Spring 2016

Please read this important notice of a scam aimed at social workers. more »


A native of Cherkasy, a town in Ukraine, Alina Kheyson is pursuing her MSW at Touro College Graduate School of Social Work. more »


Some undergraduate and graduate social work programs require their students to have an academic portfolio as part of graduation requirements. Is this the same as a professional social work portfolio? No, not really. more »


You may find yourself asking: How do I grieve this loss? How do I honor this client’s memory? Where do I turn for support? Are my feelings normal? How am I supposed to behave? more »

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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. more »

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Are social workers dragon warriors, like Po in Kung Fu Panda 3? more »

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#MacroSW is a hashtag used for weekly Twitter chats on macro social work topics. more »

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Should you go to graduate school right after undergrad, or wait until later? The answer is: it depends. Make the choice that's right for YOU. more »

Education & Credentials

Book review of Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work by SaraKay Smullens, reviewed by Karen Zellmann. more »

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Book review of Rising Strong by Brene Brown, reviewed by Erlene Grise-Owens. more »

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Book review of Strengthening the DSM: Incorporating Resilience and Cultural Competence more »

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Book review of Advocacy Practice for Social Justice, 3rd Ed. more »

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