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he National Association of Social Workers is concerned by the massive influx of unaccompanied child immigrants from Central America, and is developing a brief that will include recommendations to help alleviate the crisis. Many of these recommendations were developed by The First Focus Campaign for[...]

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6 hours ago
While today's editorial discusses various fraud attempts that targeted Halton residents recently, the Champion — and ultimately those helped through funding from United Way Milton — fell victim to thieves this past weekend. As reported on the front page of ...
insidehalton.com via Google News 
General Social Work
7 hours ago
SINGAPORE — The National Council of Social Service (NCSS) will be developing a volunteer management framework for the social sector, as part of plans to beef up volunteer resources and develop the expertise of social service professionals. This could ...
TODAYonline via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
7 hours ago
A North Carolina mother of five, Moshimalee Johnson, posted an ad on Craigslist in an effort to find a home for her children, after the Durham Department of Social Services refused to help earlier this month. The homeless 32-year-old woman wrote in the ...
Atlanta Black Star via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHousing and Poverty
9 hours ago
Woodbury County's Social Services department has a new home. It was a unanimous decision by the Woodbury Board of Supervisors to move the Social Services department from the basement of the county courthouse to a larger location on Tri-View Avenue ...
KTIV via Google News 
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
9 hours ago
Home Office researchers say focusing on reducing remaining number of heroin users could produce further falls in crimeA long-term fall in the number of heroin and crack users has been a key factor in the decline in crime levels in England and Wales, according to Home Office research.A consensus amon[...]
Criminal Justice
10 hours ago
WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) will host social workers from across the United States and around the world at its "Social Work: Courage, Hope and Leadership" national ...
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General Social Work
10 hours ago
According to the Guatemalan attorney general, 2,030 minors have been deported from the US and Mexico so far this year. The government is struggling to keep track of returnees and provide needed support.
Christian Science Monitor via Google News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
10 hours ago
SALT LAKE CITY, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Empowered Solutions Group, Inc. (ESG) is pleased to announce it has officially changed its name to CaseWorthy, Inc. The company was founded in 2008 and is a leading provider of Social Services Technology to include software expertise and turnkey i[...]
ESG) Changes Name To CaseWorth via Yahoo! News 
General Social Work
11 hours ago
Earlier this month, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) took action by filing a lawsuit against Wal-Mart for allegations that the supermarket chain unjustly fired an employee with an intellectual disability who worked at the Rochford ...
News via Google News 
General Social WorkDisabilities
11 hours ago
What a week at the General Assembly! The Senate decided to work on bills that were sitting in the Senate Rules Committee all last week and move them to the floor for votes.The most controversial was Medicaid Reform which the Senate proposes to create a ...
News via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and CareGovernment Policy
12 hours ago
The greatest health challenge for 21st-century UK society is persuading people to make healthy choices, says the chief medical officerThe first wave of public health action occurred in the wake of the industrial revolution. It was primarily aimed at improving environmental conditions: the provision [...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
13 hours ago
The Pennsylvania Society of Clinical Social Work (PSCSW) is pleased to announce that first, second and third place prizes in the PSCSW Awards for Clinical Excellence competition have been won by recent student graduates. PSCSW gives awards annually ...
Inside Bryn Mawr via Google News 
General Social WorkEducation
13 hours ago
New data released today by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) shows the need for urgent action to end female genital mutilation and child marriage – two practices that affect millions of girls across the globe.
Children and Parenting
13 hours ago
Guardian seminar to discuss how society gets ready for demographic change The government is still failing its ageing population More on our Ageing Population project
Pensions are worth nothing, care is being cut back, people are living longer, jobs are going digital. All this, to me, adds [...]
Health and Care
13 hours ago
NHS trust's decision to lock out pathology team has grave implications for public sector industrial actionCarol Whittaker is terrified she will be forced out of the job she loves. In what is believed to be the first time in the history of the NHS, hospital employees including Whittaker, have been &[...]
HealthHealth and CareGerontologyGovernment Policy
13 hours ago
David Cameron announces move at Girl Summit as he also says parents will be criminalised if they fail to protect childrenThe government is to legally oblige doctors, social workers and teachers to report female genital mutilation (FGM) if they see it, the prime minister has said.Speaking at the Girl[...]
HealthWomenChildrenEducationChildren and ParentingCr
14 hours ago
Why isn't the law used to convict bankers, phone hackers, and adults involved in child abuse? It must be reviewedThis month a Jimmy McGovern drama, Common, and a BBC documentary, Guilty by Association, both shone a spotlight on the use of joint enterprise law in England and Wales. Put simply, joint[...]
Children and ParentingCriminal Justice
14 hours ago
On Saturday, July 26, 2014, Reeta will speak at the National NASW Conference on, The Role of Financial Social Work in Social and Economic Justice. According to Wolfsohn, “As the founder of Financial Social Work, this has been and exciting year for me ...
Social Justice Solutions via Google News 
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
15 hours ago
Old and His Puppy in Hot Car: Police Police Rescue Dog in Heat Distress, Cite Owings Mills Owner
The Department of Social Services was informed of the incident. Related Patch stories: Mom Leaves 7 via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
15 hours ago
cGinnis was also served an outstanding warrant for failing to appear for a suspended driving charge, police said, The Department of Social Services was contacted about the incident.
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
15 hours ago
e began a project to transform the area’s vacant lots into gardens and parks. He founded the Neighborhood Conservation Corps to provide social services and job training. Eventually, he became the technical adviser to Stateway’s resident council.
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
15 hours ago
Buoyed by the Commonwealth Games, Glasgow is emphasising its strong links with other UK cities and a £500m investment from WestminsterLargely below the political radar, Scotland's premier city has been quietly carving out a new agenda well away from the hothouse of a Holyrood parliament and the gre[...]
15 hours ago
e was 94. A native of Cleveland, Eleanor attended Fenn College, graduated from The Ohio State University and received a master’s degree in social work from Western Reserve University’s School of Applied Social Sciences. She was trained in child ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation

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