Prof. Brossard’s team began its investigation following the 2017 March for Science. The protest sprang out of concerns that the Trump administration would discount or suppress scientific information, and it appeared to mark an increase in the politicization of science.
Purdue University’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors this week released a statement against the institution’s recently updated intellectual property policy.
Protesters barricaded along a bridge on Sunday near Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
An elderly resident of a village in Japan’s Gunma Prefecture. As young people continue to relocate to major cities, rural towns are looking for ways to boost their population.
Yingying Zhang (above). “We will continue to support the (Zhang) family as we have throughout this ordeal, and we will defend the social workers who are named in the civil suit,” UI spokeswoman Robin Kaler told ABC News.
New Zealand’s royal commission into abuses in state care is the country’s largest national inquiry. It is investigating the abuse of thousands of children in the care of the state and faith-based institutions between 1950 and 1999.
The sign off on an agreement that will allow Indigenous social work students at Sault College to complete a Bachelor of Indigenous Social Work at Laurentian University in an additional two years.
“There’s fundamental flaws with it and really the fundamental flaw is a lack of adequacy,” said Peter Gilmer (above), of the Regina Anti-Poverty Ministry. “We’ve never had benefits that met actual basic needs. That’s been the real issue and certainly, the SIS program does not move us in that direction.”
The plan would cost between $119 and $172 billion over the next decade, but create 240,723 jobs a year, according to estimates from progressive think tank Data for Progress. It would involve converting boilers to renewable electricity, upgrading buildings for energy and water efficiency, and adding organic grocery stores and community gardens to renovated buildings.
Two new polls show that Americans—particularly young Americans—don’t see a college degree as crucial to their career success, yet one more sign that people are questioning whether higher education is worth the debt that typically comes with it.
President Halimah Yacob and Minister for Social and Family Development and Second Minister for National Development Desmond Lee with Promising Social Worker award recipient Lim Shen Yong (left), and Outstanding Social Worker Award recipients Lee Seng Meng and Tan Ching Yee.
First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon
Search and rescue teams train for the worst conditions. But the worst conditions are getting worse. Search teams are stretched. Rescuers are burning out. We are all less safe.
“She was a bright, energetic young woman who was about to get her master’s (degree) in social work,” Ellen Dalton said. “She had friends. She was athletic and very smart, but she also had her struggles that she learned at a young age that she felt different and she wanted to hide those differences.” After Nancy’s death, Dalton and her son, Jake Cavanaugh, started the NAN Project.
In Pennsylvania, the state’s Department of Human Services has announced the planned closure of the Polk State Center, an institution that houses people with developmental disabilities, including a variety of conditions like Down syndrome, autism, and cerebral palsy.
“Many managers don’t know what to do,” he says, and when they are “unsure of their role”, they respond by generating more meetings. “People like to talk and it helps them find a role,” says the professor.
Those with a family history of schizophrenia and men with lower IQ are more likely to struggle with treatment resistant schizophrenia than others with the mental disorder, according to a new study.
“Social work isn’t my job,” she said. “Social work is who I am as a person.” When she’s not doing that, she’s volunteering at Progressive Baptist Church.
Piney Ridge Treatment Center in Fayetteville treats children “who have sexually problematic behaviors in addition to a major mental illness,” the center’s website says.
The corporate coup orchestrated by the ruling oligarchs over the past few decades gave us Donald Trump. If this coup is not reversed, far worse will follow.
Between 1990 and 2015, the life expectancy of Swiss men rose from 78 to 82 years, while for Swiss women it increased from 83 to 86 years. But are these additional years of life spent in good health or do they only prolong the development of morbidity?
Lazarsfeld’s point is that once we know a result, it’s far too easy for us to make up a story as to why the results came out as they did. In other words, hindsight bias—that we knew it all along—skews our judgement.
The latest Department for Education statistics show 3,635 children were judged to be in need of support after being referred to the council’s social services in 2018/19 – equivalent to 13 in every 100 young people. Of these, 32% were made the subject of a child protection inquiry, which the British Association of Social Workers says indicates a juvenile is at crisis point.
In short, NICE has concluded that more research is needed before it can recommend the use of cannabis-based products for medicinal use. To reach this conclusion, NICE examined thousands of studies and found that most evidence on cannabis-based products for medicinal use was poor – and much weaker than is often popularly discussed.
Melinda Cilento, chief executive of CEDA, says, “policy disruption” is needed to tackle Australia’s poverty problem.
The New Zealand Maori Council has called on both Maori and the Crown to “step back for a moment and start working on a plan to finally break the circuit that sees so many children taken into State care.”
Carole Ann Basso, 76, joined an at-home care program that allows her to stay in her house, where a “care navigator” checks in on her.
Protesters taking part in a flash mob rally in Hong Kong last Friday. They were mourning the death of Mr Chow Tsz Lok, a student who died following clashes between the police and protesters last Monday.Interviews with three young teens, lawyers and social workers reveal a generation growing politically charged through ideas picked up on social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and Telegram.
AASW National President Christine Craik said the call by the Commission to have ‘wellbeing teams’ in schools aligns with the Association’s long-term advocacy for social workers in all schools.
Inmates from the Brothers Home work at sewing machines.
Penal Code 837 is a California Statute that authorizes a private person to arrest another, commonly called a “citizen’s arrest.” Such an arrest can be carried out if one person witnesses or suspects another of committing a felony, or for engaging in unruly public behavior.
The ACLU of Illinois, press freedom groups and victims’ rights advocates urged the university to alter a policy that requires reporters to tell campus officials about sources’ sexual harassment complaints.
Hope Squads from around the region gathered for a conference at Lakota East this month (above). “In schools with Hope Squads versus those without, we found a significant reduction in suicide-related stigma,” says Dr. Jennifer Wright-Berryman, an assistant professor in the School of Social Work in UC’s College of Allied Health Sciences.
“$10,000 for 4 hours in emergency room, food poisoning. Didn’t even stay the night!”
The Jamaica Association of Social Workers (JASW) today called on the ministries of Education and National Security to act promptly to bring all the children being housed in facilities controlled by the Qahal Yahweh Organisation to safety.
Neither scientific study nor psychoanalytic text, The Third Reich of Dreams is a collective diary, a witness account hauled out of a nation’s shadows and into forensic light.
“In conducting this research we aim to highlight what contributes to social workers’ sense of professional identity as well as the issues which impact negatively on their identity.”
Women at a bar in Manhattan’s East Village. A new study finds that a greater number of bars and restaurants corresponds with higher levels of innovation.
RF, 70, picks up food from the River City Food Bank. All told, roughly 1.6 million Californians are not getting help from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as CalFresh here, even though they are eligible. That means 28% of people with poverty-level budgets didn’t receive the food assistance they needed, according to 2017 state data.
To tackle this problem, Dr Carlene Firmin MBE (above), principal research fellow at the University of Bedfordshire, began to develop work in 2013 on safeguarding young people in different social contexts outside the home. It meant focusing on a whole-system approach to identify and mitigate risks in a young person’s wider environment.
On 2 December, Social Work England will take over for the regulation of England’s nearly 100,000 social workers, replacing the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), the regulator since 2012.
15 years ago, the oldest and most prestigious university in Armenia, the Yerevan State University, has decided to open the door for students in social work.
After years of terror and abuse, the simple act of speaking paralyzed me with fear. Now I will never be silent again.
A recent analysis from the housing charity Shelter found that 55% of families in temporary accommodation are in work.
Stutterers reach beyond the medical model of disability
NCCIH is leading an initiative called the NIH-DoD-VA Pain Management Collaboratory that focuses on developing, implementing, and testing cost-effective, large-scale, real-world research on nondrug approaches for pain management and related conditions in military and veteran health care delivery organizations.