News – information for practice http://ifp.nyu.edu news, new scholarship & more from around the world Sat, 30 Jul 2016 01:42:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Social Workers Say What It’s Like To Deal With Foster Kids Living In The Office http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/social-workers-say-like-deal-foster-kids-living-office/ Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:15:24 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049995 Oregon Public Broadcasting | S Cooke A cot, squeezed in among office cubicles at a child abuse hotline office, where a teen slept back in June.

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A cot, squeezed in among office cubicles at a child abuse hotline office, where a teen slept back in June.

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AASW opinion – NT juvenile justice: Hard work needed now, not another word-fest http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/aasw-opinion-nt-juvenile-justice-hard-work-needed-now-not-another-word-fest/ Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:07:38 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1050150 AASW Dr. Karen Healy, National President of the Australian Association of Social Workers

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Dr. Karen Healy, National President of the Australian Association of Social Workers

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Health insurance coverage is associated with lower odds of alcohol use by pregnant women http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/health-insurance-coverage-associated-lower-odds-alcohol-use-pregnant-women/ Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:36:00 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1050157 Science Daily | Center for Justice

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Machine Bias http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/machine-bias/ Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:19:46 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049998 ProPublica | J Ritchie There’s software used across the country to predict future criminals. And it’s biased against blacks. Bernard, left, was rated high risk; Dylan was rated low risk.

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There’s software used across the country to predict future criminals. And it’s biased against blacks. Bernard, left, was rated high risk; Dylan was rated low risk.

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Ex-student cleared of misconduct keen to return to social work http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/ex-student-cleared-misconduct-keen-return-social-work/ Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:44:24 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1050062 The Courier | SSSC A spokeswoman from the SSSC confirmed that a sub-committee reported a finding of no misconduct.

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A spokeswoman from the SSSC confirmed that a sub-committee reported a finding of no misconduct.

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Repeated experiences of racism most damaging to mental health http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/repeated-experiences-racism-damaging-mental-health/ Fri, 29 Jul 2016 03:18:08 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1050161 Science Daily | UiO The study looked at the accumulation of experiences of racial attacks over time including being shouted at, being physically attacked, avoiding a place, or feeling unsafe because of one’s ethnicity.

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The study looked at the accumulation of experiences of racial attacks over time including being shouted at, being physically attacked, avoiding a place, or feeling unsafe because of one’s ethnicity.

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Honduras recalled: the 2009 coup (podcast) http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/honduras-recalled-2009-coup/ Thu, 28 Jul 2016 20:56:04 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1050387 rabble.ca | J Ruymen/UPI Protesters hold up a banner claiming Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is responsible for the murder of leading Honduran environmental activist Berta Cáceres.

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Protesters hold up a banner claiming Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is responsible for the murder of leading Honduran environmental activist Berta Cáceres.

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Vancouver’s Costly Housing Means Women Can’t Escape Abuse http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/vancouvers-costly-housing-means-women-cant-escape-abuse/ Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:29:01 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1050002 Huffington Post Canada The benchmark price for a single-family detached home in Greater Vancouver was $1,561,500 last month — up an astonishing 39 per cent year-over-year. Prices for apartments climbed 25 per cent to $501,100, according to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.

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The benchmark price for a single-family detached home in Greater Vancouver was $1,561,500 last month — up an astonishing 39 per cent year-over-year. Prices for apartments climbed 25 per cent to $501,100, according to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.

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Under DNC glare, agency puts focus on the homeless http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/dnc-glare-agency-puts-focus-homeless/ Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:07:34 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049992 Philadelphia Tribune | AR Sulayman Mayor Jim Kenney has undertaken a homeless outreach strategy targeting Center City, including recently lifting a 3-year-old ban of feeding those living on the streets in city parks.

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Mayor Jim Kenney has undertaken a homeless outreach strategy targeting Center City, including recently lifting a 3-year-old ban of feeding those living on the streets in city parks.

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Why the Demand for ‘Medicare for All’ Won’t Go Away http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/demand-medicare-wont-go-away/ Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:45:36 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049983 Common Dreams | Pixabay

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US Labor Department investigation finds Capitol Hill cafeteria workers illegally denied more than $1m in wages by federal food service contractors http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/us-labor-department-investigation-finds-capitol-hill-cafeteria-workers-illegally-denied-1m-wages-federal-food-service-contractors/ Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:02:56 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049976 DoL | glaad

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Welfare dependency in Australia is historically low. More cuts will only hurt the needy http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/welfare-dependency-australia-historically-low-cuts-will-hurt-needy/ Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:58:08 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049960 Guardian | T Nearmy/AAP Zed Seselja, the assistant minister for social services, says welfare dependency is a major drain on the budget.

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Zed Seselja, the assistant minister for social services, says welfare dependency is a major drain on the budget.

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Dylan Voller fears for safety after being named in damning Four Corners report on NT youth detention centre http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/dylan-voller-fears-safety-named-damning-four-corners-report-nt-youth-detention-centre/ Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:27:30 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1050055 ABC The disturbing conditions Dylan Voller experienced within a youth detention centres in the Northern Territory.

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The disturbing conditions Dylan Voller experienced within a youth detention centres in the Northern Territory.

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Frontline social workers are nearly all female: Men need to step up http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/frontline-social-workers-nearly-female-men-need-step/ Thu, 28 Jul 2016 02:53:37 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049375 stuff | J McKee New Zealand – From left, whanau worker Andrea Tan, CYF social worker Jonelle Galbreath talking to Flora Sta.Ana about social work.

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New Zealand – From left, whanau worker Andrea Tan, CYF social worker Jonelle Galbreath talking to Flora Sta.Ana about social work.

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Young and trapped: Homeless youth and young adults ensnared in human sex trafficking http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/young-trapped-homeless-youth-young-adults-ensnared-human-sex-trafficking/ Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:33:07 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049736 Wisconsin State Jouranl | S Apps Areas like this one, where Madison police say they frequently witness sex trafficking and drug dealing, are scattered around the city. The man shown here leaves after an encounter with a young woman in a car that drew the suspicion of Police Detective Maya Krajcinovic, who accompanied a State Journal reporter and photographer when this picture was taken.

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Areas like this one, where Madison police say they frequently witness sex trafficking and drug dealing, are scattered around the city. The man shown here leaves after an encounter with a young woman in a car that drew the suspicion of Police Detective Maya Krajcinovic, who accompanied a State Journal reporter and photographer when this picture was taken.

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Funds to help Dallas’ homeless could be in short supply after police shooting http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/funds-help-dallas-homeless-short-supply-police-shooting/ Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:35:45 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049989 Dallas Morning News The commission, formed in May by Mayor Mike Rawlings, was tasked with finding housing solutions for the estimated 3,900 homeless people in Dallas. But after a gunman killed five Dallas police officers, including a DART officer, downtown earlier this month, commission members said police are likely to be a priority to the City Council. “If they ask for a submarine, the response from council is, ‘How big do you need, Chief?’ ” said commission member Bill Vandivort.

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The commission, formed in May by Mayor Mike Rawlings, was tasked with finding housing solutions for the estimated 3,900 homeless people in Dallas. But after a gunman killed five Dallas police officers, including a DART officer, downtown earlier this month, commission members said police are likely to be a priority to the City Council. “If they ask for a submarine, the response from council is, ‘How big do you need, Chief?’ ” said commission member Bill Vandivort.

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Private schools, painful secrets | The unexpected price of reporting abuse: retaliation http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/private-schools-painful-secrets-unexpected-price-reporting-abuse-retaliation/ Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:18:19 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049729 Boston Globe | B Hartman Erika was asked to leave Buxton School in Williamstown in 1982 after school officials discovered her relationship with a teacher. “The top priority . . . was to get rid of me,” she said.

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Erika was asked to leave Buxton School in Williamstown in 1982 after school officials discovered her relationship with a teacher. “The top priority . . . was to get rid of me,” she said.

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Swaziland’s Secret Weapon Against Child Abuse: Grandmothers http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/swazilands-secret-weapon-child-abuse-grandmothers/ Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:52:06 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049986 NPR | UNICEF/Youtube In the “Shoulder to Cry On” program, grandmothers keep an eye on the well-being of children in the community.

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In the “Shoulder to Cry On” program, grandmothers keep an eye on the well-being of children in the community.

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19 murdered in knife attack / Ex-employee held over nocturnal assault on social welfare facility http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/19-murdered-knife-attack-ex-employee-held-nocturnal-assault-social-welfare-facility/ Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:08:30 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049963 Japan News Tsukui Yamayuri-en social welfare facility is seen in Sagamihara on Tuesday morning.

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Tsukui Yamayuri-en social welfare facility is seen in Sagamihara on Tuesday morning.

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Federal Government aims to use data analysis to crack long-term welfare dependence http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/1049701/ Wed, 27 Jul 2016 03:35:10 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049701 ABC | AAP The Australian Government spent $34 million in commissioning some of the initial data analysis on welfare dependency from consultancy firm PwC.

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The Australian Government spent $34 million in commissioning some of the initial data analysis on welfare dependency from consultancy firm PwC.

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Fighting for Seats at the Table: A Poor People’s Movement in a Rustbelt Town http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/fighting-seats-table-poor-peoples-movement-rustbelt-town/ Tue, 26 Jul 2016 22:52:58 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049668 truthout | A Schwartz In this painting by community organizer Allen Schwartz, people line up to get school supplies for their children in Newark.

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In this painting by community organizer Allen Schwartz, people line up to get school supplies for their children in Newark.

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Students say DCFS scholarships have changed their lives http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/students-say-dcfs-scholarships-changed-lives/ Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:56:48 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049380 Chicago Sun-Times | N Watts Joseph and Shannon said Gabriella has just blossomed since her adoption.

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Joseph and Shannon said Gabriella has just blossomed since her adoption.

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Hillary Clinton and the Scandinavian-American Dream http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/hillary-clinton-scandinavian-american-dream/ Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:06:58 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049725 Project Synducate | TheHill When Sanders defended Denmark’s social-welfare state during a Democratic primary debate in October 2015, Clinton scoffed, “We are not Denmark.” True, the United States is not Denmark. But Sanders was not wrong in asking what makes Scandinavian welfare economies so successful, and what Americans can learn from them.

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When Sanders defended Denmark’s social-welfare state during a Democratic primary debate in October 2015, Clinton scoffed, “We are not Denmark.” True, the United States is not Denmark. But Sanders was not wrong in asking what makes Scandinavian welfare economies so successful, and what Americans can learn from them.

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Social work students hit by ‘unacceptable’ delay to bursaries http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/social-work-students-hit-unacceptable-delay-bursaries/ Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:01:41 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049704 CommunityCare Social work academics labelled the delay unprecedented and “unacceptable”, particularly as the Department of Health (DH) had promised to announce funding allocations by the beginning of June.

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Social work academics labelled the delay unprecedented and “unacceptable”, particularly as the Department of Health (DH) had promised to announce funding allocations by the beginning of June.

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Behavioral activation as effective as CBT for depression, at lower cost http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/behavioral-activation-effective-cbt-depression-lower-cost/ Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:45:45 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049592 Science Daily | NHS

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UCT reveals its ‘limited scope of academic freedom’ http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/httpwww-bdlive-co-zanationaleducation20160723uct-reveals-limited-scope-academic-freedom/ Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:27:08 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049360 Sunday Times The University of Cape Town (UCT) is at the centre of a row over freedom of speech after barring a Danish journalist from campus because his magazine published a series of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed in 2005.

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The University of Cape Town (UCT) is at the centre of a row over freedom of speech after barring a Danish journalist from campus because his magazine published a series of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed in 2005.

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Harold Bodmer: A nice guy who rose to the top of his profession http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/harold-bodmer-nice-guy-rose-top-profession/ Tue, 26 Jul 2016 03:33:56 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049401 Guardian | M Keal/Norfolk county council Harold Bodmer, a man of great principle, began his social work training in South Africa before moving to the UK in his 20s.

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Harold Bodmer, a man of great principle, began his social work training in South Africa before moving to the UK in his 20s.

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Bring Moral Imagination Back in Style http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/bring-moral-imagination-back-style/ Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:02:40 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049387 NY Times | D Kitwood I have seen people open their hearts when some otherized soul is revealed to be a member of their own family, or a friend. Our culture is making progress as a result. But too many people are still met with hatred because whoever and whatever they are is something others have never been compelled to imagine.

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I have seen people open their hearts when some otherized soul is revealed to be a member of their own family, or a friend. Our culture is making progress as a result. But too many people are still met with hatred because whoever and whatever they are is something others have never been compelled to imagine.

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Two story yurt in Decorah is cozy, comfortable and eco-friendly dream home for retired Luther social work professor http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/two-story-yurt-decorah-cozy-comfortable-eco-friendly-dream-home-retired-luther-social-work-professor/ Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:48:57 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049372 The Gazette | L Zabel Dr. Craig Mosher’s yurt in Decorah

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Dr. Craig Mosher’s yurt in Decorah

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The Complicated Math of AIDS http://ifp.nyu.edu/2016/news/complicated-math-aids/ Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:32:01 +0000 http://ifp.nyu.edu/?p=1049364 Voice of America | AP Civil rights activists march in Durban, South Africa, at the start of the 21st World Aids Conference

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Civil rights activists march in Durban, South Africa, at the start of the 21st World Aids Conference

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