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B
y Paul R. Pace, News staff Carol McEntyre had a “life-changing moment” during her MSW field placement at a community church in Texas. “After being there a few months I felt like, gosh, there is nothing else I wanted to do in my life besides serve God through the church,” McEntyre said. “I[...]

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6 hours ago
The governments work capability assessment (WCA) presumes that there are too many people on disability benefits because disabled people are too lazy or too comfortable living on benefits to work. It is founded in the idea that disabled people need to be harassed and hounded out of a comfortable life[...]
Housing and PovertyEducationDisabilities
7 hours ago
The link between leadership profile and service effectiveness requires decisive action on equality in the public servicesTwo years ago I attended the launch of a Social Work Reform Board report at which black and minority ethnic (BME) waiters outnumbered black and minority ethnic social work leaders[...]
Health and CareGerontologyMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment PolicyCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
8 hours ago
I'm back on Capitol Hill in the office of Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge. Rep. Fudge represents Cleveland and Akron, Ohio and currently serves as chairperson of the Congressional Black Caucus. Rep. Fudge sits on the Committee on Agriculture and the ...
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General Social Work
8 hours ago
PIERRE | The state Department of Social Services decided it could increase Medicaid reimbursement rates to nursing homes by 4 percent this summer, on top of the 3 percent raise the Legislature approved last winter. Several legislators made it clear Monday ...
Rapid City Journal via Google News 
General Social WorkHealth and CareGovernment Policy
8 hours ago
Australian 'Keeping the Body in Mind' programme imported to boost fitness of UK mental health patients
A groundbreaking "lifestyle medicine programme" developed on the surfers' paradise of Bondi Beach in Australia will be used by the NHS to improve the scandalously neglected physica[...]
HealthHealth and CareMental HealthGovernment Policy
9 hours ago
Jobcentres have failed young people abysmally. This redundant service should be replaced by effective local job brokeragesThose of us whose job it is to help young people find work have known for some time that reform of the jobcentre system is long overdue. I would go further and say that these in[...]
10 hours ago
The Curtain Up Players supports people to live well with serious illness and isolation

The government is still failing its ageing population
Event: Whose responsibility is it to prepare for an ageing society?People used to retire at 60 or 65 and then, from the pension providers' vi[...]
Health and CareMental Health
10 hours ago
Landing a new job that has scant security is not going to undo the damage to individuals who were suddenly thrown on the scrapheap, or the breakdown in community life that resultedIt has taken six and a bit years, but last week brought confirmation that UK plc was at last cranking out more goods and[...]
Charities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
11 hours ago
Doctors at John Peter Smith hospital in Forth Worth say Kent Brantly is 'terrified' of the disease progressing furtherKent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia.Now Brantly is himse[...]
Health and Care
12 hours ago
Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham says reforms have led to structural confusion and creeping privatisationThe deterioration in the NHS under the coalition is putting lives at risk, with higher emergency waiting times, record numbers of patients visiting A&E, longer ambulance response times, m[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
12 hours ago
profit social services agency that works with those who have been touched by trauma, grief and loss, abuse and neglect, and other significant family life challenges. A primary service is the Foster Care program, serving nearly 1,300 ...
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
12 hours ago
ffsetting the shortfalls are increased revenues from Rents and Recoveries, lower spending in Social Services, lower debt service costs and a $12.7 million pickup from Governor Cuomo’s commitment to reimburse the County for the County’s 10% share of ...
General Social Work
12 hours ago
What is she prepared to do to get the money to pay for her drugs. “Social Services told me it was a phase and that she would grow out of it, but she doesn’t have time to grow out of it.”
General Social Work
12 hours ago
Welfare expert Matthew Oakley should have spoken to me. I could have told him all about benefits sanctionsIn collecting evidence for his review of the failings of the benefits sanctions process, welfare expert Matthew Oakley could have spoken to me. Since 2011, I've been sanctioned many times. I rec[...]
Housing and PovertyCriminal Justice
13 hours ago
hey accused Hullett of failing to seek medical care for her injured children, and then making false statements to police and social services officials as to how the injuries occurred. The larceny by employee charge dates back to June 2013 in Newton.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
13 hours ago
Gibb led the Social Work Task Force set up by the past Labour government to reform the profession in the wake of the Baby P scandal, and was then appointed to carry through its proposals as head of the Social Work Reform Board. Many of the task force's ...
CommunityCare.co.uk via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
14 hours ago
9/11 and elder veteran groups were the most susceptible, particularly during periods of transition that intensified their feelings of hopelessness. “It is not random.
Authors Carl Castro and Sara Kintzle of the USC School of Social Work discovered that post via Live.com News 
General Social Work
14 hours ago
Inspired by the 99% campaign and Young London, we'd like you to share your photographs and stories of young people who interest and impress you
From neknominating to mass unemployment to riot vans, negative portrayals of young people are commonplace in mainstream media. Despite this, recent rese[...]
Charities and Volunteerism
16 hours ago
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General Social Work
16 hours ago
Famed shooter Jeremy Lin who was recently acquired by the L.A. Lakers, embraced his new city by serving meals to the homeless today along with teammates Xavier Henry and Laker Girls at The Midnight Mission SoCal's largest social service provider," the ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
17 hours ago
•Arkansas City — Brandi L. Barrett, Bachelor of Arts, Social Work; Chelsea R. DeHoux, Bachelor of Arts in Education, History and Government 6-12, Cum Laude; Felicia J. Mettling, BS in Nursing, Nursing, Magna Cum Laude; Stephanie S. Rupert, Master of ...
The Winfield Daily Courier > Front via Google News 
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
21 hours ago
or people like Gómez, who fall through the cracks, Latin America and the Caribbean should push to achieve universal access to social services and policies to boost formal employment in order to make faster progress towards human development, the United ...
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Ending discrimination at the state-level: On July 29th, the Commonwealth of Virginia became the newest state to join the ‘changing landscape’ of marriage equality in the United States.   The 31 states that continue to have restrictions on marriage to include “one man and one woman”  are t[...]
 

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7 hours ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff Carol McEntyre had a “life-changing moment” during her MSW field placement at a community church in Texas. “After being there a few months I felt like, gosh, there is nothing else I wanted to do in my life besides serve God through the church,” McEntyre said. “I[...]
 
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By Rena Malai, News staff The 40th anniversary of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, a key piece of legislation that addresses child abuse and neglect, was recognized at the 19th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, held April 30-May 2 in New Orleans. The only federally sponsor[...]