Fall 2012

Treating clinicians often wish they could prevent disclosure of records. Some reasons are ethically justifiable, others not. Clinicians treating victims of sexual assault, for example, may be concerned that their clients will be subjected to intense more »


The training to become a social worker is arduous, demanding, and complex. What isn't always stressed enough are the issues of burnout, compassion fatigue, and the need for self care in the profession of social work. more »

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Homeless education is a movement mostly known to school-based and child welfare social workers. Guided by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, this form of education seeks to provide parameters for eliminating barriers to school enrollment, at more »


Applying for graduate school is a big step! Whether you are just graduating with your bachelor’s in social work or you have been out for a few years, preparing that application takes time, energy, and careful consideration. Your grades are only one more »

Education & Credentials

Undergraduate research can be incredibly beneficial to social work students. Students may feel too busy to take on the burden of another obligation, but a research project is worth the added responsibility. more »


So, what are some of the real issues at stake here in regard to breastfeeding, and why is it important for social workers to understand them to best advocate for and with mothers and babies? more »


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