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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 [...]

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, [...]

8 06, 2016

The Five Stages of Grief: A Social Worker’s Struggle with Epilepsy

2017-03-08T19:59:22+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

Grief And Loss Theory in Social Work Practice Contributed by Jennifer Yoffie, MSW. The five stages of grief are denial, anger, barraging, depression, and acceptance. In my case, the grief was dealing with the onset of my son’s seizures and his diagnosis of epilepsy. I went through the stages in order for the most [...]