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Metro area employment boost from Masters Tournament sees 4,000 jobs in April

...accountants to engineers, and 400 jobs in education and health services, which includes educators, hospital staff and social workers.Offsetting the gains were 300 jobs lost in manufacturing.In all, the Labor Depart ment said there were 234...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-21/masters-delivers-job-gain-
Audit finds records lag for foster-children social workers

ATLANTA ? Georgia social workers charged with overseeing the safety...provide information useful to other social workers seeking to coordinate services...under the supervision of state social workers.One way the governor has addressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-23/audit-finds-records-lag-
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
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
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