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1 week ago
he Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs wouldn't detail what specific speech or actions he wanted legally protected, but said religious leaders and clergy should not face sanctions for teaching their faith's position on marriage.
General Social WorkEducation
1 week ago
he Cochise County Health and Social Services will focus on two strategies, "giving providers the resources that are available because they're certainly on the front lines facing this huge public health crisis as well," says Health Director Carrie Langley.
General Social WorkHealth and Care
1 week ago
Our community, our customers are our priority." The meal Tuesday was organized by Marisol Martinez, social services coordinator for the apartment building. She tries to put together holiday events for the residents each year, asking local companies for ...
General Social WorkGerontology
1 week ago
We do know that we, as a country, do tolerate higher levels of inequality. That's most evident in the fact that we underinvest, compared to other countries, in social services and overinvest, despite the lack of generosity of our insurance, in health care ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareGerontology
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arner learned about Bright Beginnings and toured its facility. It’s one of several social service groups that share space in the Perry School, a building that began life in 1891 as the M Street School, one of the first public high schools for black ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
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nstead it should be an understanding of how we got to where we were at the end of 2014 with an unfair tax system, universities that weren’t properly funded, schools that were unfairly funded, social service providers that were fraying,” he said.
General Social WorkEducation
1 week ago
he AP reported earlier this week that the state had opposed the agreement between Word of Faith and the county social services agency because it contains stipulations that limit such investigative tactics as what can trigger an abuse inquiry and how ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
1 week ago
controversial new study published Tuesday in the Clinical Psychological Science journal claims that an increased use of electronic devices is linked to a spike in depression symptoms and suicidal thoughts among teens, especially among teenage girls. San ...
General Social WorkMental Health
1 week ago
emocrats on the House Budget Committee pointed out that in addition to the Medicare cuts, the sequester would completely eliminate funding for a range of other programs, including social services and trade adjustment assistance. Congress can get around ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareGovernment Policy
1 week ago
hat’s when I knew they weren’t staying.” Humiston said he hopes to rent the front half of the building to a nonprofit, such as a children’s day care or a social services agency. He’s also willing to sell the building to someone who would allow ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
1 week ago
onegal TD Thomas Pringle has criticised the delay in the publication of the report on Seasonal Workers’ access to social welfare supports, calling the inaction “unacceptable”. Last year, Deputy Pringle called on the then Minister for Social ...
General Social Work
1 week ago
he lawsuit would seek financial damages — possibly tens of millions of dollars — sufficient to repay the county for criminal justice, drug treatment and social service costs incurred by addressing the widespread damage that comes with opioid addiction.
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
1 week ago
ventually Jacobs returned to school and earned a degree in social work. She then dedicated her life to advocating for victims forced to endure the fate she did. “I am so grateful this room is full,” Jacobs said on Tuesday, “because you guys are ...
General Social WorkEducation
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found the early days (or "early daze" as some like to say) incredibly isolating. I was besotted with my baby, but somehow in birthing her I had morphed into "mother" and ceased to be me. I fell into a trap, believing my baby's needs were all that ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
1 week ago
HICAGO — An increase in suicide rates among teens in the United States occurred at the same time social media use surged, and a new analysis suggests there may be a link. Suicide rates for teens rose between 2010 and 2015 after they had declined for ...
General Social Work
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he City says the defendants’ actions “resulted in hundreds of deaths, hundreds of babies born dependent on opioids, and a dramatic increase in the law enforcement, legal and social services that Marion County and Indianapolis provides for its residents.
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
1 week ago
hile this year’s ComplexCon was full of innovations in music, fashion, and technology, it was also a place for honest discussions surrounding mental health. As part of our partnership with Well Being Trust, Complex's Jinx sat down with Hot 97 fam and ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental Health
1 week ago
UFFALO, N.Y. – A University at Buffalo social work researcher will use a $2.4 million grant ... a history of mistrust and the strain of poor communication weakens dealings between social service agencies and tribal governments. “It’s states and ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducation
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aufman, a training director with the nonprofit Maternal Mental Health NOW, is partnering with DCFS to teach the social work interns about how a mother's mental health affects a child and how to recognize and respond to depression and anxiety. The goal is ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMental Health
1 week ago
That brand is good on social” is a phrase I hear a lot when I speak with social marketers. Every marketer has a brand or two they admire for their presence on social, but what makes those brands “good on social”? I set out to answer this question ...
General Social Work
1 week ago
An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link. Suicide rates for teens rose between 2010 and 2015 after they had declined for nearly two ...
ABC News via Live.com News 
General Social Work
1 week ago
ndia cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar is very active in social work. Srinivas Prasad, the minister at India's UN Mission praised the batting great for his charitable works and told a General Assembly session that Tendulkar has shown how sportspersons can ...
General Social Work
1 week ago
university has been awarded funding to use the proposed social work apprenticeship scheme to attract a more diverse range of people into the profession. The Open University announced last week that it had been given funding from the Higher Education ...
General Social WorkEducation
1 week ago
ho is the person who most influenced you in business? My mom. She has been a professor my entire life. Seeing how much fun she's had, the influence she's had in people's lives and her love of teaching made me decide early on that I wanted to teach college ...
General Social WorkEducation
1 week ago
tate lawmakers sent a clear message that children and youth service providers have the right to be compensated for the work they do and overrode Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of HB3143 on Wednesday. […] Before the Senate’s decision to override the ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
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