Social Work Profession

What Makes Someone a Social Worker?

Do you have to go to school to be a social worker? Yes, but a social work degree is only the beginning.

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If we only eat bon-bons, we’ll have serious health consequences. And, no matter how much we may want at times, we cannot live in a bubble (bath) forever. However, having those “B” strategies helps us bring our “A” self-care game. Read more

Self Care

Danna Bodenheimer interviews 8 1/2-year-old Lee about being a trans/non-binary kid. The important thing for parents to know is that they cannot make their children trans and they also cannot stop their children from becoming trans. Read more

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Speaking out against disrespectful language is one way social workers can practice the social work value of respecting the dignity and worth of all people. Read more


The New Social Worker's Top 3 Articles - First Half of 2019!

Thank you to The New Social Worker's readers for being with us in the first half of 2019! I love bringing great social work articles to life in the magazine and on our website. Here are our top 3 new articles for the first half of 2019. Read more

Linda's Agenda

We all fall. Make it part of self-care, not just an obstacle. Don’t let the falls keep us down. Use them to wake us up and move us forward on our self-care path. Read more

Self Care

School social workers - have you ever had to explain your role to administrators, parents, or teachers? The way your "brand" is communicated to teachers, parents, counselors, and administrators through words and actions is important. Read more

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Given that trauma, which I am defining as an assault on vulnerability, attachment, and development that leads us to feel endangered and out of control, enters us throughout our work days as social workers, what are we supposed to do about it? Read more

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