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Social Workers as Emergent Leaders in Research, Technology, and Practice

We live in interesting times. The time is right for social workers in research, technology, and leadership roles. And the time is always right for social work.

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Asian Mother and Son

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There are five things social workers can do today to be better intersectional practitioners in support of disabled people in the Asian American community. They center around the need for social workers to be reflective and reflexive practitioners. Read more


Nature and COVID

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"As I write, scientists tell us the pandemic is now endemic—a permanent viral resident, preventable and treatable. This reminds me to make the self-care lessons learned, to love nature actively and embrace my mortality, endemic to my future." Read more

Self Care

The pandemic has opened our minds to new ways of working. Is it time to consider a career move? Deciding to leave your job is an emotional decision. Make sure that you have given yourself plenty of time to think about it and make the best choice. Read more

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Our host Jennifer Luna is joined by Cindy Snell from the Boston College School of Social Work and Michelle Woods of the University of Michigan School of Social Work. Join them as they discuss the HOT social work job market of 2022. Read more


The model minority myth has drawn lines between Asian Americans and other communities of color, making Asian Americans the “others” who do not need support. Social workers need to be aware of the growing and varying needs among Asian Americans.. Read more


Erlene asked, “What have you learned about self-care during COVID that you want to continue?” Responses are both deeply reflective and profoundly pragmatic. Here's what people said. Read more

Self Care

Jordan has a mental illness. Continue Breathing follows the character through his struggles as he develops symptoms, first seeks help, becomes stabilized, becomes hospitalized, and falters along the way. Read The New Social Worker’s review. Read more

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