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Social Work in the News – January 9, 2008

Social Work: Art or Science? ‘Two Dimensions of a Coherent and … AScribe (press release) – USA The practice of social work is examined from a new and intriguing perspective in a series of articles contained in the latest issue … Social Work Students Receive Kay L. Cox Memorial Scholarships University of Wyoming News, WY 8, 2008 — Three University ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – January 8, 2008

Don’t stereotype social workers Newsday, NY She’s not a social worker, but an administrator.” This phrase serves to perpetuate stereotypes about this important profession. … Ottawa social worker fights for homeless Vancouver Sun, Canada Mary-Martha Hale is a 53-year-old social worker for the Anglican Diocese’s Centre 454 — a drop-in centre in the toughest part of the nation’s capital where ... Read More »

Justices to Consider Death Penalty Issue

The Supreme Court has decided to take on the case that will decide whether the death penalty may be imposed on someone who rapes a child. Patrick Kennedy was sentenced to death for the rape of his 8-year-old stepdaughter in 1998. Until December 2007, Kennedy was the only person on death row for a crime other than murder. NASW, along ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – January 7, 2008

Nights on Ninth Street Modesto Bee, CA Dominique Roe-Sepowitz is an assistant professor in the School of Social Work at Arizona State University. She meets weekly with a Phoenix-based trauma … State tries to ease social workers‘ load Seattle Times, United States State officials — who have hired 400 new social workers in the last three years — say adding ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – January 2, 2008

Life too rich for newspaper stories The Olympian, WA For instance, Child Protective Services social worker Lori VanClifford is training for a marathon. She ate fruit between intense meetings with parents in … Wings and a prayer: Airport minister, social worker quietly help … Arizona Republic, AZ It is here where Rebecca Martin serves as social worker and the Rev. ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – January 1, 2008

WSU student puts social work into practice Detroit Free Press, United States Wayne State University social work student Candace Kresmer, 44, hopes to inspire members of both groups to work together to solve their woes. … Boise State to offer social work programs at Twin Falls campus KPAX-TV, MT BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Boise State University plans to offer Social ... Read More »

Honoring Those Who Make a Difference for Mental Health

It’s time to thank the entertainment industry and mental health consumers once again for giving a voice to people with mental health problems. The Voice Awards honor writers and producers who incorporate dignified, respectful, and accurate portrayals of people with mental illnesses into film and television productions, as well as mental health consumer leaders for their contributions in reducing stigma ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – December 19, 2007

When there is no ho-ho-ho Portsmouth Herald News – Portsmouth, NH Knight and Janet Stitt, a licensed clinical social worker in York, are running a support group called “‘Tis the Season or Not” at the church. … Have yourself a little less stress this holiday — make a donation Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA This year I’ll give to the ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – December 18, 2007

UMB Hosts First National Conference on Adoption UMB News, MD “The University of Maryland School of Social Work is proud to have brought together a world-class collection of scholars, practitioners, and activists on … Career milestones: Retired Kodak worker finds calling in social work Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, NY He decided to return to school for a master’s degree in ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – December 14, 2007

Fighting The Winter Blues WTAP-TV – Parkersburg, WV Often, they crave carbohydrates, sugars or starches, they gain weight at this time of the year,” says Dr. David Schaffer, Clinical Social Worker and … NMSU School of Social Work gets grant to map domestic violence in … Las Cruces Sun-News, NM A team of three NMSU social work students, a social ... Read More »