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Criminal Justice News

22 hours ago
The Wayback project recreates coronation day in 1953 on 3D film using actors, period costumes and props, right down to fish-paste sandwiches. The effect is to bring back vivid memories for those struggling with the presentIn a comfortable armchair, glass of sherry at her side, Elspeth Ford is gettin[...]
Children and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
1 day ago
he model focuses on the integration of counseling into other social services like housing and foreclosure prevention, workforce development, prisoner reentry, benefits access and domestic violence services, to name a few. Other cities chosen for the ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducationCriminal Justice
1 day ago
any, many more are asking for sanctions on Israel, and many more are connecting the injustices at home in the U.S., from police brutality and exchange programs with Israeli police, from the cuts to social services, health, and education in the U.S. and ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareCriminal Justice
2 days ago
It was the oldest asylum in the Balkans. Now the doors are unlocked and patients are living new lives in the communityHigh walls still surround the oldest asylum in the Balkans, an 18th-century building pocked with the artillery scars of last century’s civil war, but the gates are no longer locked[...]
HealthHealth and CareMental HealthCriminal Justice
2 days ago
tong is currently being held at the Las Colinas Detention and Reentry Facility waiting for extradition back to New York. WHAM reports Lily is currently in the care of San Diego Social Services and her family has been notified.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
2 days ago
tong, 32, was taken to San Diego's detention center and is awaiting extradition. The child is being cared for by San Diego social services. Rochester police said the family has been notified. No updates would be provided until at least Monday.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
2 days ago
e said: “Regretfully he doesn’t remember much of these episodes. “The (social work and criminal justice) report touches on mental health difficulties and difficulties with drugs and alcohol. “There was tension in his relationship with his partner ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental HealthCriminal Justice
3 days ago
Measures being trialled to prevent ‘parental alienation’ feature penalties including permanent loss of contact with childDivorcing parents could be denied contact with their children if they try to turn them against their former partner, under a “groundbreaking” process being trialled by the[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
3 days ago
Social angst contributes to ill health; there is much that can be done locally to combat this, but government action is needed tooTheresa May, in her first speech as prime minister, stood on the steps of Downing Street and referred to the glaring injustice of gaps in life expectancy and declared her[...]
HealthHousing and PovertyEducationHealth and CareCriminal Justice
4 days ago
You don't want to cut this down so much that the only money is going toward the social services and the criminal justice system. For the $800 I pay the county every year in property taxes, I want to get a little walk in at Grings Mill. I want to be able ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
4 days ago
ICKORY — In honor of Physical Therapy Month, Frye Regional Medical Center’s (FRMC) Physical Therapy department held its annual sock and shoe drive to benefit Catawba County Social Services (CCSS). FRMC employees, Hickory Police Department personnel ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareCriminal Justice
4 days ago
Centre for Social Justice urges chancellor to row back on manifesto pledge to reduce income tax and invest in benefits insteadIain Duncan Smith’s thinktank is calling on the chancellor to renege on promised Tory tax cuts and instead plough billions of pounds into universal credit if he wants to he[...]
Criminal Justice
4 days ago
earned dollars to afford rent... [but] it actually costs us more money in social services to provide for people who are living on the street, because they end up in the hospital, they end up in jail. Housing creates the level of ...
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General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and CareCriminal Justice
4 days ago
Campaigners demand change as official report quotes one woman saying process was ‘worse than being raped’Rape Crisis Scotland has called for a radical overhaul of the handling of rape cases after an official report said many women found prosecutions traumatic and degrading.A report by the Inspec[...]
Womens Issues
4 days ago
Inequality is harmful at all levels of life so I’m glad leadership ideas are shifting away from traditional ideas. But there is still a long way to go I grew up with a sense of working class injustice. But I never imagined, when I was a student at Hull University, drinking into the night and consp[...]
WomenCharitiesCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and CareMental HealthCriminal Justice
4 days ago
OCIAL CARE CRISIS: Whole system is heading towards COLLAPSE More people 'will die in care than in hospital over next 23 years' Judge Corbett said social services bosses at ... She gave social work bosses permission to take the youngster out of England ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
4 days ago
s Kansas City continues to see increases in violent crime, new Kansas City, Missouri, Police Chief Rick Smith says he’s doubling down on community policing. The chief, who was selected in July, says he wants to expand the number of community ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
5 days ago
Call for England to follow suit after supreme court decision that setting a minimum price is legal under EU lawHealth campaigners have urged ministers to introduce minimum pricing for all alcoholic drinks in England after the supreme court said the measure was legal under EU law.
In a landmark ru[...]
HealthHealth and CareCriminal Justice
5 days ago
Official solicitor expected to appeal against ruling that judicial permission is not needed to withdraw life support from Mr Y
An investment banker who sustained severe brain damage after a cardiac arrest is being kept alive against the wishes of his family and doctors because the official solici[...]
HealthHealth and CareCriminal Justice
5 days ago
he AP reported earlier this week that the state had opposed the agreement between Word of Faith and the county social services agency because it contains stipulations that limit such investigative tactics as what can trigger an abuse inquiry and how ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
5 days ago
Whisky group loses legal battle to stop Scottish government using price controls to try to combat alcohol-related deathsThe UK supreme court has backed the Scottish government’s plans to introduce a minimum price for all alcoholic drinks in a decisive victory for Nicola Sturgeon.After a five-year [...]
HealthHealth and CareCriminal Justice
5 days ago
7888 The group combines criminal justice officials and national, state and local law enforcement, collaborating with social service agencies, to focus on those who sexually exploit children for ...
National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
6 days ago
he lawsuit would seek financial damages — possibly tens of millions of dollars — sufficient to repay the county for criminal justice, drug treatment and social service costs incurred by addressing the widespread damage that comes with opioid addiction.
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
6 days ago
My former colleagues do extraordinary work under extreme pressure, says the X Factor winner and former guard. They deserve our recognition – and respectBefore Sam Bailey won the 2013 X Factor final, she had been patrolling the landings and corridors of HMP Gartree, a life-sentence prison in Leices[...]
Criminal Justice
1 week ago
Police are investigating the device, with the incident not believed to be terror-relatedThe discovery of a suspected explosive device led to parts of a prison being put on lockdown on Sunday, the Guardian understands.The incident inside HMP Risley in Warrington is not being treated as terror-related[...]
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34 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[...]
 

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36 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[...]
 
39 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[...]
 
44 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[...]
 
50 weeks ago
By Alison Laurio, News contributor Social worker Reeta Wolfsohn received a message from a client she had worked with well over a decade ago.   Back then, “she was a college graduate, an expert in working with the deaf,” Wolfsohn said. “The only work she could get was shadowing a high school s[...]
 
400 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[...]
 
404 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[...]