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Ultimate Study Guide Resource List for MSW Student

If you are an MSW student or graduate then this maybe on your wishlist when it comes to the studying. Check out this ulitmate Study Guide Resource List.

Restorative Justice for Domestic Violence Cases

Restorative justice is often used in social work and services as an alternative to prosecution. But how appropriate is it for domestic violence cases? Restorative justice focuses on repairing the harm caused by criminal behavior. It is a dialogue-based practice that brings victims and offenders together to discuss a crime’s impact – with the goal [...]

Why Social Workers Need Multiracial Competence

A growing number of Americans identify as multiracial, and there’s evidence to suggest that by 2050 as many as one in five Americans might claim a multiracial background. Social workers who understand the complexities and concerns of multiracial people are better equipped to work with America’s increasingly diverse cultural populations. Our Multiracial Nation [...]

An Introduction to Family Resilience

The Resilience Framework Resilience is an oft-used term in social work practice and scholarship that reflects the social work profession’s strengths-based perspective. While the term resilience has been defined in a number of ways, it can be generally understood to mean an individual’s ability to “bounce back” or return to [...]

BridgingApps: An Online App Search Tool for a Variety of Social Work Needs

Recent advances in technology have created opportunities previously unimaginable. We can video-chat with loved ones in real time across the world, control our homes remotely, and do much of our banking and shopping online. The power of the smartphone, and the many applications available for download, has also created new [...]

Amy Johnson Chong, LCSW – The Role of Play in Child Development

Play.  It’s Not Just for Fun It’s 11:30am and I’m having a therapy session with 4 year-old Kyle and his mother at their home.  As I’m pulling out my sand tray, dolls, Lincoln Logs and puzzles for Kyle to choose from he begins to tear open the bag with the [...]

Multiracial Children: What Social Workers Need to Know

Multiracial children are the fastest-growing youth group in the U.S. What do social workers need to know about serving and helping this diverse cohort? Social workers help a range of clients from different ethnicities and backgrounds, and their most vulnerable charges are often the children they serve, with multiracial children [...]

Social Work Month Special Release: Choosing a Career in Social Work E-Book

March is National Social Work month, so there is no better time than now to learn what it takes to become a social worker! Read more here.

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