Categories

Loading...

Languages

Locations

Loading...

Sources

Loading...

Links

G News

8 hours ago
Stoke-on-Trent council called ‘callous’ for proposing penalty notice in city centre followed by court appearance and fineA council has been called “cruel and callous” for proposing £1,000 fines to homeless people sleeping in tents in the city centre.Stoke-on-Trent council in Staffordshire i[...]
HousingHousing and PovertyCriminal Justice
10 hours ago
Messages sent by Emily Drouet, 18, show she blamed herself for boyfriend’s abuse in the weeks before her deathText messages sent by a university student who killed herself following an abusive relationship will be shared on campuses across Scotland as part of a campaign to raise awareness of domes[...]
Education
10 hours ago
What do you do when everyone in your life loves a drink, but you’ve barely touched the stuff? Is 53 too old to develop a bad habit?‘I wish you’d bloody drink, get some colour into your cheeks,” my father grumbled one day. I was 12, maybe 13. Then, and for many years afterwards, I shrugged it[...]
Children and Parenting
14 hours ago
Scandal over Manchester lab raises doubts about evidence used in thousands of child protection cases in England and WalesThe government’s forensic regulator has called for fresh scrutiny of drug and alcohol testing carried out for the family courts, after a scandal at a Manchester laboratory raise[...]
Children and ParentingCriminal Justice
15 hours ago
Councils recognise the importance of services for young people, but have had to cut funding; partnerships offer a new modelIt amazes me how many adults attribute part of their success to youth centres, sports clubs and arts programmes. The opportunity to forge diverse friendships, have somewhere to [...]
ChildrenChildrenCharitiesChildren and Parenting
15 hours ago
t’s a week before the ball. Fashion designer Astri Prugger’s tiny dress shop on Victoria Ave. in Westmount is filled with sparkly white ball gowns. A glass case in the corner displays a small crown and a pair of white satin shoes. Over the next few ...
General Social Work
16 hours ago
Philip Hammond’s budget has failed to fix the housing crisis but, worse, has left families living in fear with no reassurance over fire safety measuresAround the time of the 2016 spring budget, I wrote about a first-time buyer who had taken advantage of the Conservatives’ help to buy scheme. Ask[...]
HousingHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
17 hours ago
Life expectancy is increasing, but the number of years of healthy life in retirement is not keeping up, with dramatic variations seen across the countryAdults are spending an increasing number of their retirement years in poor health, a thinktank on ageing and population has warned.The report, which[...]
HealthHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
17 hours ago
Photo credit: Natan Vigna] Two La Sierra University social work faculty members and a university church ... on September 14 for the Metro Region of the Riverside Department of Social Services. The North Carolina convention also offered a similar pre ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
17 hours ago
Medicine’s a tough career and professionals are demoralised. But the good old days had their dark side too

• Clare Gerada is a former chair of the Royal College of General PractitionersIn the 17th century there was a disease so virulent it was able to wipe out whole armies. Sufferers expe[...]
HealthEducationHealth and Care
20 hours ago
Obesity Policy Coalition highlights need for a sugar tax, saying physical activity guidelines alone won’t suffice Young Australian adults are nearly twice as likely to be obese as their parents and one in five children are now overweight before they start school, a report has found.The rates of ob[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingEducation
23 hours ago
Many serious mistakes – including identity mix-ups – could be avoided, according to study of 132 incidents reported in EnglandSerious mistakes made in mortuaries – including identity mix-ups - might be avoided if the deceased received the sort of management standards given to the living, accor[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
1 day ago
from June 2016 to October 2017. The data included names, phone numbers, emails, passwords, and credit card information. According to Australian Greens ...
The personal data of 8,500 employees at The Department of Social Services was breached via Live.com News 
General Social Work
1 day ago
Exclusive: Leaked government paper reveals plan for waiting time cap – but cuts mean it cannot be rolled out for four yearsChildren with anxiety and depression will be guaranteed treatment within four weeks in a new effort to improve mental health care, but lack of NHS staff and funding means the [...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMental HealthGovernment Policy
1 day ago
profile child deaths, record numbers of children entering foster care and recent reports of the Kansas Department for Child and Families using gag orders to cover its shortcomings, the agency is clearly in crisis. Kansas ...
In the aftermath of five high via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
1 day ago
Government is not promising enough money to meet pledge to increase real-terms funding for NHS in each year of parliament, Labour saysLabour has accused the Conservatives of breaking a manifesto pledge to increase real-terms funding for the NHS in every year of this parliament by not promising suffi[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
1 day ago
The reduction of morality to a data-driven calculation has proved especially attractive in an age where Stem disciples make so much of the cultural runningGiving to charity goes up at Christmas time. Many of us, secretly repulsed by our gluttonous orgy of collective servitude to next February’s la[...]
CharitiesCharities and Volunteerism
1 day ago
Mental health campaigner Natasha Devon describes online abuse she received after calling for gender-neutral language in schoolsThe leading mental health campaigner Natasha Devon says she has been sent rape and death threats after a speech to headteachers in which she advocated the use of gender-neut[...]
EducationHealthHealth and CareMental Health
1 day ago
Measures announced in budget will not be introduced until as late as April, leaving some families facing a tough ChristmasOpposition parties and charities have criticised budget measures to improve the rollout of universal credit after it emerged that the changes will not be introduced until as late[...]
Charities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
1 day ago
ANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Smart phones and anything to do with social media are hot items once again this year on many parents’ gift lists, though experts warn buying these types of gifts can have negative consequences, like addiction to social ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
1 day ago
Ministers’ social care and welfare reforms represent a deliberately prejudiced, vicious attack on a significant minority of the population A recent United Nations report on its inspection into the UK’s record on disabled people’s rights was described as a “17-page-long catalogue of shame” [...]
PolicyHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
1 day ago
Crews are used to getting these messages but the tweet of this one spiralled out of controlMy ambulance made headlines this month because someone left a note on the windscreen saying, “You may be saving lives, but don’t park your van in a stupid place and block my drive”. A colleague tweeted a[...]
HealthHealth and Care
1 day ago
Financial insecurity keeps women trapped in violent relationships. FreeFrom, a California not-for-profit, wants to break the cycle
A month ago Christine and her children were living in a shelter for survivors of domestic violence. Now she lives in her own apartment and runs a business selling aro[...]
Children and ParentingWomens Issues
1 day ago
he Department of Social Services has written to 8,500 current and former employees warning them their personal data held by a contractor has been breached. In letters sent in early November the department alerted the employees to “a data compromise ...
General Social Work
1 day ago
There have been more than 50 attempts to pass voluntary euthanasia laws in Australia. There are reasons Victoria succeeded while so many failedIn the early hours of Tuesday 25 March 1997, the Australian Senate overturned the world’s first voluntary euthanasia law by just three votes.Public reactio[...]
1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|10>

Latest Blog

1 week 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[...]
 

More Blogs

1 week ago
STATEMENT: The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has joined other members of the Coalition to End Violence Against Women and Girls Globally to welcome the introduction of the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA) in the Senate. The legislation was introduced by Sens. Jeanne Sh[...]
 
2 weeks ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nation once again is grieving over the deaths of innocent people in a mass shooting. Last Sunday 26 churchgoers from the small Texas town of Sutherland Springs were massacred and several others still cling to life. The youngest victim at the First Baptist Church of Sutherla[...]
 
2 weeks ago
During National Family Caregivers Month in November the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is joining the nation’s leading researchers on aging, work and family issues to send a first-of-its-kind letter to Congress urging lawmakers to address the rapidly growing demand for care. These e[...]
 
4 weeks ago
The United States over the past few weeks has been engaged in a national discussion stemming from accusations about sexual harassment and sexual assault against women. Based on reports, these acts involved egregious disregard of the human rights and dignity of women. The national outcry spoke to the[...]
 
4 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[...]
 
5 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,[...]