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2 weeks ago
he advocates’ main concern stemmed from the willingness of some in Congress to consider deep cuts in the social service safety net to offset ... For now though, social services, housing and international aid were deemed the most pressing by the U.S ...
General Social WorkHousing and Poverty
2 weeks ago
SALEM, N.C. — The Forsyth County Board of Social Services has dismissed director Debra Donahue from employment, effective at 5 p.m. Thursday. Donahue, who became director of Forsyth County DSS in November 2014, will have a notice of dismissal ...
Winston via Live.com News 
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
n the past month, a new cohort came together with some of last year’s fee strikers to discuss pertinent issues they face as social work MAs. Together we focused on tackling a number of key issues including, but not limited to, the extrication of low ...
General Social WorkEducation
2 weeks ago
he Forsyth County Board of Social Services voted today to fire Forsyth County Department of Social Services Director Debra Donahue. Donahue has been absent from her job for several weeks. The dismissal will take effect at 5 p.m. today and Donahue will be ...
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
PENDING too much time on social media can be as damaging to children’s health as smoking or obesity, according to Jeremy Hunt. Delivering sharp criticism the Health Secretary accused technology companies of developing “seductive products aimed at ever ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
Alexa, stop,” commands Jane Stevens, Wigan council’s assistive technology manager in a stern voice. We’re sitting in the living room of an untenanted bungalow that the Greater Manchester council has packed with consumer and specialist technology ...
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
wo possible locations were named, one of which would replace both the Recreational Sports Center and the School of Social Work. Not all students are excited by the news. For many students in the Steve Hicks School of Social Work, finding out about the new ...
General Social WorkEducation
2 weeks ago
lmost 20,000 people received "flying" visits of only 15 minutes for personal social care last year, according to a charity's research. Disability charity Leonard Cheshire said the figures were indicative of "a care system in crisis" and warned the numbers ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareDisabilities
2 weeks ago
he Rockbridge Area Department of Social Services director is leaving after 14 months on the job. Suzanne Adcock has accepted a position as the director of finance in Alleghany County, where she lives and previously served on the board of supervisors.
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
n international management, engineering and development consultancy group has been put in charge of rolling out the first phase of social work accreditation. Mott MacDonald will use the £3.6 million contract to develop accreditation processes and roll it ...
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
he Labor and Social Services Ministry announced on Wednesday the allocation of NIS 190 million toward building daycare centers for early childhood education. The ministry said it was transferring nearly the full budget for construction of daycare centers ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
ocial interaction for just one hour a week will improve the lives of elderly people with dementia living in nursing homes, a study suggests. The research – which was led by the University of Exeter, King’s College London and Oxford Health NHS ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareGerontologyGovernment Policy
2 weeks ago
Reactionary criticism" about the health service, especially on social media, risks undermining the NHS, the health minister will say later. Vaughan Gething is expected to warn in a speech that it might put off young people from pursuing health careers. He ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareGovernment Policy
2 weeks ago
ocial services officials across South Carolina are mourning the loss of one of the state’s longtime child advocates, after the death of S.C. Department of Social Services York County Director James “Jim” Nichols in a crash in Chester County.
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
2 weeks ago
owever Margaret Willcox, president of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, said councils are still facing a huge shortfall in their adult social care budgets. “All money is welcome and we will make the most of what we get, but ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
t was more than surprising to read the guest column of Gregg Smith in Sunday's paper. If he has read about the school system and what they are attempting to do to help their students, he should also have been reading of the unintended consequences of what ...
General Social WorkEducation
2 weeks ago
his model that pairs law enforcement officers with social services staff is practiced in some larger U.S. cities and is generally supported by advocacy groups like Disability Rights California. Staley said that while the contractor will assist the city ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental HealthDisabilitiesCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
nd Sun Online today revealed how social media is fuelling the alarming trend. The NSPCC has now produced a list of common warning signs to help parents spot if their child is being groomed online. Mums and dads are warned to keep an eye out for their kids ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
2 weeks ago
alisbury University will launch a new College of Health and Human Services in the fall to meet a growing demand for health and social work graduates. The college is expected to become the largest academic unit on campus, serving nearly 2,200 students of ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
ince the earthquake more than 14 months ago demand for help and counselling from Kaikōura Health Centre's recovery and wellbeing team hasn't let up. People who are still having anxiety problems have until June to get free help and counselling to support ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
hallenging situations often yield fresh thinking. So the current winter pressures on the NHS have flushed out some different takes on how to bolster funding. A panel of health experts has joined members of the Health Select Committee in calling on the ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareGovernment Policy
2 weeks ago
ocal authorities will receive £150m for stretched social care services amid reports that at least 10 councils are preparing to impose emergency spending controls due to significant financial pressures. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid announced the ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
echnology addiction is damaging our personal and work lives. Studies suggest people are increasingly unhappy with their use of screen time and social media. The endless refresh cycle of major apps like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Twitch, and so on are ...
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
t’s just the norm these days to post pictures of your children on social media, but are all the posts putting your children at risk in the future? In a report by The Atlantic, it states more than 80% of babies younger than two are already on social ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
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19 hours ago
Registration for the 2018 NASW National Conference is underway and we are excited to announce our Pre-Conference Workshop schedule! The 2018 conference is slated for June 20-23, in Washington, D.C. It is the ultimate gathering of more than 2,000 social workers and like-minded individuals. Our confer[...]
 

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Dear NASW Member, The National Association of Social Workers – Florida Chapter (NASW-FL) offers its heartfelt condolences to the students, staff and families of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. We share your loss and grief at the senseless tragedy. The outpouring of commu[...]
 
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The NASW-Illinois Chapter expresses its deepest condolences to the family of Pamela Knight. Ms. Knight died last week as a result of injuries suffered during an attack on her in September 2017 while working to protect children in her capacity as an investigator for the Illinois Department of Childre[...]