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2 weeks ago
here could be as many as 10,000 undocumented immigrants in the Hyannis area and nearly 1,000 on the Islands, according to data provided to Bergeron by local church and social service organizations. The Barnstable County Commissioners are scheduled to ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
picture thinker who puts sex in social context. Scholars have been paying a lot more attention to sex among older people in the last decade, she said, but doctors typically ...
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General Social WorkGerontology
2 weeks ago
When we lose the 'gayborhoods,' we lose a lot," Jones said, adding that among the facets lost are political power, cultural vitality and "specialized social services that are vital to the people in our community." Jones also recounted his despair over the ...
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
haker, who received his law degree from Capital University Law School and a Bachelor of Science degree in social work from The Ohio State University, has been a lawyer for 34 years and works with his brother, Bob Shaker, at Shaker & Shaker Law Firm.
General Social WorkEducationCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
ho’d you vote for in the mayor’s race and city council position 8? I voted for Jenny Durkan and Teresa [Mosqueda]. What was the most important issue for you? The totality of thoughtfulness and pragmatic approach to solving problems. I think [Durkan ...
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
othstein graduated from Temple University in 1978 with a Bachelors of Social Work and obtained her law degree from the University of Baltimore in 1982. Walsh, a 1988 graduate of Saint Joseph’s University, obtained his law degree in 1991 from Widener ...
General Social WorkEducation
2 weeks ago
nstead, she said that social services decided Elsie, who was given the name Shayla O’Brien at birth, should be put up for adoption. Elsie’s gran said they were still hoping to be reunited with Elsie when social services came to see them to say that ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
2 weeks ago
elly, a survivor of sex trafficking, shared her story at the Social Work 435 annual conference last week, titled “Not for Sale: Sex Trafficking in Nebraska.” She appeared by video and used only her first name due to safety concerns. Her journey down ...
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
man was arrested after stabbing two social service workers in downtown Portland, according to police. Officers responded to reports of two people being stabbed at Outside In on the 1100 block of Southwest 13th Avenue at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday. Emergency ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
profit that provides health care and social services, the coalition plans home visits for 120 Passaic County patients from 2 to 17 years old, said Kimberley Birdsall, its executive director.
NorthJersey.com via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
hile the government has tried to crack down on the organization, which is known and respected by many for providing social services, it has had limited success. Some members of the group, made up of monks, nuns and laypeople, believe Myanmar's Muslims are ...
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
t's the second vote in the last two weeks against council member Jeff Johnson's proposal to block refugees until the primary resettlement agency, Lutheran Social Services, demonstrates that it is complying with federal statutes. Johnson's resolution ...
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
onifacio Sanchez Flores, a social worker at Grant Beacon Middle School, pulled up to a small apartment complex overlooking Denver’s Ruby Hill Park just after 11 on a recent morning. He checked the printout he carried, found the right door and knocked. A ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
2 weeks ago
nd, at this point, it is new Americans who are showing other new Americans, not just the volunteers." Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota — the refugee resettlement agency for the state — is a partner with Growing Together and says collaboration ...
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
2 weeks ago
he Department of Social Services began skimming money from the annual growth in tax revenue meant to fund the pension, he said. Recipients got their base payment (now about $718 a month) but lost out on a decade’s worth of growth. The skimming ended in ...
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
fter all the system has been very good to me. I went on to get a masters degree in social work. That piece of paper I got to prove that was the key to a rewarding career. Problem is I was but a pawn in a game that distracts human beings from caring deeply ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
utheran Social Service of Minnesota will host a public webinar on resettlement Nov. 14 with panelists discussing the issue and taking questions. Other organizations also are working on outreach and education. As Johnson presented his resolution Monday ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
he organization works with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for outreach projects in schools, senior centers and the department of social services. “It’s going to be a great event, I would encourage people to sign up if they haven’t ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareGerontology
2 weeks ago
ALLAS TWP. — Misericordia University is launching a new “accelerated” bachelor of social work degree that can be earned without class time on the Dallas Township campus, and Department Chair Susan McDonald predicts it will draw larger numbers of ...
General Social WorkEducation
2 weeks ago
ne of Wong’s goals is to help the nonprofit raise its profile at a time when immigrants need services the AACA provides, such as adult education, workforce development, and other social services. “Given there is so much need and so much fear in the ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
want to do social work through politics. Nothing is devoid of politics. If we want to make bigger impact on the society, we have to be actively involved in politics. I have been interested and involved in social work since childhood and my interest in ...
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
Recent mass shootings have left some parents wondering how to talk to their kids about the news. Kristen Kallemeyn is a social worker at Washington Middle School in Missoula. She said it depends on the age, but overall, a parent or ...
NBC Montana via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
2 weeks ago
riminal records checks, medical examinations, social services checks and local authority checks were ... Dr Justin Rogers, a lecturer in social work at the University of Bath, said: “This desperately sad case does highlight that adoption is not some ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
mily MacDonagh – who has taken Peter Andre's name and goes by Emily Andréa – is 16 years younger than the Mysterious Girl singer, with whom she shares two children. Emily – who was a medical student when she met Peter Andre – is now a qualified ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
celebrity chef who spent part of her early life living between foster carers and adopters will host the Social Worker of the Year Awards. Lorraine Pascale, a TV host on the Food Network and a government fostering ambassador who made the 2014 documentary ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
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