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Hundreds of Santa Cruz County workers to strike next week – Santa Cruz Sentinel

SANTA CRUZ — Residents of Santa Cruz County who rely on government services will face delays in care starting Jan. 25, when about 1,600 workers are expected to go on strike. “We expect our members to all be on the picket lines and not cross paths. We expect members to …

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Journalists: Henn. Co-Commissioner Kevin Anderson talks about his first year in office

10:00 AM | Monday, January 17, 2022 Hennepin Co. Commissioner Kevin Anderson, who represents the Maple Grove area in District 7, spoke about his first year in office. One of the most impactful issues is an amendment change the public works assessment process for future projects. “A lot of District …

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The new law on adoption hailed: “For families created by destiny”

ANGELS WAITING A caregiver watches over babies at the Hospicio de San Jose, a Spanish colonial-era church-run orphanage in Manila, in this February 2012 photo. Couples or families looking to adopt children may now find the process much easier, thanks to a new law signed by President Duterte earlier this …

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SHINee’s Taemin To End Military Service As Civil Servant Due To Depression And Anxiety Soompi

After initially enlisting as a member of the military band, SHINeeit is Taemin will complete the remainder of his military service as a civil servant. On January 14, SM Entertainment announced that Taemin had been transferred from the military band to the civil service due to worsening symptoms of depression …

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West Virginia scrambles to get by after Manchin cuts child tax credits | West Virginia

LLast fall, Krista Greene missed a week of work after her sons were exposed to Covid and were unable to return to school. Greene, who operates a tutoring center and yoga studio in Charleston, West Virginia, is not granted any paid time off. Normally, she would have worried about this …

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Social Worker Job in Poplar Bluff, Missouri – Department of Veterans Affairs

The United States government is a massive employer and is always on the lookout for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of vacancies in locations across the country. Below is a summary of qualifications for an active and open Department of Veterans Affairs job listing. The opening is for …

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Crossroads Quilt Guild Donates Quilts to Hospice, Child of Homeless Veteran |

PERRY – Charles M. Schulz, creator of the beloved “Peanuts” comic book, was on to something when he inspired the animated show “Happiness is a warm blanket, Charlie Brown” to illustrate to the world what something something like a quilt can mean to someone and why. Charity Naim, licensed clinical …

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‘Big COVID peak in county’, long queues seen at test sites

CHESTER, SC (WBTV) – The only Chester County mass testing site where appointments are not required has been slammed all day as the number of COVIDs has skyrocketed here. The Department of Health and Environmental Control said Chester County had fewer than 5 cases on November 30, the last day …

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Whistleblower Warns Baffling Illness Affects Growing Number of Young Adults in Canadian Province | Canada

A whistleblower from the Canadian province of New Brunswick has warned that a progressive neurological disease that has baffled experts for more than two years appears to be affecting increasing numbers of young people and causing rapid cognitive decline in some of those afflicted. Speaking to the Guardian, an employee …

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A little party… at Disney World!

These are celebrations. We all have dates and events in our lives that inspire celebration. Birthdays, anniversaries, job promotions… and in our case, imminent adoption. Little B came into our lives when he was only 3 years old. My younger and equally favorite daughter and her husband listened to that …

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Deadline Detroit | Educators concerned that uncertified district workers can now be substitute teachers

Teachers and their union are concerned about a new law allowing Michigan districts to reassign school support workers as substitute teachers. The state attorney general too. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who signed the temporary legislation on Monday, said the policy change would keep schools open and allow students to learn from …

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A love letter to each remaining member of the medical staff

I’m trying to write a love letter to hospital workers this week. But I don’t want him to read like one of those thanking you for your hero worship service. I don’t put medicine on a pedestal; I know what you did. It’s just that you’re really on my mind, …

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Mental health: what to do for a child in crisis?

Over the next few weeks, The Cheshire Herald will be publishing a series of columns, courtesy of State Representative Liz Linehan (D-103) regarding this mental health issue in children and adolescents. This is the second installment in my series on children’s mental health in partnership with The herald. Last week …

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U.S. meat factories relaxed COVID-19 safety protocols after outbreaks: unions

CHICAGO, Dec.21 (Reuters) – Smithfield Foods (SFII.UL), the world’s largest pork producer, last year assigned a team of dedicated employees to enforce social distancing and clean up surfaces in a slaughterhouse in South Dakota where COVID-19 has infected nearly 1,300 workers, the local union president said. Now that role no …

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Shop With a First Responder arrives in Fort Kent

Santa himself could not have spread more Christmas cheer than the merry students of Fort Kent Elementary School who hopped down the aisles of local stores to pick out gifts for loved ones on Thursday morning. FORT KENT, Maine – Santa himself could not have spread more Christmas cheer than …

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Miss Massachusetts takes second place in Miss America pageant

MASHANTUCKET, Connecticut (WWLP) – A moment of pride for the State of Massachusetts Thursday night during the Miss America Pageant at the Mohegan Sun! Last weekend before Christmas, stores expect a rush of shoppers Fifty-one young women were in contention for the post of Miss America, and Miss Massachusetts Elizabeth …

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Washington Governor Jay Inslee proposes $ 61.8 billion budget focused on COVID, climate change and homelessness

OLYMPIA – Spurred on by federal tax and relief collections, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday unveiled a new state supplementary budget that spends billions of dollars in new spending to respond to the pandemic, homelessness , climate change, transportation projects, government employees and more. . Inslee’s additional $ 61.8 …

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Guarantees to protect freedom will certainly be delayed, but no word on a new timetable

Photo by: nito The Safeguarding Guarantees (LPS) will certainly be delayed again as the government has yet to consult on how to put the program into practice. The Deprivation of Liberty Protective Measures (DoLS) replacement was originally scheduled to come into effect in October 2020, but was later pushed back …

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City to offer $ 2.9 million to Anjanette Young for botched police raid

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration is proposing a $ 2.9 million settlement for Anjanette Young following a botched police raid, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned. City councilors were informed Sunday evening during closed-door briefings of the amount of the proposed settlement. Young and three other bylaws are on the agenda for …

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Concord University celebrates the 23rd Fall | State and region

ATHENS – Concord University hosted the 23rd fall edition in three ceremonies over two days. Masters candidates for graduation were honored on Friday, December 10, 2021 at 6 p.m. Applicants for undergraduate degrees were recognized on Saturday, December 11 at the ceremonies at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and Ruby …

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CPS struggles to find enough workers in southern Mississippi

GULFPORT, Mississippi (WLOX) – A dozen officials from the Mississippi Department of Child Protective Services sat in the otherwise empty lobby of the Lynn Meadows Discovery Center Performing Arts Center Thursday. Their sign-up sheet for potential employees at their career fair was blank. For Mark Williamson, Director of Workforce Welfare …

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Family of Woodstock pilot project matches housing seekers with rooms

A A new program is launched to help alleviate a severe lack of affordable housing and keep older residents in their homes. Family of Woodstock has announced a roommate pilot project in Woodstock where, in return for a reduced rent, people can provide homeowners with house and yard work, transportation, …

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Social worker honored for serving humanity: The Tribune India

Press service. Tribune Jalandhar, December 6 Tarsem Kapur, a social worker based in Jalandhar, received the state award for his service to humanity. Tarsem Kapur, president of Apahaj Ashram, looked after disabled people in and around the ashram. Tarsem Kapur received the award at a state-level ceremony, held in Malerkotla …

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Good Neighbor Fund: Safety has a price for the Kalihi family

Moving from the Philippines to Hawaii to live with her new husband in 2018 turned out to be a big mistake for Helengrace Cabasal and her two boys. Her husband, whom she had met on visits to Hawaii, had a bad temper, but she felt she could handle it. It …

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Indigenous social work students hope to deliver culturally appropriate services

Indigenous social work students are calling for greater Indigenous representation on the ground in order to provide informed and culturally appropriate care to Indigenous youth and families. Leurette Labobe and Bridgette Moulton, students in the Mi’kmaq / Maliseet Bachelor of Social Work (MMBSW) program at St. Thomas University, say they …

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St. Joseph County Sheriff Bill Redman launches 2022 re-election campaign

St. Joseph County Sheriff Bill Redman kicked off his 2022 re-election campaign on Wednesday. In his announcement speech, he touted the accomplishments of his first term including hiring a social worker to respond to mental health and addiction related calls, creating a new traffic unit and the launch of a …

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Online gambling is the therapist’s new office

In the beginning weeks of the pandemic, Monet Goldman tried different strategies to deal with stress. “I was exercising, I was meditating, I was doing yoga,” says Goldman, a licensed marriage and family therapist in Santa Clara, California. But he only started to feel better after turning to a familiar …

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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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GoLocalProv | Tuesday obituaries and tributes

Tuesday 02 November 2021 GoLocalProv News Team Enlarge + Swan point PHOTO: GoLocal Please check out today’s obituaries and tributes on GoLocalProv. These are updated throughout the day. Tuesday – Read them all here. Jovan multiplex owner Ertis Crouch of Providence dies at 84 Laurenio DaRosa, deceased at 70 Bradford …

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Racing power | Midway Como Frogtown Monitor

By MARGIE O’LOUGHLIN When Mishka Vertin moved from New York to Minneapolis in 2014, she sprang into action. Trained as a social worker, she accepted a job with Mill City Running while looking for a job in her field. She and her partner, Michael Jurasits, settled in the North Loop …

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LBUSD: social worker obtains national certification

October 14, 2021 The School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA) recently recognized Sheri Koller, a social worker with the Long Beach Unified School District, for completing the rigorous portfolio process to become a National Certified School Social Worker (NCSSW). Koller is the third school social worker in the country …

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Patterns of family violence change during the pandemic

Among teens treated for injuries caused by domestic violence, the proportion of incidents involving drugs or illegal weapons more than doubled during the pandemic, and incidents involving alcohol nearly doubled, according to data presented on October 10 at the American Academy of Pediatrics 2021. National Conference. “The COVID-19 pandemic has …

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Indigenous America Day: “We Are Linked” | Editorials

Mitakuye Oyass’in. This Lakota phrase translates to “We are all related. We are all connected. The universe, stars, waters, earth, animals, nature and people. Everything has a spirit and this is how we are connected to our Creator. As a future social worker and registered mental health clinician, it is …

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Sharon Field Obituary (2021) – Fremont, NE

Sharon K. Field March 25, 1942 – October 1, 2021 Sharon K. Field, 79, of Fremont, Nebraska, died on Friday October 1, 2021, at her home. Sharon was born March 25, 1942 to James and Mary (Tagworker) Slade in Columbus, Nebraska. She grew up in Columbus and attended Kramer High …

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Business files | Local News

SGMC welcomes Hernandez Silen VALDOSTA – South Georgia Medical Center has announced that Dr. Ana Margarita Hernandez Silen, MD, in the specialty of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is one of its new medical staff. Hernandez Silen is joining Southern OB / GYN and will see patients in the office and at …

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Lima Schools Hall of Fame inspires future graduates

LIMA – Schools in Lima inducted eight alumni and a service group into its Alumni Hall of Fame on Thursday, bringing some of the school district’s most accomplished alumni back to the school to inspire students. Hall of Fame inductees, selected for their accomplishments and “living example” to the Lima …

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Why social work might be the right job for you

The response I received to my last column, where I presented the story of one of our social workers, was so positive that I thought I would share another story from the front line of adult social care. . This time, Amy Bloomfield, a social worker from our Ipswich and …

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CRMC opens a new outpatient clinic for the elderly | Local News

MOULTRIE, GA – Colquitt Regional recently opened its new outpatient clinic for seniors with mental health issues. This new Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) was developed in partnership with UltraGroup Healthcare to help close the gap in the treatment of behavioral health services specifically for the underserved older population. “In 2020, …

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