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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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As we “do our jobs,” we traverse toxicity and encounter ethical choices, which may lead to firing. May we have clear, consistent values and courageous, caring personal Boards of Trustees! And, let’s be radically fired up about self-care. more

Self Care

Amidst toxic racism and stark poverty, George Dawson demonstrated incredible personal resilience. This entry elucidates four more of Dawson’s compelling lessons of resilience for self-care inspiration, from his book, Life is So Good. more

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A daily meal plan filled with addictive foods could exacerbate one’s recovery from alcohol and drug addictions. Often, the consequences of addiction are enough of a motivating factor to make a small change that can lead to future improvement. more

Practice

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

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