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here has been much talk recently about who can legitimately call themselves social workers. What training is required? Which licenses are needed? And, there have been many discussions about the variations of social work licenses that exist in different ...
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5 hours ago
Move by UK's biggest building society provides boost to campaign to persuade employers to pay staff fair wage The campaign to persuade employers to pay their staff a fair wage has received a boost the UK's biggest building society announcing it is to sign up to the Living Wage campaign. Continue rea[...]
6 hours ago
Chief inspector of prisons says some certainty would facilitate investment and allow planning for needs of the populationUncertainty over the future of one of Britain's most notorious jails, Dartmoor prison, is at risk of paralysing any progress in the way it is run, the chief inspector of prisons h[...]
Criminal Justice
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Central London, north Norfolk and parts of Suffolk and Brighton and Hove revealed are healthiest places to live, say researchersCentral London, north Norfolk, parts of Suffolk, and Brighton and Hove are the healthiest places to live in England and Wales, according to 25 years of data matching enviro[...]
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Stephen Sutton, who has cancer, supported by celebrities including Simon Pegg and Steve Coogan for his bucket list A teenager who is terminally ill with cancer has raised more than £2m for charity in an online campaign, smashing his £10,000 fundraising target. Continue reading...
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Despite unprecedented political momentum to fight rape in war zones, sexual violence remains a global crime affecting women, men and children in more than 20 countries, a senior United Nations official announced today urging greater action at the regional and national levels.
Children and ParentingGerontologyCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
7 hours ago
There has been much talk recently about who can legitimately call themselves social workers. What training is required? Which licenses are needed? And, there have been many discussions about the variations of social work licenses that exist in different ...
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7 hours ago
With his wide academic professional experience in serving for thirty eight years as a Professor of Social Work and Human Resources Management, Dr. Christopher has trained hundreds at the post graduate level in professional social work practice, social ...
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I expect to see a Minister of Health and Social Service defend government services rather than unrealistic budget cuts. In the name of transparency and openness in particular, please don't tell us yet again that new cuts can be made without an impact on ...
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7 hours ago
Turn your screens to BBC2 at 9pm tomorrow (24 April) and join us to discuss what the programme says about social work, the risks and benefits of independent living and the care of older people. You can also replay our discussion on the first programme.
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8 hours ago
hat is, of course, rubbish: looked at in a purely linear manner, there is no direct causal relationship between what we spend or allocate on social services and tax collection, and revenue mobilisation. I conflated two very important and relational but ...
General Social Work
8 hours ago
niversity leaders say it will benefit people in a variety of occupations ranging from nursing, to social work and criminal justice. "This is kind of at the forefront of a long term push that the Office on Victims of Crime at the U.S. Department of Justice ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareCriminal Justice
8 hours ago
ur assistance to this campaign is part of Globe Telecom’s advocacy to provide communities that it serves with access to social services,” said Fernando Esguerra, OIC of Globe Corporate Social Responsibility. Currently available only to Globe postpaid ...
General Social Work
9 hours ago
Headteacher of Southbank International School in London says 50 to 60 images found on William Vahey's computerParents at the elite Southbank International school in London were told on Thursday evening that a paedophile American teacher held images of dozens of their children on his computer, some o[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingEducation
9 hours ago
resident of Sigma Sigma Sigma Becca Oberle, 21, a junior psychology and social work major, is attending Relay for Life with her sorority sisters to raise money for the American Cancer Society, an organization whose mission to raise funds for those in need ...
General Social WorkMental Health
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acre site of the old Nassau County Department of Social Services office.
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Because of your generosity, we were able to attend the Ninth annual Cesar E. Chavez Behavioral Health Conference at Arizona State University in Phoenix, Ariz. during March 2013. Our knowledge of Social Work and social justice has enhanced. Having this ...
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When the South Carolina Department of Social Services accepts a case for investigation, state law requires it to begin that investigation within 24 hours. News19 learned about the law, and it's importance to child safety, after an ...
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General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
10 hours ago
Whatever schools of social work do always has to have meaning for the lives of real people and communities, especially those at the margins. The unique ... Our amazing students provide 275,000 service hours per year to hundreds of social service agencies.
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arson Swyers, 2, died of a morphine overdose in 2013. News 4 obtained his file that was kept by the Missouri Division of Social Services (DSS) and learned that it had received several complaints from those who were concerned about Carson’s wellbeing.
General Social Work
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Additionally, the Case Manager Supervisor will be passionate about working with single adults; is a proactive and creative problem solver; and works well as a leader in assisting in growth of the social service staff onsite. The Case Manager Supervisor works closely with the program director and the[...]
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11 hours ago
Southwark Circle programme, hailed in past by David Cameron, had to shut down after it ran out of fundsA scheme hailed as an answer to the looming care gap for older people and praised by David Cameron has collapsed after it ran out of money.Southwark Circle, a membership and mutual support group fo[...]
Health and CareGerontology
11 hours ago
Principal says 50 to 60 images of children from Southbank International School found on William Vahey's computerParents at the elite Southbank International School in London have been told that a paedophile American teacher held images of dozens of their children.A statement from the school's execut[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingEducation
13 hours ago
The Family Resource Center in Oxford was recently recognized by Miami University Family Studies and Social Work Department for their work in the community and for their partnership providing learning opportunities for the students. ... Week which included guest speakers on topics such as career path[...]
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13 hours ago
We paid for it ourselves because there is nothing remotely appropriate on offer through the NHS or social services in our area. Sometimes I have to remind myself of this inequality because it has become 'situation normal' for us, as it is for many families.
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By Rena Malai, News staff NASW nominated several people to serve on the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities, which was created by the bipartisan Protect Our Kids Act. NASW was involved in getting the act passed into law last year. Two of the commissioners NASW nominated are so[...]
 

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By Rena Malai, News staff NASW Social Work Pioneer® Alfred Kadushin was a giant in social work, said NASW-Wisconsin Executive Director Marc Herstand. Kadushin was soft-spoken and gentle, Herstand said, but his impact on the social work profession was — and continues to be — enormous. Kadushin d[...]