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About Chris Parfett, MSW

Chris Parfett, MSW is a social worker with over 15 years of experience working with numerous populations including DD, adults with mental health issues, substance abuse with adolescents and adults, child, adult and adolescent psychiatric inpatient. Chris is currently a Care Manager at Bergen’s Promise in Bergen County, NJ.
28 07, 2017

Bullying in Schools: How Social Workers Can Help Prevent It

2017-03-31T21:30:52+00:00By |Bullying|

Bullying in Schools: How Common is it? Bullying in schools has long been an issue that is dealt with by parents with their kids in one way or another when their child is school. Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involve a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has [...]

6 07, 2017

What Social Workers Need to Know About CyberBullying

2018-09-21T18:08:34+00:00By |Bullying|

What is Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is becoming a growing issue in the world today. When talking about bullying with clients that have been victims it's important to have an understanding of how it has evolved over the last 25 years. Back in the 1990's if a kid was getting bullied it would take some time for [...]

26 05, 2017

How to Make the Decision to Endorse a Client’s Appeal for Independent Housing?

2017-12-06T17:49:59+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

Social Work Goals and the Needs of Clients Having to endorse an appeal for a client for independent housing is something a social worker will no doubt come across when working with clients throughout their careers. Social work goals differ from client to client. Various types of housing for people who have mental illness can [...]

17 04, 2017

Having a WRAP Plan: How Social Workers Can Help Clients with Mental Health Issues

2017-12-07T21:27:19+00:00By |Ask A Social Worker|

Working with Clients with Mental Health Diagnoses When a loved one is living with a mental health diagnosis, it is life changing not only for that person but also for their family members. Regardless of age having to raise a child with a mental health diagnosis can be very overwhelming. Addiction to alcohol and drugs can bring [...]

29 03, 2017

Bullying in Schools

2017-11-01T17:19:57+00:00By |Bullying, Industry Articles & Topics|

Although most people don’t want to hear it, bullying in schools is very common and happens all the time. Creating a safe environment for students is key to preventing bullying in the educational sphere. Here are ways teachers, parents, and students can take action to address bullying. Bullying in Schools: Teachers Teachers need to be [...]