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y Paul R. Pace, News staff Social workers are the among the behavioral health professionals greatly needed to meet a growing demand for services, says the new leader of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, or SAMHSA. Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz is the assistant secretary for [...]

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atel went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in behavioral science (minor in criminal justice) from California Polytechnic University, and master’s degree in psychology from Pepperdine University, and a master’s degree in social work from Southwest ...
General Social WorkEducationMental HealthCriminal Justice
20 hours ago
Ethics committee, examining intimidation of MPs during the election, could advise shifting liability on to companiesThe UK government should fine or even prosecute big web companies if they fail to tackle racist, extremist or child sex abuse content, an influential committee will recommend.The prime[...]
Children and Parenting
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Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group) “It’s just such a betrayal. They didn’t give us the full story,” said Thomas, who teaches classes in social work at San Jose State University. Now Magnuson is trying to get a room in Atria’s other San Jose facility ...
General Social WorkEducationGerontology
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which involves mentorship, social services, education and other social services to make productive decisions. "We are providing incentives for folks to do things in their lives that are ...
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General Social WorkEducation
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undreds of school pupils from across Tayside and Fife will be warned of the potential impact of careless social media posts on their future careers during the 2017 cyber security Christmas lecture at Abertay University. Teenagers from across the regions ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
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Charlie Gard case sparks harassment concerns as doctors at unnamed trust in the Midlands seek to turn off life supportBosses at an NHS hospital trust who wanted to stop providing life-support treatment to a brain-damaged baby boy recently won an anonymity fight after telling a high court judge that [...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareGovernment PolicyCriminal Justice
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It is a sad day for the NHS and for King’s patients when someone of his calibre feels they have no alternative but to throw in the towel, writes Andrew McCallYour report on Lord Kerslake’s resignation as chair of King’s College Hospital, London (Head of top NHS trust quits over cash squeeze, 1[...]
HealthEducationHealth and CareGovernment Policy
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hey then set up Hope Welfare Trust, which took up social work like working towards the eradication of poverty and providing education to underprivileged kids in nearby villages. On a visit to Khushiyari, the group found that while the village was lacking ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
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iNapoli worried the Republican tax plan could result in deficits and cutting of federal funding for programs such as social services, food and nutrition, education, infrastructure and the environment. “It’s as vital as it has ever been for local ...
General Social WorkEducation
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Hunt said Heartland and others are working with employers and social service agencies to find ways to help those in that situation. Also, as schools such as Heartland reach out to adults who previously didn't pursue further education, they often ...
Diel via Live.com News 
General Social WorkEducation
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plus programs that would be subject to the automatic ax are social service block grants, certain highway and airport funds, student loans, money for crime ...
“And therefore those programs would be entirely eliminated,” Lee via Live.com News 
General Social WorkEducationCriminal Justice
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UAF law graduates have assumed positions in the legal field, government, international organizations, social service, and academia. ALEP and AUAF aspire to create not just thought leaders, but leaders who will be at the fore of Afghan law and development.
General Social WorkEducation
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As King’s College hospital trust is put into special measures, NHS Confederation urges government to give service more fundingNHS managers have backed the claim by Bob Kerslake, the outgoing chairman of King’s College hospital, that the health service is being denied the money it needs to meet t[...]
HealthEducationHealth and CareGovernment Policy
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his year nine finalists participated. Business ideas ranged from social services organizations to crowdfunding platforms. Students received immediate feedback on how to improve both their pitch and strengthen their business model. $3,000 in venture grants ...
General Social WorkEducation
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rivers can take English as a second language and GED courses, as well as earn an associates, bachelor's or master's degree online in subjects including IT, nursing, social work, occupational therapy and business. Lyft would not disclose how much the ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareCriminal Justice
2 days ago
or the last 90 years, the United Jewish Communities of MetroWest New Jersey has promoted Jewish community building and served as a communal safety net, providing social services, emergency relief and educational programming to Jews locally and ...
General Social WorkEducation
2 days 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
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Bob Kerslake quits as chair of King’s College hospital board, claiming NHS funding ‘desperately’ needs rethink amid unrealistic demands for savings• I’m quitting as a hospital boss: dire NHS funding problems give me no choiceThe boss of one of the NHS’s biggest trusts has resigned in pro[...]
HealthEducationHealth and CareGovernment Policy
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Ibogaine is a drug harvested from the roots of a plant found in Gabon. When all else fails, some heroin addicts have used it to conquer their cravings. But is it effective and are the serious risks it carries worth it?At the age of 12, Jay was smoking cigarettes and weed; by 16, he was snorting coke[...]
Children and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
3 days ago
Attacking the singer’s charity efforts take a rare type of stupidity. But guess what...According to a Dropbox survey published last week, most people believe that “only 68% of their work colleagues” are capable of the job.This is a staggering figure. Why so high? Nobody’s capable of the job.[...]
CharitiesCharities and Volunteerism
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Demand for children’s social care doubles as sector loses £4.1bn to funding cutsThe children’s services departments of more than 30 councils in England are in special measures, an Observer analysis has revealed.The survey comes amid claims that the child protection sector is experiencing a fund[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
3 days ago
I love my job, but can barely afford to do it. A pay increase might help tackle the recruitment crisis the government is failing to addressRead more from the Secret TeacherI’m a primary school teacher and I love my job. Despite the long hours – 12 hours a day Monday to Friday and most of the aft[...]
EducationCharitiesChildren and Parenting
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day structural family therapy workshop from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, and Friday, Dec. 15, on Marshall University's Huntington campus. Presenter Jorge Colipinto from ...
The Herald-Dispatch via Live.com News 
General Social WorkEducation
4 days ago
Robert Holland on the impact on children, Paul Nicolson on the endless pressure on benefit claimants and Steven Dorner on the psychological impactVisitors to foodbanks are often in distress, so Heidi Allen MP is right to cry (Tory MP cries at universal credit impact speech from Frank Field, 5 Decemb[...]
PovertyHealthChildrenChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyMental
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en and women segregate themselves by major. Men major in engineering and computer science; women major in nursing, education, social work. That’s the conclusion from a forthcoming study to be published by Georgetown University’s Center on Education ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareWomens Issues
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9 hours ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff Social workers are the among the behavioral health professionals greatly needed to meet a growing demand for services, says the new leader of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, or SAMHSA. Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz is the assistant secretary for [...]
 

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The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) partnered with the American Psychological Association on the amicus brief in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The U.S. Supreme Court case addresses the validity of Colorado’s anti-discrimination statute which prevent[...]
 
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On December 2 the Senate passed its version of H.R. 1: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (51 Republicans voted in favor, while all Senate Democrats and Republican Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) voted against).  On Monday, December 4th, the House of Representatives agreed to the motion to go to conference by a vote[...]
 
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By Laetitia Clayton, News staff As a young girl, Carla Gonzalez says she dreamed of becoming Miss America one day. Now, as a multiple pageant winner, she dreams of putting an end to domestic violence. Gonzalez, whose current title is Ms. U.S. World Elite 2017, also is a social worker and longtime NA[...]
 
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By Alison Laurio, News contributor Imagine yourself leaving home to go to work every day thinking “Will this be the last time I see my house? Will this be the last time I see my family?” One young woman in her 20s has worked two jobs for the last 10 years as the main breadwinner ...
 
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The theme for World Aids Day 2017 on December 1 will be “Increasing Impact through Transparency, Accountability, and Partnerships.”   In elaborating on the theme Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy at the [...]
 
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November is National Adoption Month. This month we celebrate the families who have already been joined through adoption and call attention to the children and youth who are still waiting for a permanent family. This year’s National Adoption Month is focusing on older youth in care, specifically 15[...]