UND Degree Program Aims To Meet Demand For Social WorkersThe University of North Dakota is taking steps to help address an expected increase in demand for social workers, with a new degree program and a collaboration with an American Indian tribe.
Lawmakers Looking To Overhaul Child Protection SystemMinnesota lawmakers are moving quickly to overhaul the state's child protection system.
Henn. Co. Creates Team To Help High-Risk InmatesHennepin County inmates with mental illness, chemical dependency issues and those who are likely to re-offend will have some extra help when they're released. The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday the addition of the Integrated Access Team at the Hennepin County Jail in downtown Minneapolis.
State To Providers: Get Ready To Treat Without PayA state government shutdown could cause a major ripple effect through society. Low-income Minnesotans who rely on the state to pay for mental health and chemical health services might lose their benefits.
Target Hires Social Workers For Employee MoraleMinneapolis-based Target Corp. is reaching out to its employees this holiday season, and year-round, with a program to help with morale and attendance.

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