Social Work in the News – February 20, 2009

Feb 20, 2009

News Source: Google News

Employee hangs self in suburban high school
Chicago Sun-Times
The social work team is available to students and staff at a north suburban high school Thursday after a school employee killed himself in the school

USF social work interns will try some Capitol lobbying – St. Petersburg, FL
“It’ll help them as they start their careers,” said the nonprofit organization’s director, Renee Walker. The conference is Monday through Wednesday,

Budget cuts force Child & Family Resources to lay off social workers
Tucson Citizen – Tucson, AZ
care will feel the impact of state budget cuts after Child & Family Resources was forced to lay off social workers that help keep families together.

Hospice has social workers to help families talk out practical
Winston-Salem Journal – Winston-Salem, NC
“It can get very sticky,” said Lisa Meadows, hospice’s vice president of human services, who supervises the social workers and chaplains.

Schools to get social workers
The Daily Advertiser – Lafayette, LA
Moss currently has one social worker, while Faulk has none. Board member Hunter Beasley criticized the staff for putting the board under the gun again to

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