Social Worker

Letter from the Editor: When it comes to privilege, it’s more than the thought that matters

One of the burning issues in this era of social justice is the notion of “privilege”. But what does it really mean when someone says, “Check your lien”? Many of us spent time in the past week celebrating Thanksgiving. It’s a natural time to jot down and even list the …

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Phyllis Mirsky named Del Mar Community Connections Volunteer of the Month for November

Long-time Del Mar Community Connections volunteer Phyllis Mirsky has been named Volunteer of the Month for November by the non-profit organization Del Mar. Mirsky has been volunteering for DMCC for a number of years. time now; in the summer of 2020, she retired from the DMCC board of directors after …

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Amid immigration uncertainty and COVID-19, SF family receives help from Season of Sharing

Around the same time last year, Maryuri Aceituno wasn’t sure her family of four would be able to keep their eight-year San Francisco home. The pandemic – and the havoc it has wreaked on her schedule of cleaning buildings around the Bay Area – has come at a pivotal time …

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Local News: Incentives offered to R-1 staff for early notification of their retirement plans (23/11/21)

NEW MADRID, Mo. – In an effort to start planning for the 2022-2023 school year, the New Madrid County R-1 School Board is offering incentives to retired staff who let them know about their plans early. . At its November meeting, the board agreed to a one-time retirement incentive for …

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Boise Police Department talks about crime and community policing

BOISE, Idaho – Recent events, including the Boise Mall shooting, have left some in the community wondering if Boise is becoming more and more dangerous. The Idaho Black History Museum held a discussion with Boise police officers, a local rabbi and former state senator and social worker Cheri Buckner-Webb on …

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Baltimore School teachers help kids unravel pandemic trauma :: WRAL.com

By LIZ BOWIE, The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE, MD. – The students had just split into small groups in Jaylin Ramsey’s fourth grade class, giving a boy the chance to tell him why he wasn’t mind reading. His mother had COVID, which scared him because another family member died from the …

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St. Joseph’s highlighting men’s mental health

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) – Saint Joseph’s Collegiate Institute has taken a unique approach to help educate their boys, as part of Men’s Health Awareness Month. School leaders hope this event will help address the various challenges facing young men. “I have been in teaching for almost 25 years. I have …

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Brahmavar: social worker who easily meets the needs of cancer patients

Silvestre D’Souza Daijiworld Media Network – Brahmavar (SP) Brahmavar, November 17: Aniket Shenoy, son of Kota Srikant Shenoy, a social activist, has established himself as a role model for young people by showing his social commitment in helping people with cancer. Shenoy has grown his hair out for the past …

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