Archive for March 2012

Celebrating National Social Work Month

Newton, Kan. – In celebration of social workers across the country, March was named National Social Work Month in 1984, and continues to be recognized as such.  From 1931 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Jane Addams to 2011 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Leymah Gbowe, social workers have been instrumental in achieving civil rights and human rights…

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New program pairs older adults, pets

Newton, Kan. – A pilot program is underway to improve the quality of life for older adults and increase the number of pet adoptions in Harvey County. The Older Adult Pet Adoption Program (OAPA) is a joint effort between Prairie View, Caring Hands Humane Society, Harvey County Department on Aging and Wichita State University, Regional…

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