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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- 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.
- New Texas rule lets social workers turn away clients who are LGBTQ or have a disability
Social workers called the change "incredibly disheartening," while Gov. Greg Abbott's office said it was necessary
Yahoo. Saturday, 17 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.
- Young thugs treated to trips and cash by social workers are now middle-aged career criminals
Clinton Bowen (pictured as a teenager), 39, last year raided 15th century Sudeley Castle, where Henry VIII's sixth wife Catherine Parr is buried - but he was the only one to be caught.
Daily Mail. Friday, 16 Oct 2020.
- Californian ex social worker, 54, filmed twice screaming racial slurs faces 45 days jail time
Lena Hernandez, 54, from Long Beach, California, is expected to accept a guilty plea for a misdemeanor battery charge today after allegedly pushing Kayceelyn Salminao to the ground and hitting her.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 6 Oct 2020.
- Puerto Rico sees more pain, little progress 3 years after Hurricane Maria
"I can tell you that Puerto Rico's recovery, if it can be called that, didn't come thanks to the government," said a community social worker
on the island.
Yahoo. Sunday, 20 Sep 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.
- Lawsuit by slain Chinese scholar's family against U of I counselors dismissed
A central Illinois judge has dismissed for a second time a lawsuit filed by the estate of a slain visiting Chinese scholar against two social workers at a University of Illinois counseling center.
ABC News. Saturday, 27 Jun 2020.
- Proposal would use social workers, not LAPD, for some calls
The death of George Floyd last month has sparked nationwide calls for police reforms.
CBS News. Wednesday, 17 Jun 2020.
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