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he National Association of Social Workers on October 16 hosted a webinar with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Council on Social Work Education, and the Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care on the topic of social workers serving as a Certified Application Counselor ([...]

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Social Services assessments set to change Targeting people's Social Services needs more effectively is the aim of a new act to be introduced by government at the start of December. The Social Services Act will replace legislation which has been in place for ...
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General Social Work
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Alcoholic drinks are fuelling obesity epidemic and most have no idea how many calories their drinks containBeer, wine and spirits are fuelling the obesity epidemic and should be labelled with the calories they contain, say public health experts.A large 175ml glass of 13% ABV (alcohol by volume) wine[...]
Health
6 hours ago
The inaugural meeting of the National Association advocates no victimisation or violence, but attracts few actual Teddy boys16 September 1956: Teddy boys run riot when the clock strikes oneBIRMINGHAM, THURSDAY.
The idea of a National Association of Teddy Boys captured the imagination of quite a[...]
7 hours ago
services counsellor Craig, Hemsworth was born in Melbourne and raised in the outback in a small Aboriginal community called Bulman. “It was four and a half hours from the nearest town,” he says.
The son of English teacher Leonie and social via Live.com News 
General Social Work
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offenders. Fortune Society filed the lawsuit Thursday against the owners and manager of the Sand Castle in Far Rockaway, Queens. It says such bans are ...
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General Social Work
8 hours ago
vergreen Health Services plans $9 million expansion of South Elmwood offices, clinic Evergreen Health Services is planning a $9 million expansion of its South Elmwood Avenue offices and medical clinic because the social services agency...
General Social WorkHealth and CareCriminal Justice
9 hours ago
ven so, the state didn’t shut it down and Leflore claims she was never notified about those citations. But Indiana’s Family and Social Services administration says it notified 11 parents by certified mail, after Tricia’s Playhouse provided the ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
10 hours ago
teering frequent callers to social services. According to a 2005 story in The Chronicle, eight of the city’s 10 most frequent EMS users stopped using ambulances for at least six months within the first year of the program. “The untold story is the ...
General Social Work
10 hours ago
In response to the pending closure of the Youth and Family Services, Solano County Health and Social Services officials are working to ensure clients experience a seamless transition into alternative service providers, county officials announced. County ...
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The Botetourt County Department of Social Services helps individuals and families during times of financial difficulties. A particularly difficult time for many is the Christmas season — a time that should be filled with joy; however, many families do not have ...
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General Social Work
11 hours ago
vangelos Manollaras, the solicitor asked by the Crown Solicitors Office (CSO) to manage the civil claim brought by former Bethcar residents, added his "sorry" to that of his boss, Crown Solicitor Ian Knight and secretary of the social services department ...
General Social Work
12 hours ago
Dr. Joan Beder, a social work professor at Wurzweiler School of Social Work in New York City, has conducted extensive research centering on the needs of the military with specific focus on educating civilian social workers to better serve our nation's warriors.
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While many challenges facing young people today are universal, youth activists and experts attending the First Global Forum on Youth Policy today shared with the UN News Centre how war, poverty, lack of adequate education and geographic isolation shape their work.
Children and ParentingHousing and PovertyEducation
13 hours ago
BATH | Steuben County residents can apply for the federal Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) beginning Nov. 17. Applications will be accepted between 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Department of Social Services, 3 E. Pulteney Square, and from 8:30 a.m.-4 ...
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General Social Work
13 hours ago
The United Nations-backed Global Forum on Youth Policies, which brought together over 700 participants from over 165 countries, concluded in Azerbaijan today with the launch of an outcome document pledging to support countries that are in the process of developing and “elevating” national youth [...]
Children and Parenting
13 hours ago
abataan Representative Terry Ridon said the committee on health and social services should undertake the review “towards providing the public with accessible and quality funeral and burial services, especially for the indigent section of the population.”
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
14 hours ago
KINGSTON >> The New York Civil Liberties Union and National Center for Law and Economic Justice have called on Ulster County Sheriff Paul Van Blarcum to stop running warrant checks on visitors to the county Department of Social Services, calling the ...
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General Social WorkCriminal Justice
15 hours ago
According to Chief Deputy Joe McLaughlin, Jr., the individuals have recently been to homes in and outside of New Kent County telling the homeowners that they were employees of the New Kent County Department of Social Services. After responding to ...
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General Social Work
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This semester, student-athletes have been spending time every week serving meals and helping out at Kent Social Services and the Center of Hope in Ravenna. They also have been the driving force behind the athletic department's Fall Food Fight.
Kent State University Athletics via Google News 
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The National Association of Social Workers on October 16 hosted a webinar with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Council on Social Work Education, and the Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care on the topic of social workers serving as a Certified Application Counselor ([...]
 

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