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Tangible Social Work: It's Not Just Child's Play, It's Neuroscience

Children learn through experience. "Meeting clients where they are" required training and trips to yard sales and toy stores.

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Read the transcript of May 18, 2017, #MacroSW Twitter chat on transferable skills in social work. more

Careers

Kenneth Lonergan, writer and director of the emotionally gripping film Manchester By The Sea, may not have been informed by the science of trauma, but his characters clearly illustrate the complicated relationship between trauma and loss. more

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Vicarious resilience is a form of self-care. In contrast to vicarious trauma, vicarious resilience refers to the positive impact of hearing how others cope with trauma and difficulties. Seek out stories of resilience to inspire self-care. more

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Spring 2017 Issue of The New Social Worker - Video Table of Contents

Publisher/editor Linda Grobman gives a video summary of the contents of the Spring 2017 issue of The New Social Worker magazine. more

Linda's Agenda

We explore the nature of respect in social work advocacy. Social workers demonstrate respect to individual clients by honoring their right to self-determination. Advocacy often involves persuason and trying to change beliefs and behaviors of others. more

Ethics

A young recruiter contacted me and asked if I was interested in the social work position she had available. Before I knew it, we were living in Alaska. Those first months were surreal. more

Practice

If you have spent the last five years working with children, this doesn’t mean you can’t successfully switch your area of practice to aging adults or program administration. You need to successfully articulate your skills that will transfer. more

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