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17 hours ago
(WTVR) — A review conducted by Virginia's Department of Social Services determined Richmond's Department of Social Services (RDSS) did not contribute to the death of two children known to RDSS last year. VDSS is reviewing what happened to five ...
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11 hours ago
David Cameron praises Christian charity after Iain Duncan Smith's department accuses it of 'manipulative publicity-seeking'The government's position on food banks was mired in confusion after it emerged that David Cameron had enthusiastically backed their work at a Christian faith group's Easter rec[...]
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13 hours ago
The branch opened in Kalyana branch eighteen years ago, is nourished along with social service by Dr Shivananda Kakaramatha. Besides being a graduate in medicine from Karnataka Medical College, Hubli, and practicing medicine for the last twenty five ...
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14 hours ago
income workers’ access to Medicaid and other social services, and that buoy the federal minimum wage, which is currently far below its 1968 peak ...
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14 hours ago
he foundation is dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty through investments in early childhood education, community health, social services and civic enhancements. The Kaiser foundation is also the largest contributor to the Tulsa Community Foundation.
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17 hours ago
(WTVR) — A review conducted by Virginia's Department of Social Services determined Richmond's Department of Social Services (RDSS) did not contribute to the death of two children known to RDSS last year. VDSS is reviewing what happened to five ...
WTVR.com – Richmond News & Weather from WTVR Television CBS 6 via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
17 hours ago
Now that the economy has improved, county supervisors are trying to get a grasp on how to prioritize funding for social services. They directed county staff to survey social service advisory committees, as well as community leaders throughout the county, ...
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21 hours ago
hese communities are less likely to have basic social services such as health care, education, safe water, birth certificates or shelter. “I have seen muhamasheen communities that do not have water or latrines, where children do not go school and seldom ...
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22 hours ago
Agriculture is more than farming the soil and rearing animals. It involves land husbandry, irrigation, agronomy, plant protection, and social services," he pointed out. He added, "There are numerous opportunities for agronomists, agricultural engineers ...
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2 days ago
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[...]
 

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5 days ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff The NASW Wisconsin Chapter is working to keep social workers and other human services staff safe from a law that allows homeowners to use deadly force in potential home invasions. Wisconsin lawmakers in late 2011 passed the Castle Doctrine, which states that if a person h[...]
 
1 week ago
One of the concerns of social work is youth violence. Social workers seek to prevent and intervene in youth violence and in aggression in school settings. Learning how best to curb youth violence greatly benefits social workers in the field. Implied in the phrase “juvenile corrections” i[...]
 
1 week ago
As of April 3, 2014, the Social Security Administration (SSA) is now able to process requests for Medicare Part A and Part B Special Enrollment Periods, and reductions in Part B and premium Part A late enrollment penalties for certain eligible people in same-sex marriages. This step, taken by the fe[...]
 
1 week ago
Agency-university research partnerships are proven effective strategies that can be used to test interventions and to gather, analyze and use data to improve service delivery outcomes. For the March 27-28 Wicked Problems: Meeting the Grand Challenges of Child Welfare symposium, Social Work Policy In[...]
 
1 week ago
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is altering the delivery of behavioral health services, moving toward a model of behavioral health integration in primary care settings.  Learn about this rapidly changing practice area from Suzanne Daub, LCSW, an NASW member and Senior Integrate[...]
 
1 week ago
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is altering the delivery of behavioral health services, moving toward a model of behavioral health integration in primary care settings. Learn about this rapidly changing practice area from Suzanne Daub, LCSW, an NASW member and Senior Integrated [...]