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14 hours ago
hey have also argued that the school can make up lost funding through alumni support, federal funding and the UConn Foundation — a luxury not available to people dependent on social services, they said. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has vowed to veto the budget ...
General Social WorkEducation
16 hours ago
n addition to Kroger, the First 5 Lex program has several partners including the University of Kentucky, city Social Services, Community Action/Head Start, Reach Out and Read, UK Pediatrics, Lexington Public Library, KET, Child Care Council, United Way of ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
20 hours ago
oth brothers have come a long way in their development and sense of security levels. With a master’s in social work from the University in Washington, Kaas had worked for DSHS since 1998. She was a mother herself who had moved to Port Angeles to ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
21 hours ago
o be deliberate about college decisions. When you are 18, it’s impossible to see your future precisely, but if you are drawn to art, social work, early childhood education and other jobs paying maybe $25,000 a year, you don’t want $40,000 in loans.
General Social WorkEducation
21 hours ago
About 617 million children and adolescents worldwide are not achieving minimum proficiency levels in reading and mathematics, signalling “a learning crisis” that could threaten progress on global development goals, a report from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organ[...]
Children and ParentingEducation
22 hours ago
ocial work and education. The Maida Institute is also home to the Better Health senior membership program focused on bringing both educational and social programming to more than 1800 Ocean County residents. As Corporate Chair of Geriatrics at RWJBarnabas ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareGerontology
22 hours ago
epublicans defend the move. They said on Tuesday that social services and municipalities need the money and that UConn can get cash through the federal government, grants and increasing tuition. "UConn has got a huge foundation and has many ways of ...
General Social WorkEducation
1 day ago
Over 50% of teachers tell survey they don’t have adequate training in what to do when a child has a mental health problemMore than half of primary school teachers say they do not feel adequately trained in supporting pupils with mental health problems, research suggests.Just one in 10 “strongly [...]
EducationHealthChildrenChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMental Health
1 day ago
Trial unexpectedly shows combination of osteopathy, life coaching and neuro-linguistic programming helps children with CFS/ME get betterA controversial treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) called the Lightning Process can help children get better, a trial has shown, much to the surprise of t[...]
HealthChildrenChildren and ParentingEducation
1 day ago
arnes is a development consultant. She spent over 25 years working in the technology field in Silicon Valley and has been development manager for social services and education organizations. Gilcrest is an assistant to Executive Director Ann Hancock.
General Social WorkEducation
1 day ago
Nearly 20% of those who quit in first half of 2017 have been successful, with e-cigarettes becoming most popular method of quitting, say UCL researchersSuccess rates for smokers trying to give up have hit a record high in part thanks to the increasing use of e-cigarettes, figures reveal.Nearly 20% o[...]
HealthEducation
1 day ago
Call for additional evidence comes before public examinations into claims involving council homes and schools in RochdaleMore alleged victims of the former Liberal MP Cyril Smith and officials who investigated him should be allowed to testify at the child sexual abuse inquiry, a preliminary hearing [...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingEducation
1 day ago
he building would sit near the UIC Theatre, the Behavioral Sciences Building and the Jane Addams School of Social Work, just off the Eisenhower Expressway. "It will be very visible, and I think it will also send a signal about the strength and vitality of ...
General Social WorkEducation
1 day ago
ut she made a deal with the government when prosecutors said they would take her to a second trial. In Chicago, Odeh was associate director of the Arab American Action Network, which provides social services and education.
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 days ago
n Chicago, Odeh was associate director of the Arab American Action Network, which provides social services and education. She is widely respected for her work with immigrants, especially Arab women. "Technically she was a terrorist," U.S. District Judge ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
2 days ago
Data from government-funded research prompts fresh questions about effect of social media and school stresses on young people’s mental healthOne in four girls is clinically depressed by the time they turn 14, according to research that has sparked new fears that Britain’s teenagers are suffering[...]
HealthHousing and PovertyEducationHealth and CareMental Health
2 days ago
Pouring resources into one area of inequality will not tackle underlying issues, writes Alan Healey. Private firms are the reason for the problems, says David Beake, while Nick Moss writes that prison doesn’t work. Plus Simon Partridge on the damage done by boarding schools.When I read the title ([...]
EducationHousing and PovertyHeal
2 days ago
As his Gatsby Charitable Foundation reaches 50, the businessman and benefactor says that philanthropy is no substitute for benefitsDavid Sainsbury, Lord Sainsbury of Turville, who for 50 years has been a major benefactor of charities, education, research, the arts and projects in developin[...]
CharitiesCharities and VolunteerismEducationCriminal Justice
2 days ago
ichael Zavada, dean of the College of Arts, and Kay Ketzenberger, associate professor and program director of bachelor of social work program at UTPB, were two of the people who recommended Hughes for the recognition. Zavada said there is no doubt that ...
General Social WorkEducation
2 days ago
orse said Caldwell was “going to do great things with his life.” She said he considered social work or counseling for a career. “It broke his heart that people in this world had way less than we do, and he wanted to change that,” she said.
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
3 days ago
he report, “Bearing the Cost of Early Care and Education in Colorado” by the Butler Institute for Families at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work and Brodsky Research and Consulting, found that more than100,000 children age 4 or ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
3 days ago
wage jobs who would then need space in the schools, space in social services, that any community may not be prepared to offer right off the bat,” Thellman said.
“The thought is any community close to the Tyson plant might see an influx of folks on low via Live.com News 
General Social WorkEducation
3 days ago
ark McCarthy is a graduate student in the School of Information Sciences, a member of the LGBTQ community, a fan of video games and one of the many students with disabilities here at the University. McCarthy was born with spinal muscular atrophy and has ...
General Social WorkEducationDisabilities
3 days ago
University of Manchester team receives £785,000 in lottery funding to train volunteers to collect memories of the NHS and preserve them for the futureA heritage project to record individual stories from 70 years of the National Health Service and preserve them for future generations has been given [...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and CareGovernment Policy
3 days ago
As the 2017-2018 school year starts, more than 1.5 million children across West and Central Africa risk going to school hungry or dropping out altogether, due to lack of financing for nourishing school meals, the United Nations food relief agency said today.
Children and ParentingEducation
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1 day 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[...]
 

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1 week ago
The Delegate Assembly of the National Association of  Social Workers (NASW) on August 4, 2017 approved the most substantive revision to the NASW Code of Ethics since 1996. After careful and charged deliberation, the Delegate Assembly voted to accept proposed revisions to the Code that focused la[...]
 
3 weeks ago
In accordance with section 418.016 of the Texas Government Code, the Office of the Governor temporarily suspends all necessary statutes and rules to allow health care providers employed by a hospital and licensed and in good standing in another state to practice in Texas in order assist with the Tro[...]
 
4 weeks ago
About three-quarters of social workers work with older adults in a wide variety of settings. Yet, only about one out of ten  of social workers specializes in aging. Social work practitioners and students can obtain training in aging through the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP). GWEP[...]
 
6 weeks ago
More than 100 social workers participated on expert panels to revise and/or develop 25 NASW policy statements over the last two years. These statements were recently voted on and approved by the National Association of Social Workers’ (NASW) key policymaking body, the Delegate Assembly (comprised[...]
 
6 weeks ago
Chronic disease takes a heavy toll on residents in the United States. Heart disease is the leading cause of death. Risk factors for heart disease include diabetes, obesity, poor diet, and physical inactivity. Additionally, mental health concerns also affect a large proportion of Americans and are ma[...]
 
6 weeks ago
     Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Month is in September.      Alcohol use during pregnancy is a leading preventable cause of birth defects and intellectual and neurodevelopmental disabilities. FASD—the general term that encompasses the range of life-long adverse cogniti[...]