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Unhappy Girl

The Profound Act of Sitting With Difficult Emotions and the Value of Process in Social Work Practice

Social workers often focus on successful outcomes. But has this emphasis diminished the role of process in social work practice? Can we resist the urge to "fix" and instead "sit with"?

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What? Another group project? Social workers and social work students often work in groups. Learn to embrace the process. more

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Your professors said you would be working at three levels of social work - micro, mezzo, and macro. But your job seems to be all micro. Are you doing something wrong? more

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Collegiate Recovery Programs (CRPs) provide a supportive environment within the college campus culture for students in recovery. The person-in-environment approach is one that is in sync with social work. more

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A series of #MacroSW Twitter chats has focused on social action in social work, including: vision, community assessment, action planning, and community organizing. more

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The New Social Worker is an endorser of the National Social Worker Voter Mobilization Campaign. Terry Mizrahi and Mimi Abramovitz write about the campaign's background and ways social workers can get involved in getting out the vote in 2018. more

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As a social worker, what can you do to prevent youth suicide? The good news is that there are several psychotherapies that have been shown to reduce suicidal thoughts and behaviors in youth. Expert Jonathan Singer provides 5 tips for social workers. more

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It is likely that nearly every clinician in America will be working with a suicide loss survivor or “suicide bereaved” person at some point in time.As a clinical community, we have a lot to learn about working with suicide loss survivors. more

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Crisis centers are a staple in their communities for the people they serve and the lives they influence one call, chat, or text at a time. There is great benefit in familiarizing yourself with your local center to learn about their specific services. more

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Preventing veteran suicides is not so different from any other caring intervention, yet, being with a veteran does offer some unique challenges for social workers. more

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Autistic people are at a high risk of suicidal ideation and/or dying by suicide. Research has found a 66% lifetime experience of suicidal ideation and a 35% lifetime experience of planned or attempted suicide. What steps can we take to help? more

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