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Violence in Schools

Gary Direnfeld

I have had several messages and conversations this week about violence in schools. If your child isn’t sleeping well at night or expresses fear about attending school, that may not be anxiety as you thought. child behavior managing life school related issues

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£5m boost for school social work projects

Community Care

Projects testing the impact of social work support for schools have received a £5m boost, extending their lifespan until the summer. Overall, 146 social workers have been placed in schools, with each participtating authority also having a team manager for the project.

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Educational Assistants: First Responders in the School System

Gary Direnfeld

Even the school they attended was on the grounds of the treatment centre. Of course there was the promise of more money to assure appropriate supports both in their residences as well as in public schools. child behavior managing life school related issues

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The Fear Wasn’t of School

Gary Direnfeld

——— The issue was the child’s fear of going to school. Her child’s fear was not about the school. Her child was not anxious about school, but her safety as she had worried about her mother. Her child did return to school. abuse child behavior counseling domestic violence school related issuesTrigger warning: This post addresses domestic violence and child awareness.

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Back to School

Parenthood Understood

I’m sending you good thoughts for peaceful adjustment, along with 3 simple tips to make back to school smoother this year. Say : Remind your kid that school is starting. The post Back to School appeared first on Parenthood Understood.

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Helping children to start school

Prosper Health Collective

The anticipation, excitement, nervousness and bittersweet feelings that arise when children start school for the first time! Make sure you prepare, in good time, with things like school uniforms, bag, hat, lunch box, stationery etc.

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School Luncheons: Arugula Salad Recipe

Kylie the Creative Social Worker

I have another school luncheon recipe to share with you! It’s a great… The post School Luncheons: Arugula Salad Recipe appeared first on Kylie The Creative Social Worker | All rights reserved. Blog arugula salad recipe school luncheon school recipe school salad recipe

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Managing back to school stress: part 2

Lawson Psychology

The post Managing back to school stress: part 2 appeared first on Lawson Clinical Psychology. Uncategorized school stress

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Preventing school shootings

Stop Abuse Campaign

What do the experts know about school shootings, gun violence, and children? Gun violence is a public health problem, but it’s not all about school shootings. . It is essential to realize that school shootings make up a tiny percentage of youth firearms deaths.

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DfE merges schools and children’s social care responsibilities under new minister

Community Care

The Department for Education (DfE) has merged responsibilities for children’s social care and schools under new minister Kelly Tolhurst.

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How are Social Workers and Schools Recovering from COVID Trauma?

SSW Netrwork

In this new survey we are interested in elevating your ideas and experiences about ways schools are responding to and recovering from the multiple COVID-related traumatic experiences during the 2021/2022 academic year.

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An Ambitious Secondary School Curriculum

The Critical Blog

In recent years, schools have focused on raising academic attainment and this has led to unintended consequences, including teaching to the test and curriculum narrowing. Jonathan Glazzard and Michael Green. We wrote this book to unpack our understanding of an ambitious secondary curriculum.

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Managing back to school stress

Lawson Psychology

The post Managing back to school stress appeared first on Lawson Clinical Psychology

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves Part 3: School Social Work and School Segregation

SSW Netrwork

Racial segregation impacts resource distribution, access to opportunity, and democratic participation in public education. In 1954 the Supreme Court made a historic ruling on the Brown v. Board of Education case.

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Why is choosing the right school for your child important? The differences between school types in England

The Critical Blog

The English education system has a variety of school types available (from privately owned to publicly funded, academies and free schools, single-sex and mixed, grammar schools and comprehensives), and deciphering the differences between them can be confusing to many parents.

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School Luncheons: Arugula Salad

Kylie the Creative Social Worker

The post School Luncheons: Arugula Salad appeared first on Kylie The Creative Social Worker | All rights reserved. Interested in more luncheon recipes? Check out my Chicken Tortilla Soup here.

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University-Assisted Community Schools: Children & Schools Journal January 2023 Issue Examines This Topic

Social Work Blog

Children & Schools , Health & Social Work and Social Work Research. The January 2023 issue of the journal Children & Schools focuses on the specific topic of university-assisted community schools. Canyons Community Schools: Universities and Colleges as Key Partners.

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The Critical Need for School Social Workers – Congressional Briefing March 30, 2022

SSW Netrwork

This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize the Department of Education to award renewable grants to high-need local educational agencies to retain or hire additional school social workers.

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International Summer School: “Gender and Leadership: Social Work Education in Southeast Europe”

The International Association Of Schools Of Social

International Summer School: “Gender and Leadership: Social Work Education in Southeast Europe”. Annamaria Campanini, President of the International Association of Schools of Social Work, Prof.

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Trauma-Informed Restorative Justice Practices in Schools: An Opportunity for School Social Workers

Social Work Blog

While RJ is becoming increasingly popular among K–12 educators and in schools, emphasis is typically on its social justice applications, including its use as an alternative to zero-tolerance discipline policies and its role in dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline.

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Celebrating School Social Work Professionals: Uniquely You!

The New Social Worker

School Social Work Week gives individuals and school communities the opportunity to celebrate the rich history and deep contributions of school social work professionals.

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COVID-19 lockdowns and school closures: what’s the impact on youth mental health? #CAMHScampfire

The Social Care Elf

Douglas Badenoch appraises a recent cross-sectional survey study, which looks at COVID-19 partial school closures and mental health problems. The post COVID-19 lockdowns and school closures: what’s the impact on youth mental health?

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves Part 1: School Social Work and Casework

SSW Netrwork

Since the professionalization of school social work in the Progressive Era direct practice has been shaped by what was considered the ‘best’ or most legitimate forms of scientific evidence.

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“Good Trouble” at School: A Call to Action for School Social Workers

University of Connecticut

School social workers don’t always receive discipline-specific clinical supervision in their school setting. It is time for school social workers to examine the social conditions, policies, and practices within the school setting that contribute to this inequity and advocate for the specialized field of school social work with the same tenacity and persistence as civil rights leaders. Tanya Bulls, DSW, LCSW. Christine L. Limone, PhD, LCSW.

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Social Development Fellow at the School of Social Work University of British Columbia

The International Association Of Schools Of Social

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS- Social Development Fellow at the School of Social Work University of British Columbia.

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Police Officers in Schools

Children and the Law Blog

How youth feel about police in their schools has an interesting outlook in Connecticut. Based on the article Report: School Officers Don’t Make Students, the risk of arrest is five times higher for Black and Latino students in schools with police officers.

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“Good Trouble” at School: A Call to Action for School Social Workers

University of Connecticut

School social workers don’t always receive discipline-specific clinical supervision in their school setting. It is time for school social workers to examine the social conditions, policies, and practices within the school setting that contribute to this inequity and advocate for the specialized field of school social work with the same tenacity and persistence as civil rights leaders. Tanya Bulls, DSW, LCSW. Christine Limone, PhD, LCSW.

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Navigating The Festive Juggle: When School Activities Add More “Stuff”

Blurt It Out

The post Navigating The Festive Juggle: When School Activities Add More “Stuff” appeared first on The Blurt Foundation. Living with Depression Children Christmas Diwali Eid Festive festive juggle frazzled Hanukah kids school young people

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School-based practice in teacher education

The Critical Blog

Who should be involved in deciding what school-based practice in teacher education should look like? Often it is the provider of initial teacher education – a team of teacher educators working at a central base, university or school. Misc ITE schools Teacher teacher educators teaching

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Ways Parents Can Prevent School Bullying

Famcare

Bullying is a pervasive problem in schools across the United States. According to the National Center for Education Statistics , about one-third of students aged 12-18 reported being bullied during the school year.

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School of Social Work’s Centennial Timeline Wins CASE Award

Michigan Social Work

The School of Social Work’s marketing and web teams have won a Best of CASE District V Award for the School’s Centennial Timeline Project. The timeline depicts the School’s history from its origins to its current position as one of the world’s most prominent schools of social work.

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Is Back to School Back to Normal?

Shelter, Inc

As one high school student said, “ Too much is going on now. When I’m in school, I panic about everything crazy going on in the world that just gets worse. Hospitals and clinics are overbooked and understaffed, and schools are struggling to get resources.

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves Part 2: School Social Work, Immigration and Citizenship

SSW Netrwork

In 2020 39,000 adults and 3,600 unaccompanied children were detained in over 218 immigration centers across the United States. None of these adults and children were detained for any criminal offense, they were being held due to their undocumented immigration status (Sawyer & Wagner, 2020).

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Student Independence: Applying Skills Outside Your Office (Middle School)

Kylie the Creative Social Worker

Not only do… The post Student Independence: Applying Skills Outside Your Office (Middle School) appeared first on Kylie The Creative Social Worker | All rights reserved. Our goal is to help students apply the skills we’ve worked on in other settings too, right?

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Message from Heads of Schools of Social Work in Israel

The International Association Of Schools Of Social

Message from Heads of Schools of Social Work in Israel. Heads of social work schools in Israel. We are watching and hearing about the chaotic situation in which the whole community of Ukraine is facing.

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School Luncheons: Healthy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Kylie the Creative Social Worker

Does your school do staff luncheons? Every year my elementary school posts a sign-up sheet for monthly luncheons. They are meant to celebrate that… The post School Luncheons: Healthy Chicken Tortilla Soup appeared first on Kylie The Creative Social Worker | All rights reserved.

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves Part 4: School Social Work and White Womanhood

SSW Netrwork

The recent violence of White women has made the news and has ignited a wider conversation about White womanhood in the United States. While these contemporary acts of violence have garnered public attention, White women have always played a role in maintaining the United State’s racial hierarchy.

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Hunt launched to find ‘ghost children’ missing from schools in England

The Guardian

Child protection Children Schools Education Society UK news Social care Ofsted

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NASW joins amicus brief in case that challenges discriminatory school discipline laws in South Carolina

Social Work Blog

The case is a class action on behalf of public school students in South Carolina and the Carolina Youth Action Project, and it challenges South Carolina’s “disturbing schools” and “disorderly conduct” laws as being unconstitutionally vague. A policeman arrests a teen. Getty Images.

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Social work intervention in South African schools

Social Service Workforce

Written by Marissa Jordaan with contributions from Mollie Kemp, Rochshana Kemp, Marelize Vergottini and Edmarie Pretorius on behalf of South Africa's National Committee on School Social Work Education and Practice (NACOSSWEP