Supporters of the student protest group Concerned Student 1950 celebrate and chant following the announcement of the resignation of University of Missouri President Timothy Wolfe, on campus in Columbia, Missouri, November 9, 2015.
Reconnect, an online application, allows users to conserve necessary papers while still respecting their right to privacy.
The recession, lagging wages and an uneven economic recovery have pushed more suburban families to the brink of poverty and more children into the reduced-lunch program.
Perhaps someone should ask this super-predator how he would do on $4.40 per day for food.
Minister of Health Dr. Christopher Tufton has put together a 16-member Mental Health and Homelessness Task Force.
LGTBI people in Latin America and the Caribbean continue to be criminalized and killed because of who they are and who they love.
We live in a deeply divided class society, where the ruling capitalist class, through their traditional parties, Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and latterly Labour, try to implement policies that improve their relative position in society. That’s what water charges were about – shifting the taxation burden from the 1% to the 99%, as well as preparing the way for privatisation.
The Glenamuck halting site where 10 people died in a fire in October 2015.
Joette Katz is Commissioner of the Connecticut state Department of Children and Families.
With crime declining in the Netherlands, the country is looking at new ways to utilise its prisons, and some, such as the former prison of De Koepel, in Haarlem, are being used as centres for asylum seekers.
“This austerity is a political choice, not an economic necessity, and it’s a wrong choice for our country made by a government with the wrong priorities — and it’s women that have been hit hardest by these cuts.”
Avoiding corporate income taxes is one way CEOs boost their companies’ profits and thereby increase their own pay. This corporate tax avoidance reduces the amount of money that is available for public goods like roads and schools. As a result, our economy increasingly has become out of balance.
Social workers placed the dolls around town to represent the children waiting for care because of high caseloads for workers.
V, 18, rides the bus back to Tampa after a visit with her mother who is serving a 20-year-sentence for manslaughter. She was two years old when her mother was arrested and has since been raised by her grandmother.
Minister for Children Katherine Zappone said the new Bill provided an improvement to the rights of children.
She is the first girl to be located since Boko Haram militants abducted hundreds from the northeastern town in 2014 .
Professors are lashing out at Gov. Bruce Rauner’s (R) appointment of a part-time lecturer to represent faculty on the Illinois Board of Higher Education, complaining the choice is “anti-academia” and anti-union.
Some 16 percent of U.S. workers are now in this on-call, temporary, part-time, low-pay, you’re-on-your-own economy, up from only 10 percent a decade ago. Corporate chieftains (backed by the economists and politicians they purchase) are creating what they call a workforce of non-employees for one reason: Greed.
The answer to that question includes corporate executives who bend the rules, and Wall Street bankers who break the rules; their lobbyists, who work to change the rules; and the politicians who change in their favor — in state houses, the halls of Congress, and in the executive and judicial branches.
Korean politicians, economists and government officials are expected to engage in debates on whether to further increase workers’ monetary contribution to the country’s national pension, and increase taxes for sustainability.
A member of National Nurses United holds a sign at a Bernie Sanders rally that reads: “Love it. Improve it. Medicare for All.”
Ticia Mueller and her mother Patricia Paul. Mueller noticed unexplained bruises on her mothers body. A review of security camera videotape caught a caregiver, who was prosecuted, manhandling Paul.
A review carried out in 2015 by HMIC into the effectiveness of police responses to “honour”-based violence (HBV) found that only three out of the 43 forces across England and Wales are prepared in all essential areas to deal with such crimes.
Landlord Steven Croman, holding a folder to cover his handcuffs, is walked into Manhattan Supreme Court on Mon., May 9, to be arraigned on his charges.
Tylyn Fields, who will graduate next week with a master’s in social work from California State University, Long Beach, is a caseworker at the Student Emergency Intervention Program.
The word “avatar” originates in Hinduism, where it refers to a god descending to the earth in mortal form. In Hindu theology, Vishnu assumes various earthbound avatars — among them a fish; a tortoise; a half-man, half-lion — in an effort to restore order at times when humanity has descended into chaos.
Door at the Cowgate Clinic, that is officially known as the Edinburgh Access Initiative.
When Dr Thomas Barnardo (above) first set out on his campaign to change the lives of destitute children in 1867, not even he could have predicted the legacy his work would go on to leave, and none more so than here in Kent.
More than 350 seniors and social workers descended on New York City’s City Hall Wednesday to demand a fair share of the city budget for services through the Department for the Aging, and more support for family caregivers.
Christine Jorgensen in 1953. She was the first widely known transgender person in the United States. After serving in the Army during World War II, she later worked as an actress and nightclub entertainer.
More than 700 people turned out for the 2016 Huskies Hope & Help walk for suicide prevention and awareness. “We are working proactively in a very large-scale way to address suicide prevention,” said Dr. Jennifer Stuber, Forefront’s co-founder and faculty director.
On Monday, Gizmodo charged that former Facebook workers routinely manipulated news feeds to leave out conservative stories.
A woman holds a banner in front of the Colosseum during the annual gay pride parade in Rome in 2013.
A new report highlights the fight for better conditions waged by families with incarcerated children.
From left, MSW students Britt Pokuta and Donna Benjamin, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox, MSW student Brittnay Bradford and UA social work instructor Angela Lockhart.
Head of Social Work at MMU, Prof. Samantha Baron said “I think the standard spending review has adversely impacted upon the north and the midlands upwards and what we’ve seen is higher levels of need out there.”
More Vermont parents are losing their children in custody battles with the state — a debilitating side effect of Vermont’s opioid-abuse crisis. Petitions for “termination of parental rights” increased 61 percent between 2011 and 2015, from 208 to 335 cases annually.
This antipsychotic Olanzapine is also available under the brand names Zyprexa, Zyprexa Zydis, Zyprexa Relprevv, and Symbyax, and also as generics.
The military health-care system serves 2 million children, but there are only a handful of full-time pediatric social workers across the Defense Department’s sprawling network of hospitals.
Jerry Sandusky heads into the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., May 2, 2016 for a hearing on a new appeal of his 2012 conviction of child sexual abuse.
Apparently unsatisfied with wasting billions, maiming and killing humans, the Navy now wants to increase endangered species kills.
Margit Goodman (left) and her daughter Karen Goodman are lobbying the British government to take in Syrian refugee children. Margit Goodman, now 94, was one of nearly 10,000 children rescued from the Nazis by Kindertransport, a program sponsored by the British government and Jewish aid groups in the lead-up to World War II.
Indeed, in the age of corporate downsizing, the core principle of this new corporate style of management is very simple: Reduce the number of tenured faculty any way you can. Untenured faculty are, for obvious reasons, easier to manage.
Social work graduate Kristie Wimbush has overcome one challenge after another.
The Flint River during a snowstorm. Many of the residents I spoke with couldn’t believe that the Flint River was even considered a source of water. It’s long had a reputation as a place to abandon cars, dead bodies, and pollutants.
European protesters display an inflated horse in a demonstration against the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership on February 4, 2015.
In 2010, after completing his master’s degree in social work at the University of Minnesota, Hindolo Pokawa found himself driving an airport taxi. After the gardening class with Blair, Pokawa began to envision how those skills could benefit his village back in Sierra Leone. His Sierra Leone Foundation for a New Democracy plans to build a sustainable, 20-acre farm with a school house.