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Philip Hammond is set to provide emergency funding but health service bosses say it does not go far enoughPhilip Hammond is to give the NHS an emergency cash injection in the budget, though the chancellor will disappoint health service bosses by increasing funding by far less than they believe is ne[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
12 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
13 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
16 hours ago
Philip Hammond has little room for manoeuvre on public services, but needs to act on housing and health, as well as letting councils know where they standBy early afternoon on 22 November, we will know the chancellor’s answers for next year to the two eternal questions of public spending – how b[...]
Housing and PovertyHealth and Ca
18 hours ago
The Wayback project recreates coronation day in 1953 on 3D film using actors, period costumes and props, right down to fish-paste sandwiches. The effect is to bring back vivid memories for those struggling with the presentIn a comfortable armchair, glass of sherry at her side, Elspeth Ford is gettin[...]
Children and ParentingHealth and CareCriminal Justice
19 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
20 hours ago
off locations and 70 recipient organizations, such as Westchester County Social Services, Maria Fareri Children's Hospital and Mount Kisco Interfaith Food Pantry, Toys for Tots covers all corners. Last year, the local chapter ...
With more than 300 drop via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
1 day ago
Thinktank says consumption of fruit and vegetables could be hit by exchange rates, tariffs and higher labour costsFive-a-day eating targets for fruit and vegetables could become unaffordable for millions of low-income families as a result of Brexit-related food price rises, a report says.The Food Fo[...]
PovertyHealth and Care
1 day ago
service mission. Many leaders of the Indian independence movement, including Mohatmas Gandhi and Mohan Malaviya, promoted Indian approaches to medicine and ...
Swami Vivekanana was inspired by the effects of famine and plague to redefine Karma Yoga as a social via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
1 day ago
The chancellor told the BBC that heads of public services always predict ‘Armageddon’ in the run-up to a budgetPhilip Hammond has dismissed calls from the head of the NHS for an emergency cash injection of £4bn, as he said people running public services always predict ”Armageddon” before a [...]
HealthHousingHealth and CareGovernment Po
1 day ago
ermont senator Bernie Sanders said on Sunday the tax legislation is “terrible”, and “must be defeated”, arguing that it could pave the way for major cuts to social services in the future. “When they run up a $1.5tn deficit, as they will in this ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
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
1 day ago
magine, if you will, a place where those who have been pushed out of housing due to high rents or the inability to find living wage jobs, could have a roof over their heads, access to social services, mental health services and public transportation all ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMental Health
1 day ago
Labor’s Tanya Plibersek criticises ‘idiocy’ of online event listing, which has since been taken downThe City of Sydney council has been criticised for publicising an anti-vaccination event on the “what’s on” part of its website, with politicians and doctors demanding it be removed.The $1[...]
HealthHealth and Care
2 days ago
It was the oldest asylum in the Balkans. Now the doors are unlocked and patients are living new lives in the communityHigh walls still surround the oldest asylum in the Balkans, an 18th-century building pocked with the artillery scars of last century’s civil war, but the gates are no longer locked[...]
HealthHealth and CareMental HealthCriminal Justice
2 days ago
A specialist NHS centre in London is helping thousands of young people who are having difficulties with gender identityAt a time when transgender issues occupy the centreground of today’s culture wars, a clinic in an unpreposessing 1920s office block in north-west London has found itself on the fr[...]
ChildrenHealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareGovernment Policy
2 days ago
Ministers and employers are recognising the importance of 6.5 million unpaid carers, but have yet to produce concrete plansI welcome your call for a bigger debate about the extent and limits of familial responsibility (“Family life is changing as never before”, Editorial, last week). This debate[...]
HealthHealth and Care
2 days ago
Official edicts to banish long trolley waits and treatment in corridors are deluded, say trustsHealth service chiefs have been declared “barking mad” for ordering hospitals to ensure no patient is treated in a corridor or languishes on a trolley for hours when this year’s winter crisis hits.NH[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment Policy
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
rea social service agencies and nursing homes submit applications ... born helper” agrees that assistance received by the ESF is critical. She sees the social work community doing their part to help those on their caseloads with a flood of applications ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
2 days ago
bout 400 homes are located on the lake’s shores, and many use lake water in their homes. The Thurston County Public Health and Social Services department declared a state of emergency, advising residents to keep clear of the water and keep pets away ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
2 days ago
Cross-party support for amendment looks likely to lead to defeat for the government, which favours a code of practiceTechnology firms could be subjected to tough new regulations to protect the privacy and mental health of children as a result of a cross-party campaign that is likely to inflict a def[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingHealth and CareGerontology
2 days ago
upport survivors by affirming that working through questions is a crucial, difficult task. Trauma Informed Care is a set of practices used by many social work organizations. It is best summarized by shifting the question we ask survivors from “What’s ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
2 days ago
Group tells Theresa May health system has been failing patients and calls for public sector pay cap for NHS workers to be liftedNinety MPs including several senior Tories have urged Theresa May to launch a cross-party convention on the future of the NHS and social care in England.Sarah Wollaston, ch[...]
HealthHealth and CareGerontologyGovernment Policy
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4 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,[...]
 

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4 weeks ago
Over the past few decades, the role of religion and spirituality in health and mental health clients’ lives has caught the attention of a variety of helping professionals, including social workers. Research indicates that not only does the inclusion of religion and spirituality have the potential [...]
 
4 weeks ago
By Alison Laurio, News contributor A 4-year-old boy was brought into a North Carolina hospital emergency room in August after his mother’s boyfriend picked him up by his legs and threw him across the room. He told his grandmother, “Mommy didn’t protect me.” Family violence happens every day [...]
 
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18 weeks ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff To stop the spread of HIV, it cannot be treated as a health or medical problem alone, says Tom Fenn, project director of the Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children (4Children). “It’s not going to go away if we act like it’s the health sector’s responsibility[...]