Social Work in the News – July 9, 2008

Jul 9, 2008

Source: Google News

Kids’ rights: Plan of action
TODAYonline – Singapore
These proposals were welcomed by some 250 participants, which included social workers and educators, at a forum to discuss Singapore’s progress in promoting

Flora Wallace
Baltimore Sun
Age 86 The social worker and ex-music critic for The Sun created a scholarship for students at Peabody. By Jacques Kelly | Sun Reporter Flora Wallace,

Will Rainford is Idaho “Social Worker of the Year”
Will Rainford, an associate professor in the Boise State University School of Social Work, has been named the 2008 Idaho Social Worker of the Year by the

San Francisco Chronicle
choice was expanded, with faith-based offices set up in 11 federal agencies to assist religious charities with government funding for their social work.

Child Abuse Can Even Shock Cops
police officer, social workers, nurses, and chaplains makes the work bearable because of the support from your peers,” says Catherine Harrison, LCSW.

Chance To Make Friends
Burke Connection
so we teach it,” said Chilbert, who is also the special needs coordinator for the JCCNV and has a master’s degree in social work.

Food Assistance In High Demand
WFMY News 2
Alamance County social workers took 300 new applications for food stamps last month. It’s the highest number in at least five years.

Two women find themselves officially ‘in charge’ after lives of
Waukegan News Sun
A licensed clinical social worker, Petersen, a self-described late-bloomer, became a certified spiritual director through the Institute of Spiritual

Texts, e-mails and chats increase contact but can have pitfalls
East Valley Tribune
Robert Scuka, a clinical social worker and executive director of the National Institute of Relationship Enhancement, sees both sides of the coin.