Joan Barrett began her professional life in 1949 as a social worker in child and family guidance with the Victorian Education Department’s psychology branch, colloquially known as the “psych branch”.
Lionel Carmant, the Quebec minister responsible for youth protection, has invited retired social workers to consider a return to work to help trim the system’s wait lists.
The Ofsted report, based on an inspection carried out between 3-14 of June, acknowledged the council had improved in multiple areas. Above: Wokingham Borough Council offices
When data from seven-year trial was compiled by a team including researchers from the University of California, they found that child mortality for kids under age 5 in Yirimadio dropped by an astounding 95%.
Suicide among veterans in the United States has risen 35 percent since 2001, totaling 6,079 veteran deaths by suicide in 2016.
If you, like thousands of others, live with a visible or invisible disability, here’s what you need to know if you want to tell your employer.
Holbrook continues to partner with Pitt’s School of Engineering, the School of Social Work and other Pitt institutions to help promote education—both for the Hill District residents and for Pitt researchers.
On July 9 a three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held a 1.5-hour hearing in Texas v. United States, a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the individual mandate and, with it, the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA). The hearing was over whether to affirm or reverse a district court decision that declared the entire ACA invalid.
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said more than 260,000 confirmed cases of the sexually transmitted disease were reported from 30 EU/EEA countries between 2007 and 2017.
C. difficile infects roughly half a million Americans annually, killing 29,000. New strains are responsible for hard-to-treat cases of severe illness.
A programme of therapy and coping strategies for people who care for family members with dementia successfully improves the carers’ mental health for at least a six-year follow-up, finds a UCL study.
More than 1.6m people in the UK alone are estimated to have an eating disorder such as anorexia or bulimia.
Has intimacy gone so far out of style that it’s poised for a comeback?
Our collective attention span is so short and the non-contextual way the news is reported assures we lose track of the narrative thread so when types like Epstein and Kushner cut their deals we miss it.
While central government might introduce more rigid monitoring and stronger supervision of Hong Kong, it will probably not take full and complete control over the territory, including its universities, academics, students and institutional governance and management, as it does on the mainland. Above: The Hong Kong flag flutters outside the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal building.
Lead researcher Dr Kate Allsopp, University of Liverpool, said: “Although diagnostic labels create the illusion of an explanation they are scientifically meaningless and can create stigma and prejudice. I hope these findings will encourage mental health professionals to think beyond diagnoses and consider other explanations of mental distress, such as trauma and other adverse life experiences.”
Other councillors at the committee pressed Cllr Amanda Taylor (above) on whether she could provide evidence or had raised the issue outside of the meeting. The Service Director Adults and Safeguarding, Charlotte Black, said she knew of no such complaints.
Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency chair Merepeka Raukawa-Tait said the response to today’s hui had been “overwhelming”.
The Brainwash database, created by Stanford University researchers, contained more than 10,000 images and nearly 82,000 annotated heads.
An “anti-rent-gouging bill” cleared a state Senate committee Tuesday, bringing the state of California closer to universal rent control. Above: California’s state capitol building in Sacramento
The state’s Department of Health is floating a Notice of Proposed Action that would enable licensed social workers to use telehealth to connect with Maryland residents in need of social work services.
States from Hawaii to Connecticut responded to extreme wealth concentration this year by expanding taxes on the assets of the very wealthy — such as stocks, bonds, real estate, boats, and jewelry — while closing loopholes and ending other special tax benefits that shield many of these assets from state and local taxes.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman said someone’s experience of trauma impacted on their capacity to access services.
People wear face masks to combat air pollution in Mexico City, where the subjects of the study had lived.
Aberdeen City Council said it was working to address performance issues at Orchard Brae
Protesters in Hong Kong
Danielle Metz is studying social work, and finished her freshman year with a 3.75 grade point average
Hundreds of children are being detained in shelters run by Heartland Human Care Services, which says it has made changes since allegations that children were neglected and mistreated.
Rents are rising much faster than income, while the median home price in some 200 cities is $1 million. After a decade of decline, the number of homeless Americans is ticking back up. The private market is clearly failing.
The report, according to Oxam’s acting Country Director Constant Tchona, ranks Nigeria last out of 157 countries overall inequality and ranks it 125 out of 145 countries on the Gender Inequality Index.
Zineb Sedira’s Une Génération de femmes, from Bodies of Colour: Breaking with stereotypes in the wallpaper collection
The Heiltsuk Nation of B.C.’s Central Coast will be welcoming a set of very special guests this week: 26 Heiltsuk children and youth, many of them in foster care, will be arriving from all over the province to their home territory.It’s part of a camp being organized by Kaxla Child & Family Services
Prof. Marry Garrison from Millikin University, is providing help to Decatur Public Library patrons as the library’s new social worker.
Dr. Mowbray (above) and his team will assess both service providers and recipients, and will examine the impact of peer support on individual improvements, the various ways peer support is used, the efficacy of forensic peer support, i.e. support for persons involved with the criminal justice system, and the experiences of certified peer specialists in the workplace.
“Oprah Leach is truly a hero in her community for her professionalism, compassion and effectiveness in enabling families to solve their personal crises and return to caring for their children,” said Samantha Walker, state reunification manager.
Skeptics warn that underneath the language of “student-centered” pedagogy is a tech-intensive model that undermines communal values, accelerates privatization, and turns public schools into big-data siphons.
Indigenous children play in water-filled ditches in the northern Ontario First Nations reserve in Attawapiskat, Ontario
Deputy Director-General Moussa Oumarou highlights the recent ILO Centenary Declaration, which identifies 4 pressing transformative challenges impacting the #futureofwork
The Health and Social Care secretary has blamed the lack of cross party consensus on social care for the almost two-year delay of the social care green paper.
A Living Cully Walks community bike ride.
While acknowledging the ongoing emotional and institutional power of the nation as a community of shared fate, we are also clear-eyed about its limitations given the scale of today’s challenges.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Lara Bazelon, former director of the LA-based Loyola Law School Project for the Innocent, wrote in a New York Times column early this year: “Time after time, when progressives urged her to embrace criminal justice reforms as a district attorney and then the state’s attorney general, Ms. Harris opposed them or stayed silent. Most troubling, Ms. Harris fought tooth and nail to uphold wrongful convictions that had been secured through official misconduct that included evidence tampering, false testimony and the suppression of crucial information by prosecutors.”
Khat consumption can be traced back to Sufism, a branch of Islam widely practiced in Harar since its arrival in the 11th century. The leaf is now consumed by Muslims and Christians alike, and is very popular among students countrywide.
HCPC panel finds experienced practitioner’s incompetence went unchallenged for years but failed to improve after support was offered
Tameside Council dismissed the woman for gross misconduct for allowing Child X, 16, to make the overnight stay in Blackpool.
Prayers during a vigil for young people who have killed themselves in recent weeks in Hong Kong
Union members gather in front of a courthouse in Paris on May 6, 2019, on the first day of the trial of several former members of France Telecom’s management for “moral harassment,” a decade after a wave of suicides occurred at the telecoms giant between 2008 and 2009.