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Minorities and Immigration News

14 hours ago
he clinic gets referrals and makes referrals to other clinics and organizations, such as Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota and CentraCare Health. Payment comes through traditional methods including ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareMental HealthMinorities and Immigration
2 days ago
ederal agencies control the external borders and decide on asylum claims. But the states provide accommodation and social services, as well as deporting rejected applicants. If the federal government neglects its role by allowing chaos on the borders and ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 days ago
With one in 10 women developing a mental illness during or after pregnancy, including postpartum psychosis, not all are lucky enough to be cared for in a specialist mother and baby unitThe arrival of a baby is supposed to be one of the happiest times of a woman’s life. But for a sizeable minority,[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMental HealthMinorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
4 days ago
Specialist women’s services, such as women’s centres, are highly effective alternatives to custody, but these very services are under threatThe prime minister’s announcement of a review of mothers in prison can’t come soon enough. Women make up the minority of the prison population, at just [...]
ChildrenWomenChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
4 days ago
he Council on Social Work Education’s Minority Fellowship Program recently awarded Cal State Fullerton graduate social work students Aja Daniels and Jorcyelin Ani with $6,500 fellowships. Daniels and Ani were two of 40 scholars chosen from across the ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
5 days ago
immigrant state that in 1994 passed Proposition 187, denying social services to illegal immigrants, to one of the most progressive and welcoming states for immigrants. Join Opinion ...
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General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
6 days ago
While women still do the bulk of domestic tasks, it is white British men who are far less likely to play their part at home, says studyA pioneering study of how housework is divided by couples from Britain’s various ethnic groups has concluded that black Caribbean men are the most assiduous in sh[...]
EducationMinorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
1 week ago
Right to rent is badly communicated, confusing and complex. And I’ve never met a landlord who can tell a valid Liechtenstein passport from a forgeryFrom 1 February 2016, anyone letting property in England for money will be prohibited from letting it to a person who does not have a “right to rent[...]
HousingMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
ow will they be able to contribute and what will they bring to us?" she said. Greenberg said Middletown's size, its access to social services and Wesleyan University and its diversity across racial, ethnic and socioeconomic lines make it a perfect home ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
Jane Martinson (Diversity woes not just black and white, 25 January) mentioned in passing the paucity of disabled talent in the media. But there is an additional factor that justifiably annoys disabled actors who face similar but different exclusion and prejudice to those experienced by actors from [...]
Minorities and ImmigrationDisabilities
2 weeks ago
Migrants aren’t jumping queues for social housing, and in some places immigration actually lowers housing demandIn a speech in December 2012, Theresa May claimed that more than a third of all new housing demand in Britain was caused by immigration. “And there is evidence that without the demand [...]
HousingHousing and PovertyEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
he Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia, along with the Australian Council of Social Service, is urging the government ... A spokesman for Social Services Minister Christian Porter said the change was about making things "fairer ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
hat do you suggest? A: Develop a speciality that you are passionate about. It could be immigration, landlord and tenant, accident claims, social service, domestic abuse, criminal or traffic court. Regularly ask the lawyers and social workers questions ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
3 weeks ago
G4S denies ‘red doors policy’ as Home Office launches urgent audit after asylum seekers claim they were marked out for abuse The Home Office has launched an investigation into the housing of asylum seekers in the north-east of England after claims that they are identifiable by their red doors.Ja[...]
Housing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
inority workers also held roughly 19 percent of all jobs in the community and social services fields, as well as in building grounds cleaning and maintenance work. • At the same time, minority workers held less than 2 percent of all jobs in computer and ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
Survey of 800,000 patients in England finds record 18.1% had to wait week or more to see doctor, leading to rise in support for Sunday opening Record numbers of patients in England are waiting more than a week to see their GPs, prompting the proportion of those backing Sunday opening for doctors’ [...]
HealthHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
4 weeks ago
s communities south of Boston grow more ethnically diverse with immigrants from China, Vietnam, Haiti, Brazil, Cape Verde and Latin America, local social service agencies and police are grappling with the challenge of reaching out to victims hidden behind ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
6 weeks ago
long with partners that include the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants and Lutheran Social Services of Michigan, the agencies have settled an estimated 1,500 refugees in metropolitan Detroit. Jeralda Hattar, director of refugee and immigration ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
minute changes to the immigration bill, the government highlighted obligations on local authorities to make sure former care leavers are not destitute and ...
Related: Kent social services struggling to cope with children seeking asylum Despite the last via Live.com News 
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6 weeks ago
hen also stated more should be done to protect the immigrants’ rights, and professionals with social work or child welfare backgrounds should assist detainees, instead of border patrol agents.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
9. Ethnic profiling applies to travel, the job market, access to education and social services and more generally to social status and mobility. 50. The wave of xenophobia directed against Muslims which has swept across Western Europe is tied into ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
he priest has worked with the family for the last several years. They say he is the reason they live comfortably in an apartment provided to them through social services. They are both disabled. Rev. Selim’s story of immigration to the U.S. is similar.
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationDisabilities
7 weeks ago
here am I supposed to go? There are no homes for returnees, no social services, no jobs." Abdullah says he received temporary residency status in Germany while his case was being reviewed. But since last month, authorities have demanded he report to them ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
e would also prefer to see the government use professionals with background in social work or child welfare services conduct interviews rather than armed border patrol agents. The legal and advocacy communities have been working to line up more pro bono ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
Shadow housing minister says homelessness rose 21% and 33% among black and Asian households, respectively, compared with 7% in general populationSevere homelessness among minority ethnic communities has risen much faster than in the general population in the last three years, an analysis by Labour h[...]
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Latest Blog

1 week ago
By Maren Dale, News contributor Social workers are aware of the importance of building cultural awareness in order to work effectively with people from various racial and ethnic groups. However, the need has increased for social workers to dive deeper and develop cultural competence in relation to s[...]
 

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2 weeks ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff NASW has updated its “Standards and Indicators for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice.” The 2015 NASW National Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity, or NCORED, spent the past year reviewing, revising and seeking public input in updating the document to in[...]
 
8 weeks ago
Social Work Pioneer Frances Perkins in 1911 witnessed the Triangle  Shirtwaist Factory fire, the deadliest industrial disaster in New York City’s history. Most of the 146 people who died were young women who were immigrants or the children of immigrants. “I can’t begin to tell you how disturb[...]
 
17 weeks ago
By Rena Malai and Paul R. Pace, News staff As NASW celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, the NASW Code of Ethics recognizes its 55th year and two NASW committees celebrate 40 years — the National Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity and the National Committee on Women’s Issues. NASW Cod[...]
 
36 weeks ago
In the past 30 years, the United States has undergone an unprecedented and accelerated growth in the diversity of its population. These changes affect all elements of our society, underscoring the need for an informed and knowledgeable public that can understand, respect, and communicate with people[...]
 
48 weeks ago
Culture is a word used to describe the way of life for groups who share the same race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, spirituality, socioeconomic status, or other characteristics that influence perceptions, attitudes, and behavior. It is a way for families to preserve and bequeath to future [...]