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Page 8 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, December 17. 2009 . Public hearings i scheduled for ' , Governor's i .' proposed 2010-12 by Karen Gent, !;:i olennlal state budget ' Taking the GED- Test:iS" questions Eliminlte the answer .. Notice is hereby, g!ven that an impo ant task for someone choices that you know are me House Appmpnanons and who didn t finish high school. It wrong and choose the best )enat e. r.m.an commmees ,or is important to find out all you remaining answer. . .... 'i me v, rglma .tJenerai ,Assemnty can about the tests before taking Follow the test direct- i hl: . wm no,a Keglona, t'un c Near. them. Here are some helpful ions for filling in the answer mg, son,,tne overnorsy posea, lhnts to practice in order to sheet. Mark only one answer zu u,-zulz t lenmal State t uaget ensure your best performance space for each question; tobi- as r lows: . .. , ^ on the tests, tiple answers will be scored as . inu.rsoay, January,/, zulu Preparing for the Tests incorrect. - rlearlngs v.egm at lz.u.u noon . Make sure you know Answer every ques- Artist Anthony Jones helped decorate Russell Street by painting Christmas and t'ortsmoum ,, - . Haewater in advance the best way to get tion. If you get struck on a t ornmumty t oHeg ,r ew/Jolts- to th'e GED Testing Center on qufstion, move on. Complete other seas?nal,.4.,,,sceneslittleOn the windows^+ of the old Willis Building. mourn tcampus, lne .rorum, the day of the test. the rest of the test and then Virginia's all ~Ul~olng A . . * Eat a good meal and come back to the questions you dl, v secret: not social workers .. amsonourg- ,ames get agoodnights sleep before skipped. Even if you are unsure, !aalson u.mversxty, urarton- your testday, mark an answer choice for get the education and training they need tova, l.neatre . .. * Plan to arrive at theevery,question because you will ,, Blacksburg 7. Virginia Tech, . testing center about 20 minutes not be penalized for wrong Alice Kassabian Ph D, LCSW to 60 percent of all outpatient million children in the United :t;Jraauate clie _t enter mrmeny. early to allow for any last- answers. J. Mark O'Shea MSW, LCSW mental health services in the States are victims of abuse or me onamson-t rown e er)minute changes or delays. Always be aware of Virginia Society for Clinical United States are provided by neglect resulting in profound rrmay, January 8, zolu- Find out how many the time limit and time Social Work clinical social workers (SAM- effects on children's neuro- Hearl.ng begins at 10:00 a.m. and which tdsts you are remaining for the particular test Markoshea2@aol.com HSA, 2002, Clinical Social logical development and their . Falrfax County. - Northem scheduled to take. Ask the time that you are taking. Each of the Looking for a social worker'?. Work Association, 2005). In behavior. Every day five VIrgmm Community College, that your testing session will GED Tests has a different time Name a public or private agency short, clinical social workers children in the United States die Annandale Camptus (Ernst Center end. Make sure you have limit. When the test "gins, and you will find someone with provide more mental health ser- of child abuse ( in increase from lneater) transportation available,notice when the GED e. miner that title. Looking for a clinical vices than counselors, psycho- four deaths per day in 2007) M.onday,.January 11, 2010-Taking the Tests writes down the time that you social worlter? Almost every logists, psychiatrists and psych- according to the U.S. De-Hear!ng begins at 12:00 noon " Read all directions and must be finished, and then town and city in Virginia will iatric nurses combir)ed. Apartment of Health and Human Richmond - General As- questions carefully and com- carefully allocate the minutes as have some. Master's in Social Work, plus Services (omit: Administration sembly Building - House Room pletely to ensure that you you work through the questions. But some of these "social two years of supervised experi- of Children, Youth and Families 19 , understand exactly what you are If you erase, make sure , workers" are not licensed, or ence and an examination are the (2009)). . The .purpose of the hearings expected to do to answer each that you ha e erased your first even eligible to be licensed, with requirements to become a Recently, "The Washington 1s to receive comments on the question. In addition, listen very answer completely., " attendant oversight by the Vir- licensed clinical social worker, Post reported a tragic Virginia Governor s proposed 2010-2012 carefully to the directions that For more information about ginia Social Work Board, the qualified to independently pro- case in.volving the death of a btate. Budget Those p.ersons the GED Examiner gives y:9u. the GED Tests and enrolling in oversight body for social work- vide mental health treatment, physically abused three year old wishing to speak may re.glster at , .Pick the single, best adult education classes, contact e.rs. The public is offered no ,, A recent VSWB Report, child. This death occurred while each hearm.g site no earher than answer: All multiple-choice Southwest Regional Adult protection. Response to House Bill 1146," the child was being monitored one hour prior to the start of the questions have five answe, r, Education at 889-5424, or call Across the country, 600,000 (2006 General Assembly) offers by unlicensed social workers hearing, choices There are no trick toll-free at 1-866-581-9935. social workers, according to the a solution to the approximately employed by a state agency. The Speakers will be taken in the , " 2008 study by the National4000 so-called "social workers" supervising "social workers" order ofregistration. Eachperson '" , , Center for Workforce Studies, who work in Virginia: change were not regulated by VBSW may register only one speaker at , MT1O]hirlO rlt X7 ohtac'lgn lt I provide care in numerous set- state law so that ALL those because under existing law, they " e. Speakers are asked to a tim ,.-- o. tings - potentially interacting employees referred to as "social were not required to be educated limit their comments to three with millions ofpeople a year in workers" be. required to have or licensed as professionally minutes or less. Speakers re-', Fred Matthews Memorial Library very personal, intense, and even social work education and train- trained social workers. The state presenting "groups and organ- J. Fred Matthews Memorial colors, or farm animals. The life-threatening situations. The ing. Due to the unique scope of has no standards or sanctioning izations should consolidate re- Library has something new for theme will change approx- 8,000 social workers working in individual and social under- process for unlicensed social marks to reduce duplication. Juvenile and Children checkout: imat ly every two months. The Virginia can be found in seven standing that social work edu- workers. Persons unable to attend may Bag-O-Books. Bag-O-Books is a bag and the items listed on the major practice settings including cation instills, social workers are All major religious traditions comment in writing to either: backpack containing 10 library library receipt are the only items public agencies, the military, able to help the most vulnerable tell us society is judged by the Delegate Lacey E. Putney, items: books, CDs, ot books that need to be returned to .the hospitals, schools, and clinics, as in our communities - the elderly, way it treats its most vulnerable P.O. Box 406, General Assembly with cassettes. The backpack .library, the activity sheets etc are well as private agencies and in the disabled, children, and the people, many whom ,,are served Building, Richmond, V{rginia also includes activity sheets yours to keep and share. private practice, mentally ill. Allowing untrained by "social worl ers . Please 23218 OR ' based on the theme of the books We encourage parents and Approximately 4000 Licens- people to call themselves "social support required education and Senator Charles J. Colgan, along with information about the children alike to come by and ed Clinical Social Workers workers," and provide assistance training for "social workers" in 10th Floor, General Asseml ly library. "Checkout" Our Bag-O-Books. (LCSWs), a subspecialty within to those with enormously com- our state agencies and give our Building, Richmond,Virginia Each backpack will contain For more information please social work, are the primary plex problems, puts many who most vulnerable citizens the 23219 items concentrating on a corn- contact the library at 276-762- licensed social workers in are in need at risk. care, the help, and the protection Accommodations for indiv- mon theme, such as dinosaurs, 9702. Virginia. Statistics show that 50 Each year more than1 they deserve, iduals with hearing impairment , ...... ----- .......................................... " ..... may be made by caUing (804) ]o Y I [ 698-7480 by 5:00 p.m. Thursday, oubscribe today to the Clinch Va!le Times December 30, 2009. 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