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News Items – September 16, 2010

Program provides hospice care for sick ND children
Jamestown Sun
Morgan Kolling received weekly visits from a hospice social worker when she was battling terminal brain cancer. The visits, as well as those from nurses and aides, helped provide a respite for the Davenport, N.D., family.

Platitudes Won’t Help Ailing Economy; Steady Paychecks Will
New America Media
“Black leadership, starting with the president, knows full well the dire circumstances, but needs to provide more resources to be aimed toward the Black community that has been hit the hardest,” said Chad Dion Lassiter, president of Black Men at Penn School of Social Work.

New Report Addresses Suicide Among Natives
A new nationwide report aimed at preventing suicide in the American Indian and Alaska Native youth communities is hitting home here in Alaska.

Moving toward marriage equality with each pedal
As executive director of the Rhode Island Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, Harris has a passion for addressing social issues and injustices, he said. Over the past six years, Harris has adopted marriage equality as his cause and volunteered for Marriage Equality Rhode Island.

Center assists Marion County abused, neglected children
Marion County Record
Wilma Mueller, social worker specialist for Marion County for more than five years, and Harold Murphy, a longtime Children and Families Services supervisor, made the presentation. They focused on the reporting of child abuse or neglect.

Even well-to-do schools like Hamilton have homeless kids
Arizona Republic
Social worker Dia Mundle wanted to make sure the student stocked up on supplies so he didn’t have to take time away from his classes again for several months.

Working Families Grant making a difference
Fond du Lac Reporter
“… Her mentoring me at a very difficult time opened me to the field of social work as a career. I am so thankful for the support I received as a single parent.”

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