Social Work in the News – January 7, 2009

Jan 7, 2009

Source: Google News

Veterans Seek Financial Help
KFDA – Amarillo, TX
which we can help other veterans that do not meet the other benefit packages as a veteran,” said Maxine Brandon, VA Hospital’s Social Work Executive.

Study: Need for standardizing creds
Iowa City Press Citizen – Iowa City, IA
A University of Iowa survey of 1071 nursing homes shows that only half of nursing home social workers have a degree in social work while 20 percent do not

Orange County workers get pink slips
Los Angeles Times – CA
Among those let go were social workers assigned to child and elder abuse cases and eligibility technicians who process claims for public assistance,

Calls for help surge: Social workers see dramatic numbers, new faces
St. Cloud Times – St. Cloud, MN
By Kirsti Marohn • • January 6, 2009 Winter is always a peak season for county social workers helping people in dire financial

Child Abuse Prevention Month

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Salute Your Graduate with an NASW Press Book Gift

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