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 [...]

3 07, 2017

Social Work Tips: Understand Bullying and How to Help

2018-06-22T16:46:54+00:00By |Bullying|

Bullying prevention has been in the national spotlight for almost a decade now as schools have attempted to increase awareness and respond to increase rates of teen suicide and depression. Bullying Prevention:Understand Bullying and How to Help Part 1.  Too Close to Home As a social worker, child therapist, and mother of two school-age children [...]

22 05, 2017

Teaching Self-Advocacy Skills to Children with Disabilities

2017-11-03T20:05:00+00:00By |Advocacy, Bullying, Industry Articles & Topics|

What is Self-Advocacy? Self-Advocacy is empowering individuals with special needs to stand up for themselves and what they want in their life. Giving them the tools and resources to do this will help them be better self-advocate’s and protect them in situations where bullying may occur. Here are some suggestions to help build these skills [...]

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 [...]

7 03, 2017

School Social Work or Counseling: What’s the Difference?

2018-05-31T16:10:12+00:00By |Bullying, Careers|

When looking at the many options of social work careers in therapy and counseling services, it is easy to get confused with the roles of a school social worker and a school counselor. There is some overlap in these two professions, but there are also distinct differences as well. Understanding how each one affects the [...]

8 02, 2017

Public Shaming on Social Media – Is It Ever a Good Parenting Strategy?

2018-05-31T16:06:47+00:00By |Ask A Social Worker, Bullying|

Social media has dramatically changed the way many parents raise and reprimand their children. With more parents actively participating in the ubiquitous world of online social networks, an increasing number are using it as a platform to publicly shame and punish their children. What can families and social workers do to address this growing issue? [...]

31 01, 2017

A Day To Remember: Social Work & The Women’s March

2018-05-31T15:33:38+00:00By |Bullying, Industry Articles & Topics|

Social Worker Amy Chong, LCSW Shares Her Experience and Decision to Join The Women's March January 21, 2017, was a historic day in our country and around the globe. Regardless of personal stances on the Women’s March, never before have we seen the likes of such a movement as the “Woman’s March on Washington.” How [...]

9 12, 2016

Policy Brief: Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2015

2018-01-05T20:27:35+00:00By |Ask A Social Worker, Bullying, Industry Articles & Topics|

The Problem of Bullying in Schools The problem of bullying in schools is both a child welfare and an educational concern. Social work bullying can be a focus area. Students who are bullied are in danger of being physically and emotionally injured, in addition to the disruption bullying can cause in an educational environment. Students cannot [...]

2 12, 2016

What Types of Jobs Can You Get with an MSW?

2017-08-13T16:23:30+00:00By |Bullying, Careers|

Before embarking on the journey of graduate level social work education, many potential candidates wonder what they can expect from a social work career. While nearly everyone is familiar with the term “social worker,” this position title can be applied to a wide range of MSW jobs for the graduate, and there are many other [...]