Social Workers in the News – June 15, 2009

Jun 15, 2009

Carole Bowdry, social worker who confronted child abuse, dies at 71
“Carole Bowdry spent most of her career confronting a problem that some people would rather have just ignored: child abuse.”
Dallas Morning News

Social workers, psychologists to aid religious courts in divorce
“Social workers and psychologists could soon become an integral part of the country’s religious legal system, with the goal of streamlining and improving the divorce process, The Jerusalem Post was told last week.”
The Jerusalem Post

Mental-health stigma persists
By Peg Leonard-Martin, M.Div., LCSW, Director of counseling services at Belmont University.

Child Advocacy Center: Parents must overcome fear to watch for signs of abuse
By Shannon Yockey, a licensed clinical social worker at the Larimer County Advocacy Center

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