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Medicaid enrollment surges, stirs worry about state budgets

...offered big quality-of-life improvements.Among them is Earl Charles Williams Sr., a 59-year-old part-time social worker in Chicago. He said he can only imagine what life would be like without the free care he now receives.His diabetes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-19/medicaid-enrollment-surges-stirs-wor
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Investigators at Alaska site of plane crash that killed 9

...so he did this big too."Another passenger who perished in the crash, 31-year-old Glenda Cambiaso, was a social worker in Montgomery County, Maryland in child welfare services. She had previously attended the University of Maryland...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-27/investigators-at-alaska-site-of-plan
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House Finance unveils draft spending plan

...layoffs.One apparent victory for Democrats, an amendment that in part would have provided funding for additional social workers within the Office of Children's Services, was snatched away when the committee, upon returning from a break Wednesday...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-27/house-finance-unveils-draft-spending
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Rich Lowry: The real rape culture

...and lawfulness.Even though reports were reaching social workers of the crimes in Rotherham as far back as the 1990s...fear of being called "racist" paralyzed the very social workers and local officials who were supposed to protect the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-03/rich-lowry-the-real-rape-culture
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Voices of Alaska: Alaska must do better for children in foster care

...Alaska's leaves front line social workers with caseloads that are often...with not enough support. New social workers have such high caseloads they...nationwide, and you start seeing why social workers need time to work with these young...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-18/voices-of-alaska-alaska-must-do-b
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Treider: A different vision of Alaska's future

...qualified to serve you in the senate? I've worn many hats: oilfield worker, parent, student, school teacher, social worker, gold-miner, sports fisherman and long-liner deck hand and prison ministry. I've seen life in Alaska from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-14/treider-a-different-vision-of-ala
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Voice of Alaska: Keeping foster children with relatives should be a priority

...shortage of foster homes and high caseloads among state social workers, are the result of children bouncing between temporary...detect child abuse and neglect. Overworked, and new social workers - who burn out at a rate of about 30 percent in their...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-14/voice-of-alaska-keeping-foster-ch
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Students feel they belong at school

...their best. This gives them a sense of belonging.""It's really great for the kids," said Amy Buller, the social worker at Ellis. "It's neat whenever you see the kids recognizing other family members in the hallway."Ellis families...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2013-11-10/students-feel-they-belo
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...investigation or, in a less drastic step, it may assign social workers to assess a given family's circumstances and offer...professions - notably law enforcement personnel, social workers, teachers and other school personnel, doctors and...

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...hospitality, looks forward to continue providing employment to the dozens of future nurses, business owners and social workers working under his roof while attending school at the nearby University of North Carolina Wilmington.And besides...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2013-12-30-4
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