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A competency conundrum.
(ALM Media Properties, 2021-05-27)
Attorneys who interact with mentally ill clients, especially those with serious mental illnesses, are likely to encounter someone with anosognosia. It is important to understand that individuals with this symptom do not ...
Defining danger if social workers act as police officers.
How might this apply to social workers who are increasingly being called upon to replace the police? When might social workers have the legal right to refuse to engage in work they believe to be dangerous? What other legal ...
Does Removing a Child After Substantiating Child Maltreatment Sometimes Make a Bad Situation Even Worse?
To use the vernacular, is CPS sometimes taking children out of the frying pan and consciously placing them into the fire?
Is a law enforcement/social worker hybrid model a natural next step?
Would a law enforcement/social worker hybrid model cut down on the number of law enforcement misconduct incidents? Would it curtail the number of lawsuits and associated costs?
Law and severe mental illness in the child-removal decision-making process.
(ALM Media Properties, 2021-05-17)
When Child Protective Services becomes involved in a case in which either the parent and/or child may have psychiatric issues, how well trained and prepared are they to make informed, reasonable decisions about removal?
Legal issues regarding suicidality of young children in foster care.
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2021-02-24)
Children in the welfare system face additional challenges beyond those faced by children not in the welfare system. It is important to focus on the needs of this highly vulnerable population. Though the burden of COVID-19 ...
How attorneys can utilize social workers in exonerating a wrongfully convicted person.
Since 1989, 390 people have been exonerated in Texas; 356 in Illinois; 307 in New York; 229 in California; and a total of 2,754 in the entire country, say Christine M. Sarteschi, Ph.D. and an Associate Professor of Social ...
Social Work Students Need to Use, Struggle With Primary Data
(National Association of Social Workers., 2022-10)
In social work research, primary data is information collected directly from a source, often via survey, interview, observation, examination, or trial. It is regarded, quite simply, as the most reliable kind of data.