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- Ghana 'baby-harvesting syndicate' arrested
Doctors, nurses, mothers and social workers are apprehended after babies were sold for $5,000.
BBC News. Thursday, 21 Jan 2021.
- Woman sues to regain gun rights amid push for redemption
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A single mother with two advanced degrees who works as a licensed clinical social worker
wants to buy a gun to protect herself and to go hunting and target shooting with her family. ...
Washington Times. Saturday, 2 Jan 2021.
- Social workers use qualified immunity to fight off wrongful death lawsuit
Back in December 2017, eleven-month-old Ariza Barreras was found dead inside the Albuquerque home of Stephanie Crownover - a state licensed foster parent.
Daily Mail. Saturday, 2 Jan 2021.
- UNICEF USA BrandVoice: UNICEF & Microsoft Leverage Tech To Protect Vulnerable Children
UNICEF teamed up with Microsoft to launch a new cloud-based version of Primero, a revolutionary digital case management tool that helps social workers coordinate care for children at risk.
Forbes. Monday, 21 Dec 2020.
- Victim of botched raid calls Chicago mayor's inaction a "betrayal"
Anjanette Young, a 50-year-old social worker, was naked inside her home when a dozen armed police officers burst into the wrong apartment and handcuffed her.
CBS News. Thursday, 17 Dec 2020.
- Social workers are investigated after allowing Louise Smith, 16, to move in with uncle
Social workers allowed Louise Smith, 16, to live with her aunt Chazlynn Mays in the one-bedroom flat in Havant, Hampshire, which she shared with her husband Shane, who would murder the teen.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 10 Dec 2020.
- Covid: Unpaid carers 'should be prioritised for vaccine'
A charity wants unpaid carers to get the Covid-19 vaccine at the same time as health and social workers.
BBC News. Thursday, 3 Dec 2020.
- She was laid off, then contracted COVID-19
Social worker Rebecca McDonald was laid off from her government job in September, losing not just her income, but also her health insurance. Then she caught COVID-19. ...
CBS News. Monday, 23 Nov 2020.
- During lockdown, there has been a worrying rise in the number of referrals to child protection units
A small 11-year-old boy sits across the table from a social worker
who has been called to his school after he said his stepfather was violent towards him.
Sky News. Sunday, 25 Oct 2020.
- Texas allows social workers to deny LGBTQ, disabled clients
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas officials are facing backlash after deciding to allow social workers to turn away clients on the basis of their disability, sexual orientation or gender identity. ...
Washington Times. Friday, 16 Oct 2020.
- Minnesota man secures Guinness World Record for world's tallest mohawk
Joseph Grisamore, a social worker
from Park Rapids, began his quest for a Guinness record back in 2007.
Fox News. Friday, 28 Aug 2020.
- School Social Worker, Physical Therapist Charged With Assaulting Wisconsin State Senator During Protest
'Absolutely not guilty'
Daily Caller. Thursday, 30 Jul 2020.
- High school social worker among 2 charged in beating of Wis. state senator during protest
Prosecutors have charged two Madison women accused of beating a Wisconsin state senator during a protest over police racism with battery.
ABC News. Wednesday, 29 Jul 2020.
- Denton PD to Create Mental Health Division
Later this year, when 911 gets a call about someone in crisis in Denton, an officer partnered with a social worker
will be the first responders asked to take the call.
NBC. Thursday, Jul 23 2020.
- Texas program's new response to mental health-related 911 calls changing 'how people look at policing'
Dallas is shining a light on programs like RIGHT Care, which send teams consisting of a paramedic, a social worker
and a police officer in response to 911 calls related to mental health treatment.
Fox News. Monday, 20 Jul 2020.
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