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9 hours ago
Bill Gates and Warren Buffett’s Giving Pledge has encouraged donations, research by Coutts and University of Kent findsRich people, foundations and companies in the UK donated a record £1.83bn to charities last year, as high profile philanthropy schemes such as Bill Gates and Warren Buffett’s G[...]
CharitiesCharities and VolunteerismEducation
14 hours ago
t showcases various homes and buildings around the community that are decorated for the holidays. Dove is social services organization that includes among its services a domestic violence program, an early education program, financial and housing help for ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
16 hours ago
Smoking and drinking among young people is at lowest level on record. We’d like you to tell us what you think about the change in trendsYoung people in England born since the turn of the century are the most clean-living generation in recent times, with the rates of those choosing to smoke cigaret[...]
Children and ParentingEducationHealth and CareGovernment Policy
16 hours ago
ver 60,000 youth and families per year are served by Youth First’s school social work and afterschool programs that prevent substance abuse, promote healthy behaviors, and maximize student success.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
21 hours ago
Our PhD was given to Grace Mugabe just for nothing," said social work student Ivy Jayijana. "There's no employment and inflation is rising every day. So we are sick and tired because of that."
General Social WorkEducation
23 hours ago
he graduated summa cum laude from Pepperdine University with a master’s degree in psychology; her goal was finding a career in social services and nonprofits. And that she did. After successful turns in administrative positions at Olive Crest Homes and ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMental Health
1 day ago
unday he became angry thinking about how she was killed for no apparent reason by a stranger. Before going to work in social services for Shasta County, she was a teacher who worked many years to help children. Troy McFadyen said he often worried about ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
1 day ago
Alongside the human costs, cuts have hurt our economy, and we’ve now reached a dangerous tipping point, say Joseph Stiglitz, Ha-Joon Chang and 111 othersSeven years of austerity has destroyed lives. An estimated 30,000 excess deaths can be linked to cuts in NHS spending and the social care crisis [...]
Children and ParentingHousing and PovertyEducationH
1 day ago
he model focuses on the integration of counseling into other social services like housing and foreclosure prevention, workforce development, prisoner reentry, benefits access and domestic violence services, to name a few. Other cities chosen for the ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducationCriminal Justice
1 day ago
any, many more are asking for sanctions on Israel, and many more are connecting the injustices at home in the U.S., from police brutality and exchange programs with Israeli police, from the cuts to social services, health, and education in the U.S. and ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareCriminal Justice
2 days ago
Whether abuse is in the classroom, the media or the trans debate, it represses free speechAmong the highlights of the just-concluded Anti-Bullying Week, a schools event since 2004, was the launch by Prince William of a taskforce on the prevention of cyberbullying and its first video – What to do i[...]
Education
2 days ago
ewey Marshall, Dailey's roommate and a Texas Woman's University student studying social work, said he identifies as a cisgender, straight white man and felt completely welcomed in the space his roommate organized. Identifying as cisgender means ...
General Social WorkEducationWomens Issues
2 days ago
t covered all sectors such as education and higher education, health and social services, electricity and water services, transport, communications, ports and airports, and the labour market that accommodates the efforts of men and women alike.
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareWomens Issues
2 days ago
antrell grew up in Los Angeles, the daughter of a single mom who worked her way from welfare to a career in social work. She came to New Orleans to go to college at Xavier, and helped pay for it by working in the hospitality industry, which gave her a ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
2 days ago
hat huge sum could be spent on new buses, ferries, infrastructure repairs, senior social services, job training, education, and financial assistance. Quo fata ferunt. Fine words, but a Bermuda Government contingency plan for the economy is far better than ...
General Social WorkEducationGerontology
2 days ago
At least 200 children take their own lives each year in the UK. Teachers are in a unique position to support vulnerable pupils, but more awareness is neededHarry Biggs-Davison is a former headteacher and trustee of the charity Papyrus
The tragedy of losing a child is unimaginable. Losing a child [...]
EducationHealthCharitiesChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
3 days ago
eshmukh, who is 15 years old, was the keynote speaker Friday at Kutztown University's sixth annual conference on Social Work in the Global Environment. It was Deshmukh's first time as a keynote speaker at an event, and he spoke for almost 40 minutes to a ...
General Social WorkEducation
3 days ago
Social angst contributes to ill health; there is much that can be done locally to combat this, but government action is needed tooTheresa May, in her first speech as prime minister, stood on the steps of Downing Street and referred to the glaring injustice of gaps in life expectancy and declared her[...]
HealthHousing and PovertyEducationHealth and CareCriminal Justice
4 days ago
imultaneously, we will see severe cuts in social services, education, transportation and other public services. Can we afford this "tax break" as we witness the austere degradation of our society?
General Social WorkEducation
4 days ago
The tragic death of this mother of four following benefit cuts shows how the government is failing even in its most basic duty – to keep its citizens safeWhen Elaine Morrall’s body was found at her home in Runcorn this month, she was wrapped up in a coat and scarf. That Elaine was only 38 and ha[...]
Children and ParentingEducation
4 days ago
Inequality is harmful at all levels of life so I’m glad leadership ideas are shifting away from traditional ideas. But there is still a long way to go I grew up with a sense of working class injustice. But I never imagined, when I was a student at Hull University, drinking into the night and consp[...]
WomenCharitiesCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and CareMental HealthCriminal Justice
5 days ago
he Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs wouldn't detail what specific speech or actions he wanted legally protected, but said religious leaders and clergy should not face sanctions for teaching their faith's position on marriage.
General Social WorkEducation
5 days ago
My friend Peter Carr, who has died aged 87, had a remarkable and varied career, including in industrial relations and as a leader of health service improvement. His focus was always on promoting productivity through constructive bargaining as a partnership between employers and workers, represented [...]
HealthChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
5 days ago
arner learned about Bright Beginnings and toured its facility. It’s one of several social service groups that share space in the Perry School, a building that began life in 1891 as the M Street School, one of the first public high schools for black ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
5 days ago
nstead it should be an understanding of how we got to where we were at the end of 2014 with an unfair tax system, universities that weren’t properly funded, schools that were unfairly funded, social service providers that were fraying,” he said.
General Social WorkEducation
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3 days ago
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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[...]
 
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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[...]
 
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7 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 [...]
 
8 weeks ago
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