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August 24, 2012 – 1,130 views
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Before getting into the warning signs of elder abuse, however, it is important to learn about the different shapes this devastating act can take. In addition to standard physical abuse, senior citizens can also be subject to emotional abuse, financial exploitation and neglect. Each of these forms have their own specific types of evidence, but there are also some signs that can be indicative of elder abuse in general. Read on for some of the most telling symptoms... Full Story 
July 27, 2012 – 2,896 views
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The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) states that all social workers, regardless of their practice settings, will inevitably work with an individual or client who is facing life-limiting circumstances. Full Story 
July 18, 2012 – 3,462 views
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According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), the Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information, or the Privacy Rule, was the first set of national standards for protection of health information. Full Story 
June 25, 2012 – 2,146 views
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As a social worker, it is your responsibility to help people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives. Full Story 
June 22, 2012 – 1,346 views
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It is the responsibility of some direct-service social workers to help young people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives. Full Story 
May 22, 2012 – 1,334 views
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According to the most recent research by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), suicide was the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, making up 34,598 deaths in 2007. Full Story 
May 14, 2012 – 1,371 views
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, childhood depression has only been taken seriously as a real illness in the past two decades. Full Story 
May 8, 2012 – 1,286 views
The days and minutes leading up to a family member's death are the most trying times an individual experiences. Full Story