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Cops and No Counselors

Famcare

education criminal justice social issuesSince the 1900s, U.S. public schools have employed a growing number of school resource officers (SROs) – sworn law enforcement officials.

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4 Elements of Successful Re-entry Programs for Inmates

Famcare

As you proceed to discuss the major elements of effective inmate re-entry as part of the greater transitional justice system , it is necessary to recognize why society must conceive and respect inmates as Individuals, not simply prisoners. criminal justice social justice Adult Re-Entry

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4 Reasons Why Re-Entry Programs are Important

Famcare

These programs are critical in assisting our justice system in achieving its goal of increased public security while also assisting former inmates in becoming productive and successful members of society. criminal justice Adult Re-Entry

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CRIMINALIZING ADDICTION Society’s Big Mistake

Famcare

mental health criminal justice social justiceThe American Society of Addiction Medicine recognizes addiction as “a treatable, chronic medical disease involving complex interactions among brain circuits, genetics, the environment, and an individual’s life experiences.

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Dominic Raab to appeal against release of Baby P’s mother from prison

The Guardian

Baby P Child protection UK criminal justice Dominic Raab UK news Children Society Law Social care Politics

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‘Being homeless felt inevitable’: after years in care, I was living in a tent. Who was to blame?

The Guardian

I survived care, criminality and homelessness to become an award-winning journalist – but the system I endured makes such success stories vanishingly rare When I zipped up my tent on my first night sleeping rough, I felt no despair.

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Five Ways to Improve Your Juvenile Justice Services

Famcare

Working in juvenile justice is a difficult task. Case managers in juvenile justice frequently face unfathomable work pressure, a plethora of children's criminal justice guidelines to follow, and a harsh system to deal with. Juvenile Justice case management software

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Juvenile Justice Reform

Famcare

Few people outside the social work profession are aware that juvenile justice is administered on a state-by-state basis. Juvenile Justice

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Review launched into safeguarding people from carer abuse at home

Community Care

It will also cover the offences of ill-treatment or wilful neglect by care workers or providers , under sections 20 and 21 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015.

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Forensic Social Work.A Little Deeper Dive

Famcare

Social workers and workers from other professions were so intrigued by the work that forensic social workers do within the criminal justice system that they asked if we would flesh out a little more the career details of the forensic social work specialty.

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Caseload limits proposed to ease burnout and support effective social work

Community Care

Bearing these qualifications in mind, across all three categories of social work, answers from chiefs ranged from 10 to 30, with maximum numbers of 15 identified for children and families social workers, and between 20 and 25 for adults’ and criminal justice practitioners.

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Online conference “SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE IN A CHANGING WORLD”

The International Association Of Schools Of Social

Social Work Practice and Criminal Justice System. Online conference “SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE IN A CHANGING WORLD”.

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Pause ‘disruptive’ National Care Service plan to tackle funding shortfalls, councils urge ministers

Community Care

The Scottish Government intends to create a National Care Service (NCS), under ministerial control, by 2026 , initially with responsibility for adult social care but with a view to taking charge of children’s social care and criminal justice social work over time.

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Beth Angell Appointed the Phillip Fellin Collegiate Professor of Social Work

Michigan Social Work

Angell’s research focuses on behavioral health, particularly on serious mental illness and its intersection with substance abuse and criminal justice involvement. Dean Beth Angell has been appointed the Phillip Fellin Collegiate Professor of Social Work.

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Anti-Prostitution Laws are Hurting Juveniles

Children and the Law Blog

The movement to decriminalize sex work has been pushed by sex workers for decades and has gained national popularity in criminal justice discussions. While this may not seem like a juvenile justice issue, there is a small but significant group who have been impacted by […].

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Being Aware of the School-to-Prison Pipeline Many Minorities Fall Victim to

Children and the Law Blog

Yet, there is a lack of these resources when it comes to the criminal justice system seeping into the educational environments. Rehabilitation efforts are key to addressing the school-to-prison pipeline. Resources are of the essence when it comes to these situations.

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Children are in ‘extreme crisis’: top judge berates DfE’s six-year failure to tackle ‘gross’ lack of secure units

Community Care

The number of welfare placements in England and Wales’s 14 secure homes has declined from 105 in 2016 to 82 in 2022 , during which time the overall occupancy rate – including criminal justice and remand placements – has fallen from 83% to 66%.

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Child poverty rises linked to 10,000 more children going into care over five years, finds research

Community Care

“Places that experience the double-burden of increased child poverty and numbers of children entering care must shoulder the wider societal costs of children’s impaired life-chances, in education, health, criminal justice, and economic contexts,” it added.

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Children’s Vulnerability During Police Interrogations: The Story of Michael Crowe

Children and the Law Blog

Michael’s traumatic involvement with the criminal justice system began on the night of January 20, 1998 when someone snuck into Stephanie Crowe’s bedroom and stabbed her to death.[1] Center for Children Law and Policy Education Family Juvenile Law Legislative Policy Youth at Risk children education juvenile justice juvenile lawThe story of Michael Crowe, a 14-year-old child, exemplifies why children need protections during police interrogations.

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The Illinois “Public Guardian’s” big little lie

NCCPR Child Welfare Blog

It would never be tolerated in a story about criminal justice. No court ever said they were guilty of anything – so why do you say they’re all criminals?” ? He smears all birth families with a claim that is – by definition – false. ?

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Guide to the draft Mental Health Bill

Community Care

The learning disability exclusion does not apply to part 3 patients (those in the criminal justice system). Patients in the criminal justice system. By Tim Spencer-Lane.

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Social work numbers up in Scotland but concerns over widening mental health officer shortages

Community Care

There were also increases in the size of the adults’ (1,790 to 1,851) and criminal justice workforces (858 to 914), though the number in generic roles dropped from 281 to 252.

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Social Work Licensure Portability: A Necessity in a Post-COVID-19 World

Social Work Blog

Article author: Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW, assistant professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice, Seton Hall University. COVID-19 highlights the need for portability of social work licensure to be a priority.

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Social workers urged to help tackle impact on Gypsy and Traveller families of tougher eviction laws

Community Care

The Police, Crime and Sentencing Act 2022 amends the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (CJPO) to: Create an offence of residing on land, or intending to, without the consent of the occupier, in or with a vehicle, under a new section 60C of the CJPO.

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Member Voices: The Death of Tyre Nichols — Lethal Police Encounters Continue Unabated

Social Work Blog

The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act is a good starting point. He continues to be active on a range social policy area including youth justice, immigration, criminal justice, and drug policy.

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The draft Mental Health Bill: parliamentary proposals for change

Community Care

Additionally, some witnesses argued that the section 3 reforms might increase the risk of people with learning disabilities and autistic people being detained under the Mental Capacity Act or through the criminal justice system.

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2021 NACSW 71st Annual Convention

The Advocate

NACSW will be dedicating one full day to our special tracks: Criminal Justice (Friday November 19) and Immigration (Saturday, November 20th), scheduled for these days will be special Educators Forum, panel discussions and community conversations, please visit the schedule for details.

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Agile working failing to meet social workers’ needs in Scotland, finds study

Community Care

We agree with the aims the Scottish Government is working towards, and putting social justice and human rights at the centre of social work and social care is critical.

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Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil: Doing what we’ve always done?

Irish Socail Worker

We have incorporated this as meaning in the context of the criminal justice system only, contacting the Gardaí. The Department of Justice is currently running a public consultation on the next Domestic, Sexual, and Gender-Based Violence Strategy and I would encourage all members of the public to engage… after all this effects us all.

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NASW Member Voices: Unfortunately, mass shootings are small part of the America’s larger gun violence problem

Social Work Blog

He continues to be active on a range social policy area including youth justice, immigration, criminal justice, and drug policy. He is a co-chairperson on the Justice Roundtable’s Drug Policy Reform Working Group.

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Crime prevention starts with protecting children

Stop Abuse Campaign

Discussing all the factors contributing to criminal behaviors allows us to see what to change. . For the mentally ill, the best recourse is to keep them out of juvenile and criminal justice systems through community-based, engaging programs.

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NASW Member Voices: It is crucial Democratic Coalition that delivered Midterm Elections Successes Must Stay Intact for 2024

Social Work Blog

That the red wave failed to materialize —Democrats retained control of the Senate — was a victory for democracy and social justice values. As was the case during periods of civil upheaval inthe past, the social work profession needs to be a leader on the side of justice and the rule of law.

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NASW Member Voices: White House Move to Decriminalize Marijuana at federal level should be followed by states

Social Work Blog

However, the vast majority of those arrested, convicted, and incarcerated for possession of marijuana are decided in state criminal legal systems. He also acknowledged that there are clear racial disparities in unwarranted criminalization — especially when it comes to marijuana enforcement.

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Poverty Simulations in Social Work Education

Teaching & Learning in Social Work

At UAB, approximately 400 students from medicine, nursing, dentistry, social work, criminal justice, and other majors participate in a poverty simulation each semester, facilitated by numerous faculty and staff from those same disciplines.

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NCCPR news and commentary round-up, week ending March 29, 2022

NCCPR Child Welfare Blog

The Family Justice Law Center “will use affirmative litigation to seek justice for families mistreated by the child welfare system. The criminal justice system pales in comparison," he told Law360. Even people who work in the criminal justice field are shocked when they see what happens in Family Court." Lots of news this week, but one story stands out above all: ?

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The Guardian view on children’s social care: a heartbreaking market | Editorial

The Guardian

Overrepresented among homeless people and in the criminal justice system, they also suffer from worse health, education and employment outcomes than almost any other group. The system is in crisis and profiteering providers are making it worse. The case for reform could hardly be clearer There are 80,000 children in the care of local authorities in England. At the current rate of growth of 2% a year, the figure will be 100,000 in a decade.

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ACE 101: Parental Mental Illness

Stop Abuse Campaign

Brett is a law student studying criminal justice and national security issues. ← ACE 101: Physical Neglect in Childhood. Our parents’ mental illnesses, if left unchecked, can contribute to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

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ACE 101: Physical Abuse in Childhood

Stop Abuse Campaign

Brand Specialist & Social Justice Enthusiast. Gem's career began in criminal justice reform, supporting young people with trauma and ACEs. ← The Show Must Go On? An Abuse Survivor’s Take on Will Smith Slapping Chris Rock.

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Review: 101 Careers in Social Work - Third Edition (2019)

Michigan Girl's Café

The social work profession is deeply committed to social justice and helping those in need regardless of practice.

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ACE 101: Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

Stop Abuse Campaign

Brand Specialist & Social Justice Enthusiast. ← Raised by Predators: Surviving Child Sexual Abuse. Child sexual abuse has a wide range of consequences heightened by stigma, lack of knowledge, and lack of resources. . Defining Child Sexual Abuse.