An Institute of Race Relations report focusing on London says government responses to inner-city youth rebellions and moral panics over serious youth violence and knife crime have led to black pupils disproportionately being sent to pupil referral units (PRU) and alternative provision (AP).
A study by University of Melbourne academics Frank Larkins and Ian Marshman found that international student revenue and the discretionary income available to support research will decline to less than 30% of external funding for 2020 and beyond.
The Scottish Guardianship Service has helped more than 700 people from 38 countries over the last decade
The government is being urged to restore the rights of disabled people in advance of the House of Commons debate on the six month review of the Coronavirus Act which will take place on 30 September.
Use Signal and add a PIN code to your phone’s SIM card to help protect against spying.
With the advent of the coronavirus pandemic and remote work on the rise, the sheer volume of email exchanges has skyrocketed. Electronic communication is efficient, but it’s also distant and detached, and often can be rude.
“Finding creative ways to support survivors in accessing financial assistance and/or safe housing are critical opportunities for communities to support survivors,” says Amanda Stylianou.
Moreover, how seniors will react is unpredictable. Emily J. White, a social work consultant in Sunnyvale, Calif., watched in amazement as her 96-year-old mother, who had dementia and depression and had largely stopped eating, warmed up to a Joy for All cat — and promptly asked for a piece of cake. But Timothy Livengood, a planetary scientist in Columbia, Md., said his 80-year-old mother, who has dementia and lives in a facility, largely ignored a robotic cat. “She never really attached to it,” he said. “It didn’t have a personality.”
The Forest Service’s role is to manage the lands we own in common for the benefit of all us commoners. The reasoning behind this fee hike shows either a misunderstanding or a betrayal of that role.
John K. Wilson, independent scholar and an editor of the American Association of University Professors’ “Academe” blog, wrote a post about the incident, saying that for “those on the left who demand that tech companies censor speech they think are wrong or offensive, this is a chilling reminder that censorship is a dangerous weapon that can be turned against progressives.”
The University and College Union (UCU) represents 110,000 academic and related members in post-16 education across the UK, and is the largest union in the higher education sector in Scotland.
Business software products from Hubstaff, which tracks a worker’s mouse movements, keyboard strokes, webpages visited, email, file transfers and applications used, are surging in sales. So are sales for TSheets, which workers download to their smartphones so that employers can track their location. Another product, called Time Doctor, downloads videos of employees’ screens and uses a computer’s webcam, which can take a picture of the employee every 10 minutes. As one worker who was subjected to Time Doctor told NPR, “If you’re idle for a few minutes, if you go to the bathroom or to the kitchen, a pop-up comes up and says, ‘You have 60 seconds to start working again or we’re going to pause your time.’”
Education: Bachelor’s degree in psychology, bachelor’s degree in sociology, University of Louisville; master’s degree in social work (MSSW), Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville; Ed.D, doctor of education, Spalding University
By Sept. 22, at least 132,677 people in prison had tested positive for the illness, a 5 percent increase from the week before.
National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NGMHAAD) is observed each year on September 27 to direct attention to the continuing and disproportionate impact of HIV on gay and bisexual men in the United States.
Anyone walking past the headquarters of the European Commission in Brussels earlier this week would have seen a dazzling light display above their heads, in all colors of the rainbow. “More than 330,000 people say: EU — Turn your words into action. Stop ‘LGBT-free zones’ in Poland now” the projected message proclaimed, in letters several meters high.
Laboratory tests of surgical and N95 masks show that they do cut down the amount of aerosolized particles emitted during breathing, talking and coughing.
The coronavirus overwhelmed nursing homes such Fair Havens Center in Miami Springs, Fla., where medical staff line up to use an outdoor sink. State data shows 52 residents there have died of COVID-19.
The University at Buffalo School of Social Work’s Institute on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care (ITTIC) has partnered with University Police (UP) on an education and training program that seeks to integrate trauma-informed practices into UP’s public service model.
New Jersey officers accused of violence, sexual misconduct and more have walked free in deals that dodge a tough sentencing law. Now lawmakers want to eliminate it.
The top policy priorities for boosting the economy are fiscal aid to state and local governments and extending the unemployment insurance provisions of the CARES Act.
Matua Mawene Birch is considered a kaumatua, a respected elder with a deep knowledge of Māori language and tradition. He’s now working with New Zealand police in a collaborative program aimed at addressing South Aukland’s stubborn family violence problem.
The NHS must also adapt to manage growing health inequalities, an ageing population, high prevalence of mental illness, constant technological innovation and unexpected challenges such as COVID-19.
Federal officers guard the front gate of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center during a protest on September 18, 2020, in Portland, Oregon
Children are struggling with mental health issues more now than perhaps ever before, though the treatment available — therapy, drugs, or both — differs widely from state to state.
Beth Skinner, who has her doctorate in social work from the University of Iowa, had worked from 2015 to 2019 as Iowa’s statewide recidivism reduction coordinator and later director of risk reduction for the Corrections Department.
The Kingston fossil plant outside of Kingston, Tennessee. The plant is owned by Tennessee Valley Authority.
The research, carried out by Professor Michelle Norris and Dr. Aideen Quilty from the UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice, found connections between homelessness and mental health problems, and complex experiences of stigma and shame.
An online discussion, chaired by Guardian public services editor David Brindle, to launch the findings of Guardian Jobs’ latest Social Lives survey highlighted the impact of a widespread shift to working from home during the pandemic.
As a basic minimum, what do members of a society owe to one another? How we answer this question determines what safety nets societies provide for their members, and so helps to shape the structure of the society at large.
Since 2008, the right has long been investing and funding leadership development for youth organizations in a way that far outpaces more liberal foundations. As of 2008, the ratio was two-to-one. By 2014, it was three-to-one. Too many so-called progressive foundations forgot—or perhaps never understood—that investing in people is what drives the work.
On a recent afternoon, Family Service of Rhode Island Go Team social worker, Carla Cuellar bantered with Providence police Det. Jeff Richards as she rode along in his unmarked black police car. Toys, dolls, clothes and fully stocked care packages jostled around in the trunk, ready to be handed out to people in need.
People wear protective face masks near a social distancing sign in Central Park as New York City commences stage 4 of its reopening plan.
A Conversation Between C.J. Polychroniou, Noam Chomsky, and Robert Pollin
Migrant workers from Myanmar are seen on the border near Mae Sot as they try to return home.
Dawn Wooten, at left, a nurse at the Irwin County Detention Center, in Ocilla, Georgia, speaks at a news conference in Atlanta on Tuesday to protest conditions at the immigration jail.
From resistance to face masks and scorn for the science of the coronavirus to predicting the imminent arrival of a vaccine while downplaying the death count, President Trump and a sizable number of his supporters have aligned emphatically behind an alternate reality minimizing a tragedy that has killed an overwhelming number of Americans and gutted the economy.
Whanganui District Health Board’s Social Work team: Nick Jones (left), Chris Haddock, Kerri Dewson-Pratt, Suzanne Cocker, Kiri Walden, Lillian Chamberlain and Kim Ostern.
Eugene Police officer Bo Rankin talking with CAHOOTS coordinator Ben Brubaker and emergency crisis worker Matt Eads, Eugene, Oregon
“COVID-19 is just one of many recent crises that disinformation campaigners and other digital extremists have taken advantage of to sow chaos, destabilize the news media ecosystem, and mobilize individuals and groups to their causes.”
Jack is one of close to 1300 survivors registered for The Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care, investigating the abuse and neglect that happened to children, young people and vulnerable adults in care from 1950 and 1999.
The site of Fornethy School
Trump targets white voters with hostile, angry language.
ACT Council of Social Service chief executive Dr. Emma Campbell.
Challah Back Girls is a social justice initiative that was started by the Loffman sisters based out of Teaneck, NJ. Sara, Marni, Hannah, and Eliana bake and sell homemade Challah bread and donate the profits to a different social justice organization each week.
The pandemic may offer opportunities to help adolescents and young adults make good decisions regarding sexual and social behavior.