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Jessica and Scott Manfre

Social Work in a Camouflaged Life

Military spouses in social work face challenges such as needing to learn new local resources every few years, licensure mobility, and frequent termination with clients.

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The question, “What are you?” is frequently directed at multiracial people and implies they are "not normal." The new comedy Mixed-ish addresses issues of a biracial family. A model of multiracial cultural attunement for social workers is presented. Read more

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Spanish translation of Suicide Risk in Schools: What Social Workers Need To Know, by Jonathan Singer, translated by Vali Maduro de Gateño. Traducción al español del riesgo de suicidio en las escuelas: lo que los trabajadores sociales deben saber. Read more

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Adaptability is a muscle that requires exercise like any other muscle we want to flex. In the field of social work, the art of adaptability is what can set us apart from the pack, allowing us to become leaders who set an example. Read more

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The social work literature typically frames self-disclosure as a complex and controversial use-of-self practice. Inquiring minds still want to know: "Should I do it or not?" That question is too simple. Read more

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Teepees at Fort Peck Reservation

Photo by J. Lawrence Dixon.

Travel social workers work at short-term assignments in a variety of locations. Travel allows much time for self-reflection and growth. Read more

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A poverty simulation was held at Winthrop University. The poverty simulation is not a game. It is an enriching experience that imparts a number of lessons, and no two students will come away with the same experience. Read more

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Reading literary fiction can help us better understand societal issues and be better social workers. Read more

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Together, social workers can build awareness and create new norms wherein we continually consider the environmental justice and climate impacts of our personal and professional choices. Read more

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Holidays are stressful for those of us with family and those without family. You can’t choose your family, but you have the power to control what effect family has on your life and to set boundaries. And you can make your own family of friends. Read more

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Voting Is Social Work

Great gift book for social work graduates!

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