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Winter 2018

Social work is a single profession with a distinct set of values, ethical principles, and standards. How do these apply differently for clinical and nonclinical social workers? more

Ethics

Most of the clients who came into my office, no matter what the diagnosis, had a history of extensive trauma, including childhood sexual abuse, physical abuse, domestic violence, neglect, and exposure to violence, among other difficult experiences. more

Field Placement

In her final column, Valerie Arendt provides 7 tips for your social work résumé, along with some "do"s and "don't"s. more

Careers

Loss and suffering often go hand-in-hand, and social work frequently entails working with individuals who have experienced loss. Examples include settings such as nursing homes, cancer programs, hospices, ICUs, addictions, prisons, and foster care. more

Practice

Social work has a tradition of leadership. A good reason to become a social work leader is the fact that the profession is too important to be left to those without a social work background or a clear understanding of our profession. more

, Practice

One of the strengths of social work practice is our ability to be leaders in technology use. In developing new programs or creating new interventions involving technology, we are strongest when we aren’t just competent, but are emergent leaders. more

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Macro social workers asked: What constitutes a protest song? On the surface, this seems straightforward - a topical song with a focus on social justice and social change. That said, the best songs are propelled by their themes and their quality. more

Practice

Addison Cooper goes to the movies and reviews Mully, Coco, and Daddy's Home 2 through a social work lens. more

Reviews & Commentary

Book review of Bipolar, Not So Much: Understanding Your Mood Swings and Depression. more

Reviews & Commentary

Book review of Transgender Children and Youth: Cultivating Pride and Joy With Families in Transition. more

Reviews & Commentary

Book review of Domestic Abuse, Child Custody, and Visitation. more

Reviews & Commentary

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