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16 hours ago
Columbia University School of Social Work lecturer recently came to the defense of socialism by blaming capitalism for both world wars and “centuries of slavery.” Professor Anthony Zenkus, who frequently lectures on income inequality and poverty ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
17 hours ago
mma's mother said she has contacted Wood County Social Services. "They are doing an investigation with Helping Hands, the school district and the bus garage," Zimmel said. Newsline 9 reached out to Helping Hands of Central Wisconsin but received no comment.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and CareDisabilities
18 hours ago
My daughter, Lindsay Riddoch, who has taken her own life aged 24, was an ardent and articulate advocate for better mental health services. She was a fiercely independent thinker and debater who was intent on exposing injustice, and if she saw something wrong she would try to put it right. She often [...]
EducationHealth and CareMental HealthCriminal Justice
1 day ago
Former student sues Stephen Coxen for damages two years after jury found case against him not provenA former university student in Scotland is suing her alleged rapist for £100,000 in damages after he walked free following a high court trial two years ago.Stephen Coxen, 23, from Bury in Lancashire,[...]
EducationCriminal Justice
1 day ago
tate and local governments rely on nonprofits to deliver most social services, from housing to substance abuse treatment to early childhood education. Now those nonprofits, and their government partners, are concerned that the new tax law passed in ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
1 day ago
usan von Zabern, director of the county's social service department, said it was "the first opportunity to intervene." Private schools in California are not licensed by the state education department and no agency regulates or oversees them. The schools ...
General Social WorkEducation
1 day ago
In previous roles, Esther McVey never cared about the impact of her policies and appeared to relish removing disability supportAs backlashes go, the days following Esther McVey’s appointment as the new work and pensions secretary have seen intense criticism. Between 2012 and 2013, as minister for [...]
PovertyHealthChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and CareDisabilities
1 day ago
Like 12% of medical students, the graphic sights of the operating theatre caused me to faint. But slowly, after many queasy incidents, I learned how to cope
Medicine is great, but it involves pain, pus and blood. For some, seeing those things is a problem. When I started medical school, I was wor[...]
HealthEducationHealth and Care
1 day ago
tudents at Hope College will receive Holland’s 2017 Youth Social Justice Award for their leadership in organizing the Tuesday, Oct. 31, march and rally held to advocate for those impacted by DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). The award will ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationCriminal Justice
2 days ago
The housebuilding of the 19th century paved the way for slum tenancies. As inequality rises, miserable living conditions have returnedSame place, different time. It was in the early 1990s that I first walked down Falkner Street in Liverpool. Twenty-five years later and I’ve been back to make the B[...]
HousingHousing and PovertyEducation
2 days ago
Readers air their views on the crisis in the health service, as medical students are urged to volunteer to plug gapsHardware in the NHS has been allowed to decline dangerously, but equally damning and dangerous is the demoralisation of doctors in particular, a process that began 20 years ago with a [...]
Charities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and CareGovernment Policy
2 days ago
o I switched from law school to graduate work in social work. Let’s talk about gender in Missouri. The state doesn't have many female lawmakers or representatives. With all these sexual harassment scandals coming to light, including in the Missouri ...
General Social WorkEducation
3 days ago
Since 2015, Ireland has allowed people to change gender by self-declaration. Now Holyrood and Westminster are considering following suitToryn Glavin was 17 when she began to live the life that she wanted to, as a woman. The transgender teenager, still feeling her way in a public female identity, fou[...]
Education
3 days ago
Exclusive: Emails seen by the Guardian reveal inexperienced undergraduates are being asked to help in A&E units and wardsMedical students are being urged to help relieve the NHS winter crisis because hospitals are so short-staffed they are struggling to cope with the surge in patients, the Guard[...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and CareGovernment Policy
3 days ago
he U.S. is the agency's largest donor, supplying nearly 30 percent of its total budget. The agency focuses on providing health care, education and social services to Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. Hundreds of ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
3 days ago
ven the Israeli government knows that the aid provided by the organization to refugees in the fields of education, health, welfare and a variety of social services has prevented a deterioration to a humanitarian catastrophe in the Gaza Strip, which we all ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
3 days ago
he school board’s social work team was on site, and letters will also be sent home with students at all three schools in the Scarborough neighbourhood addressing the assault against Khawlah. “We want to make sure they know we’re aware of what’s ...
General Social WorkEducation
4 days ago
he bride is studying for her master’s degree in social work at the University of Texas in Arlington. The groom is employed at Central Renovations in Dallas and is an assistant football coach.
General Social WorkEducation
4 days ago
f you doubt the existence of a budding mental health crisis, ask any teacher, law enforcement officer or doctor who deals with the delivery of social services. Or consider that the largest provider of mental health services in the area is not a center set ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMental Health
4 days ago
As a growing town, Bannockburn needs improved infrastructure. Part of that is having more places to eat and relax, part of it is better schools and part of it is more social services,” he says. Ray White Bannockburn agent Michael Stevenson says the ...
General Social WorkEducation
4 days ago
e has worked with the Community Services Board since 1999. He worked for both the Department of Social Services in Danville and Martinsville and Henry County. He is an active member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, is a Q.U.E. school mentor and adviser ...
General Social WorkEducation
5 days ago
e seems to like Norway. (Although as one Twitter user asked, why would most Scandinavians, who have higher education rates than their U.S. counterparts and a far more extensive social service system, want to trade that for what we have here?) People from ...
General Social WorkEducation
5 days ago
teven Soos says he's going to run for a council seat in Otonabee Ward in the municipal election in October. Soos, 23, is a social services worker living in Peterborough. He graduated from Trent University in 2016 with a bachelor of arts degree in ...
General Social WorkEducation
5 days ago
Gregg, a youth mental health expert who is known for writing books like The Princess Bitchface Syndrome, said children under 12 should be banned from using social media. "It is as simple as that — yet I go to primary schools right across ...
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and CareMental Health
5 days ago
Exclusive: A new study shows that a simple set of CBT exercises can help with symptoms, yet many workplaces have no policies in place to support womenWorkplaces should start catering for the menopause in a comparable way to pregnancy, according to one of Britain’s leading women’s health experts.[...]
HealthWomenEducationHealth and CareMental HealthWomens Issues
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8 weeks ago
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[...]
 

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12 weeks ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff The nation’s opioid crisis is creating a new threat in some of the hardest hit states: a social work workforce shortage in child welfare and addiction treatment. “The demand for social workers has always been high, but it is particularly true now,” says Michael Patc[...]
 
12 weeks ago
Childhood emotional, behavioral, and social problems are serious developmental challenges affecting the lives of a substantial number of youths. Estimates suggest that 20 percent of children in the United States have difficulty with attention, disruptive behavior, and mood. Severe social, emotional,[...]
 
13 weeks ago
Posted October 17, 2017  As a member of the consortium Partners for Understanding Pain, NASW observed Pain Awareness Month in September. Although the observance has ended, NASW encourages social workers to educate their colleagues and clients about resources to prevent and address pain—and to adv[...]
 
14 weeks ago
The open enrollment period for the health insurance marketplace is significantly shorter this year — from November 1 to December 15, 2017. The Trump administration has also cut funding for advertising and enrollment assistance. Social workers should share enrollment information with clients, famil[...]
 
15 weeks ago
By Alison Laurio, News contributor Melanie Sage is part of a suicide special interest group that meets on Twitter, where she said “the medium helps get us out of our silos and see problems from multiple perspectives.” In 2014, Stephanie Berzin was given a Teaching with New Media Award by Boston [...]
 
17 weeks ago
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. The Department of Veterans Affairs, one of the largest employers of social workers, this month is running a #BeThere suicide prevention campaign for veterans and service members. The campaign offers tips we can all do to prevent people from dying by su[...]