Review of the film Still Alice, based on the novel by Lisa Genova. more »
Publisher's column for the Winter 2015 issue of The New Social Worker magazine. more »
Nobody is perfect. What are our ethical obligations when we are experiencing physical, emotional, social, or spiritual distress that impairs our ability to practice social work competently? more »
Tips and tricks that help you guess on the licensure exam are dangerous. Learn to think like a social worker to pass the social work exam. more »
For many new social workers, working with families has become an uphill struggle. Still, families need help and social workers are trained to help. So how do we mix the two? more »
Interest in international social work has been growing in recent decades. You can do international social work without leaving home by working with refugees. more »
Writing may not be in your job description, but in most social work settings, writing is part of the job. Learn to make your writing readable. more »
Applying to graduate school is a bit daunting for many. Don't delay. Just get started! more »
What does it take to become a social work professor? more »
Racial equity work requires recognizing systemic oppression and changing the way systems function. To do this, we must be guided by a set of principles that help us identify barriers and pitfalls, and lead us in learning skills and strategies to more »
Short film ReMoved raises awareness about foster care. more »
Most parents did not grow up in the digital age, but their children create whole worlds and friendship circles through the Internet. The value of these technologies in children’s lives is hotly debated. more »
Book review of What Every Mental Health Professional Needs to Know about Sex, by Stephanie Buehler, reviewed by Elizabeth Russell. more »
Book review of Career Reflections of Social Work Educators, by Spencer Zeiger, reviewed by Peter Kindle. more »
Book review of The Ethics of Private Practice, by Jeffrey E. Barnett, Jeffrey Zimmerman, & Steven Walfish, reviewed by Mila Ruiz Tecala. more »
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If you missed our live radio show on choosing an MSW program, you can listen to it here. This program took place Feb. 23, 2015, on BlogTalkRadio. The panel was led by CSWE president/CEO Dr. Darla Spence Coffey. more »
The New Social Worker publisher/editor Linda Grobman will join CSWE President Darla Coffey and others to discuss choosing an MSW program. Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at 9 p.m. EST. more »
We are seeking submissions from social work practitioners, educators, and students for Social Work Month 2015. Please consider submitting your work for The New Social Worker magazine's online Social Work Month Series and Talent Show. more »
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