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- Gail Coburn, Social Worker With a Gift for Solutions, Dies at 71
After a divorce in her early 20s, Ms. Coburn raised her son and launched herself on a succession of careers. She died of Covid-19.
New York Times. Tuesday, 13 Apr 2021.
- 14th juror seated in Derek Chauvin's trial in George Floyd's death
The newest juror is a White social worker
in her 20s who said she has talked with friends about police reform and that she thinks "there are things that should be changed."
CBS News. Friday, 2 Apr 2021.
- Nurse and social care worker look stunning after their 10 Years Younger in 10 Days makeovers
British care home manager Alison, 48, and social worker
Rachael, 52, blew viewers away with their breathtaking makeovers on Channel 5's 10 Years Younger in 10 Days last night.
Daily Mail. Friday, 2 Apr 2021.
- Karen doesn't think TikToker 'looks' disabled for parking spot so he confronts her with missing leg
Paniora Nukunuku, a social worker
based in Sydney, is urging McDonald's to hand over footage of his encounter with a woman who questioned his parking in handicapped parking.
Daily Mail. Monday, 15 Mar 2021.
- Child abuse laws to be expanded in England and Wales
It would put sports coaches and faith leaders on par with roles like teachers and social workers.
BBC News. Tuesday, 9 Mar 2021.
- 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. Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021.
- Victim of botched Chicago police raid sues city, officers
A social worker
who endured a botched raid conducted by Chicago police officers in 2019 has sued the city, alleging officials engaged in a conspiracy to cover up civil rights violations.
Fox News. Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021.
- NYC to test no-police mental crisis response in Harlem
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police will stay out of many mental health crisis calls and social workers will respond instead in parts of northern Manhattan starting this spring, an official told lawmakers Monday. ...
Washington Times. Monday, 22 Feb 2021.
- UNICEF Helps Traumatized Children Learn To Forget In South Sudan
With support from UNICEF, caring social workers help children released by armed groups in South Sudan begin the long road back to happiness.
Forbes. Friday, 12 Feb 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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