Service providers complain of audits, regulations

...Providers, said when he opened two, for-profit group homes in Douglas, there were 119 visits from state inspectors, social workers and auditors in the space of 12 months."Every time someone walks through our door, you have to identify what agency...

Help sought for young adult mental health

...significant gaps in services for our children," she said.Sue Smith, a co-founder of the Support Network, said state social workers used to say aloud that young adults were too far along to be "salvageable" and that the goal was to focus on the...

Lorraine Morris Cole - Michael Anthony Stokes

...Thomas (hair) and Avery's Arbor Florist. The groom is employed by VCA Animal Hospitals. The bride is a master social worker (LMSW) for a dialysis provider. They honeymooned in Amelia Island, Fla. and the Dominican Republic. They will...

Parity law has not increased behavioral health care access, funding

...in need of some type of mental health intervention."The center is using a recent grant to add a licensed clinical social worker to do some intervention but also refers to Serenity, Richards said. Serenity and the clinic are also discussing applying...

Morgan Road Middle School reaches out to grandparents

...grandparents raising children younger than 17.Grandparents can request monthly visits from a registered nurse and social workers, and can also attend support group sessions with other grandparents in similar situations.Grandparents in the program...

Grant will expand mental health, Wrens access

...to provide primary care there.The Augusta clinic plans to use part of the new funding to hire a licensed clinical social worker to address behavioral health issues, Richards said."We find that a significant number of people we serve have either...

Mental health counselor, employees indicted in Medicaid fraud case

...gathered to create fake documentation of services, the indictment states.The indictment also alleges that other social workers were recruited and paid to refer Medicaid patients to TWI.

Veterans find VA 'choice' care program has delays

...at the facility's uptown location.He said he was released July 10 after he became comfortable with a cane and a social worker at the VA told him that he could get outpatient physical therapy at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Ga., a...

Trump is the wild card

...NAFTA passed both houses with no problems. Again, "they" knew more than we did.Of course, it did benefit the social workers involved in our welfare programs. The only problem is that most of these jobs are funded by the government, which...

Titus Thomas Nichols - Stephanie Blackett Nichols

...and South Carolina and is a Judge Advocate General for Georgia Army National Guard. Stephanie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and provides mental health therapy in the private practice sector. Mr. and Mrs. Titus Thomas Nichols