A $10 billion technology upgrade championed by Jared Kushner and the Mar-a-Lago trio is at risk of failing the VA’s 7 million patients.
A B.C. Ministry of Children and Family Development social worker has allegedly defrauded as many as 90 mainly Aboriginal youths out of government support money, leaving them homeless and vulnerable to predators.
The U.S. must take leadership in advancing rules and global treaties that discourage aggressive wealth hiding and tax avoidance.
BASW Cymru are asking social workers across Wales to support the BASW/SWU campaign for improved working conditions for social workers
As winter draws closer, waste containers – especially those containing cardboard – become increasingly important for rough sleepers. Binmen Jamal and Steve know this well. Every weekday, before they work their central London route, they are reminded by their depot foreman that as well as paper, plastic and aluminium, the containers they pick up may contain people.
Katharine Phillips, M.D., said that morphed selfies are a technological variant in pursuit of an idealized and unrealistic self-image.
A look at the system’s weaknesses, and possible ways to combat them.
“Apparently, Scott Walker gave billions in subsidies to a Tawainese company, so that it would despoil land in Wisconsin while paying Chinese workers to make iPhones.”
Political uncertainty can be challenging, regardless of your beliefs or where you might fall on the political spectrum. For many Americans, the transition of power and the rapid speed of change may cause stress and anxiety about the political environment and the future of our nation.
DCFS and the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois have been negotiating since Thursday over the investigation at Aurora Chicago Lakeshore Hospital and how the child welfare agency would ensure the safety of its children hospitalized there, especially those who have been kept at the hospital despite being cleared for discharge.
Barnet Council has received millions of pounds to build hundreds of social homes in the borough.
Advances in understanding adolescent brain development may aid future treatments of mental illness and alcohol and substance use disorders, according to new research.
With scholars in Turkey being imprisoned in their thousands, Gavin Tracey examines the political forces driving these increasingly totalitarian policies.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is one of many Democratic rising stars to endorse a job guarantee or “public option for jobs”
University of Illinois social work professors Tara M. Powell and Kate M. Wegmann led the study, which utilized a new method of assessing coping among disaster-affected youths to address the limitations of a commonly used survey called Kidcope.
The study, which appears in the journal PLoS One this month, suggests that people of color, especially Native Americans, face more risk from wildfires than whites. It is another example of how the kinds of disasters exacerbated by climate change often hit minorities and the poor the hardest.
The Kingsway Sure Start Children’s Centre, one of two in Thetford. Both centres are due to close.
Unemployment is at a historic low in Germany, but millions of people aren’t earning enough to pay their bills or adequately heat their homes. The latest EU figures show poverty poses a greater risk to women.
Countries afraid of standing up to China on their own can speak out on 6 November on a UN platform, known as the universal periodic review (UPR), where all countries equally take turns to be scrutinised by their peers about every four years.
A new report shows that the housing market is set to experience a tremendous shock.
It is time for Congress to rein in the exaggerated powers of the most undemocratic branch of the U.S. government: the Supreme Court.
In the face of mounting evidence that a campaign of mass internment, arbitrary punishment and torture has taken place since early 2017, the Chinese government finally acknowledged the camps’ existence last month, but claimed they are “vocational training centres.”
Since 2009, November 4 is marked as the Social Workers Day in the Republic of Armenia.
A photograph shared by the Myanmar Ministry of Defense shows a meth lab seized in Northern Shan State in February 2018.
Corrina Sparrow, social work graduate.
Three US families have a combined wealth of $348.7bn. As their generations expand, we are are drifting toward a society governed by the rich.
New research suggests that knowing people in high places may not always be good for your health. The culprit? Economic inequality.
Manju M., 16, Tilmaya M., 18, and Sangeeta M., 19, wait with their children outside of a doctor’s office in Chitwan, Nepal (2016).
Cornwall Council has been ordered to pay a boy £2,500 in compensation after failing to properly meet his housing needs
‘When people stay home, so does their power. And that has consequences,’ says Tanya Rhodes Smith, director of UConn’s Nancy A. Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work (center), shown here with students.
Osage children learn about gardening as part of a community gardening program to improve food resources and health for Osage families.
Deborah Hamp, at the Saskatoon Food Bank And Learning Centre
Humans are social creatures who are easily influenced by the anger and rage that are everywhere these days.
Wishaw Main Street
George Bakan, Seattle Gay News publisher and community activist, sits outside of his Capitol Hill office o
Aurora Chicago Lakeshore Hospital is under federal and state investigation over reports that detail sexual assaults and physical abuse of children, including some who were cleared for release but remained hospitalized because child welfare officials couldn’t find more appropriate homes.
As the back-and-forth continues around the issue of sex education, there are consequences for children and youth: potentially higher rates of STI transmission, underage pregnancy, and dropping out of school. This is not the future any of us seek, especially when research has shown there’s a better way.
I live in a world in which the president of the United States urges violence against reporters, in which survivors of sexual assault are ridiculed, in which migrant children are placed in “baby jails,” in which transgender people are faced with erasure, in which Donald Trump lies and lies and lies. And in response to all of this, and so much more, a large portion of the country — is it 40 percent? — cheers and laughs and smiles.
Researchers in Manchester found people in the north of England aged 22 to 44 were 109% more likely to die from alcohol misuse than people in the south.
Once you’re inside they are virtually indistinguishable from a modern brick build flat. According to Crisis the cost of supporting a homeless person is over £20,000 a year, whereas a converted shipping container costs £10,000.
Critical issues that pracademics must contend with in the field include bringing a critical lens to social justice research to avoid exploiting the communities being studied, and conducting research that is rigorous yet also practical and accessible.
Cornell University has cut two exchange programmes with a top Chinese school over academic freedom concerns, the Ivy League school said, after Chinese students were punished for supporting labour rights in China.