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y Paul R. Pace, News staff For social worker Jacqueline Durham, being a member of the NASW National Committee on Women’s Issues is personal. “As a first-generation, Cuban-American woman raised in a single-parent household with my two sisters, I have experienced many difficult situations,” Dur[...]
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5 hours ago
Articles containing mistaken fears over side effects of heart drugs did not need to be retracted, says independent panelThe British Medical Journal, which withdrew erroneous statements about the side-effects of statins, did not need to retract the two articles that contained them, an independent exp[...]
Education
5 hours ago
Reassurance comes after cyclist in the Sierra Leonean squad had been tested for virus after falling ill last weekThe organisers of the Commonwealth Games said on Friday that there was no threat to the athletes' village from the Ebola virus, after it emerged that a competitor from Sierra Leone had be[...]
6 hours ago
LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS) - Friday was a slow morning for the Laredo Humanitarian Relief Team. What was once was a packed house, serving those immigrants in need, is now empty on most mornings. Catholic Social Services is part of the Laredo ...
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General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
8 hours ago
US government sends plane to retrieve doctor and missionary
Outbreak has killed more than 700 in west Africa
Emory University hospital in Atlanta is set to receive two US humanitarian aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus that has claimed more than 700 lives in west Africa, official[...]
HealthEducationHealth and Care
10 hours ago
The best thing a mother can do for her newborn is breastfeed – which does more than help children survive, it helps them to thrive with benefits that last a lifetime, said the United Nations today, kicking off World Breastfeeding Week.
Children and Parenting
10 hours ago
Surrogate mother appeals for help and receives more than $100,000 in online donationsWell-wishers have raised nearly $100,000 (£59,000) for a baby reportedly left with his surrogate Thai mother after his Australian parents discovered he had Down's syndrome and returned home with his healthy tw[...]
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11 hours ago
Union County's Division of Social Services has named a state DSS official to be its top child welfare services administrator. The agency said Friday it hired Patrick Betancourt as social work program administrator. He has 22 years of child welfare experience ...
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11 hours ago
rograms include social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and employment and training services. www.actorsfund.org.
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Efforts shift to finding those who have come into contact with victims as Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia battle epidemicThis week, Awa Faye added a new feature to her restaurant on a crowded street in Sierra Leone's hilly capital of Freetown: a sign that instructs all patrons to wash their hands i[...]
12 hours ago
n particular, the students looked at five basic policy areas: environment, housing, social services, economy and transportation. “The key difference is that last year, we decided that — rather than producing a report — we would produce a film ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
12 hours ago
around from Thursday, US Senators Friday morning decided to move ahead with approval of an additional $225 million for Israel, even while calling for drastic cuts to social services and other domestic spending. The US gives more in aid to Israel ...
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General Social Work
13 hours ago
01 AUG 2014 Chief Social Worker for Children unveils the knowledge and skills statement, a new blueprint for the future training of social workers. A new blueprint for the future training and education of child and family social workers is today unveiled by the ...
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14 hours ago
Deputy Minister for Social Services, Gwenda Thomas has announced. Local authorities are required to have a process in place to enable them to deal with complaints and representations about their social services functions. It is vitally important that those ...
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General Social Work
14 hours ago
The team examined the impact of the seven pilots, which ran from 2011-14, and involved the establishment of organisations to carry out local authority adults' social services functions independently of the council. Outcomes, including from staff and service ...
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General Social Work
15 hours ago
ut these populations can still give us a sense of the distributional effects of, in order, taxing carried interest as ordinary income; closing tax loopholes for owners of S Corporations; cutting the Social Services Block Grant; cutting the Fresh Fruits ...
General Social Work
15 hours ago
he Children’s AIDS Fund, Samaritan’s Purse, WorldVision, Heritage Keepers—these are not familiar names to most Americans, but they are some of the evangelical organizations who blend social services with Christian fundamentalist political activism ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
15 hours ago
Weston's social services department has partnered with Mr. Handyman of Upper Fairfield County to promote the free-of-charge Home Energy Solutions — Income Eligible (HES-IE), a program sponsored by Energize Connecticut that can help. “As heating fuel ...
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General Social Work
15 hours ago
Figures show hate crimes against Jewish people rose by 36% to 304 in first half of 2014, followed by 130 in July aloneAntisemitic hate crime rose by more than a third in the first six months of the year and spiked to a five-year high in July, figures show.The Community Security Trust, which records [...]
Criminal Justice
17 hours ago
The Ebola epidemic in west Africa has prompted the World Health Organisation to announce the launch of a $100m (£59.3m) response plan. Liberia and Sierra Leone have declared states of emergency, ordering the closure of schools and markets and the quarantining of affected communities, in an attempt [...]
HealthEducationHealth and Care
17 hours ago
Schools closed and villages quarantined as epidemic claims more than 700 lives across three west African nationsLiberia and Sierra Leone have declared states of emergency, ordering the closure of schools and markets and the quarantining of affected communities, in an attempt to halt the Ebola epidem[...]
HealthEducation
19 hours ago
e was eventually discharged from hospital in May 1998 into the care of Camden social services, which placed him with foster parents before he was adopted. Meanwhile, both parents were arrested and Mr Young was charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
19 hours ago
he's awaiting trial, and the Department of Social Services case against her is still open. In March, Shanesha Taylor was arrested in Scottsdale, Arizona, on two counts of felony child abuse after leaving her two children in her Dodge Durango for about an ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
20 hours ago
e was eventually discharged from hospital in May 1998 into the care of Camden social services, which placed him with foster parents before he was adopted. Meanwhile, both parents were arrested and Mr Young was charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
20 hours ago
Sierra Leone athlete Moses Sesay was tested for virus and other conditions after being admitted to hospital in Glasgow feeling illCommonwealth Games officials in Glasgow have dismissed any concerns about Ebola contagion after it emerged that a cyclist competing for Sierra Leone was tested for the vi[...]
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By Paul R. Pace, News staff For social worker Jacqueline Durham, being a member of the NASW National Committee on Women’s Issues is personal. “As a first-generation, Cuban-American woman raised in a single-parent household with my two sisters, I have experienced many difficult situations,” Dur[...]
 

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