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2 hours ago
THE FIGHT TO END POVERTY AND TO SPREAD AWARENESS WENT TO BUS STOPS, GROCERY STORES AND SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES TODAY. THE POVERTY INSTITUTE IS A TWO-DAY TRAINING ACTIVITY FOR LOCAL EDUCATORS, POLICE ...
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General Social WorkHousing and PovertyCriminal Justice
4 hours ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina lawmakers say the Department of Social Services needs to hire more caseworkers now and not wait until after legislators pass a budget next year. On Tuesday, a Senate panel directed agency officials to create a plan ...
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General Social Work
7 hours ago
To celebrate the forthcoming launch of our latest certification program update, Financial Social Work Certification 3.0, we are hosting another amazing free giveaway! Fill out the form to the right and enter to win one of three enrollments into the Financial Social ...
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General Social Work
7 hours ago
Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The acting Department of Social Services State Director testified to state senators Tuesday that high caseloads are still a problem across the state. Acting Director Amber Gillum was not asked however about the 5 Jones children who ...
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General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
9 hours ago
Humanitarian chief warns capacity in affected countries on brink of collapse as US vows to send in 3,000 troops to fight epidemicPresident Barack Obama called the Ebola epidemic in west Africa a potential threat to global security as the White House pledged to send 3,000 troops to fight the worst ev[...]
HealthHealth and Care
9 hours ago
Students in the Latino studies track will take a three-week immersion trip to Costa Rica, Zeiger said, where they will live with Spanish-speaking host families, take classes on language and culture and visit social service agencies in the area. "It's very much an ...
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General Social WorkEducation
11 hours ago
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General Social Work
11 hours ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's Department of Social Services must hire more caseworkers now to stem a child welfare crisis, not wait until legislators pass a budget next year, state senators told agency officials Tuesday. The Senate panel ...
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General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
11 hours ago
Minister of Welfare and Social Services, MK Meir Cohen, and National Insurance CEO, Professor Shlomo Mor Yosef, decided to fast-track this month's payments of National Insurance stipends in honor of the High Holidays. In this way, the money will help ...
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General Social Work
12 hours ago
Waiting on the telephone to speak to someone is a fact of life in a society where "Your call is important to us" means "Hope you're not in a hurry." But some wait times beggar belief. Last month, according to a report by the Connecticut Mirror, it took an average ...
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General Social Work
12 hours ago
SYRACUSE -- Onondaga County's Department of Social Services is about to conduct an inventory of its office supplies and other equipment in the wake of an audit. Onondaga County Comptroller Robert Antonacci released an audit Tuesday that is highly ...
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General Social Work
13 hours ago
16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Walden University is awarding six Barbara Solomon Scholarships for Social Work to outstanding students who demonstrate a proven commitment to helping the underserved. Named to honor social work pioneer and longtime ...
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General Social WorkEducation
13 hours ago
Sir Albert Bore says cuts over next four years will lead to more job losses and leave council unable to provide some servicesThe leader of the UK's biggest local authority has said it faces a "ticking timebomb" of financial cuts over the next four years that will result in the loss of thou[...]
14 hours ago
While child survival rates have increased dramatically since 1990, one million babies each year do not see their second day of life, many succumbing to complications during labour and delivery that could be easily prevented with simple, cost effective interventions, according to a report released to[...]
Children and Parenting
14 hours ago
(St. Louis, MO) September 16, 2014 – Kingdom House, a St. Louis City social services agency, will honor St. Louis Community Credit Union with its Agency Impact Award for their shared vision in offering financial services that create pathways to economic ...
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General Social Work
15 hours ago
lso at the meeting, housing advocates thanked Shumlin for supporting existing programs and voiced a need for others, such as employment assistance and other social services that could be connected to housing. About 60 people attended the gathering ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
15 hours ago
uch of the Yes vote literature breaks out the cost of the Trident program and compares it to domestic spending for social services — and the message is appearing to resonate. According to the most recent public opinion polls — the split between a Yes ...
General Social Work
15 hours ago
he counting is endless. Another pitiable situation is our declining social services. Professionals in the educational sector continue to protest the abysmal conditions of learning and research in educational institutions due to poor funding; shortage of ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
15 hours ago
idespread poverty and a lack of basic social services are blamed for a situation which aid groups argue violates a child's right to a family, as enshrined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. In the capital, Chisinau, the institutions are ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHousing and Poverty
15 hours ago
Justice Department official, who lacked authorization to speak for the record, said that the effort would seek to engage “a wide range of social service providers, including education administrators, mental health professionals and religious leaders to
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMental HealthCriminal Justice
15 hours ago
David Prior, who heads the regulator, warns variable standards in the health service lead to thousands of avoidable deathsThe treatment provided by hospitals and GPs is so "dangerously" variable that poor care kills up to 10,000 patients a year, the head of the NHS regulator claims.In a wi[...]
HealthHousing and PovertyHealth and CareGovernment Policy
15 hours ago
ocial benefit bonds, as they have been dubbed locally, are a new breed of financial instrument being used by governments to help fill the funding shortfall needed to provide social services. The better the measurable social outcome achieved by the ...
General Social Work
16 hours ago
r. Ihekwoba, also lamented barriers which he identified to be associated with disabled persons in the society and pointed out that their members were mostly denied access to relevant social services such as education, employment, health care ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareDisabilities

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1 week ago
By Paul Pace, Rena Malai and Laetitia Clayton, News staff The theme of NASW’s national conference, “Social Work: Courage, Hope and Leadership,” was delivered through speakers’ messages and personal stories throughout the four-day event in July. Nearly 2,000 people from 50 states and 12 count[...]