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Social Work in the News – May 22, 2008

News Source: Google News Acton will hire a social worker Boston Globe Moore said he hopes the town’s recent decision to hire a social worker will fill a need in this community, where the median household income is $91624 and … Social workers turned away from FLDS ranch CNN ELDORADO, Texas (CNN) — Texas Child Protective Services workers were turned ... Read More »

Social Workers in the News – May 19, 2008

News Source: Google News Navigating sex, drugs and alcohol with your teen Brookline TAB – Needham, MA Panelists include: Jennifer Slonaker, MSW, director of education for Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts; Mark O’Connell, Ph.D., clinical instructor … PTSD: Resources for You and Your Service Member Kitsap Sun (Subscription) – WA “Courage After Fire” by Keith Armstrong, LCSW, Suzanne Best, Ph.D., ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – May 14, 2008

News Source: Google News Two Clinical Social Workers Give You Ways to Reinvigorate Yourself ABC News The mom-over included tips on how to better take care of yourself from clinical social workers and “Sleepeasy Solutions” DVD creators Jill Spivack and … Irene Sendler, Polish Social Worker Helped Save Jewish TransWorldNews (press release) – Monroe, GA Irene Sendler, a Polish social ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – May 12, 2008

News Source: Google News Competing House bills use databases to check workers’ legal status Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Milwaukee, WI The organization has about 60 employees and screens new hires through background checks and other databases to confirm the credentials of its social workers … HEAR THIS: Susan Dowd Stone Explains Men Also Suffer From … EmpowHer – Phoenix, AZ ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – May 9, 2008

News Source: Google News Congressional candidates square off KeepMEcurrent.com – Scarborough, ME Brennan, a licensed clinical social worker and a lifelong educator, said his priorities if elected include immediately ending our country’s military … UA handles complexities for patients Arizona Daily Star – Tucson, AZ … an innovative program at the University of Arizona, where doctors, attorneys and social workers ... Read More »

Overview of Survey Participants – National Study of Licensed Social Workers

Overview of Survey Participants The 2004 benchmark national study of licensed social workers provided a wealth of information about social workers’ roles and work environments. The study also raised new questions about the social work workforce that required further exploration. Although the 2004 findings pointed to a looming shortage of licensed social workers, there was still much to learn about ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – May 6, 2008

News Source: Google News Case managers, social workers shine in patients’ hospital care [4 … NewsOK.com (subscription) – Oklahoma City, OK Yet, the star performers for older patients often involve personnel rarely heard of but vitally important: case managers and social workers. … Lost Boy earns degree in social work from Western Michigan U Chicago Tribune – United States Chol, ... Read More »

The 2nd IFSW Photo Competition

The 2nd IFSW “Social Work: Making a World of Difference” Photo Competition Be a part of this competition by entering a photo that captures the theme of Social Work: Making a World of Difference. A panel of Social Workers will shortlist 25 photos which will be exhibited at the International IFSW Conference in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, August 16-19, 2008. ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – May 2, 2008

News Source: Google News Social worker thrives on empowering others South Bend Tribune – South Bend, IN Smith recently talked with Tribune correspondent Jennifer Ochstein about how she became interested in social work. I am committed to two home visits per … Social worker Truong Hong Tam plays with several of her adopted … Thanh Nien Daily – Ho Chi ... Read More »