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y Paul R. Pace, News staff NASW Social Work Pioneer® Elaine Brody, who died on July 9 at age 91, is being remembered as one of the first social work practitioners to simultaneously conduct research of clients. Her efforts helped launch the specialization of aging studies. Brody’s research at the[...]
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General Social Work
6 hours ago
South Asian Council for Social Services held a fundraiser reception at Jackson Heights Jewish Center in Queens, New York, Oct.11. From left to right are treasurer Rekha Gupta; board member Bobbi Nasser; president Runi Mukherji-Ratnam; board member ...
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General Social Work
8 hours ago
The youngster accused of molesting an 8-year-old boy in a Buffalo residential facility earlier this month has been relocated to another home for displaced children, Erie County Social Services officials said Thursday. A relative of the younger boy complained ...
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General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
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Under the new procedures, everyone who enters the Department of Social Services office on Ulster Avenue in the town of Ulster, not just DSS clients, must present identification with a name and date of birth at the security checkpoint. Sheriff's deputies, who ...
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General Social Work
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aw enforcement officials, social service workers and clergy members and others told about 20 violent offenders that violence must stop and that they will be offered help if they want to turn their lives around. If they don't stop engaging in violence ...
General Social Work
10 hours ago
e said after consultation meetings with residents, water, health, sewerage, housing, roads, education, public lighting, social services and fire and ambulance were set as priority areas in service delivery. Clr Sithole said council had not increased ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducationHealth and Care
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eynoting the event were Col. Dr. Eyal Fruchter, an Israeli national and visiting professor to the USC School of Social Work, and Michael Johnson, President of the USC Veterans Association. The two, who both have experience on the battlefield, agreed upon ...
General Social WorkEducation
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As the Sheriff's Office and Department of Social Services were bringing the children to the Sheriff's Office, a call was received from a woman indicating her children were missing very close to the area where the children were found, Chief Deputy Frank Stout ...
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General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
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t's a proposal many people who live nearby aren't happy about. Social services departments and mental healthcare workers in the area say there's a tremendous need for this facility in the Roanoke Valley. Many of the people who showed up Thursday night see ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental Health
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The outreach is part of the Fredericksburg Department of Social Services' Safe Sleep Campaign, which kicked off in October and educates parents about the risks of sleeping with their babies. The social services department hopes to get the community's help ...
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General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
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n the past financial year, 2,353 pregnant women applied for an activity exemption from Newstart, Youth Allowance and the Single Parenting payment, according to a response from the Department of Social Services to a question on notice from the Greens.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingWomens Issues
12 hours ago
he collapse of Egypt’s police state amidst the January 2011 uprising damaged his most valuable connections, and the subsequent rise of the Muslim Brotherhood, which drew massive support through its nationwide social services networks, made Hout’s ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
12 hours ago
Sex workers fear new law will put them in more danger, while advocates of Swedish model claim it will eradicate traffickingWhen Laura Lee, a part-time escort and sex worker rights campaigner, stood up in the Northern Ireland assembly to give evidence against a proposed bill that would make it illega[...]
Criminal Justice
12 hours ago
Survey finds pessimism among UK population, particularly women and poorer people, over future of national health serviceMore than two out of five people fear the NHS will cease to be a free service over the next 20 years, a new survey reveals. When asked how likely it was that the NHS by 2034 would [...]
HealthHousing and PovertyHealth and CareGovernment PolicyWomens Issues
13 hours ago
One of the major failings of the NHS Five Year Forward View (Price of saving the NHS: £8bn extra by 2020, 23 October) is the lack of emphasis on social care and the need for a more integrated approach. Over the past few years social care has been cut back to the bare bone by cash-strapped loca[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment PolicyDisabilities
13 hours ago
Your report (£8bn cost of mental illness in maternity, 20 October) made me very sad. I have been involved for 13 years in Home Start, a charity that supports young families, many of which suffer from postnatal depression, by supporting them with trained volunteers in their homes until they fee[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingCharities and Volu
15 hours ago
As a PNC student, Guzman completed an internship with the social service agency Healthy Communities of LaPorte County. She was assigned to help with the Covering Kids & Families of Indiana, Inc. program, working to enroll children and families in ...
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
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Department for Work and Pensions select committee inquiry follows death of ex-soldier after jobseekers allowance stoppedAn inquiry into how the benefit sanctions regime is administered is to be mounted by the Department for Work and Pensions select committee.The Commons all-party committee has alrea[...]
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It was love at first sight," said Efird, now Chair of the Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Social Work at Seattle University. "I was captivated not only by the cultural richness and diversity I saw in China, but also by the rapid changes ...
General Social WorkEducation
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n Thursday, Department of Social Services head Finn Pratt told a Senate committee that the government had been talking to banks about the mining magnate's suggestions. He would not give any detail of the banks' response, but said the issue of what it ...
General Social Work
16 hours ago
Artist Lucy Burscough has painted a series of pictures on location at Manchester Royal Eye hospital portraying how the world looks to those with colour blindness. An exhibition of the pictures, Look 200, is on display at the hospital as part of the 8th Manchester Science Festival, which runs from 23[...]
Health and Care
16 hours ago
Conservatives Jeremy Hunt and Labours Andy Burnham both claim report supports their policies for future of health serviceHealth ministers from all three main Westminster parties yesterday have refused to give a commitment to find an extra £8bn funding sought by the chief executive of NHS Engla[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
17 hours ago
The health secretary says a report that describes a mismatch between the resources and needs of the NHS of almost £30bn a year sends 'a rather optimistic' message. Jeremy Hunt says necessary transformations can be made by using a combination of government funding and efficiencies. He says an aging [...]
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By Paul R. Pace, News staff NASW Social Work Pioneer® Elaine Brody, who died on July 9 at age 91, is being remembered as one of the first social work practitioners to simultaneously conduct research of clients. Her efforts helped launch the specialization of aging studies. Brody’s research at the[...]
 

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