Social Work

Afghan Refugee: Infidels 'Are Too Easy To Fool'

If there's one quote that sums up the immigrant crisis plaguing Europe, it's this, from a Muslim refugee to a columnist: "They [infidels] are too …

Conservative View

99% of advanced dementia sufferers not getting specialist care, finds study

Ninety-nine per cent of advanced dementia sufferers are not receiving specialist care they need, new research suggests.<p>A survey of people in the …

Health Care

Audit: Maryland social services agency misspent nearly $5 million

Legislative auditors say Maryland’s Department of Human Services mishandled state contracts and unnecessarily spent nearly $5 million — sometimes …

Fraud

The NHS should see care homes as partners, not problems

Care homes provide the majority of long-term healthcare to older people but provision is uneven. Our study shows how services can work together better<p>Care homes provide the majority of long-term healthcare to older people. They rely on primary care for access to medical support and referral to …

Health Care

INFOGRAPHIC: N.S. social workers suffering burnout, NDP says

Social workers in Nova Scotia are facing a burnout crisis, the NDP claims.<p>The party obtained data on sick leave, short-term illness hours and …

Canadian News

Dumped as a child with social services and abused within the care system, one man tells how Future Pathways has finally helped him

Future Pathways is the Scottish Government fund set up to help survivors of abuse in care. Adam Cormack explains how it has helped him.<p>WHEN Adam …

Scottish Government

Children as young as six self-harming in Welsh schools

<b>Children as young as six have been recorded as self-harming in Welsh schools, a Freedom of Information request by BBC Wales has found.</b><p>One council said self-harm referrals to social services by their schools had risen six-fold in three years.<p>The National Education Union (NEU) has urged the Welsh …

Mental Health

WATCH: Exhibit allows virtual ‘interviews’ with Holocaust survivors

Technology is allowing people to ask actual Holocaust survivors thousands of different questions in virtual interviews. Photo: Twitter: @MJHnews …

News (South Africa)

The unexpected addict: How heroin destroyed an Alabama drug counselor

When they found out she would be buried at 10 a.m., April Carpri's friends quickly made a memorial to place at the head of her grave.<p>A basic black …

BJP MP Mahant Chandnath dies of cancer in Delhi hospital

The 61-year-old won the Alwar seat in the 2014 parliamentary elections after defeating Congress candidate and former union minister Jitendra …

India

Marygrove cutting undergrad program 'a kick in the stomach'

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>The Salvation Army's Bed and Bread truck brings free meals to the hungry and the poor, right in the neighborhoods where they …

Education

Bill Moyers: Renowned Psychiatrist Warns That Trump Is a Danger to Us All

<i>There will not be a book published this fall more urgent, important, or controversial than</i> The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump, <i>the work of 27</i> …

Liberal View

Social worker devoted to ethnic minorities in Hong Kong tells her story | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>Year of the Dog</b> I was born in 1970, though the date on my identity card is wrong; it says 1969. In China people don’t really remember the birth date, …

Hong Kong

Dad who shook baby son so violently he suffered a brain injury avoids going to jail

A dad who lost his temper and shook his baby son so violently he suffered a brain injury avoided a prison sentence.<p>Ian Bower grabbed the car seat in …

The Brain

This Is What Couples Need to Do to Keep Their Sex Life Exciting, According to an Expert

Remember when you and your partner couldn't keep your hands off each other? You'd fit in quickies when you could because waiting any longer was unbearable, and you couldn't imagine the honeymoon phase ever fizzling out? If all that now sounds like a distant memory and you want it back, it's a lot …

Relationships

What I Learned From My Sexless Marriage

Sexless marriage. Losing my libido. Never having an orgasm. Not wanting to make love to the man I loved.<p>At age 28, this was <i>not</i> the life I had …

Mind

How the female Viking warrior was written out of history

What Bj 581, the ‘female Viking warrior’ tells us about assumed gender roles in archaeological inquiry<p>In the 1880s Scandinavian archaeologists unearthed a grave containing all the implements required for battle, including shields, an axe, a spear, a sword, and a bow with a set of heavy arrows, …

History

America’s vitriol towards Clinton reveals a nation mired in misogyny

She has a crucial story to tell, yet critics on both left and right are shouting her down. Is this the same America that holds political history sacred?<p>There has been much talk of late from professed fans of American history about how important it is to remember the major figures from the country’s …

Opinion

Reading, writing and empathy: How Denmark is a leader in teaching social skills

The country's status as a leader in teaching social skills is one reason it’s often ranked as the world’s ‘happiest’ country. Do Danes know something …

Education

Group Work: How to Make it Work

5 Motivational Books That Will Help Improve Your Relationships<p>Published<p>2 days ago<p>on<p>2017/09/13<p>Sometimes, motivation is necessary for students and …

Relationships

Social care redundancy threat will leave service on brink of collapse warns union

More than 150 vital care workers are being made redundant by the city council in a move which unions warn will hit vulnerable people hard - and leave …

Birmingham, UK

How New Digital Technologies Make It Possible to Privatize Censorship and Manipulate Citizen-Users

Photo Credit: @nasw<p>The <b>Delegate Assembly of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW)</b> on August 4, 2017 approved the most substantive revision …

Ethics

Muslim fostering row: Careless press must be held to account

Astounding claims in the reporting of this case are much more harmful than placing a child with a family of a different faith<p>Late last month, the Times made some rather astounding claims that Tower Hamlets council had placed a five-year-old white, British Christian girl into the care of a …

Alexandria hidden gem is giving youngsters a fresh start at life

Ardfern School is providing 25 children a chance at an education they may have missed out on.<p>Looking at the unassuming industrial unit in Alexandria …

Education

Offhand Comments Can Expose Underlying Racism, UW Study Finds

Increasing Workplace Diversity: The Glass Escalator Phenomenon in Female Dominated Professions<p>Published<p>2 weeks ago<p>on<p>2017/08/29<p>20 Jobs Dominated by …

Diversity

The Harmless-Sounding Phrase That Is Terrible for All Women

A few weeks ago, I was talking with a friend about another friend’s husband who had called his wife a “stupid bitch” in front of their daughters in a …

Women's News

Social worker who quit job to become escort stole from disabled client after he went into hospital

A social worker turned escort stole from a disabled man who had hired her to go on a date, while he was being treated in hospital.<p>Single …

Crime

Critical Analysis of Pluralism in the Child Welfare System

Child Welfare System Increasingly Relying on Relatives to Raise Children Exposed to Trauma<p>Published<p>24 hours ago<p>on<p>2017/09/12<p>According to a new report …

Racism

The UK is about to face one of its worst flu epidemics – and there’s no NHS money to prepare for it. The Government can’t say it wasn’t warned

In a memorable 2015 TED talk, Bill Gates told his audience that “when I was a kid, the disaster we worried about most was a nuclear war.” But today …

Health Care

'Amona families will fall apart without permanent homes'

The Director of Social Services in the Binyamin Regional Council has warned in a professional opinion that the Amona families are in danger of …

Housing