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When It Comes to Childcare, Grandparents are the Least Stressful Option for Mum and Dad

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When It Comes to Childcare, Grandparents are the Least Stressful Option for Mum and Dad
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The Conversation

Any parent will tell you parenting is hard, but does outsourcing the care of children lessen stress? When it comes to childcare, research shows grandparents are the least stressful option for mum and dad.

Reminder: Call for Papers for Special Issue on Early Education and Child Care

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Reminder: Call for Papers for Special Issue on Early Education and Child Care
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Social Work & Society Journal
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Corey Shdaimah (University of Maryland), Linda Houser (Widener University), Jessica M. Kahn (Lehman College/City University of New York)

REMINDER: Deadline for Abstracts is August 1, 2017 for Social Work & Society Special Issue
Early Education and Child Care: Policy, Practice, and Scholarship

Editors: Corey Shdaimah (University of Maryland), Linda Houser (Widener University), and Jessica M. Kahn (Lehman College/City University of New York)

Call for Abstracts: Social Work & Society Special Issue on Early Education and Child Care

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Call for Papers
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Call for Abstracts: Social Work & Society Special Issue on Early Education and Child Care
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Social Work & Society Journal
Name/Organization of Person Posting (optional): 
Corey Shdaimah (University of Maryland), Linda Houser (Widener University), Jessica M. Kahn (Lehman College/City University of New York)

Call for Abstracts: Social Work & Society Special Issue
Early Education and Child Care: Policy, Practice, and Scholarship

Editors: Corey Shdaimah (University of Maryland), Linda Houser (Widener University), and Jessica M. Kahn (Lehman College/City University of New York)

Learn to Make a Difference - School of Education, American University

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Website
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Learn to Make a Difference - School of Education, American University
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School of Education Online - American University
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School of Education Online - American University

Since its founding, American University has held the belief that a better society and a stronger democracy come from a citizenry with equal access to an excellent education. We know that this better society starts with you.

Social Work and the Military: Treating Veterans and Their Families

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Infographic
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Social Work and the Military: Treating Veterans and Their Families
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The University of Nevada, Reno School of Social Work

With more than 19.3 million veterans in America, there is a great need for military social workers. The last figures from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) shows that some 70 million families in the United States are eligible for VA benefits. This includes veterans themselves, spouses, family members and any other dependents for which the veteran may be responsible.

Why We Need Older Women in the Workplace

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News Article
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Why We Need Older Women in the Workplace
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NY Magazine
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Judi C Casey

"A good workplace is one in which you can look around and see versions of yourself five years from now, or ten. But for women, this exercise in mirroring gets harder and harder as they push toward 40, and 50, and beyond -- for the simple reason that older women with ambition don't stick around. They dial back, drop out, start their own thing."

The Status of Women in the States 2015 - Work & Family

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Report
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The Status of Women in the States 2015 - Work & Family
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Institute for Women’s Policy Research
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Dowgun

The latest release in IWPR's series, Status of Women in the States: 2015, analyzes data related to women's access to paid leave, support for dependent and elder care, cost and quality of child care, and the gender gap in labor force participation for parents of young children.

When Work and Caregiving Collide: How Employers Can Support Their Employees Who Are Caregivers

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Report
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When Work and Caregiving Collide: How Employers Can Support Their Employees Who Are Caregivers
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Employer Panel for Caregivers [Canadian Employers for Caregivers Plan]
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Kay Dowgun

New Research: A Supportive Culture Buffers Women from the Negative Effects of Long Hours

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Blog
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New Research: A Supportive Culture Buffers Women from the Negative Effects of Long Hours
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network

The U.S. Economy Does Not Value Caregivers

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News Article
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The U.S. Economy Does Not Value Caregivers
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The Atlantic

Providers of physical and spiritual care are just as indispensable to our society as providers of income. So why don't we treat them that way?

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