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6 hours ago
Head of BMA to reveal survey shows more people unhappy with NHS than satisfied for first time, and 82% worried for futureMore people are unhappy with the NHS than satisfied for the first time in a poll of the public run by Britain’s doctors, and 70% say they think the health service is going in th[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
11 hours ago
Smokers aged 35 and above are less likely to die from heart attacks since indoor venues went smoke-free 10 years agoDeaths from heart disease and strokes caused by smoking have fallen dramatically since lighting up in pubs, restaurants and other enclosed public places in England was banned 10 years [...]
HealthHealth and Care
12 hours ago
I have a degree in social work and my family expects a lot from that and not music because they don’t believe music can be as rewarding as any other profession,” she explained. Her second challenge is lack of support from established artistes who ...
General Social Work
12 hours ago
he is going to East Central University in her home state of Oklahoma. She is pursuing a degree in Social Work with hopes of working with teens that have mental health disorders. She has had to face two of her biggest fears while being here so far ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMental Health
12 hours ago
fter graduating from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in social work, Acton’s wife became a teacher in the area while he worked nights at the State Training School in Eldora for nearly eight years. Bored during the days, he needed something ...
General Social WorkEducation
12 hours ago
arr, who is seven months sober and living in transitional housing, continues to pursue her education and eventually wants to study social work at Wayne State University. “I just try to do what I need to do every day just to get up and go out and take ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
12 hours ago
lready, social service agencies have been waiting for more than two years to be paid. A patchwork of court orders dictates that the state pay certain suppliers, though Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza has warned that her office is required to pay out ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
14 hours ago
led initiatives that improve mental health resources, access to counseling, and a host of other social services without [MPAC’s emphasis] the involvement or spectre of law ...
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General Social WorkHealth and CareMental Health
20 hours ago
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General Social Work
20 hours ago
ourt orders forcing the state to spend money on schools and some social services, as well as paying state employees and making pension contributions, will drain the treasury dry of funds, leaving the prospect of tens of thousands of layoffs and hundreds ...
General Social WorkEducation
21 hours ago
ruce Rauner and Democrats who run the legislature have made no progress toward an agreement to end the yearslong impasse that threatens schools, universities and social service programs, with Rauner himself dismissing the exercise as a "waste of time" so far.
General Social WorkEducation
21 hours ago
hen the children woke up in their makeshift cribs in the dresser drawers, he imagines their wailing drew the night manager, who must have alerted Social Services. “I imagine us as a small chorus,” he writes. “I imagine us crying so loud and strong ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
22 hours ago
The poet, writer and performer who grew up in social housing in Manchester performs a specially composed poem in response to issues raised in the documentary Dispossession: The Great Housing Swindle Continue reading...
HousingHousing and Poverty
22 hours ago
In the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, it is clear that Britain’s social housing is in crisis. As a new film looks at the legacy of Thatcher’s right-to-buy, Rowan Moore asks whether the postwar housing ideal can be revived. Below: David Harewood, Kerry Hudson and others on their experiences [...]
HousingHousing and Poverty

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3 days ago
It’s known that depressed parents may negatively influence the well-being and outcomes of their children. However, prior research has mostly addressed mother’s depression rather than the father’s; furthermore, the research has mostly addressed effects on early childhood and not adolescents. To[...]
 

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3 days ago
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and three other social work organizations today released new Standards for Technology in Social Work Practice. The standards were created after two years of discussion and research. Here are some commonly asked questions about them: Q: Who worked on[...]
 
4 days ago
Here are four reasons from the National Association of Social Workers for why you should consider pursuing a graduate degree. Authored by: Lauren Waldron It’s never too late to start thinking about your future and career. Whether you are currently employed and considering applying to graduate scho[...]
 
5 days ago
Dear Senator Collins, We are writing to share our views regarding the ongoing debate over repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. We appreciate the thoughtful attention you have given this issue and thank you for your careful examination of various proposals being considered.  We underst[...]
 
5 days ago
The Senate is poised to consider health care legislation before the July 4th Congressional Recess, which will repeal major portions of the Affordable Care Act. Like the House-passed American Health Care Act (H.R. 1628), the Senate version, being drafted behind closed doors, expects to undermine vita[...]