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General Social Work News

15 hours ago
man who escaped from an open prison and was at large for almost five years, during which time he collected social welfare and fathered a child, faces arrest and a return to prison to complete his sentence. Mark Finnegan, whose family home is in Jobstown ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
15 hours ago
our people who fled from a lorry in Somerset have been put in the care of social services because they may be under 18 years old. Police said 11 people fled from the back of a lorry in Evercreech at around 3pm on Friday (July 21). Immigration officials ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
17 hours ago
orfolk County Register of Deeds William P. O’Donnell recently delivered a large clothing donation, through the Registry’s Suits for Success program, to Interfaith Social Services of Quincy. “On behalf of the many compassionate Norfolk County ...
General Social Work
18 hours ago
ocial determinants of health (SDOH) is a concept that is gaining more traction in the boardrooms of hospitals and health systems. The concept—that the provision of health care directly influences only a small percentage of overall health outcomes—has ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
23 hours ago
OLUMBIA— Twice a year, homeless people in Columbia can get a variety of services for free thanks to volunteers from all over town. Project Homeless Connect is held at the Family Impact Center. The project allows homeless people in Columbia to pick up ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
23 hours ago
mong older adults whose houses were damaged or destroyed after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, those who maintained stronger connections with neighbors and friends after the disaster experienced less cognitive decline than those who were more ...
General Social WorkGerontology
1 day ago
the end result is similar to Alzheimer's although the process is very different. At this point, my relative's condition has deteriorated to the point where her partner is having trouble caring ...
I have an older relative who has a rare dementing disorder via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
1 day ago
t's no secret many women conveniently forget their regular cervical smear tests and mammograms but a new social media campaign is hoping to reach those who don't get tested as often as they should. Past campaigns have been fit for the times but Health ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareWomens Issues
1 day ago
he Qatar Olympic Academy (QOA) signed a partnership agreement with Qatar Foundation for Social Work (QFSW) yesterday. This partnership aims at training employees from both organisations through courses and events. Following the signing of the memorandum ...
General Social Work
1 day ago
Yet the social services sector is facing a triple hit of challenges that could have a devastating impact on those we serve,” added Dreyfus. “Cuts to Medicaid, which will have a ripple effect on many other social service systems; tax reform and the ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareGovernment Policy
1 day ago
n increase to BC disability and welfare rates will improve the lives of those living in poverty, but more help is needed, according to local poverty advocates. Premier John Horgan announced on Thursday, July 20, that his government would be following ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyDisabilities
1 day ago
peaking at the national Principal Social Workers conference last week, representatives of Skills for Care and a ‘trailblazer group’ of more than 85 social work employers said apprenticeships offered a chance to widen the pool of trainees and provide ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
2 days ago
old survivor of a deadly car crash in California that was livestreamed on Instagram said she isn't mad at anyone and doesn't blame the driver. Instead, Manuela Seja blamed social media, which she said has taken over people ...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A 14 via Live.com News 
General Social Work
2 days ago
ric Garland is the associate dean for research in the College of Social Work at the University of Utah and director of the Center on Mindfulness and Integrative Health Intervention Development. Credit: University of Utah "It was really exciting and quite ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
2 days ago
an, Cattaraugus County’s commissioner of social services, used sick days for work absences, which he still does today in hopes of one day returning to work. While his dad watched from afar, Bryan pulled off a poker miracle to reach this year’s final ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
2 days ago
ampbell faces the death penalty if he’s convicted on the murder charges. Nicholas Campbell testified he lied to social service workers on visits because he was afraid of what his father would do to him or his siblings. He said Eric took care of his ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
2 days ago
s well as people who have experience in "social work, mental health or domestic violence counseling, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, or other similar work or community service backgrounds." But new recommendations published last week from the Community Police ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental HealthCriminal Justice
2 days ago
ederal agents with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations detain a man in this handout picture taken in Dallas on March 30, 2014. An ICE memo revealed that the agency will conduct raids this week targeting Most Sunday ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 days ago
he idea that social media has negative impacts on our mental health is nothing new, but what if this accepted 'fact' wasn't entirely true? Since the rise of online platforms like Facebook, there has been an increasing concern about the possible effects ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental Health
2 days ago
cha wouldn’t be allowing his subordinates to bandy about a term like “social contract” in attempts to justify junta ...
If the military via Live.com News 
General Social Work
2 days ago
n June 2017, New York State’s private sector job count increased by a tiny bit, 23,900 or 0.3 percent, to 8,079,200. Still, that's a new record high, according to preliminary figures released today by the New York State Department of Labor. However, in ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
2 days ago
practitioners are less common in social work than other helping professions, such as clinical psychology. For me, social work is missing a trick here. Research by frontline practitioners can give us a platform to empower our professional voice ...
Researcher via Live.com News 
General Social WorkMental Health
2 days ago
Your zip code is a better predictor of health than your genetic code.” A picture of this quote was projected onto the screen during our lecture. Our professor’s words echoed throughout the auditorium as he described the importance of understanding ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
3 days ago
e are well aware of the position of TNT as provider of corporate capital to Bajan business. We even wrote a paper about it. What you are doing however is helping us make our point. BS&T was largely controlled by the Mutual. Any undervaluation was a direct ...
General Social Work
3 days ago
n an age where nearly one in five young Canadians (ages 15 to 29) report having experienced cyberbullying according to Statistics Canada, parents of young children and teens continue to struggle to ensure their child’s safety online. And one way many ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
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