revised upward their estimates of Kansas' costs for social services in the current and coming fiscal years.
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General Social Work
17 hours ago
Advertisement, which was shown in the north-east of England, showed tumour growing in beer glass as a man takes a drinkAlcohol industry complaints that a television advertisement linking drinking with an increased risk of cancer was misleading have been thrown out.The Advertising Standards Authority[...]
Health
17 hours ago
Fewer people sought A&E treatment as a result of violence last year, study finds, and fall in binge drinking may be a reasonA decline in binge drinking and the rising price of alcohol is behind a dramatic 12% fall in the number of people injured in serious violence across England and Wales last [...]
EducationHealth and Care
17 hours ago
Decision on Herceptin-style drug which costs £90,000 but can prolong lives by nearly six months heavily criticisedA Herceptin-style drug that can offer some women with advanced breast cancer nearly six months of extra life has been turned down for use in the NHS because of its high cost.In draft gu[...]
HealthGovernment PolicyWomens Issues
17 hours ago
Reformers demand closure of Wolverhampton youth jail condemned as squalid, unsafe and inhumane by Nick HardwickPenal reformers have called for the immediate closure of a young offender institution labelled by the chief inspector of prisons as the single worst jail he has visited since he took over t[...]
Children and ParentingCriminal Justice

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2 days ago
By Rena Malai, News staff NASW nominated several people to serve on the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities, which was created by the bipartisan Protect Our Kids Act. NASW was involved in getting the act passed into law last year. Two of the commissioners NASW nominated are so[...]
 

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By Rena Malai, News staff NASW Social Work Pioneer® Alfred Kadushin was a giant in social work, said NASW-Wisconsin Executive Director Marc Herstand. Kadushin was soft-spoken and gentle, Herstand said, but his impact on the social work profession was — and continues to be — enormous. Kadushin d[...]
 
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By Paul R. Pace, News staff The NASW Wisconsin Chapter is working to keep social workers and other human services staff safe from a law that allows homeowners to use deadly force in potential home invasions. Wisconsin lawmakers in late 2011 passed the Castle Doctrine, which states that if a person h[...]