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22 hours ago
S
ix Howard Payne University students recently traveled to the Texas State Capitol in Austin to take part in the Social Work Student Day at the Legislature, sponsored by the Texas Association of Social Work Deans and Directors. The travelers are students in ...
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2 hours ago
Southwark Circle programme, hailed in past by David Cameron, had to shut down after it ran out of fundsA scheme hailed as an answer to the looming care gap for older people and praised by David Cameron has collapsed after it ran out of money.Southwark Circle, a membership and mutual support group fo[...]
Health and CareGerontology
2 hours ago
Principal says 50 to 60 images of children from Southbank International School found on William Vahey's computerParents at the elite Southbank International School in London have been told that a paedophile American teacher held images of dozens of their children.A statement from the school's execut[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingEducation
4 hours ago
The Family Resource Center in Oxford was recently recognized by Miami University Family Studies and Social Work Department for their work in the community and for their partnership providing learning opportunities for the students. ... Week which included guest speakers on topics such as career path[...]
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General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducationHealth and Care
4 hours ago
We paid for it ourselves because there is nothing remotely appropriate on offer through the NHS or social services in our area. Sometimes I have to remind myself of this inequality because it has become 'situation normal' for us, as it is for many families.
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General Social WorkHealth and CareGovernment Policy
4 hours ago
Jesuit Refugee Service/USA
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General Social Work
4 hours ago
Three children of Tania Clarence who were found dead at family home all had condition also known as floppy baby syndromeSpinal muscular atrophy (SMA), also known as floppy baby syndrome, is an inherited neuromuscular disease. In its two most severe forms, sufferers die early, often before their firs[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
5 hours ago
Association of Directors of Adult Social Services president David Pearson said the report highlighted the urgent need for change that went beyond adapting current provision. He said: “These figures should be a spur to local authorities to find new ways of ...
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General Social WorkHealth and Care
5 hours ago
HOSPITAL ACTIVITIES made up two-thirds of the human health and social work sector in 2012, the National Statistics Office (NSO) reported earlier this week. Of 951 human health and social establishments employing 20 and over, hospital activities ...
BusinessWorld Online Edition via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
6 hours ago
School whose pupils were molested by William Vahey was told criminal records checks were not up to date by inspectors
London school confirms pupils were abused by teacher
FBI investigates Vahey's London linksSenior staff at the elite Southbank International School raised the alarm about [...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingEducationGerontologyCriminal Justice
7 hours ago
Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia and the Suffolk Department of Social Services are sponsoring a Healthy Aging Forum on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.. This free and open to the public event will take place at Suffolk's Health ...
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General Social WorkHealth and CareGerontology
7 hours ago
600,000 workers in England to vote on action after consultative ballot showed 70% of Unison members opposed pay offerMore than half a million council workers and school support staff are to be balloted on strike action after they rejected a 1% pay offer.Unison said 600,000 of its members in England [...]
Education
7 hours ago
We wish to thank the Guardian for the commitment it has made to collecting and publishing information about hunger and food poverty in this country. It carried a report last week (Hunger is a 'national crisis', religious leaders tell Cameron, 16 April) of the latest Trussell Trust findings of nearly[...]
PovertyChildrenHousing and Poverty
8 hours ago
a reference to The Rolling Stones song) and sends an email to 140 addresses, including the Berkeley Fire department, Highland Hospital, John George Psychiatric Hospital, and many social service organizations throughout Alameda County. He drives around ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMental Health
8 hours ago
Amendment to care bill tabled to extend protection of Human Rights Act to people receiving state-funded care at homePeople receiving state-funded care in their own homes will now be given additional protection by the Human Rights Act, ministers have conceded following pressure from the Liberal Democ[...]
Health and Care
8 hours ago
till there, though unenforceable because of a court ruling. I bring this up because Governor Haley wrote in a post on Facebook that Department of Social Services Secretary Lillian Koller is not an atheist. What a weird thing to write, right? This though ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
9 hours ago
Parents at Southbank International School in Westminster shocked that 'much respected' William Vahey who drugged and molested boys on school tripPupils at the elite Southbank International School in London were victims of serial paedophile teacher William Vahey, the school has confirmed. The scale o[...]
ChildrenEducationChildren and Parenting
10 hours ago
New checks and procedures follow death of patient at hands of tired German locum Daniel Ubani in 2008Out-of-hours GP services in most of Cambridgeshire have been given their first clean bill of health since the accidental death of a patient at the hands of a tired German locum on his first UK shift [...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
10 hours ago
Visibly upset parents at elite Southbank International School speak of their shock and dismay at American teacher exposed as serial child molesterParents of pupils at the elite Southbank International School in London have described their deep shock and distress at discovering that a trusted teacher[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingEducation
11 hours ago
Shealy is the third senator --- but the first Republican --- to call for director Lillian Koller's removal from the state Department of Social Services. A state Senate panel that includes Shealy is investigating claims of mismanagement at that agency, which reports to ...
The State via Google News 
General Social Work
13 hours ago
brahim, one of the men taking me around the camp and an employee of a local social services agency, kissed the photo. Majd Lahlouh was the first man from the camp to die while peace talks between the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Israel began in July 2013.
General Social Work
13 hours ago
A Des Moines agency that assists low-income families must spend much of its effort on responding to crises instead of helping people become more self-sufficient, a worker said Wednesday. Jill Applegate works with the Des Moines Community Action Agency ...
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General Social Work
14 hours ago
Preliminary results of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) 2012 Census of Philippine Business and Industry (CPBI) shows an uptrend for health and social work sector. Conducted last year, the survey's initial release recorded 951 establishments engaged ...
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General Social WorkHealth and Care
14 hours ago
hurch’s chapter of the Boy Scouts — his church asked him. Despite being a perfect fit for the position — McGrath is an Eagle Scout with a master’s degree in social work, and an active member of the Rainier Beach United Methodist Church – the ...
General Social Work
15 hours ago
THE City Government of Bacolod through the Department of Social Services and Development is planning to coordinate with the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to prevent Badjaos from entering the port in the city. Social Services and Development head ...
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General Social Work

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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[...]