Progressives must not let Trump become a great red cape in the hands of the ruling-class matadors. We charge, screaming “Down with Trump” while the owners plunge their weapons into our passing hides. We must learn to head for the masters who hold the swords and spears behind the cloak. Those masters are the same, whichever major party and personalities hold power in Washington. Resist Trump/Bannon we must, but we cannot afford obsession with Trump.
The resumption of a rollout of regional call centers later this year is expected to open the “flood gates” to reports of suspected child abuse and lead to a spike in social workers’ caseloads, the head of the Department of Social Services warned legislators Thursday.
Social prescribing enables GPs, nurses and other primary care professionals to refer people to a range of local, non-clinical services.
team of researchers from the Netherlands, the UK, the USA and Hong Kong report that people who use profanity are less likely to be associated with lying and deception.
Kieran Downey, Executive Director of Social Work/Director of Women’s and Children’s Services, Western Trust said: “Child Sexual Exploitation can have a major impact on young people, making them feel trapped and manipulated. This feeling can lead to anxiety, depression, drug or alcohol abuse or self-harm and can have long term consequences on school work and family life”
Portland’s South Park Blocks, flanked by Portland State University on the right. As students struggle to afford the rising costs of college, one program is confronting the reality of student sex workers by supporting them.
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e gift of warmth cannot be understated. That’s what motivated a group of Red Deer College Social Work students to take to Ross Street Tuesday night with 70 scarves and toques.
“We can expect to see an influx of out-of-town victims and trafficking solicitations during Super Bowl weekend. Much of that will take place online,” said human trafficking expert Elizabeth Goatley, assistant professor in Baylor’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work.
The Trump administration may be considering a measure that would “deny admission to any alien who is likely to become a public charge,” meaning they would need benefits like food stamps, housing assistance, or Medicaid.
Members of the new Cumbria-Lancaster Social Work Teaching Partnership: Front row from left to right: Jane Pye (Lancaster University), Sonyia Curran (Cumbria County Council). Back row from left to right: Professor Karen Broadhurst (Lancaster University), Nick Waterfield (Cumbria County Council) and Richard Simpson (Barnardo’s)
At over $600 billion a year and counting, the Pentagon already receives significantly more than its fair share of federal funds. If President Donald Trump has his way, though, that will prove a sum for pikers and misers. He and his team are now promising that spending on defense and homeland security will increase dramatically in the years to come, even as domestic programs are slashed and entire civilian agencies shuttered.
The first week of the Trump administration has been a disastrous assault on many fundamental human and academic rights.
George Orwell’s “1984” is not the only classic that’s celebrating a comeback. Hannah Arendt’s philosophical essay “The Origins of Totalitarianism” has also spiked in interest recently.
The nation’s largest senior advocacy group, AARP, is launching a campaign to block congressional efforts to turn Medicare into a voucher system.
In a report to the Integration Joint Board which overseen health and social care services, Susanne Miller, chief social work officer, said: “The service is not targeted exclusively to those with a social care need.”
‘Despite knowing for nine years that we have ever-increasing demands on social care, we can’t agree how to fund this.’
Signs line the fence surrounding Boston Common after the Boston Women’s March for America on Saturday.
Los Angeles County’s Department of Children’s Services is conducting a search. Top picks could also be considering the now vacant leadership position at the New York City Administration for Children’s Services.
Just 29 percent of 18- to 24-year-olds in rural areas are enrolled in college. John Dunn is one of them. Christopher Bush, a social work major at Portland State University, also experienced a cultural divide on campus.
Protesters march through Lansing, Michigan, during the Women’s March, January 21, 2017. As people resist Trump’s policies in the streets, two public advocacy organizations have launched an impeachment investigation into the new president.
he neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot holding the arm of a female patient suffering from locomotor ataxia, Hôpital Salpêtrière, Paris, circa 1885
The UK’s fostering system cannot be held together by the goodwill and persistence of foster carers indefinitely.
Homeless man seeks out sunshine to warm up before entering the Denver Central Library. Two social workers and three peer counselors are helping link patrons with services.
Perhaps the most effective advocate of school choice is New Jersey senator Cory Booker, who many Democrats are touting as the party’s savior in the post-Obama era. Liberals swooned when Booker opposed his Senate colleague Jeff Sessions, the right-wing racist Trump tapped to be the next attorney general. But however laudable, Booker’s actions didn’t take much in the way of courage. Booker’s funders — hedge-fund managers and pharmaceutical barons — don’t care about such theatrics. They’re more concerned that he vote Big Pharma’s way and keep up his role as a leading member of Democrats for Education Reform, a pro-privatization group. They want to make sure he continues attacking teachers’ unions, the strongest bulwark against privatization.
Homelessness services in Scotland’s largest city are in “crisis” according to staff, who claim they are being forced to turn desperate people away without help – despite their legal obligation to house them – because they have no accommodation to offer.
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Quite apart from the anxiety and stress associated with increasing levels of personal debt, a whole range of pathological symptoms have been identified in many consumers, including consumption as a form of addictive behaviour, buyer’s remorse and even so-called Buyer’s Stockholm Syndrome, in which consumers feel trapped by their purchases. The promise of consumerism is as illusory as the promise of dumbed-down and hate-fuelled political visions. They both offer an entirely false remedy to the very pathologies they induce and profit from.
Louis Cerbo, director of behavioral health at the state Department of Corrections, tells a legislative panel that 11 social workers are assigned to serve about 3,000 inmates.
German doctors are diagnosing too many children and young people with autism, a new study by a team of child psychiatrists and researchers has found.
She has a Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Sacramento as well as a Masters of Social Welfare and Masters of Social Work from California State University, Sacramento.
Naomi Klein explains how the Trump administration might take advantage of coming crises to Jeremy Scahill at the Women’s March
At the EAT Cafe in Philadelphia, owner Mariana Chilton talks with customer Mathilda Jones in the dining room.
Onlookers at a crime scene under investigation by the SOCO (scene of crime operatives), Tondo, Manila
The legislation was passed in 2012 to help educational institutions to better control issues relating to disqualification and to improve the safety of patients, traffic and minors. The regularions apply to students studying for degrees in social work, healthcare, education, technology and transport.
President Donald Trump’s administration made explicit this weekend its commitment to an old GOP strategy for managing Medicaid, the federal-state insurance plan that covers low-income people — turning control of the program to states and capping what the federal government spends on it each year.
Judith Solomon, vice president for health policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, said going from a Medicaid program that covers anyone who qualifies to one that gives states a set chunk of money comes with a catch. She said that the budget plans passed by the House so far this year will fund Medicaid below what states need.
U.S. arms contractors sold $209.7 billion in weaponry in 2015, representing 56% of the world’s production.
More than 80 per cent of the homes available to rent are too expensive for people on state housing benefits, the Simon Communities in Ireland has said.
Dr. Lonny Shavelson heads Bay Area End of Life Options, a Berkeley, Calif., medical practice that offers advice and services to patients seeking aid-in-dying under California’s new law, enacted last June.
The report gave the Lone Star State an F in all five categories: tobacco prevention and cessation funding, smoke-free air, tobacco taxes, access to cessation services, and raising the legal age for tobacco use to 21.
The exterior of 2783 3rd Avenue in the Bronx. The upper floor was previously used by Montego.
If passed, the new policy would reduce the termination notice given to tenured faculty members from at least 12 months to at least 90 days.
Daniel Ramos, executive director of the group One Colorado, said the law would effectively roll back key protections for LGBTQ and other communities.
Growing up in Arkansas, Sharon Johnson’s experience in a low-income, Mississippi River Delta town spurred her career in social work. Last August she was named dean of the UMSL School of Social Work.
Kirsten and John in their apartment in New London talk about their son “Dylan,” who nearly died in a Groton foster home.
An armed guard stands at the entrance of the Survival Condo Project, a former missile silo north of Wichita, Kansas, that has been converted into luxury apartments for people worried about the crackup of civilization.
As public institutions deteriorate, élite anxiety has emerged as a gauge of our national predicament. “Why do people who are envied for being so powerful appear to be so afraid?” Johnson asked. “What does that really tell us about our system?” He added, “It’s a very odd thing. You’re basically seeing that the people who’ve been the best at reading the tea leaves—the ones with the most resources, because that’s how they made their money—are now the ones most preparing to pull the rip cord and jump out of the plane.”
Georgia and Ben Granger with their dogs Khari and Casey at the Platte Valley Youth Services Center.
Super-utilizers, people with complex problems who frequent emergency rooms, account for 50 percent of health care spending.
A San Francisco protest in solidarity with North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux and their fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
As pressures mount for social workers, NIASW is calling on each political party to make manifesto pledges supporting the creation of a workforce strategy to ensure staff workloads are manageable, and for the reduction of bureaucracy in social work practice.
In 1974, the World Food Conference declared that: “Every man, woman and child has the inalienable right to be free from hunger and malnutrition in order to develop their physical and mental faculties.” The conference set as its goal the eradication of hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition within a decade.
Pregnant women in South Africa who live in poor communities are more likely to consider or attempt suicide than the general population.
Rick Brattin is the member of the Missouri State House of Representatives. He graduated from high school and has four children.
University of Calgary professor Bruce MacLaurin looks forward to the collaborative opportunity to develop recommendations to protect Alberta’s children.
Jolynn, 12, left, and Chantel, 12, centre, from Wapapeka First Nation in Ontario, died by suicide this month. Chantel is survived by her twin sister, Chanel, pictured far right. Highest rate of suicide is among children aged 10 to 14, according to First Nations statistics.
Students celebrated during Baruch College’s 41st commencement ceremony. A large new research project — analyzing millions of anonymous tax records — found that many colleges are boosting large numbers of low-income students into the middle class and beyond. And they’re not Ivy League colleges.
Astronomer Dominique Eckert submitted the joke paper “Get me off Your Fucking Mailing List” to IOSR journals. The paper consists of “get me off your fucking mailing list” repeated hundreds of times. While one cannot fault the paper for clarity of expression, it isn’t suitable for an academic journal. But less than a week after Eckert submitted the paper, it was accepted for publication. The “reviewers comments” were “quality of manuscript is good”. Manuscript handling charges were US$75 (A$100).
Last week, three state senators announced bills designed to address child welfare and juvenile justice issues.
Protesters call for businesses to sever their relationships with Donald Trump as they demonstrate outside the site of a new hotel owned by Trump.
Davos Man has no particular interest in a free market or unregulated economic system.
‘African Nova Scotians have always known that they were being disproportionately targeted for surveillance by the police,’ social worker Robert Wright said in a statement.
Finally, we had the general secretary of the Communist Party of China giving a pro-free-trade keynote speech at the World Economic Forum, emphasising categorically that the world’s woes were not a result of globalisation.