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Publisher's Thoughts - Winter 2016

The New Social Worker publisher/editor Linda May Grobman shares thoughts about self care and the winter issue of the magazine. more »

Linda's Agenda

Submit Your Entry for THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER’s Social Work Month Project 2016!

The New Social Worker is seeking submissions from social work practitioners, educators, and students for Social Work Month 2016. Please consider submitting your work for The New Social Worker magazine’s online Social Work Month Project. more »

Social Work Month Project 2016

Mindfulness: 10 Lessons in Self-Care for Social Workers

Mindfulness is a conscious effort to be with whatever is going on right now, without judging or criticizing what we find. In each moment, mindfulness invites us to be awake, aware, and accepting of ourselves. more »

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Ethics Alive: Ethics of Social Work Apps

Your client has dementia? There’s an app for that. Weight the pros and cons for ethical app use in social work. more »

Ethics

In the Field: From Social Work Student Intern to Hired Social Worker

I elaborated a plan and was prepared to work hard as a social work student, but also as an intern, to maximize my chances of being employed in a competitive market. As it turned out, the plan worked! more »

Field Placement

5 Tips To Help You Stay Strong During Your Social Work Job Search

A few months (or more) of unemployment can feel like an eternity. Here are some tips to help you stay strong. more »

Careers

Achieving Racial Equity Through Social Work: Networking To Build a Network That Works

In this article, we focus on networking as crucial to finding and developing partners who can join together and mobilize for change in regard to achieving racial equity. more »

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Suicide, Schools, and Social Media

What is the role of technology in school-based suicide prevention? Think of technology as a fork. You can eat salad with a fork, or you can stab someone in the leg. Much like a fork, technology can be part of the problem or part of the solution. more »

Tech

What's the Buzz? Treating Prescription Drug Abuse in Youth

People take prescription drugs for a wide range of reasons. Some take more of a drug than originally prescribed, desiring a more potent impact. Others take medicines, originally prescribed to family or friends, because their symptoms are untreated. more »

Practice

A Social Worker's Thoughts on Child Protection Social Work

Child protection is a myriad of different experiences. Sad, joyous, shocking, and scary are just a few descriptors. more »

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Mandated Reporting When Engaged in Family Work

The first time I had to report one of my families, I felt anything but fine. more »

Practice

Book Review: Racism Without Racists

Book review of Racism Without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America. more »

Reviews & Commentary

Book Review: Social Work Live: Theory and Practice in Social Work Using Videos

Book review of Social Work Live: Theory and Practice in Social Work Using Videos. more »

Reviews & Commentary

Book Review: Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Make a Difference

Book review of Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Make a Difference. more »

Reviews & Commentary

Book Review: An Introduction to Using Theory in Social Work Practice and Skills for Using Theory in Social Work

Book review of two books by James Forte, An Introduction to Using Theory in Social Work Practice, and Skills for Using Theory in Social Work. more »

Reviews & Commentary

Book Review: Constructive Clinical Supervision in Counseling and Psychotherapy

Book review of Constructive Clinical Supervision in Counseling and Psychotherapy. more »

Reviews & Commentary

A Wonderful Life?

Looking at the movie, It's a Wonderful Life, Addison Cooper asks social workers to take a look at their own lives and the impact they have made as we enter and look forward to a new year. more »

Reviews & Commentary

Social Worker on the Shelf with client

Stephen Baldridge

Social Worker on the Shelf, and What Barbie Has Taught Me About Feminism

Linda is the Social Worker on the Shelf. According to her Instagram account (s_w_ontheshelf), Social Worker on the Shelf is sent by the state board elves every December to magically show the skills/knowledge/ethics of a competent social worker. more »

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