This Social Worker news page includes headlines, summaries, and article citations about social worker and social work news from diverse, English-language news sources around the world.
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- Baltimore Safe Streets social worker killed in quadruple shooting
A quadruple shooting in Baltimore on Wednesday left three people dead, including a Safe Streets worker.
Fox News. Saturday, 22 Jan 2022.
- Most of the 270 who signed anti-Joe Rogan letter demanding Spotify take action not actually doctors
Signers include veterinarian Christine Garvey, dentist Colleen Trecartin-Frost, podcast host Alie Ward, several psychologists, a social worker, an engineer and nearly 100 Ph.Ds.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 19 Jan 2022.
- Social worker who abused children in 1980s sex abuse scandal is jailed for another five years
Leslie Paul, 70, worked at the South Vale assessment centre, which was ran by Lambeth Council's social services, looking after vulnerable children on a temporary basis.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 18 Jan 2022.
- Can the 'Silver Fox' outwit Vladimir Putin?
Wendy Sherman, a former social worker-turned-top US diplomat, is helping lead US-Russia talks.
BBC News. Wednesday, 12 Jan 2022.
- Harmony Montgomery case shines spotlight on need for more social workers in police departments, cops say
Police departments could hire more social workers rather than see officers replaced by unarmed agents, a National Police Association spokesperson is arguing. Betsy Brantner Smith said the Harmony Montgomery case illustrates the need.
Fox News. Tuesday, 11 Jan 2022.
- Chicago Woman Who Was Handcuffed Naked Receives $2.9 Million Settlement
The Chicago City Council approved a settlement on Wednesday for Anjanette Young, a medical social worker
who was forced to stand naked in front of a dozen police officers in 2019.
New York Times. Wednesday, 15 Dec 2021.
- Chicago City Council committee approves $2.9M for Anjanette Young over botched police raid
A Chicago City Council committee has approved a $2.9 million settlement for social worker
Anjanette Young after a botched Chicago police raid.
ABC News. Monday, 13 Dec 2021.
- Child found roaming streets alone failed by system
A case review criticises social work
services after two adults are convicted of child neglect.
BBC News. Monday, 13 Dec 2021.
- Hyun Sook Han, Korean Social Worker and Adoption Pioneer, Dies at 83
Over three decades, she placed thousands of Korean orphans with families in the Midwest and made sure the children never forgot their heritage.
New York Times. Tuesday, 7 Dec 2021.
- L.A. County to investigate alleged abuse of 4-year-old by his foster mother
The investigation will focus on the handling of the case by the Department of Children and Family Services and other agencies, including how social workers addressed language barriers.
Los Angeles Times. Wednesday, 17 Nov 2021.
- From Pain To Purpose: How The Founder Of The Financial Joy School Is Helping Close The Racial Wealth Gap
A tragic car accident left Ruby Taylor, a school social worker
of more than 10 years, with a traumatic brain injury that kept her from being able to return to work. ...
Forbes. Tuesday, 16 Nov 2021.
- Editorial: USC tarnishes its reputation again, this time with for-profit recruitment tactics
To grow its School of Social Work, USC embraced for-profit recruitment tactics pioneered by degree mills that left students laden with debt and hurt the school's reputation.
Los Angeles Times. Friday, 12 Nov 2021.
- Social Workers Protect Children From Violence In Vietnam
In Vietnam, 68 percent of children experience some form of violence at home. UNICEF-supported social workers are working to keep kids safe.
Forbes. Monday, 8 Nov 2021.
- Man, 33, charged with attempted murder over knife attack on social worker
A 33-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following a knife attack on a social worker
Sky News. Sunday, 8 Aug 2021.
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