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Crimin News

23 hours ago
Mike Stein says kinship carers provide a strong family and cultural identity; Nina Lopez, Micheleine Kane and Kim Sparrow say mothers must be supported so that their children can stay with them; a kinship carer who wishes to remain anonymous has nothing but praise for his social services team; Stan [...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and CareCriminal Justice
2 days ago
My staff and I hear gruelling accounts of human cruelty and provide a safe space, but constant funding pressure means we may not be here in five years’ timeBecky Rogerson is the chief executive of My Sisters Place‘We’d be walking on eggshells’: Christmas offers no respite from domestic abuse[...]
WomenCharitiesCharities and VolunteerismCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
2 days ago
A daycare worker was arrested for exposing a toddler's genitals in a video. According to Henderson Police, Andrea Day, a kitchen aide at a daycare posted the video on social media, along with some statements that were inappropriate. Police say ...
Pasadena Star-News via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
3 days ago
ax experts also warn that while the tax hit might not be as hard for some families, repealing the deductions could make it more difficult for those states to collect the money needed to pay for schools, police and social services. Walden failed to respond ...
General Social WorkEducationCriminal Justice
3 days ago
HMP Wormwood Scrubs introduces patrol dogs and body-worn cameras for staffin bid to reduce attacksPatrol dogs, body-worn cameras for staff and extra CCTV have been urgently drafted into Wormwood Scrubs jail in London after the chief inspector of prisons found high levels of serious violence, includi[...]
Criminal Justice
4 days ago
Paterson was not suspended until eight years after concerns were first raised, and inquiry will look for lessons to be learnedThe government will launch an independent national inquiry into the actions of the rogue surgeon Ian Paterson, who was sentenced to 20 years in jail in August after carrying [...]
HealthCriminal Justice
4 days ago
Centre for Social Justice accused of omitting key recommendations to the benefit of the food industry over the health of youngstersA row has broken out over publication of a major report into child obesity, which campaigners claim has been derailed by the food industry after it dropped tough curbs o[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
5 days ago
helley McIntire said she thinks that Hagerstown should consider moving entities such as social service agencies and the public ... "In the Inner Harbor, you wouldn't put social services and you wouldn't put the public defender's office downtown in the ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
5 days ago
hy arresting the neighbors nija police dey dull person... 6 mins ago ago proly on: WICKEDNESS! Nigerian Woman Left Her Husband Disfigured After Pouring Hot Water On Him In Abuja People should learn how to control their temper... 20 mins ago ago proly on ...
General Social WorkEducationCriminal Justice
5 days ago
Number of callouts for the national tactical response group has been on the rise in England and Wales, figures showAn elite group of specially trained prison officers had to be deployed to jails in England and Wales 580 times last year, figures show.Members of the national tactical response group (N[...]
Criminal Justice
6 days ago
Clare’s pivotal role in riot control Continue reading...
Criminal Justice
6 days ago
The co-founder of a company that trains the NHS, police and others who support survivors says that without a national programme, vital help is at risk“Often people do not realise how prolific sexual violence is,” says Stephanie Reardon, 37, who runs a training organisation that aims to improve h[...]
Health and CareGovernment PolicyCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
6 days ago
Basana Kimbembi, Robert Butler and Joshua Ratner found not guilty of murdering Jamal Mahmoud in London jailThree inmates have been cleared of stabbing to death a new father in a war over phones and drugs smuggled into Pentonville prison.Jamal Mahmoud, 21, was killed in October last year as the 175-y[...]
Children and ParentingCriminal Justice
6 days ago
National Crime Agency says 245 children were saved from harm in October sting as it warns of danger of live streamingNearly 200 suspected paedophiles were arrested in one week, investigators have said, as they warned of a rise in the use of live streaming to sexually abuse children.The National Crim[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
6 days ago
Since it decriminalised all drugs in 2001, Portugal has seen dramatic drops in overdoses, HIV infection and drug-related crime. By Susana FerreiraWhen the drugs came, they hit all at once. It was the 80s, and by the time one in 10 people had slipped into the depths of heroin use – bankers, univers[...]
EducationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
New rules removing time limit and allowing admission of fresh categories of evidence will come into force in JanuaryTime limits preventing victims of domestic violence from obtaining legal aid for court hearings will be scrapped from January, the Ministry of Justice has announced.The heavily critici[...]
Criminal JusticeWomens Issues
1 week ago
iolence in American society has moved from the prison to everyday life. The prison and its culture of authoritarianism now shapes institutions such as schools, social services and many police departments. The model of the prison has become the standard ...
General Social WorkEducationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
ee photos of Mariah here. Kimrey, who lived with Mariah and her mother, has a long criminal history dating all the way back to 2002 and social services would not comment on whether or not they have investigated reports about the family in the past.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
1 week ago
use communities. We are deploying peers in the medical, forensic and court system and Department of Social Services/family continuum of care. We embrace a “multiple pathways to recovery ...
Peer support is a newer modality in mental health/substance via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and CareCriminal Justice
1 week ago
lick to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Ashawnty Davis (Courtesy: CNN) AURORA, Colo. (CBS) — An Aurora ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
1 week ago
Health service’s bill for costs has quadrupled in a decade as patients and families turn to court to find out whether mistakes were madeThis week I met a man about to launch a legal action for negligence against the hospital where his wife and son almost died during childbirth. Two years later, sh[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment PolicyCriminal Justice
1 week ago
Prisoners in one Cumbrian prison are getting active by joining the international Saturday morning phenomenon that is parkrunAt 9am on a Saturday, parks all over the UK are full of people limbering up for a free 5km run. What started in 2004 as a group of 13 friends in London’s Bushy Park has grown[...]
CharitiesCriminal Justice
1 week ago
West Midlands social workers told court the parents each saw other people and found it hard to supervise their childrenThree children are to be removed from their family home amid concerns that their parents’ “open relationship” may have contributed to neglect.
The ruling by a family court [...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
1 week ago
After months of distress, the trust found there was no case to answer, but I was left living with depression and struggled to pay legal billsUntil a couple of years ago, I had a good career and an unblemished record as an NHS manager: I had spent decades working my way up to a senior level, and had [...]
HealthPolicyHealth and CareGerontologyGovernment PolicyCriminal Justice
1 week ago
TAMFORD, CT – A Greenwich schools social worker was arrested for an alleged sex assault that occurred in Stamford during 2013, according to police. A woman reported that Alexander Pino, 47, assaulted her at his West Main Street office. The arrest ...
General Social WorkEducationCriminal Justice
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Latest Blog

36 weeks ago
FROM AN NASW NEW YORK STATE CHAPTER PRESS RELEASE: More than 850 social workers and social work students from across New York State gathered in Albany on March 28 to rally in support of raising the age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18 years old and to demand that state legislators include th[...]
 

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37 weeks ago
By Maren Dale, News contributor Today, social workers are part of the fabric of our nation, leading the march toward social justice, bringing our nation’s social problems to the public’s attention and serving in nearly every sector. Yet it was not long ago that many of the freedoms and rights Am[...]
 
38 weeks ago
With the increasing number of women in prison, understanding incarcerated women’s psychological health is a timely and necessary line of research to guide policy and practices within prisons. This understanding influences prison design, service coordination, and intervention development. Social wo[...]
 
42 weeks ago
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is withholding support for the Senate confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice. Although Judge Gorsuch’s judicial record is relatively sparse as it relates to the foremost issues of the day there are indications his[...]
 
47 weeks ago
NASW Press has published a special issue of the journal Social Work titled “Civil Rights and Social Justice: A Social Work Imperative”. The contents of the journal reflect the theme of the necessity of a social justice emphasis in the practice of social work. In their editorial for the issue, Tr[...]
 
403 weeks ago
From Pew Center on the States:For the first time in nearly 40 years, the number of state prisoners in the United States has declined, according to Prison Count 2010," a new survey by the Pew Center on the States. As of January 2010, there were 1,403,091 persons under the jurisdiction of state priso[...]
 
407 weeks ago

From the NYT:
Here and in swaths of many cities, evictions from rental properties are so common that they are part of the texture of life. New research is showing that eviction is a particular burden on low-income black women, often single mothers, who have an easier time renting apartmen[...]