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Trauma

Social workers work with people with long histories of abuse and violence. Even when not serving the most vulnerable, we may be working with people who have experienced a traumatic event. more »

Practice

One week after the mass shooting in Orlando, we are faced with the difficult work of managing the resulting trauma. Part of this management requires us to delineate between the presentation of trauma and other mental health struggles. more »

Real World Clinical

In 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics declared poverty the single most pressing, chronic health issue for children in the U.S. Recent research shows poverty is likely the largest determinant of adverse health experiences throughout the lifespan more »

Real World Clinical

Most of the time, our clients have some sort of trauma histories. But the hard truth is that so do we. Clinical social work calls for the refusal to separate ourselves from our clients in some deceptively binaried way. more »

Real World Clinical

Using Stories to Build Bridges with Traumatized Children: Creative Ideas for Therapy, Life Story Work, Direct Work and Parenting - Book Review more »

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