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Criminal Justice News

8 hours ago
We don’t need more demonising headlines about fostering, we need more foster carers, says Javed Khan of Barnardo’s, while Mike Stein points out that with proper support fostered children make good progress from poor starting pointsDawn Foster is, sadly, right when she writes that fostering tends[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyHealth and CareCriminal Justice
18 hours ago
Safeguarding girls from genital mutilation and avoiding complacency must remain priority, says Operation Limelight leaderClaims of racism over female genital mutilation (FGM) investigations should not be allowed to disrupt a police initiative targeting families coming into the UK from countries wher[...]
HealthWomenChildrenChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
1 day ago
Councils still assess eligibility and allocate resources, but we’ve known for decades that letting people choose and pay for their own care works betterTwo recent high court judgments – Oxfordshire v Davey and Merton v JF – highlight the ways councils assess eligibility for social care and all[...]
PolicyHealth and CareCriminal Justice
2 days ago
n Chicago, Odeh was associate director of the Arab American Action Network, which provides social services and education. She is widely respected for her work with immigrants, especially Arab women. "Technically she was a terrorist," U.S. District Judge ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
2 days ago
ll the campuses have such oversubscribed, “impacted programs” in majors such as biology, criminal justice and social work. On the budget front, trustees broached the subject of possible state funding shortfalls in the next budget. Many were concerned ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
2 days ago
Pouring resources into one area of inequality will not tackle underlying issues, writes Alan Healey. Private firms are the reason for the problems, says David Beake, while Nick Moss writes that prison doesn’t work. Plus Simon Partridge on the damage done by boarding schools.When I read the title ([...]
EducationHousing and PovertyHeal
2 days ago
Children’s commissioner for England calls for rewrite of rules that withhold payments from children who ‘consented’ to abuse
The children’s commissioner for England has condemned draft government rules that mean children as young as 12 could miss out on compensation because they “consen[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
2 days ago
entry into society. The meeting at the Centre ...
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General Social WorkCriminal Justice
2 days ago
As his Gatsby Charitable Foundation reaches 50, the businessman and benefactor says that philanthropy is no substitute for benefitsDavid Sainsbury, Lord Sainsbury of Turville, who for 50 years has been a major benefactor of charities, education, research, the arts and projects in developin[...]
CharitiesCharities and VolunteerismEducationCriminal Justice
2 days ago
In Newham, the council’s licensing scheme for private landlords has uncovered abuses and exploitation. So why isn’t the government interested?Sir Robin Wales is mayor of Newham and John Healey is shadow secretary of state for housingA mother with a baby charged £350 a month in rent for living i[...]
HousingChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyCriminal Justice
3 days ago
UK’s lead police officer on child protection says he wants such groups to stop, but says ‘I am not winning that conversation’The UK’s lead police officer on child protection has said forces will “potentially” have to look at working with so-called paedophile hunters.
Senior officers h[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingGerontologyCriminal Justice
3 days ago
Exclusive: Draft rules could mean children as young as 12 being held responsible for their abuse and so refused compensationMPs have urged the justice secretary, David Lidington, to rewrite “extremely damaging” official guidance that means children as young as 12 could be held responsible for th[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
5 days ago
n September 15, 2017, another white policeman was acquitted in the murder of an (very likely) unarmed black man, this time here in St Louis, Missouri. Now if you're black, you could have a range of reactions, but there are two emotions I will not permit ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
5 days ago
Since I was assaulted at an illegal waste site, the Environment Agency are aiming to better manage hostile situations, trialling body-worn cameras to protect staff Aggression, threats and on some occasions, violence, are all things you become accustomed to as a police officer. During my 30 years at [...]
Criminal Justice
6 days ago
One inquiry is not enough. What’s needed is a wholesale reappraisal and and overhaul of our society and how it serves the peopleIt’s now a full three months since the Grenfell Tower began to burn, killing 80 residents, and leaving around 250 households in temporary accommodation. The images from[...]
HousingCriminal Justice
6 days ago
The Lammy Review found that juries were consistent in their decision-making, irrespective of the ethnicity of the defendant. Judges are a different story Related: The racial bias in our justice system is creating a social timebomb | David Lammy We are told our criminal justice system is the fairest[...]
Minorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
social worker has been criticised after presenting some of the most “factually impoverished and unhelpful evidence” a judge had heard from a professional in court. The social worker had held the case for the two children subject to care proceedings ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
1 week ago
Demand is based on RPI inflation figure and back pay for seven years of 0% and 1% pay rises, after recent lifting of pay cap for prison and police officersUnions have ramped up the pressure on Theresa May over public sector pay by demanding a 3.9% rise for 1 million NHS staff plus an extra £800 to [...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment PolicyCriminal Justice
1 week ago
James Ward was ‘left to rot’ after being given public protection sentence for arson in 2006, say his familyA prisoner who has served 11 years in jail after initially being sentenced to a minimum of less than one is to be released, the Parole Board has said.James Ward, who was given a sentence of[...]
Criminal Justice
1 week ago
It seems obvious that those most affected should be at the heart of the Grenfell inquiry, but Martin Moore-Bick needs to re-establish trust firstThree months after the horrific fire, the Grenfell inquiry begins. But even at the outset, there are significant concerns that justice will not be served. [...]
HousingCriminal Justice
1 week ago
Ex-minister and former prisoner Jonathan Aitken behind call to revive ‘rehabilitation revolution’ and cut reoffending ratesA “reboot” of the government’s “rehabilitation revolution”, including the early release of well-behaved prisoners, could free up more than 7,000 prison places, acc[...]
Criminal Justice
1 week ago
f a child speaks up about a crime as a witness or victim, a complaint is made. That complaint then goes to the local social services office and follow the ladder of law enforcement. “Children don’t want to be interrogated by multiple people,” Bober ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
1 week ago
he Alameda County Family Justice Center has partnerships with a dozen social service, health, counseling and job training organizations—a combination of government agencies and nonprofits all housed under one roof. Unlike Burton’s homey cottages ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareCriminal Justice
1 week ago
s many as 730 people enter the former bus terminal daily to seek food, showers, and access to social services. Upward of 416 people sleep there at night. And the number of people living in and around the Santa Ana Civic Center – which numbered 461 ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyCriminal Justice
1 week ago
Jeremy Corbyn challenges PM to promise that no officers will be lost as a result of wage increase he calls ‘real-terms pay cut’Theresa May ducked a question from Jeremy Corbyn on whether police or prison officers numbers could be cut in order to fund the pay rises announced for both groups of pu[...]
Housing and PovertyCriminal Justice
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26 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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27 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[...]
 
31 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[...]
 
36 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[...]
 
41 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[...]
 
45 weeks ago
Candida Brooks-Harrison, LCSW  President      Bob Schachter, DSW     Executive Director    NASW-NYC Statement on the Outcome of the Presidential Election 2016   Perspectives from Our Collective Past, Present & Future   November 10, 2016   NASW-NYC leads from a social justice and race eq[...]
 
51 weeks ago
The national elections are just over a month away. The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) supports voting rights and is part of a coalition pressing Congress to restore voting rights dismantled by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. NASW is also part of a Rock the Vote voter registration campaig[...]