Immigration activists chain themselves up as they stage a civil disobedience to shut down Independence Avenue, March 5, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
Professor of Social Work Raymond Albert
Cockermouth, Cumbria, where an inquest found social worker Annie Peel had taken her own life because of work pressures
On the surface, there’s stability in premiums for obtaining prescription drugs, but they’re not reflecting the true costs of the program.
Some men can exploit the desperation homeless women may feel by offering free accommodation in return for sex.
On 30 June 2018 the last evictees left the closing Modrá residential hotel in Ústí nad Labem.
An activists holds a sign during march onto Chicago Dan Ryan Expressway to protest violence in the city on July 7, 2018, in Chicago, Illinois. Emanuel has also stripped many community members, both law-abiding and non-law-abiding, of crucial services in his neoliberal push to privatize the city. Having closed over 50 public schools and half of the city’s publicly funded mental health clinics, Emanuel has consistently imposed policies that take from the needy and give to the rich — and like most leaders whose rule is punishing to the poor, he is very concerned with security. Under Emanuel, the city spends $4 million a day on a famously racist and incompetent police department.
Trey Helten, right, speaks with drug user Gina McEwen while walking his dog Princess Zelda in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver on Friday, August 10, 2018.
Roselyn Grullon, Amaurys Grullon, and Josue Caceres in front of their shop, Bronx Native on Lincoln Avenue. It is one of the new businesses by Bronx locals hoping to take control of the changes in the borough.
For mid- and late-career professors, figuring out how to help new colleagues settle into the department isn’t always an easy call.
Emergency personnel responded to at least 49 overdoses in New Haven, many on New Haven Green. Authorities said they suspect a virulent batch of synthetic marijuana, possibly laced with an opioid, was the cause.
Brain imaging after one night of sleep deprivation revealed beta-amyloid accumulation (red) in the hippocampus and nearby regions.
Striking taxi drivers in Spain are demanding state action against Uber. They show that even in the digital economy, strikes are our most potent weapon.
Above: A veiled window in a house in Lagos, Nigeria on August 12, 2018. We are a long way from the Stoicism of Seneca, but grief and how we deal with it is still a vital part of the human experience.
Molly McGrath Tierney from her 2014 TEDxBaltimore talk about foster care reform.
Southwark, London. Southwark is served by three major NHS hospitals, all of which have nurses, support staff, trainee doctors and paramedics likely to seek somewhere to live in the borough. As well as this, hundreds of teachers and social workers who support the next generation and their families all need a place to call home.
Sometimes getting out of homelessness is more complicated than just getting housing
A doctor preparing a Depo-Medrol shot to treat chronic back pain.
Amanda Blount has a master’s degree in social work and nonprofit management from Washington University of St. Louis and has spent all of her professional career in those fields.
Dr. Avital Falk with a patient who rated her anxiety at 20 on a scale of 1 to 20. Advocates say short-term, concentrated programs like the one Dr. Falk leads can bring relief more quickly and don’t give patients time to unlearn what they have been taught.
Urban areas (as in India above) are reaching these killer temperatures faster than those that are less populated. Cities absorb, create and radiate heat. Asphalt, brick, concrete and dark roofs act like sponges for heat during the day and emit warmth at night. Air conditioning is a lifesaver for those who can afford it, but it makes the streets even hotter for those who can’t.
People taking photographs at Choi Hung Estate.
But while donors part ways with their money, they don’t give up control. The sponsoring organizations make grants to hospitals, schools and the like only at a donor’s request. So while donors enjoy immediate tax benefits, charities can wait for funds indefinitely, and maybe forever.
“White House Commerce Secretary and mega-millionaire Wilbur Ross’s long history of crooked profiteering has frequently slipped under the radar.”
The report stated the county’s children’s services have made “some progress in the delivery of social work services since the last inspection”.
Residents sleeping at the McDonald’s in Cheung Sha Wan.
It’s the only way to achieve universal, affordable and high-quality health insurance.
Many people think of psychedelics as relics from the hippie generation or something taken by ravers and music festival-goers, but they may one day be used to treat disorders ranging from social anxiety to depression.
Older adults who initiate dialysis for kidney failure face a higher likelihood of being diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Certain risk factors were linked this higher risk. Older hemodialysis patients with a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease had a high risk of early death.
The Children’s Village in Tela, Honduras has several grassy areas where kids can play soccer and other sports.
The major selling point for a tenure-track career trajectory is “academic freedom.” It’s an attractive concept, assumed to be attainable only within the hallowed halls of our ivory towers – but is it real?
Dr. Angelique Jenney, University of Calgary Assistant Professor, will lead the new simulation program, where social work students will interact with highly trained actors in scenarios often encountered by those in the field.
The Asian long-horned tick was first identified in New Jersey last November. The species now has been reported in the suburbs of New York City and as far west as Arkansas.
“Avenal” 2015 on view in Dis Place, at The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, curated by Ali Rosa-Sala & Allison Davis. (Image of Avenal State Prison, courtesy of Sable Elyse Smith). Through video, sculpture, images and text, Smith tackles issues of trauma, personal displacement and the struggle to find justice, both her own and that of society as a whole. With great vulnerability, her work questions what it means to witness the ills of society.
Clinicians were more likely to reduce the number and dose of opioid drugs they prescribed after learning that one of their patients had died from an overdose from a controlled substance than those not notified, according to a recent study.
BPS Chief Executive Sarb Bajwa said: “We welcome this decision by the APA. All psychologists have a professional responsibility to have no part in facilitating the practice of torture or any other form of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.”
Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Virginia N. Orogo gave a stern warning to parents and guardians that they are liable for neglecting their children, and are answerable to child abuse charges, especially those who are using their children to earn money on the streets.
A negative culture almost always organizes itself around secrets that must not be revealed. And, when that culture is deeply entrenched, trying to reveal the hidden can be like taking your professional life—or even your physical life—in your hands. Above: Vortex.
Rashida Tlaib at her campaign headquarters in Detroit on Wednesday after becoming the Democratic nominee for a House seat.
German welfare organization Paritätische Gesamtverband warned in a report released Tuesday that a large section of the population no longer had faith in the welfare state, posing “a threat to social cohesion in Germany.”
As a bedridden kid, Starbright World became my lifeline. And it’s where I met the best friend who would change my life IRL.
IBM has big plans for how its Watson artificial intelligence software could change the medical industry. But a number of hospitals have ended their experiments with the platform, arguing that it doesn’t help diagnose or treat diseases.
SFGH’s emergency department has seen a 20 percent increase every year for the last three years. Critics charge that cost-cutting dismissal of social workers has led to poorer outcomes for patients and doctors — and costs more money.
Nail guns are powerful, easy to operate, and boost productivity for nailing tasks. They are also responsible for an estimated 37,000 emergency room visits each year – 68% of these involve workers and 32% involve consumers. Severe nail gun injuries have led to construction worker deaths.
NYCHA’s more than 400,000 public housing residents have long sounded alarms about worsening conditions in their apartments and buildings.