Social Work in the News – January 27, 2009

Jan 27, 2009

Source: Google News

Greenwich native lands White House job
Stamford Advocate – Stamford, CT
That’s really why she’s there,” said Medvey, 62, a clinical social worker. Medvey’s television viewing habits might be about to change thanks to her

Staying sane as economy hits the skids
Buffalo News – NY
“You have to reach out and talk to people,” said Peter Sobota, an assistant professor at the University at Buffalo’s School of Social Work.

Social Work Taskforce to review IT systems as first priority – Sutton, UK
Ministers will ask the Social Work Taskforce to make reviewing the effectiveness of electronic case-recording systems a priority.

Qualifying Low Income Mainers can Save up to $4800 in Tax Credits – Portland, ME
“The extra dollars eligible taxpayers can get through EITC can make their lives a little easier,” said Florence Young, LCSW, Social Worker with Casey Family

Next Big Idea Conference At Baylor Hosts National Leaders in
Baylor University – Waco, TX
The inaugural event is being jointly sponsored by the Baylor School of Social Work, Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary and the Leadership

Charity helps break cycle of violence
Colorado Springs Gazette – Colorado Springs, CO
Thanks to the grant, it can hire another child-play therapist, said Mary Ann Carter, a licensed clinical social worker. “Educating children is so critical

Spending time with kids is more important than ever
The Southern – Carbondale, IL
According to David Matthews, a licensed clinical social worker with Matthews and Assoc. in Herrin, it’s hard, but important. “It’s really something you have