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18 10, 2018

10 Actions Social Workers can Take to Stand with Dreamers

2018-10-19T11:06:32+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

In 2012, former President Barack Obama took executive action to protect the lives of immigrant young people who came to the United States as children. These young people are known as Dreamers, based on proposed legislation called the Development, Education, and Relief for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act “that would have granted legal status to certain [...]

3 09, 2018

The Clinical Significance of Pets

2018-08-22T18:13:51+00:00By |Ask A Social Worker|

Case Study: Working Clinically With Clients & Their Pets *In efforts to protect client anonymity, names in the case examples included in this article have been redacted and the shared content is purposely not credited to the contributing clinical social worker. Client: "Losing my cat was like losing a family member." In a recent session, [...]

13 08, 2018

Educate Yourself: Exploring a Career in Advanced Clinical Social Work

2018-10-12T17:13:33+00:00By |Careers|

A career in social work offers many different opportunities, from helping society's most vulnerable to working with large, multinational corporations. One career pathway, which made the top 100 jobs in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report, is clinical social work. Where Do Clinical Social Workers Work? Clinical social workers typically work in: private practice hospitals [...]

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 [...]

5 12, 2016

The Difference Between Task, Counseling, and Psychotherapy Groups

2018-05-24T03:03:16+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

The deliberate study of group work in social work reveals that many spheres of our personal and professional lives are comprised of groups. Whether family groups, committees, work teams, therapeutic groups, etc. social workers are likely to navigate and traverse many different types of groups during their profession. Therefore, a more intentional and elevated understanding [...]

8 09, 2016

Facilitating The Many Faces of Grief

2017-03-08T20:00:06+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

Grief And Loss Theory in Social Work: Providing Grief Counseling Contributed by Shari Davis, MSW, LISW This week, Minnesota began to grieve. 26 years after young 11 year-old, Jacob Wetterling was abducted, we learned of his horrific death. His family and the entire community of Minnesota, and perhaps the vast majority of the United States, [...]