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Social workers honoured in King’s birthday list

Community Care

Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll. A clutch of social workers have been recognised in the King’s Birthday Honours list, announced this week. The recipients included a past and present principal social worker (PSW), the co-founder of the secure base model of therapeutic caregiving and a retired practitioner who used to support Holocaust survivors.

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‘A 30-second walk would exhaust me beyond reason’: Natacha’s life with long Covid

The Guardian

Natacha Gray had an active life, diving, climbing and playing music, before illness left her so tired she would collapse on the way to the couch. She discusses two and a half devastating years – and how she stays optimistic Natacha Gray is singing the song she has written about living with long Covid. It’s a lovely, haunting song and she sings it beautifully.

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IASSW – International Project fund on Launch of Ubuntu Digital Platform

The International Association Of Schools Of Social

Collaboration to design and develop an Ubuntu-inspired virtual learning and teaching platform with multiple digital resources and test it in different countries across the globe. Here is the video on Launch of Ubuntu Digital Platform [link]. The next step- Team will collect more resources on Ubuntu and put it on the platform. Aim, Rationale and Purpose of the Project – The project is a collaboration to design and develop an Ubuntu-inspired virtual learning and teaching platform with multi

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NHS will need extra £38bn a year by 2030, thinktank warns

The Guardian

Health Foundation finds current spending plans insufficient and says difficult trade-offs are inevitable The NHS will need £38bn more a year than planned by the end of the next parliament in order to cut the care backlog and end long treatment delays, political parties have been warned. Labour and Conservative promises on NHS funding “fall well short” of what the beleaguered health service needs to recover from years of underinvestment , according to the Health Foundation.

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5 Must Haves for Case Management

Thousands of nonprofits rely on case management software to help collect data, manage programs, coordinate with agencies, and provide life-changing health and human services. Adopting a cloud-based case management platform is essential for nonprofits and government agencies to operate more efficiently and make better use of their funding and budget.

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Lifetime Award Speech — Associate Professor Wassie Kebede, Ethiopia

The International Association Of Schools Of Social

Dr Kebede was honoured during the online Day of the African Child Students Conference on 14 June. Here is video : Lifetime Award Speech — Associate Professor Wassie Kebede, Ethiopia Wassie Kebede was born in Northwestern province of Ethiopia in 1968. Currently he is associate professor of social work and social development and has already applied for full professor in social work.

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Reflecting on the Idea of Permanent Solutions

My Brains Not Broken

When it comes to problems and challenges in our lives, we all want the perfect solution. We want to know what we have to do or say to make the problem go away. Maybe we can buy a product that helps us overcome the challenge; other times, building a new routine is the way to go. Finding a solution to a problem is a daily occurrence for most people. It happens in every area of our life — and it is especially apparent when it comes to our mental health.