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A Childhood Remembered

Photo credit: Luis Pabon

Dirty Toys

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This spoken word piece, Dirty Toys by Luis Pabon, explores the oftentimes blighted development of childhood sufferers of adverse childhood experiences.



Some of us have a complicated relationship with Valentine’s Day. You’ll hear cynics say it is just an excuse to sell flowers. If you’re going through a rough time and know what it’s like to get your heart broken, this one is for you. more

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An Ode to Social Work - a poem by social work student Shehani Perera, University of Cape Town. more

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Life, Interrupted - a poem. more

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This art piece was inspired by the information from a 2016 summer graduate school class at California State University East Bay. The class was Assessment and Treatment of Substance Abuse, and it presented the harm reduction approach. more

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Calling from the roof top, I now sound the alarm for justice to be served. I call for social workers to take a unified stand by opening our mouths and embracing the social advocacy aspects of our profession. more

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University of Georgia MSW student Chelsea Brooks makes some observations about self-care, competence, policy, and more. more

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A New Day - poem by social worker Imran Mohammed. more

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As a social worker, I have had many moments when the best support I could provide my clients was just being present through empathy. And at times, the most meaningful words that one can say are, "It's okay to cry." more

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This poem by Claudia Marcela Hernandez Palacio celebrates the magnificence of the social work profession. more

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The Legacy We Leave - a social work poem more

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