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Haines is originally from Payson and obtained her degree in Social Work from the University of Phoenix. She has been working in the social work field for six years as a trainer for volunteers. “I knew that these experiences were only the start of my journey ... via Google News 
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The Department of Social Services Region IV will host an area wide recruitment event Saturday. The event will be from 10a.m. until 1p.m. at the SiMT Building in Florence. The theme is "Step-Right Up to Adoption" and it will be an opportunity to find permanent ...
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Derby city council leads calls for levy of up to 8.5% on large retail outlets, with money to be reinvested in local communityLocal councils have asked the government to give them new powers to tax large supermarkets under a system similar to that already in place in Scotland and Northern Ireland.A g[...]
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ou can’t pick and choose.” Karen Ferguson, director of the refugee program at Catholic Social Services in Anchorage, where she works with refugees from Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, Bhutan and Burma, has a similar take. She will be moving to Haifa in August ...
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Offering the Bachelors of Social Work Program at UC East will assist community organizations in filling important positions in healthcare, social services, schools, courts and treatment centers. Students living east of I-275 are sometimes opposed to traveling to ...
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Where an administrative law judge's decision granted greater weight to the reports of non-treating physicians than to the reports of the plaintiff's treating physicians, that was an error that requires remand. “The key issue is whether the ALJ gave sufficient ...
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