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Commentary - the saga continues

As I continue to work on advocacy for myself, I never cease to be astonished at the sense of entitlement, superiority and invincibility I encountered during my time with social services. 424 more words

Blog Entries

I am loosing my son...

I have faced a lot of tragedy and challenges in life, but today as I write, this has to be rock bottom for me. To watch your child self destruct and not be able to stop it, has to be the worst feeling…ever. 1,198 more words

Family

Principal social workers vote on financial independence from government

Original post from Community Care

‘………….by Rachel Schraer

Members of the children’s social worker network have been asked whether a strong voice is possible without financial independence… 468 more words

Government

Elgin Mayor Wants Summit Of Social Service Groups Caught In State Budget Stalemate

CHICAGO (CBS) — The mayor of one of Illinois’ largest cities has called for social service agencies to come together for a summit to discuss the squeeze in funding from Springfield. 277 more words

News

Government sets out timeline for decision on controversial proposals to jail social workers

Original post from Community Care

‘……………..by Luke Stevenson

The government is planning to launch its consultation on extending the crime of ‘wilful neglect’ to children’s social workers later this year… 222 more words

Children

Rauner Signs Bills That Impact the Black Community


“I want to thank Governor Rauner for listening to President Preckwinkle and myself, Cook County Commissioner Stanley Moore Chairman of Law Enforcement, by taking action to end this horrible practice of Automatic Transfer of Juveniles to Adult Court.” 612 more words

National News

Labour's Roy Hattersley QUITS the House of Lords as it 'goes against the idea of equality'

The party’s former Deputy Leader unleashed a blistering verbal assault on the “vastly inferior institution”, 18 years after becoming peer

Birmingham Post and Mail

Quit: Lord Roy Hattersley has resigned from the “unequal” House of Lords … 582 more words