Social Work in the News – July 15, 2008

Jul 15, 2008

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Social work agencies: budget cuts would lead to health care crisis
Marion Daily Republican – Marion, IL
By Tom Kane Franklin-Williamson Human Services CEO John Markley explains state budget cuts’ impact on social service agencies at a Monday press conference

Need More Schooling? Maybe the Boss Will Pay
KOAM-TV – Pittsburg, KS
According to a National Association of Social Workers Center for Workforce Studies-commissioned report titled “Licensed Social Workers Serving Older Adults,

Local social workers implore state legislators to address the
The Southern – Carbondale, IL
BY JOHN D. HOMAN, The Southern MARION – Area social service directors gathered Monday at the Illinois Centre Mall in Marion, where they voiced outrage over

Can alarm clocks boost school attendance?
Charlotte Observer – Charlotte, NC
By Ann Doss Helms After 20 years as a social worker in Mecklenburg County, Gwen Forney is launching Bright Hopes, a push to cut school absences in half.

Grant helps schools hire social workers
Muskegon Chronicle – – Muskegon, MI
By Lynn Moore A nearly $6 million federal grant awarded to Muskegon Public Schools will expand “Family Resource Centers” that connect families with local