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Social workers often focus on successful outcomes. But has this emphasis diminished the role of process in social work practice? Can we resist the urge to "fix" and instead "sit with"? more

Practice

What? Another group project? Social workers and social work students often work in groups. Learn to embrace the process. more

Practice

Social workers use varying terms related to culture and social diversity - cultural competence, cultural awareness, cultural sensitivity, cultural humility, and cultural responsiveness. What do they mean? What’s the difference? more

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Your professors said you would be working at three levels of social work - micro, mezzo, and macro. But your job seems to be all micro. Are you doing something wrong? more

Practice

You made it through the job interview for the social work job you want. Now what? Do not neglect to follow up. Write a thank-you letter, connect on LinkedIn, and prepare for the next interview. The search isn't over until you start your new job. more

Careers

You are excited about your new position as a social work manager and have many ideas about what can be done differently. You can’t wait to start, but it may be beneficial to take some time to consider several important issues more

, Careers

Collegiate Recovery Programs (CRPs) provide a supportive environment within the college campus culture for students in recovery. The person-in-environment approach is one that is in sync with social work. more

Practice

A series of #MacroSW Twitter chats has focused on social action in social work, including: vision, community assessment, action planning, and community organizing. more

Practice

Is automation a threat to social work practice in the field? Or is it a tool? more

Tech

AmeriCorps is similar to the Peace Corps, but volunteers stay in the U.S. Volunteering for the program can offer benefits to aspiring social workers. more

Careers

Book review of The Hidden Among the Hidden: African-American Elder Male Caregivers more

Reviews & Commentary

Book review of Explorations in Diversity, Examining the Complexities of Privilege, Discrimination, and Oppression more

Reviews & Commentary

Book Review: After the Cradle Falls: What Child Abuse Is, How We Respond To It, And What You Can Do About It more

Reviews & Commentary

Book review of Narratives on Positive Aging: Recipes for Success. more

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