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3 12, 2018

The Grand Challenges for Social Work

2018-10-04T15:14:15+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

What is the Grand Challenge Initiative? Social workers are needed now more than ever to tackle the world’s complex, global, and inter-related problems. Research has shown that social workers have positively transformed society during the profession’s last century of history. Now, social work practitioners and scholars are looking toward the future impact of social work [...]

5 11, 2018

5 Inspiring TED Talks for Social Workers

2018-09-26T21:41:38+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

For those looking to gain some new perspective on a certain topic, learn about innovative practices in a variety of fields, or hear fresh ideas on pressing social issues, TED Talks are a great place to start! With TED speakers from a variety of disciplines, TED offers a diverse array of voices and viewpoints [...]

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 [...]

13 04, 2017

Social Work Ethics: Q & A on Social Work Practice

2018-05-31T16:13:13+00:00By |Advocacy, Ask A Social Worker|

Setting the Right Boundaries in Social Work Practice Ever since I became a social worker, my friends have come to me for “free” help and therapy. I used to enjoy it but now I find that some of them have become dependent on me. Any advice on how I can get them to stop using [...]

31 03, 2017

Social Workers: Understanding Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivations

2017-12-07T20:12:55+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation Social worker issues: Whether you are a School Social Worker working with high school students, a drug and alcohol counselor working at an outpatient facility or a therapist working in private practice, it is important to know what motivates your client. This knowledge is vital to aid in the process of [...]

30 12, 2016

Social Work Issues: Working with Family Members or Friends as Interpreters

2017-12-07T19:56:11+00:00By |Industry Articles & Topics|

Clinical social workers and case managers working with diverse populations can expect, at some point in their careers, a need to work with an interpreter when a common language between client and clinician is not shared. In our article series, we are tackling a number of social work issues. In this article, we're tackling how [...]