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16 hours ago
n influential Conservative MP has asked Jeremy Hunt to delay controversial reforms designed to change the way NHS funds are overseen. The chair of the Health Committee, Sarah Wollaston, has written to the Health Secretary expressing concerns about the ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareGovernment Policy
19 hours ago
akoradi, Jan 20, GNA – Personnel of the security services have been advised not use their service uniforms as a guarantee to drive vehicles without acquiring the appropriate driver's licence. “Service uniforms are not protective equipment against ...
General Social Work
19 hours ago
one that celebrated inclusive employment and another that honoured organisations that back socially responsible initiatives. Bursaries totalling $117,550 ...
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General Social WorkDisabilities
19 hours ago
hey are, with majors: Danielle Bolin of Windsor Locks, Social Work; Kate Cobb of Windsor Locks, Communication; Brendan Gondarowski of Broad Brook, Exploratory STEM; Selena Hinkel of Broad Brook, Social Work; Melody Slater of Broad Brook, Biology ...
General Social WorkEducation
1 day ago
is trip will also follow Tuesday's announcement that the U.S. is withholding $65 million of a planned $125 million funding installment to the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, which provides health care, education and social services to Palestinians in the ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
1 day ago
iri, the Channel 4 drama portraying a social worker at the centre of a child abduction, continues to encourage debate around the sensitivities surrounding social work and its role ... and the social services advisor on the project, Anna Gupta.
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
1 day ago
he Trump administration took a step toward protecting religious freedom Thursday by establishing a new division of the nation’s largest social services agency that marks a dramatic shift from the Obama administration. “We face today a time of rising r ...
General Social Work
1 day ago
service agency. To support her family in the Dominican Republic, she worked about 72 hours weekly for $11 an hour, she said, but received regular wages for just 36 hours. Yet for years she never left her ...
followed by four all via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
1 day ago
little over 10 years ago, in very early midlife, I changed careers. I had gotten a degree in social work and psychology in my early 20s but I did not work in that field; I yearned to but felt I couldn’t because I would not be able to succeed in midlife ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMental Health
1 day ago
ocial service agencies that collect personal information—such as the Washington Health Benefit Exchange and the Department of Social and Health Services—would also automatically register its clients. “We want to increase the number of people that ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
1 day ago
class parents who fail to get married are more likely to see their children drop in social status as they get older, a study suggests. Figures show that professional parents who are unmarried are much more likely to have a child who receives state ...
UPI.com via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
1 day ago
ary Parks, spokesperson for the Riverside County Department of Social Services said that of the 60,000 calls they received last year, "not one" was about the Turpins. "We did not get one phone call nor did the police department," Parks said. "And we have ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
1 day ago
is trip will also follow Tuesday's announcement that the U.S. is withholding $65 million of a planned $125 million funding installment to the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, which provides health care, education and social services to Palestinians in the ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
1 day ago
ccording to officials with the Department of Public Social Services, more than 58,000 calls were placed into their child abuse hotline in 2017. More than 6,500 calls were found to be true. If you would like to report what you believe is an abusive ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
1 day ago
hould it be Social Services? Should it be the Department of Education? Should it be public health? ... And, of course, who pays for that? There's all kinds of questions we still need to answer. But I think what we do know is that we need to do better.
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
1 day ago
ut Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota is worried that wherever there are crowds, there is potential for sex trafficking, including the Jan. 27 gathering on Gull Lake in Crow Wing County. "Coming up is the ice fishing tournament, and we know that anytime ...
General Social Work
1 day ago
focused health and social services organization in Ohio. Have something to say about this topic? Use the comments to share your thoughts, and stay ...
Michael Byun is CEO of Asian Services In Action Inc., the largest Asian via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
1 day ago
Why did I have to carry shame?” Kelley says she now recognizes that even her social work efforts were a mask of sorts. “I am that much healthier for allowing that out of my soul. My soul was just screaming, ‘I want to be hurt’,” she said.
General Social WorkHealth and Care
1 day ago
he Riverside County Department of Public Social Services is seeking court authorization to provide oversight and care for the 13 siblings "to the extent that's necessary," von Zabern said. "At this point, we'll be doing a full assessment with medical ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareCriminal Justice
1 day ago
nd sums of up to $2,073 for four local social services agencies. The remaining 40 articles will be voted on at the business portion of the Town Meeting, starting at 1 p.m., March 17.
General Social Work
1 day ago
he enrolled in Touro College in New York, studying social work, continued to teach in a girls school, and at one stage examined the possibilities of a new match. For Naftali, things were even simpler. “Within four months he was remarried, and when he ...
General Social WorkEducation
2 days ago
While progress has been made, the consequences of opioid addiction continue reverberating throughout society," the governors said in their recommendations, "devastating families and overwhelming health care providers, law enforcement and social services
General Social WorkHealth and Care
2 days ago
Meyers Squibb Foundation, which funds projects around the world and seeks to reduce barriers to care in the U.S., enabled the institute to expand its reach further by ...
address risk factors and connect with social services. The dollars from the Bristol via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
2 days ago
fficials are working with the hospital to assess the adult victims and determine whether they can make decisions, said Mary Parks, a spokesperson for the Riverside County Department of Public Social Services. The agency will seek authorization and ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
2 days ago
van is working on a master’s degree in social work at the University of Montana, but he felt that a film would be the best way to help remember the lives of Native women who have been murdered or are missing. “Storytelling is the creation of life for ...
General Social WorkEducationWomens Issues
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4 days ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff  The world needs an interdisciplinary approach more than ever to address the social, political, technological and climate challenges of today and the future, says Ambassador Wendy Sherman, a newly appointed NASW Social Work Pioneer ®  Political solutions c[...]
 

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4 weeks ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff Grameen Bank provides credit without collateral to those who are poor in rural Bangladesh. Aimed primarily at women, these microcredit loans of often no more than $100 are meant to help those who are poor launch small businesses. The bank says it has 8.92 million borrower[...]
 
6 weeks ago
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) partnered with the American Psychological Association on the amicus brief in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The U.S. Supreme Court case addresses the validity of Colorado’s anti-discrimination statute which prevent[...]
 
6 weeks ago
On December 2 the Senate passed its version of H.R. 1: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (51 Republicans voted in favor, while all Senate Democrats and Republican Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) voted against).  On Monday, December 4th, the House of Representatives agreed to the motion to go to conference by a vote[...]
 
7 weeks ago
By Laetitia Clayton, News staff As a young girl, Carla Gonzalez says she dreamed of becoming Miss America one day. Now, as a multiple pageant winner, she dreams of putting an end to domestic violence. Gonzalez, whose current title is Ms. U.S. World Elite 2017, also is a social worker and longtime NA[...]
 
8 weeks ago
Abuse has immediate effects on health and, in some cases, is fatal. It has been established that exposure to abuse results in physical, mental, and behavioral health consequences. Maltreatment is a common and significant burden on the health care system that can produce residual effects, both short[...]
 
8 weeks ago
By Alison Laurio, News contributor Imagine yourself leaving home to go to work every day thinking “Will this be the last time I see my house? Will this be the last time I see my family?” One young woman in her 20s has worked two jobs for the last 10 years as the main breadwinner ...