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

NASW Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill 2024

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