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Social Work and PSD.

More than ever before, the subject of mental health is being broached from all angles. Poudre School District Integrated Service staff are wholeheartedly accepting the challenge of helping students live a healthy lifestyle. 501 more words

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Defining Social Work, Again (and again)

Recently I was having breakfast at a little diner in Uptown with a fellow Social Worker—someone who I admire with a well-established career. I met her at a fundraiser and made a point of introducing myself so that we could reconnect again, and I was thrilled to be meeting her for an early breakfast before beginning my workday. 812 more words

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Social Work Symposium will address human trafficking in the Valley

“Human Trafficking: Seeking Justice” will be the topic of the 17th Annual Harry Specht Memorial Child Welfare Symposium, 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., April 29 at the University Dining Hall, hosted by the Title IV-E Child Welfare Program at Fresno State. 513 more words

6 Things You Didn't Know About Hospice

(1) Hospice is a philosophy of care that is derived from palliative care. Palliative care simply means comfort care, and aims toward making the patient as comfortable as possible (Sarah Hopkins). 213 more words

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Saskatchewan ombudsman facing more complaints including seniors homes, jails

REGINA — Saskatchewan’s ombudsman has been dealing with a big jump in public complaints.

Last year complaints were up 22 per cent compared to 2014, with many focusing on the quality of care in seniors long-term care homes and the province’s jails. 88 more words

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Quote of the Day

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'”

-Martin Luther King, Jr.

Ombudsman sees 22-per-cent increase in complaints during 2015

The Ombudsman for Saskatchewan released her annual report on Thursday.

Mary McFadyen said her office, which helps ensure publicly-funded bodies like Crown corporations and health regions are delivering fair service, saw a 22-per-cent increase in complaints in 2015. 752 more words