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9 hours ago
hich stated : ‘The only people responsible for increased children in care are the ADCS – don’t blame austerity – adopt the Reclaim Social Work Model’. In this one tweet, the pressures on families and on children’s social services, leading to ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
10 hours ago
ejal (name changed) was just 15 when she realised her unhealthy addiction to sex. It might sound like a “phase” that some teenagers go through, but for Sejal the curiosity grew into an obsession that steered her life for many years till she finally ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
11 hours ago
usan Cusack made her career on the frontlines of social services in the Halifax Regional Municipality, dedicating her life to bettering the community around her and standing up for the downtrodden. “She gave a voice to people who believed they didn’t ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
12 hours ago
ou suggest (Editorial, 17 October) that “the gradual extension of free care, starting with critical care and extending to those with substantial needs as money became available” would be a key part of the reform of social care funding. A solution on ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
1 day ago
tax "zombies" in Oklahoma were stopped outside the entrance to the state Capitol on Saturday in a staged event by groups supporting tax increases to prevent cuts to health, education and other services. The event by Together ...
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General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
1 day ago
ittsburgh Steelers Week 7 Injury Report: OT Marcus Gilbert Is Doubtful For The Game Against Bengals, DE Stephon Tuitt Has Been Ruled Out Against BengalsThe Pittsburgh Steelers could be without two starters for a key AFC North rivalry game against the ...
General Social WorkEducation
2 days ago
n 2010, Kentucky pulled funding for family drug courts, including Louisville’s. This court was for parents who had social services take their children away because of neglect or abuse as a result of addiction. Instead of going through the process of ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
2 days ago
ethany was still at school when she became homeless. Her mum was a drug user and she had been struggling with debts. She was just 17 when she had to leave home. “For quite a few years the only reason I’d been to school was so that I could have a meal ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyEducation
2 days ago
iles explained to Complex via email: "We all go through hard times, but between these dope beats and supportive vocals vibes, I hope this social work music feels like positive support from afar." Miles Bonny's Let It Out EP is out now on Bastard Jazz.
General Social Work
2 days ago
We come from a social work perspective where we can really focus on that victim and make sure that we're addressing all types of impacts that they're facing," she said. One of the main tasks of a victim specialist, Darr said, is trying to understand the ...
General Social Work
2 days ago
o far, Sutter has matched investments by local governments to buy housing, pay rents and provide social services for homeless people. It wasn’t until 2015, after Price tried to commit suicide and spent a week recovering at Dignity Hospital, that things ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
2 days ago
This market has resulted in a huge homeless population as well as a huge strain on schools and social services.” Mitigating Explosive Growth King County’s population of people experiencing homelessness rose above 11,600 this year, up nearly 900 ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
2 days ago
We will be guarantors of social services as long as we have the ability to collect taxes,” said Junqueras. He said the central government doesn’t have the means to provide the services that citizens are entitled to. Spain’s biggest regional ...
General Social Work
2 days ago
he screening is directed by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in partnership with the departments of Nursing, Social Work and Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences. ″Less than 50 percent of women who experience depression ever receive ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMental HealthWomens Issues
2 days ago
he bargaining unit could comprise 2,500 teaching assistants, instructors, lecturers and others in the School of Divinity, School of Social Services Administration, Division of Social Sciences, Division of Humanities, Division of Biological Sciences and ...
General Social WorkEducation
2 days ago
reen told parents that he had served in the Air Force and earned a master’s degree in social work from Dallas Baptist University. Police found no record of military service, and Green admitted to buying his degree in a catalog. Nana Gyamfi, an attorney ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationCriminal Justice
3 days ago
rom Masters of Library and Information Science students to children, teen and adult librarians, copyright advisers, archivists, social work librarians and correctional facility librarians, there are many facets to librarianship in 2017. Crossing the ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
3 days ago
he Reserve Bank of Australia should have a board member whose job it is to “represent the poor”, says Catholic Social Services Australia in a report released this week. The report is part of a continued effort by Catholic Social Services Australia to ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
3 days ago
emocratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has been running the state using his limited executive authority, which has meant deep cuts to state education grants and social service programs, as well as uncertainty among municipal leaders about how much aid to expect.
General Social WorkEducation
3 days ago
t will require that the State Department of Social Services and others adopt, develop and employ protocols for screening children for trauma and will allow the department to develop uniform protocols for screening. The bill will also require agencies ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
3 days ago
ocial media has transformed the way people gather and learn news, particularly during tragedies like the Las Vegas shooting and the California wildfires. But while these platforms can provide a trove of useful information in real time, using them ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental Health
3 days ago
lso involved in this herculean citywide effort were churches and social service organizations. Symbolic of the battle in southern Dallas was the 2016 opening of a Raising Cane's restaurant at a location vacated by an auto title lender. In the words of ...
General Social Work
3 days ago
n pediatrics, a growing number of doctors are collecting children’s social histories along with their medical histories, and seeking to treat root problems, and not just symptoms, by offering referrals to social services. [This doctor pioneered a way to ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
3 days ago
It would] allow federal contractors or grantees, including those that provide important social services like homeless shelters or drug treatment programs, to turn away LGBT people or anyone who has an intimate relationship outside of a marriage.
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
3 days ago
t also recommended the Department of Social Services support research into the impact of regulation on online poker. 1 hr ago
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