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1 week ago
n Wednesday, he visited several social services offices around the state to figure out how to get it back on track. Some Northampton County case workers shared their experiences with the Auditor General and told him that the opioid crisis is adding to ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
1 week ago
he tragic story about Mariah’s death (Page 1A, Feb. 11) results in a typical response, which is to blame the social workers and label them as “uncaring.” The real problem is that we do not provide enough social workers to monitor kids we are ...
General Social Work
1 week ago
here are those of us who think that the chronic underfunding of our social care system isn’t just about a lack of money. It’s rooted in something much deeper; a lack of respect for those amongst us who are old and no longer contributing to the economy ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareGerontology
1 week ago
f course, for the Republicans that dilemma is a major side benefit: cut taxes, increase defense spending, then dismantle social services, Social Security and Medicare in order to service the deficit. And many of the Democrats are ahead of the curve when ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareGovernment Policy
1 week ago
o Nonsense will begin running social work in the next few months and solidify a marketing push in the second half of the year when sales ramp up, according to Angelo. The brand, which will invest more in marketing this year, formerly worked with a ...
General Social Work
1 week ago
The members are always saying, ‘I can’t believe these people want to talk to me,’” Miller says, explaining that many members’ only human interaction comes from the social services system. “It’s nice to be around regular people.” The ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
1 week ago
he Legislature approved $7 million for the effort to be guided by human services and corrections officials. They will tap into social service, mental health, religious and cultural organizations throughout state to prevent those on probation from re ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental Health
1 week ago
he says she’s just been fighting for what she believes is right. “The future is rushing upon us, we don’t have the infrastructure, we don’t have the social services for people,” Pepper said. But others disagree, saying Black Diamond is on the ...
General Social Work
1 week ago
level drug offenders into treatment and social services. The panel also allocated a significant fraction of money toward more research — not just ...
The Philadelphia Tribune via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
1 week ago
ebt accumulated during Republican administrations is used to plead poverty when Democrats, and liberals in particular, attempt to expand social services. That charge is amplified by deficit hawks in Washington, who—in placing equal blame on both parties ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
1 week ago
lenn Stutzky, a professor in the School of Social Work who does not sit on the Faculty Senate, urged his colleagues to vote in favor of the no confidence motion out of respect for survivors of Nassar's abuse. "Over the last weeks we have heard the voices ...
General Social WorkEducation
1 week ago
Here, you’ve got people rebuilding their homes,” said Isaac Dozier, director of Urban Strategies, the workforce developer and social services provider on site. “All while they’re rebuilding their lives.” Scott and a few of his co ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
1 week ago
oosevelt, understood the impulse to demean the poor, because he had spent years in social work watching the process unfold, to his disgust. The mindset of relief workers in that era, Hopkins observed, was that "the applicant was in some way morally ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
1 week ago
Orange Park, told The News Service of Florida that ...
MiamiHerald.com via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
1 week ago
hich are required to be held within 48 hours of a child's removal from the home to decide whether the child should be returned to the home or be placed in the custody of the state Department of Social Services. Parents previously weren't guaranteed legal ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
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e have also partnered with Amy Leone and Community Impact to assist those who are addicted and their families in finding rehabilitation and other social services ... faith organizations and social service organizations in Milford has been instrumental ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
1 week ago
r. Paulie earned a Master’s in Social Work from Barry University, a Specialist of Education with a concentration in Educational Leadership from NSU, and a Doctorate in Education with a concentration in Organizational Leadership from NSU. He can be ...
General Social WorkEducation
1 week ago
Those experiences highlighted that I wanted a career in social work,” she said. “My hope was that I might help make the lives better for everyone in my community. That desire, I think, set me on my path to getting my degree and to try and understand ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
1 week ago
hat’s politics, but it doesn’t add up for future generations and near retirees. The combination of massive debt and fewer social services for an aging population is a sure recipe for disaster.
General Social WorkHealth and CareGerontologyGovernment Policy
1 week ago
oyce has a brief response and says the program is "vitally important". He's still very flat. 3:04pm Question from WA Liberal Rick Wilson to Social Services Minister Dan Tehan. It's on the very controversial cashless welfare card, which controls welfare ...
General Social Work
1 week ago
rior to that it was run by DCF. Now, DCF contracts with a lead agency like Eckerd Connects, which in turn contracts with other care agencies to provide case managers and social services and meet other needs. That shift has made it tougher to hold people ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
1 week ago
ost of them initially must rely on social services to get on their feet. Taken together, refugees’ cultural difference and economic dependence are powerful ingredients for political backlash. And this isn’t unique to America: Just witness the ...
General Social Work
1 week ago
he artist, who hails from Mexico City, shifted her painting practice from abstract to portraiture around 2010, while working with Cuban artist Tania Bruguera’s Immigrant Movement International, an art project in Queens which provides social services to ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
t would also completely eliminate a number of programs, such as the Social Services Block Grant, which funds public services for the most vulnerable Americans, including poor children, the elderly and those with disabilities. It cuts $31 billion from ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyGerontologyDisabilities
1 week ago
ead author Dr Polly Yeung, of the School of Social Work, said wildlife rescue was rewarding, but profoundly challenging, and in recent years there had been a greater reliance on volunteers. She said multiple factors put wildlife rehabilitation ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
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