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2 weeks ago
eople trust the information we can distribute.” ‘Health is wealth’ Williamson, who has a master’s degree in social work, said she knows a lot of the individuals who access the center resources. “One of the things I’ve learned is you don’t ...
General Social WorkHealth and Care
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hen she was 16, Sara Berenson went to Duke University. After graduating in 1935, she moved to New Orleans to study social work at Tulane University. The country was still in the throes of Great Depression, and the fledgling social worker's rounds included ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
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People think, ‘Look, they’ve got the DLA [disability living allowance], they’ve got social services, they’ve got this, they’ve got that.’ They think there’s a really good infrastructure in place. But the infrastructure is dysfunctiona
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingDisabilities
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The barriers that prevent people from going to work are real,” said Mr. Doar, who served as an administrator of social services in New York State and in the administration of Mayor Michael Bloomberg in New York City. “But if you start from the ...
General Social Work
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ur recent poll of legal and social service providers across New Jersey shows that this practice is deeply disturbing and creates serious concerns for our statewide justice system: 72% of survey participants had clients who were afraid to interact with the ...
General Social WorkCriminal Justice
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While Haiti's social services agency has had an ongoing investigation into the orphanage for more than a year, nothing has been done to stop the abuse," the Jan. 29 letter says. "While Haiti's social services agency has had an ongoing investigation into ...
General Social Work
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yers Stadium, or the area occupied by the Recreational Sports Center and Steve Hicks School of Social Work south of Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium. The university will develop a strategic solution for any programs that are affected by a ...
General Social WorkEducation
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rices at Tiny Idahomes start at $40,000 for a home with 170 square feet. Flynn wants cities and social service agencies to develop pocket neighborhoods or subdivisions with container homes. His initial IndieDwell house, 16 feet wide and 9 1/2 feet high ...
General Social Work
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he joined the Army after graduating with a degree in social work from Chatham University in Pittsburgh. A roommate she had after graduation was going through mortuary school, and she decided, at the last minute, to stop by the Pittsburgh Institute for ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareWomens Issues
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While Haiti's social services agency has had an ongoing investigation into the orphanage for more than a year, nothing has been done to stop the abuse," said the Jan. 29 letter, addressed to Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan. Orphanage Director ...
General Social Work
2 weeks ago
n opening the forum, Kelly, whose instruction is in social work, presented statistics on women’s incarceration. Nationally, the number of incarcerated women has skyrocketed over the past several decades, from 8,000 in 1970 to almost 110,000 in 2014.
General Social WorkHealth and CareCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
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ome beneficiaries, including those who are medically frail, students or pregnant, will be exempt from the requirements, said Indiana Family and Social Services Administration Director Jennifer Walthall at the press conference. She estimates that of the ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareGovernment Policy
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dria Johnson, the state's commissioner for social services, told a legislative committee in November that the state has identified about 380 children in circumstances whose relatives would qualify for foster payments. She estimated the cost to the state ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
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You shouldn't have to fear anything." Minnesota has been a welcoming state for immigrants over the last several decades, thanks in part to its social service programs. The state is home to the largest Somali community in the U.S., roughly 57,000 people ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
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While Haiti's social services agency has had an ongoing investigation into the orphanage for more than a year, nothing has been done to stop the abuse," said the Jan. 29 letter, addressed to Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan. Orphanage Director ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
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uring his speech to Toronto business leaders, Cope said Bell has trained 10,000 employees in psychological health and safety in the workplace and doubled its benefits for psychology and social work to $3,000 per year per employee. The company also ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMental Health
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ICE doesn't have to tell anyone what they're doing," said Bryant Garcia, immigration specialist at La Esperanza, a local social services organization. "None of our families have come to us yet to tell us someone has been detained." Thursday afternoon ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
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he militant Islamist group that gained political power in Lebanon through providing social services, as well as figures from American history such as Huey Long, the populist Louisiana politician who rose to national prominence during the Great Depression ...
General Social Work
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stamp bribery scheme with a Cleveland woman who is now charged with killing and burying her son. Nancy Caraballo, 45, on Friday made her first court appearance ...
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCriminal Justice
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ocial work is in the business of helping. In the name of helping though we can, at times, harm the very people we set out to serve. Parents, carers, grandparents and wider family will feel our practice footprint, even if we don’t directly meet or ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
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f the Patriots win, Chaput has agreed to make a $100 gift to Catholic Charities of Boston, one of the major providers of social services in the archdiocese. The two bishops also wrote a letter explaining their appreciation of the two football organizations.
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
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peaking in an interview with journalists, Acting Director of health and Social Services at Rumphi District Health Office, Dr Stephen Macheso, attributed the scenario to a clash of health and education policies. “In primary and secondary schools ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
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e said his campaign is driven by critical issues facing the county, such as the transition and completion of the Hamilton County jail system, and working with community groups, social services and health care to identify mentally ill people in jail and ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareCriminal Justice
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ones is a doctoral candidate and Cubbin is a professor in the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin.
General Social WorkEducationWomens Issues
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urthermore, these characteristics create a social setting in which the Waqf was able to expand beyond the scope of religious activities to cover education, public utilities, social work, and other areas of societal services. Philanthropic Waqf is the ...
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