"In January 2015, at the age of 24, I began practicing palliative home care social work. In my work, I have experienced the most intense emotions in my life, both moments of deep sadness and intense joy." Have you found your passion in this or another area of social work?
In January 2015 at the age of 24 I began practicing palliative

Palliative Social Work and Hospice - My Passion

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Judy Fischer
Hugo-Alexandre de Araújo
#MacroSW Twitter chat tonight at 9 pm EDT is on resistance and self-care strategies.
MacroSW Twitter chat tonight at 9 pm EDT is on resistance and selfcare strategies

#MacroSW Twitter Chat 4-27-2017 Resistance Strategies for the Long Haul

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Laughter is therapeutic!
Laughter is therapeutic
Aine Maire Hannigan
Collette Choccy Lands
Naomi Jackson
Are you graduating? Don't go out into the real world without Dr. Danna Bodenheimer's Real World Clinical Social Work: Find Your Voice and Find Your Way.
Are you graduating Dont go out into the real world without Dr

Real World Clinical Social Work: Find Your Voice and Find Your Way

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You may have heard that the job market for social workers is expected to expand by 19% through 2022, which is faster than average for all occupations. However, competition for many social work positions will continue to be fierce. If new graduates or beginning practitioners want greater selection in career options, self-presentation during the job interview is a critical skill.
You may have heard that the job market for social workers is

Red, Yellow, and Green Flags in the Social Work Interview

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Regan Schultz
Elizabeth Dios
Dan Almeida
From The New York Times: "I was lucky to have a caring social worker...." On life in college after foster care, and California's support of foster kids until age 21.
From The New York Times I was lucky to have a caring

Opinion | Life in College After a Life in Foster Care

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"In a world that teaches and often perpetuates mixed messages about what is appropriate feminine behavior, this book asserts that women in fact can be assertive in their lives and still remain feminine." Read and share our review of The Assertiveness Guide for Women.
In a world that teaches and often perpetuates mixed messages about what

Book Review: The Assertiveness Guide for Women

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Rosita Mazzi
What is the role of technology in school-based suicide prevention? Think of technology not as a magic wand, but rather as a fork. You can eat salad with a fork, or you can stab someone in the leg. Much like a fork, technology can be part of the problem or part of the solution.
What is the role of technology in schoolbased suicide prevention Think of

Suicide, Schools, and Social Media

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Are you graduating with your #socialwork degree? Or looking to make a career move? These 10 essential tips will help you make your résumé amazing.
Are you graduating with your socialwork degree Or looking to make a

10 Essential Tips for Your Amazing Social Work Résumé

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Neuroscience is paving the way in social work, because neurons and connections in the brain can be studied. These connections represent our typical patterns of thinking, responding, and behaving and are hardwired from experiences in our lives.
Neuroscience is paving the way in social work because neurons and connections

Tangible Social Work: It's Not Just Child's Play, It's Neuroscience

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When should YOU go to graduate school? Which decision is right for YOU?
When should YOU go to graduate school Which decision is right for YOU

Social Work Grad School: Now or Later?

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Knowing my interests, my professors encouraged me to explore macro social work and assured me that I wasn’t weird just because I did not want to do clinical work.... Upon graduation, I found myself pursuing an MSW with a concentration in community practice and a certificate in nonprofit management.
Knowing my interests my professors encouraged me to explore macro social work

Occupation, Social Worker

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Sabrina Bristo
Sheryl Donald
Caprice Craigmill
It's the last week of National Poetry Month. This new poem is about an absent student "...him, being Carlos, a thought-to-be Mexican-American, with perfect attendance in the social work program..."
Its the last week of National Poetry Month This new poem is

Absent - Poetry

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It inevitably stops social conversations. “I’m a medical social worker. I’m a counselor for individuals and families facing life-limiting and life-threatening illness.” The sad looks arrive. Eyebrows are raised. Pity faces stare back at me. Then some variation of the same question comes out in hesitant tones: “Isn’t it sad and difficult to work with death every day?”
It inevitably stops social conversations Im a medical social worker Im a

The Privilege of Medical Social Work

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Patty Boris
Shaina Zornes
Michelle Gomez
Coping with death is challenging no matter the circumstance. The death of a client presents unique challenges for social workers and other helping professionals.
Coping with death is challenging no matter the circumstance The death of

Coping With the Emotional Aspects of a Client's Death

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Hattie Nough
Satisfaction increases the ability of the worker to meet every challenge and enjoy every moment. I challenge you to work toward a satisfying career, and you will experience success along the way.
Satisfaction increases the ability of the worker to meet every challenge and

6 Actions That Build a Satisfying Social Work Career

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The value of "the importance of human relationships" is so much a part of what we as social workers do that it often goes unnoticed, yet it is the foundation upon which everything else is built.
The value of the importance of human relationships is so much a

The Importance of Human Relationships

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Prof. Jerry Finn on the need for #socialworkers to have research skills: "How can you be a clinician, a therapist, a rape advocate, a domestic violence shelter worker, a youth counselor, or any direct service worker without research skills? It would be nice to think we taught you everything you needed to know in the social work program. Too bad. We didn’t." #marchforscience
Prof Jerry Finn on the need for socialworkers to have research skills

To Once and Future Research Students

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Shunta Love
Tan Phee
Andreas Tenhagen
Emma Potter
Samantha Frankie
Lori Waelti Boillat
Martyn Scott