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Group of area volunteers help provide beds for those in need

...than anything we're doing."Most of the recipients are women, children and veterans. All are recommended by a social worker. Right now the organization isn't large enough to handle requests unless the recipient is already working with another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-04-17/group-area-volunteers-he
Augusta VA reduces wait times for patients

...doctor and nurses they know can guide them through the larger system or place them in contact with subspecialists or social workers to provide care that's focused on their needs," said Green, an Army veteran who has worked at the Augusta VA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-04-09/augusta-va-reduces-wait-time
Elizabeth Bebbington

...nephew, Glenn Woods Sellers, Jr., Minneapolis, Minnesota. Deepest appreciation is given to the doctors, nurses, social workers and hospice caregivers who took such wonderful care of her. Special gratitude is given to personal caregivers, Doris...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174377681
RCBOE voices concerns over new 'failing' school legislation

...resources from the system's central office, adding that the school system will also push to offer the schools more social workers, counselors and nurses."We are working to make sure the schools will make (a) three year goal of rising above...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-02-17/rcboe-voices-concerns-over-new-
Edgefield family pushes through international adoption process

...accredited to orchestrate international adoptions.A social worker conducted a home study that included four interviews...extensive background checks and fingerprinting. The social worker asked about the Grahams' childhoods, their mental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-07/edgefield-family-pushes-thro
Parents learn about truancy, consequences at community meeting

...parents might face as a result.Carolyn Johnson, a social worker with the school system, and Felicia Rhodes, a juvenile...This is a law. There is no way around it. The school social workers, the DJJ, Juvenile Court all have programs we can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-05/parents-learn-about-tr
Georgia child deaths up, report says

...477 in 2013.Gov. Nathan Deal added hundreds of social workers to the Department of Family and Children Services...search of welfare records at DFCS, and agents warn social workers of possible danger to other children in the home of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-16/ga-child-deaths-report-s
Busy session for Georgia Legislature begins Monday

...he appointed after a series of news reports of children dying while their families have had some contact with state social workers.EDUCATION FUNDING: Deal intends to appoint a commission to study the formula the law uses to determine how much...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-10/busy-session-georgia-leg
Ga. tax revenues up, but not enough

...increased Medicaid claims, $135 million for future pension-fund payouts, $36 million for added child-protection social workers, $30 million to comply with a federal lawsuit over the treatment of mental patients and $360 million if state workers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-07/ga-tax-revenues-not-enou
Guardian ad litem program faces scrutiny

...anyone who oversees our guardians. They act as they please."Full-time jobJudges say Weinberger, a former state social worker, and Kendrick treat guardian appointments as a full-time job. In the past two years, Kendrick has been appointed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-29/guardian-ad-litem-prog