Thu.May 23, 2024

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IFSW works with WHO on Transforming Health Policy and Practice

International Federation of Social Workers

IFSW has been invited to work with The World Health Organisation (WHO) as they undertake a refocus that emphasizes engagement and relationships between action-orientated leaderful communities, populations and health authorities.

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Heads Together for enhanced brain injury support

Social Work With Adults

"Brain injury is the leading cause of disability and death for people aged 0-40 in the UK, with an estimated hospital admission rate of one person with a brain injury every 90 seconds, and a cost to the country of £15 billion." [Image created by ] Plugging the gap between knowledge and need People living with traumatic brain injuries can have many long-term needs.


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IFSW / UNHCR CPD Course Finishes with Renewed Commitments

International Federation of Social Workers

Photo: Arturo Requesens-Galnares, Pradeep Wagle, Priska Fleischlin, Rory Truell.

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Surgeon General’s Framework for Workplace Mental Health and Well-Being: Focus on Nurses


The Office of U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murphy MD, MBA published its Framework for Workplace Mental Health and Well-Being to guide employers in promoting worker mental health and well-being in the post-COVID era. In response to widespread “quiet quitting” and the Great Resignation, the Surgeon General’s framework for workplace mental health aims to ameliorate some of the major issues driving burnout and disengagement among America’s workers.

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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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A new online Resources Hub to support day centres for older people and professionals interested in these services

Health & Social Care Workforce

Katharine Orellana & Kritika Samsi (NIHR Policy Research Unit in Health and Social Care Workforce, King’s College London; NIHR Applied Research Collaboration South London).

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The Fentanyl Crisis in Schools: Awareness, Education Part of Prevention Efforts

Social Work Blog

By Jaimie Seaton Imagine if an entire classroom of students died— every single week. It’s hard to overstate the horror. And, unfortunately, we don’t have to imagine it. An average of 22 adolescents (14 to 18 years old) died from drug overdoses in the U.S. each week in 2022. That makes drug overdoses and poisonings the third leading cause of pediatric deaths in the nation (behind gun injuries and motor vehicle accidents).

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