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Today’s glasses, 450ml compared with 65ml 300 years ago, encourage consumption, Cambridge scientist tells Hay festivalWine glasses have increased in size from a capacity of 65ml 300 years ago to 450ml today and the change has encouraged us to drink far more than we should, according to a behaviour[...]
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nequality and human suffering can be addressed by activists driven by empathy and care for others, according to Sister Mary Scullion, R.S.M. in her commencement address to the Georgetown College on Healy Lawn on Saturday. Scullion, who joined the Sisters ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareCriminal Justice
2 days ago
TOP London school has told parents they may call social services if they do not pick up their kids on time. The threat was reportedly issued by Fox Primary School in Kensington, where nearby homes sell for £4million. The school, which recently came top ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
3 days ago
he reality of school social work is that there is never enough time or manpower ... A part of me just can't believe what I have heard, even though I know it's true. After 25 years in social services, I still hear of something more horrendous than I ...
General Social WorkEducation
3 days ago
uring the night, Ms. Maloff shared with me that she received her BA in Education and that Mr. Maloff had his Masters in Social Work. These educational pathways are evident in their giving and as residents of South Lake Tahoe, we are immensely grateful.
General Social WorkEducationWomens Issues
3 days ago
umors swirl that residents will lose social services if the PRI is defeated. Acuna, of Iberoamerican University, said women vote in greater numbers than men, making del Mazo’s strategy a good one, but questioned how such a program would be funded.
General Social WorkEducationWomens Issues
3 days ago
Adoption across borders is falling globally, as potential adoptive parents may be put off by high costs and regulationEuropean countries favour placing children for adoption within their own borders. The option of intercountry adoption – where children are adopted by parents living outside their b[...]
ChildrenChildrenChildren and ParentingEducation
3 days ago
It took ages to earn Sandra’s trust – she showed me how people’s lives can be consumed by the cruel fate of mental health problemsIn medicine, psychiatry isn’t seen as glamorous. As a student and while training, you fight with your colleagues for the sexy jobs in cardiology, intensive care o[...]
HealthEducationHealth and CareMental Health
3 days ago
The mass movement of children across borders has prompted the need for greater cooperation between agenciesUniversities across Europe, including Kent and Stirling, are involved in a project to design a set of training materials for child protection services that can be used by social workers in eigh[...]
ChildrenEducationChildrenChildren and Parenting
3 days ago
Forget grand shiny programmes - our initiative will support Liverpool’s community and social enterprise groups to tackle big social challengesI’ve spent the past 10 years of my life working in Liverpool’s social sector. I’ve got my hands dirty, fundraised, tendered, spun out and spun in. Tod[...]
EducationHealth and CareCriminal Justice
3 days ago
There’s far too much at stake,” Acquario told the AmNews. “We need to court system, the DAs, public defenders, department of social services, other state agencies, schools and more involved in this. The alternative is failure and that’s not an ...
General Social WorkEducationCriminal Justice
4 days ago
Researchers, co-led by University of Queensland academics, discover five additional DNA sections for disease affecting one in 10 Australian womenResearchers are one step closer to identifying genes linked to a gynaecological disease affecting one in 10 Australian women. A global study into the genet[...]
HealthEducationHealth and CareWomens Issues
4 days ago
ocial Work Day at the United Nations attracts those around the world who are working to make a difference. This year, 17 Seton Hall University undergraduate and graduate social work students attended the 34th annual event, which was held last month at the ...
General Social WorkEducation
4 days ago
Recruiters reveal what they ask when hiring new staff – and the answers they hope to hear Compassion and communication, respect and resilience, accountability and adaptability – a good nurse possesses a daunting set of qualities. If you’re newly qualified, how can you convince employers you ha[...]
EducationHealthCareersCareersHealth and Care
5 days ago
Data shows record 1,180 students who experienced mental ill health left courses early in 2014-15, up 210% from 2009-10The number of students to drop out of university with mental health problems has more than trebled in recent years, official figures show.Data from the Higher Education Statistics Ag[...]
EducationHealthHealth and CareMental Health
6 days ago
he following is the text of the graduation keynote delivered by Dr. Jared Bernstein at the special graduation ceremony held by Columbia University’s School of Social Work for its 2017 graduates, at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, on Wednesday ...
General Social WorkEducation
6 days ago
SPHS and IPEC applaud UCF’s interprofessional teams from the schools of medicine, nursing, social work, physical therapy, and pharmacy that collaborated with the Farmworkers Association to provide free clinics for uninsured farmworker families.
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
6 days ago
The coalition unites those in poverty, social service organizations, Southern Illinois University researchers and students, civic leaders, and faith communities," according to its Facebook page description. "These groups are working together for ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
6 days ago
gged on by Stonewall and others, secularists are on the rise in local government, in education, in the media, in the social services, in the BMA, in the Equalities and Human Rights Commission, in the European Court of Justice and other institutions too.
General Social WorkEducationCriminal Justice
6 days ago
e graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1978 with a B.A. in Philosophy and Psychology and earned a Masters degree in Social Work from the same institution in 1980. He received his law degree from St. John’s University Law School ...
General Social WorkEducationMental HealthCriminal Justice
1 week ago
cott, a former Messenger staff writer and student at the University of Louisville's Kent School for Social Work, began work this month in the Legislative Research Commission (LRC) Graduate Fellows Program, according to an LRC news release. The program ...
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1 week ago
Bond University dean of medicine writes in Medical Journal of Australia that too many children are being placed in care and ‘politically charged’ discussion is neededPolicies to discourage disadvantaged families from having too many children could help address the rapidly rising number of childr[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
1 week ago
n assistant professor in the social work department at the University of Minnesota Duluth, whose research has focused on Native Americans and public schools. But there is a cultural element related to school climate, she said. If students don’t see ...
General Social WorkEducation
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spokeswoman said Missouri’s Department of Health and Social Services was “reviewing the case.” Rivera grew up in New Mexico, and public records show she also may have lived in Maryland, Montana and Virginia. She never graduated from college, ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
1 week ago
day routine in middle and high school classrooms and hallways is anything but. Start with peer pressure. Conflicts, crises, confrontation pop up like images in ...
SOMERVILLE, NJ – Life is often tough and troubled for middle and high school students. Day via Live.com News 
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2 weeks ago
Robyn Golden, MA, ACSW, LCSW, Director of Population Health and Aging at Rush University Medical Center, explains the importance of advocacy in the current atmosphere. “The policy and political environment, specifically around health care and social services, is particularly fraught right now due [...]
 

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2 weeks ago
Robyn Golden, MA, ACSW, LCSW, Director of Population Health and Aging at Rush University Medical Center, explains the importance of advocacy in the current atmosphere. “The policy and political environment, specifically around health care and social services, is particularly fraught right now due [...]
 
6 weeks ago
Posted April 13, 2017 The mission of National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) is to enhance understanding of, and participation in, advance care planning. Now in its 10th year, NHDD 2017 will be a weeklong event, observed April 16 through 22. This year’s theme matches that of the 2016 observance: [...]
 
7 weeks ago
Hurricane Katrina was one of the most devastating natural disasters to occur in the continental United States, and the effects of this disaster are felt to this day. Social workers played a vital role in the recovery efforts following Katrina, and important lessons gained from their experiences can [...]
 
7 weeks ago
Disadvantaged Black adolescents are disproportionately afflicted by sexually transmitted disease transmission, dating violence, trafficking, and unplanned pregnancy. Social services need better tools and understanding to address these issues. Moreover, disadvantaged African American adolescents have[...]
 
7 weeks ago
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This year’s theme is “Building Community, Building Hope.” Communities across the country have a great influence in families’ lives. Every person one can get involved and play a role in preventing child abuse and neglect and promoting child and [...]
 
10 weeks ago
As virtual events become a larger part of the professional development landscape, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is using this medium more frequently to expand the audience and social work reach as well as saving social workers time and money. Virtual Conferences complement our[...]