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23 hours ago
The sector has always been self-serving, as well as attracting the genuinely committed‘I’m not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner that keeps on trying,” Nelson Mandela told Rice University in 1999, a timely reminder that much of the good in our world is not the product of untaint[...]
CharitiesCharities and VolunteerismEducation
1 day ago
Internal review finds ICRC staff were dismissed or resigned for paying for sexual servicesMore than 20 employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross have left the organisation for sexual misconduct since 2015, the humanitarian institution said. The ICRC director general, Yves Daccord, sa[...]
Charities
1 day ago
When I joined the fire service, the lack of facilities for women was a shock. That’s changed, but too many girls still see firefighting as a man’s jobWhen I left school I thought about joining the army or police, but not the fire service. Like many women, I thought the fire service seemed far mo[...]
WomenEducationCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
2 days ago
Readers respond to George Monbiot’s article about Frome in Somerset’s pioneering community and volunteering projectAs the founder of HelpForce, a new organisation using the power of volunteering to improve health and wellbeing, it is exciting but not surprising to see evidence that hospital admi[...]
HealthEducationCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareGovernment Policy
2 days ago
Loneliness poses health risks and is a drain on the public purse. Communities are finding ways to connect people, but government must act tooThe headlines are familiar to many of us: “Loneliness is as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day”; it’s as bad for you as long-term illness[...]
HealthHousing and PovertyEducationHealth and Care
2 days ago
he works at Franklin Magnet School. Shenouda holds a master's degree in Social Work and a bachelor's degree in psychology at Syracuse University. She has worked in the Syracuse area as a mental health counselor, skill builder and medical interpreter.
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMental Health
2 days ago
uncie said there isn’t a system available in which the schools, law enforcement, social service agencies and mental health agencies share information that could possibly connect the dots about a particular student. “We’re gonna certainly review this ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMental Health
2 days ago
he FBI was warned last month about the shooter's potential for violence at a school, but failed to investigate that tip, while school officials, social services investigators and the sheriff's office had multiple encounters or troubling warnings about him ...
General Social WorkEducation
3 days ago
marillo College in the Texas panhandle has made fostering student success a priority. Jordan Herrera, director of social services at the Advocacy Resource Center (ARC), says, “We are on the front end. We are educating others on how to implement services.
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
3 days ago
Maureen Makki asks why NGOs don’t employ more local experts; Richard Carter says any sweeping dismissal of foreign aid workers is false; John Foster feels Oxfam needs our support now more than everAfua Hirsch (A white saviour mentality lies behind the Oxfam scandal, 21 February) is certainly right[...]
CharitiesChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and CareWomens Issues
3 days ago
his includes access to existing programs administered through the agencies and providing case management for health care, rehabilitation, job training, education and social services. Story Continues “This is an important moment for our community.
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducationHealth and Care
3 days ago
Physician who played a key role in improving the place of female doctors in Britain’s medical establishmentBeulah Bewley, who has died aged 88, reached the top of the medical profession and cleared a path for other female doctors to follow. As treasurer of the General Medical Council (1992-99), sh[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyEducationHealth and CareWomens Issues
3 days ago
ead the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p04897310 The global social services market was estimated to be around $3160 billion as of 2017. The segments in the social service market include educational services, social assistance, and child care ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
3 days ago
he epidemic has also resulted in lost tax revenue for federal, state and local governments while forcing up spending on health care, social services, education and criminal justice. MORE: New treatment court therapy aims to keep families intact The ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareCriminal Justice
3 days ago
first year student from Baltimore explained to the class that in his neighborhood, gangs provide social services to families in need, which prompted a powerful class discussion about poverty, racism and social segregation. During another class session ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
3 days ago
chool officials had repeatedly expressed concerns about the alleged shooter, the FBI failed to investigate a warning about him last month, a state social services agency had investigated him, and police had received about 20 calls dealing with him in ...
General Social WorkEducationCriminal Justice
3 days ago
sectarian health and social service agency, will be hosting a Caregiver ... She received a Master of Social Work degree, with a specialization in gerontology, from the University of Pennsylvania and ...
Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, (JFSCNJ) a non via Live.com News 
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareGerontology
3 days ago
ounty social services has jurisdiction on educational neglect. The Minnesota Department of Education does not have jurisdiction to investigate concerns of educational neglect of any student. As with other types of abuse or neglect, mandatory reporters ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
3 days ago
A groundbreaking new study shows antidepressants are effective – we should get on with taking and prescribing themIt’s official: antidepressants work.They are not a multibillion-dollar conspiracy dreamed up by Big Pharma Bond villains. They are not a snake oil distilled in secret laboratories, d[...]
Health
4 days ago
Researchers hail ‘surprising’ findings about sugar after analysing more than 3,000 casesPeople who regularly consume at least one sugary soft drink a day, no matter the size of their waist, could be at increased risk of cancer, according to a new study.Researchers from Cancer Council Victoria an[...]
HealthHealthEducation
4 days ago
requent changes in social workers are associated with a lack of trust among children in care, according to a major study into their wellbeing. The Our Lives Our Care report, by Coram Voice and the University of Bristol, said there was a “statistically ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
4 days ago
he mindset shift also prompted her to quit her job in insurance and return to college, where she is studying social work and recently got a job working with autistic children. The condition cannot be cured but the symptoms can be managed. While the ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationDisabilities
4 days ago
onfronting these intertwined crises calls for honest debate around the provision of the social services that families need to make all schools sustainable. Historically, comprehensive desegregation has often been hampered by discrimination and racial anxi ...
General Social WorkEducation
4 days ago
We think we’re losing a lot of talent, a lot of contributions from people that could do very well in our society if only they had at least a minimum of support," said autism researcher Shaun Eack, a professor at Pitt’s schools of social work and ...
General Social WorkEducationDisabilities
4 days ago
ailure to educate a child is not included in the state's definition of neglect, so it cannot be reported to the state's social services. About 1.7 million children in the United States — or about 3.3 percent of kids — are homeschooled, including about ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
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