Erin Von Fempe (left) is an embedded social worker in the Mount Vernon Police Department.
The 20-year-old Litzy Amelia Cordon Guardado was studying Social Work at the Rafael Landivar University.
‘We have to be honest with ourselves: without a greater commitment by the EU governments, little will change for our people on site’
Bullying is rife at tertiary education institutions throughout South Africa and does not only affect women, according to Brightness Mangolothi (above), the director of Higher Education Resource Services South Africa (HERS-SA).
Eileen at a meeting with Taoiseach Micheal Martin in Leinster House.
Covid-19 is devastating for older persons. The numbers are staggering: more than 80 per cent of the fatalities due to coronavirus in the United States and east Asia have occurred among adults aged 65 and over. In Europe and Australia, the figures are even higher: 94 and 97 per cent of the deaths respectively have been among persons aged 60 and above.
The research contributes to a growing body of literature finding that children of color who are also poor face greater health inequities than their white counterparts
“We don’t need more PR stunts designed to distract us from the reality that President Trump has done more to help the drug corporations with big tax breaks than he has to help seniors struggling to afford medicine.”
—Margarida Jorge, Lower Drug Prices Now
Michael at home in New York City. Lingering cognitive and neurological symptoms have forced him to take a leave from his job.
The online space has been developed by Scottish mental health and wellbeing charity Health in Mind in partnership with Edinburgh’s Health and Social Care Partnership.
Dr. Alexia Barrable is a lecturer with the School of Education and Social Work at the University of Dundee. She is especially interested in the importance of nature for a balanced childhood and established the #100DaysOfOutside challenge which helped her family make the transition from life in Greece to the Scottish winter.
Everyone has to call in sick at work at some point. With caseworkers at the employment office, however, a sudden absence has direct economic consequences for a third party: The people they support are unemployed on average five percent longer if a meeting is canceled, which corresponds to a period of twelve days. This may sound rather trivial, but it can entail considerable costs for both the welfare state and the individual concerned.
‘I’m still staggered at how many older people are on Newstart,’ says Deborah, who is one of the 20% of women aged over 50 who have been on jobseeker for more than five years.
Dr. Widian Nicola, is the president-elect of the National Association of Social Workers, NJ
Researchers report that older adults are increasingly using cannabis to treat a variety of common health conditions, including pain, sleep disturbances and psychiatric conditions like anxiety and depression.
The historian Agustina Carrizo de Reimann is doing research on police in Latin America. In her view, their excessive brutality is a structural problem that has gone on for some time, and one that has partly to do with the role security forces played in the authoritarian regimes and dictatorships in place in many Latin American states up into the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.
Professor Guilamo-Ramos is the director of CLAFH, a Professor at NYU’s Silver School of Social Work, and the primary developer of the path-breaking Families Talking Together healthcare intervention. Above: Mott Haven in The Bronx.
Rehousing welcome centres are set to be created to get people who face sleeping on the streets into more suitable accommodation rapidly
Japanese academics are challenging a decision made by the new prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, this week to reject the nominations of six academics to the prestigious Science Council of Japan, whose mission is to protect academic freedom.
In a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, 18 charities and organisations called for a repeat of the Everyone In scheme that housed almost 15,000 people during the pandemic, as jobless figures rise and evictions loom.
There is a growing nervousness in US and international political circles about the explosive consequences of ever-widening social inequality, now accelerating as a result of the trillions of dollars being handed out to the ruling financial and corporate elites to ensure their wealth accumulation can continue unabated during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Opara is a recipient of a 2020 National Institutes of Health Early Independence Award
When the pandemic hit, the Swedish government recommended social distancing, but it kept schools open along with shops, restaurants and nightclubs.
While these platforms claim to support free speech, their disregard for academic freedom demonstrates a disturbing willingness to censor educational content at a time when academic institutions are heavily reliant on virtual learning.
Hungary’s nationalist government said the book Wonderland Is For Everyone, published by a lesbian group, was dangerous for children
Dalit women face double discrimination – of gender and caste – when accessing India’s criminal justice system
After I graduated from college in California, I moved back east and lived on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. From my fifth-floor walk-up, I thoroughly researched psychoanalysis in New York City. I theorised – or fantasised – I would have many options. I was not wrong.
Bridget Lawson completed her master’s degree in social work at SU and was in the process of completing her doctoral degree in the School of Education.
Younger Americans with less than a bachelor’s degree reported higher levels of pain than today’s older adults did at their age.
Psychologists’ research is pinpointing the factors that lead to overly aggressive, biased policing—and intervention that can prevent it.
Though best known for his war on immigrants, Stephen Miller’s political awakening is in fact rooted in bone-deep anti-leftism.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists warned that the big increase in mental health problems caused by the Covid-19 pandemic could result in even longer waits for care.
The Magnet, from Puck, 1911.
“While Trump may be one of the worst tax cheats, the richest 1% are typically paying far less than they should be because the tax system is rigged in their favor. Major reform is needed so we can move from ‘We Paid More’ to ‘Fair Share Taxes,'” said Clemente.
In an opinion accompanying that action, Clarence Thomas, joined by Samuel Alito, wrote that the same-sex marriage ruling, known as Obergefell v. Hodges, continues to have “ruinous consequences” for religious liberty. Thomas and Alito both dissented in the Obergefell ruling.
For head-spinning price disparities, however, nothing compares to pharmaceuticals. Americans account for almost half the $1 trillion spent annually for prescription drugs worldwide, while comprising less than 5 percent of the world’s population. It is probably no coincidence that the pharmaceutical industry spent almost twice as much on political lobbying between 1998 and 2020 as its nearest competitor, the insurance industry.
The government’s proposal to scrap the duty of developers to build affordable housing on sites for up to 40 or 50 homes, would have led to 30,000 of such homes going undelivered over the last five years, according to the Local Government Association (LGA).
While hashtags may be the quickest way for anyone to tap into the turbulent and frenetic world of online social justice discourse, their record for building the sort of institutions that can build popular power is an unbroken pattern of defeat.
Dr. Eva Moya, Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of Texas at El Paso, has been recognized with the regional 2020 Ohtli Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Mexican government to individuals who have aided, empowered or positively affected the lives of Mexican nationals in the United States and other countries.
The billionaire’s pandemic investments, like much of his work, remain a secret.
Flames from the LNU Lightning Complex fires burn in unincorporated Napa County, CA, on Aug. 18th, as both a heat wave and the coronavirus pandemic also ravaged the state.
Amid Trump’s push to reopen schools, Michael Caputo’s science adviser asked that the health agency alter its warning about a study of pediatric coronavirus.
Health care workers inform the community about COVID-19 in Kenya. Although the pandemic rages globally, 7 of the 10 worst outbreaks in the world are in countries in the Global South.
Jacinda Ardern’s centre-left government will bring an end to the widely discredited practice of conversion therapy in New Zealand
Borough Park, Brooklyn, is one of many neighborhoods in New York City with sizable Orthodox Jewish populations that have seen an uptick in positive coronavirus tests.
Psychiatric hospitals differ from long-term care. They are locked-down facilities where people are committed, not placed, and where treatments help stabilize those who are in danger of harming themselves or others. At Piedmont, as many as four patients can share a bedroom and units of patients share community bathrooms.
One watchdog recorded more than 5,200 cases of eviction in five metro areas in the four weeks since a federal moratorium went into effect in September
An Alabama man killed by a K-9 officer was one of thousands of Americans bitten by police dogs every year. Few ever get justice.