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Top 10 Things Social Workers Need To Know About Human Sexuality

Social work programs throughout the country help prepare you for many of the challenging content areas that you will face throughout your career. The topic of human sexuality, however, is typically glossed over.



Without taking too much of a stance on this either way, I want to share some thoughts on how deep work with personality disorders can feel. I also want to address the ways in which one can identify the presence of a personality disorder. more

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We typically think about how to avoid retraumatizing our clients. But what about considering a trauma-informed approach to the systems in which we work? How can we build system-wide policies and practices that minimize retraumatization? more

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One of the best parts of starting a private practice is that you can take it slowly. You can rent an office full time or for just a few hours a week. If you are ambivalent, I think it is worth finding out how it feels by giving it a shot. more

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Which codes “must” social workers abide by? Which codes “should” social workers abide by? And if there are conflicts between two or more codes by which you are abiding, which code takes “precedence”? more


Leadership training and development is essential to our profession as we face the numerous challenges of the coming years. Social workers are increasingly called upon to do more with less to meet the needs of our clients. more

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In past two years, I have developed a new way of working with clients who suffer from burnout. It is a short-term, highly focused interactive process based on the development of what can best be described as a trusted “emotional sense of direction. more


Leaving your social work job can be a difficult decision. Figuring out if and when you should leave will have an impact on your career and your family. more


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