From last week's Network for Social Work Managers conference. #NSWM28
From last week's Network for Social Work Managers conference NSWM28

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How we talk about #suicide makes a difference. This article was awarded the 2016 NASW Media Award for best magazine article.
How we talk about suicide makes a difference This article was awarded

Let's Talk About Suicide: #LanguageMatters

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Medical students shadowing #socialworkers -- yes, of course!
Medical students shadowing socialworkers yes of course

Social workers and medical students: ‘the ideal team’

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Constance Siegel
Brittany Firns
Kindra Mesenbring
Research, prepare, and ACE your #socialwork job interview!
Research prepare and ACE your socialwork job interview

5 Ways To Ace Your Social Work Job Interview

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The New Social Worker will co-host the #MacroSW Twitter chat this Thursday, June 22, 9 p.m. Eastern time. The topic is Self-Care for Sustaining Our Social Work Practice, with guest experts Erlene Grise-Owens and Laura Escobar-Ratliff. Don't miss this opportunity! Use hashtag #MacroSW to join the discussion.

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I was fired from a tenured, full professor position at the university where I had served for almost two decades.... An early mentor... pronounced: “If you are not fired at least once in your career as a social worker, you’re probably not doing your job.” Here are three sparks of self-care (illuminated by fire-y quotes) that enlightened me through the circumstances culminating in the firing....
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I was fired from a tenured full professor position at the university

Self-Care A-to-Z: Fired Up to Spark Self-Care

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Hillary Beth Koenig
Understanding exam questions/items is an important step toward passing the #socialwork #exam. Article by Susan Mankita.
Understanding exam questionsitems is an important step toward passing the socialwork exam

Comprehending the Social Work Licensing Exams: A Brief Intro

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Lisa M Flores-Bernal
Niki Williams
Quierra Veniece
Delivering unwelcome news can be hard, even for trained professional #socialworkers. Here's how to PREP for the difficult conversations.
Delivering unwelcome news can be hard even for trained professional socialworkers Heres

I Am Not Sure How To Tell You This: Delivering Unwelcome News

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Vivian Burrell
Sonya Riley Cruel
Hillary Beth Koenig
What does it mean to really listen and be present? #socialwork #bepresent
What does it mean to really listen and be present socialwork bepresent

Being Present: Social Work's Gift

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Were you paying attention in preschool? If not, you may have missed some important lessons.
Were you paying attention in preschool If not you may have missed some important lessons

What I Learned in Miss Martha's Preschool

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Hadiya Ari Sutton
A different Father's Day story: "Killing Brendan (I go, Ego, We go)" addresses a moment when the author (a #socialworker) realizes there is a dark place within himself as a parent, leading to insight, empathy, and a precious moment. Produced by Social Work Podcast.
A different Fathers Day story Killing Brendan I go Ego We go

Killing Brendan (I go, Ego, We go) - SocialWorkPodcast version

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For Father's Day, some thoughts on single adoptive dads: "Here are five examples to challenge preconceptions of prospective single adoptive fathers, and to encourage prospective single adoptive dads to view the healthy adoption they want to pursue as something attainable."
For Fathers Day some thoughts on single adoptive dads Here are five

Single Adoptive Dads in Film

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New #socialwork #grads --here are some ways for YOU to stand out! #jobsearch
New socialwork grads here are some ways for YOU to stand out jobsearch

A New MSW Graduate? 14 Ways To Stand Out in the Crowd

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Toya Akua
Valeri Driskell White
"I had never talked to the social worker before. However, after my first anxiety attack, she became an important part of my life."
I had never talked to the social worker before However after my

I had an anxiety attack in school, and a social worker saved me. What about the students without one?

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Carrie Farmer
Heidi Ross
If you could go on an adventure anywhere, where would you go? #socialwork #adventure
If you could go on an adventure anywhere where would you go socialwork adventure

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What rituals have the most meaning for you, and for your clients?
What rituals have the most meaning for you and for your clients

Joe-Time: A Ritual of Continuity

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"...the idea of finding calm amidst this work proves all too elusive. If you struggle with self-care, are worried you might, or don’t even know where to start, this book is for you."
the idea of finding calm amidst this work proves all too elusive

Book Review: The A-to-Z Self-Care Handbook for Social Workers and Other Helping Professionals

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Over the years, I have received a lot of interesting responses accompanied by a searching look when I say I’m a social worker:... There are pervasive public and media misconceptions of our profession that are prevalent and concerning. We sometimes encounter vitriol and misguided comments about social work from people who don’t really understand what we do.
Over the years I have received a lot of interesting responses accompanied

The Good Fight: Dispelling Public and Media Misperceptions of Social Workers

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How important are good relationships with your co-workers? #SocialWork #careers #workplaceissues
How important are good relationships with your coworkers SocialWork careers work

A New Social Work Professional’s Guide to Work Relationships

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