#Social Worker

Social Worker Says Parents Need to Stop Telling Kids Their Pricey Christmas Gifts Come From Santa

A social worker, who works with underprivileged families, has asked parents not to tell their children that their new and pricey Christmas gifts are from Santa Claus. Megan Jackson, formerly Megan Dunn, posted her plea on social media about four years ago, but the message is once again going viral because of the gift-giving season, according to Daily Record.
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SanJuanita “Jane” Corley-Schreck (1959-2021)

SanJuanita “Jane” Corley-Schreck, age 62, of Smyrna, TN, and formerly of Wauseon, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 21, 2021. She is survived by her husband, Tom Schreck; mother, Dolores Gallardo; sons, Joshua Dean Corley, and Jared Michael Corley; grandchildren, Hunter, Alenia, Justice, Aryah, and Evelyn; five brothers, and one sister.

Underpaid, overworked Kentucky social workers push for changes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Social workers in Kentucky are overworked, underpaid, and reeling from the challenges of a vital and overlooked job, according to employees of the state’s Department for Community Based Services (DCBS). Now, they’re calling on the state to provide raises and other financial benefits to boost their ranks...
Buffalo News

Robert J. Riley, 88, social worker and East Lovejoy community activist

Robert J. Riley, a social worker and community activist, knew virtually every inch of his East Lovejoy neighborhood. For his entire life, his home was within three blocks from the house where he was born on an Easter Sunday. He had a newspaper route there as a teen, delivering The Buffalo News door to door for six years.

New Wauwatosa social worker will work with police, fire, health departments

The city of Wauwatosa is creating a new social worker position, which will be attached between Wauwatosa’s health, fire and police departments. The new social worker’s role will focus on providing residents with resources to help address mental health and substance abuse struggles. “Problems arising from mental health struggles or...
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A £500m plan to boost social care staff is on the way

Measures to boost the social care workforce will be announced today – as it emerged more than 40,000 staff left the sector in six months. Health minister Gillian Keegan will unveil a ten-year plan with £500million earmarked for ‘workforce development’. The white paper, called ‘People at the heart of care’,...

HPD starts social worker pilot program

Looking for more ways to better serve the community, the Hodgenville Police Department has started a pilot program for social workers. Brionna Taylor, a graduate of LaRue County High School, started in her role as police social worker on Monday, Nov. 29. “With the recent surge in calls related to...
CBS 58

Racine & Me: Racine Library Adds Social Worker

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Racine Public Library is the first library in Wisconsin to have a full-time social worker. Ashley Cedeño started in October and joined the show along with the library's Executive Director Angela Zimmermann to share more about their efforts.