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- Thousands to Attend 'Crimes Against Children Conference'
Prosecutors, investigators, social workers and others will convene in Dallas this week for the Crimes Against Children Conference. Experts say there is a spike in abuse reports this time of year, as students... Photo Credit: NBC 5 News.
NBC. Sunday, 11 Aug 2019.
- Architect goes blind, says he's actually gotten better at his job
A social worker
tried to tell him about "career alternatives" after he lost his sight, but Chris Downey wasn't about to stop being an architect. Lesley Stahl reports.
CBS News. Sunday, 11 Aug 2019.
- 53 Children Died In Hot Car Deaths In 2018, But New Technology Could Reverse That Statistic
One-year-old twins Phoenix and Luna died last week in the Bronx after their father, Juan Rodriguez, an Army veteran and VA social worker, forgot to drop the children off at day care before heading to work. ...
Daily Caller. Friday, 9 Aug 2019.
- South Wales husband faces jail for kidnapping his wife's ex-lover after discovering their affair
Craig Dewar, 34, abducted social worker
John Hawkins after finding out about his fling with his wife, Zoe. The pair had met while working at Blaenau Gwent Council in South Wales.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 30 Jul 2019.
- Social worker dad charged over the deaths of his twins is released from custody
Juan Rodriguez, 39, was seen weeping as he hugged his spouse Marisa outside Bronx Criminal Court on Saturday after posting a $100,000 bond. His twins, Luna and Phoenix, died on Friday.
Daily Mail. Sunday, 28 Jul 2019.
- Despite Their Importance, Many Nursing Homes Lack Social Workers
Why many nursing homes don't adequately staff up with social workers.
Forbes. Friday, 26 Jul 2019.
- Threat of ICE raids can cause PTSD, mental health expert says
Chicago politicians and a licensed clinical social worker
are concerned about the mental health impacts of the nationwide ICE raids over the weekend.
ABC News. Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019.
- Egypt Revamps Law Curbing NGOs, Critics Unimpressed
Justified by officials to protect national security from meddling by foreign-funded charities, 2017 law restricted NGOs' activity to developmental and social work, with jail terms of up to five years for non-compliance.
Voice of America. Monday, 15 Jul 2019.
- Social worker struck off over sex 'contract'
Robert Alderson groomed the vulnerable 19-year-old and paid for alcohol and outings, a panel hears.
BBC News. Friday, 21 Jun 2019.
- Woman impersonated social worker to try and kidnap newborn: Police
Police arrested a woman in Santa Ana for impersonating a social worker
ABC News. Monday, 10 Jun 2019.
- Woman accused of posing as social worker, attempting to kidnap newborn baby in California surrenders to police
A woman who allegedly posed as a social worker
and tried to kidnap a baby from his home in California was in police custody Friday night.
Yahoo. Saturday, 8 Jun 2019.
- New Mexico chooses ombudsman for nursing home complaints
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico has hired attorney and social worker
Linnea Forsythe as the state's new ombudsman for long-term care to address concerns and complaints from the residents of nursing homes. ...
Washington Times. Thursday, 30 May 2019.
- Children's joy at seeing dolls that look like them
A former social worker
noticed that some children could not buy dolls that look like them. So she fixed that.
BBC News. Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019.
- Mary Sansone, a Grass-Roots Political Godmother, Dies at 101
A Brooklyn social worker
and civic leader who was colorblind to race, she could deliver votes and was courted by political candidates.
New York Times. Tuesday, 15 May 2018.
- Your Money: Public Servants Do Get Student Loan Forgiveness. Meet One of the First.
Borrowers in the federal public-service loan forgiveness program have run into many problems. But one social worker
managed to wipe out $170,000 in debt.
New York Times. Friday, 4 May 2018.
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