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Exercising Resilience Muscle

Exercising and Building Your Resilience Muscle as a New Social Worker

We have long recognized the stress associated with social work practice. There is much we can do to help ourselves cope. Exercise and build your resilience muscle.

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One aspect of cultural humility is the notion of being teachable, that in order to practice with the greatest amount of respect, I need to be open to the possibility that what I thought was true or right might not be the whole story. Read more

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Amid COVID-19, a training was held to train participants in virtual community organizing. Read more

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A social work clinician with little time for reading, much less writing, can save time by focusing on four areas in a literature search. Read more

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Consent cannot be taken, only given. Yet, every 73 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. To raise awareness and increase education, more conversations regarding consent should be taking place in our homes, schools, workplaces, and communities. Read more

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April 22 is Earth Day. In this month’s interview with Liam Reilly, please take note of the ways in which Mr. Reilly’s advocacy for tenant rights intersects with issues of environmental justice (or lack thereof). Read more

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In Brad Forenza's interview with Passaic County (NJ) Commissioner of Social Services, Carol Cuadrado, consider the ways different levels of government work in concert to help meet needs of consumers they serve, in the most equitable way possible. Read more

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Rare Disease Day occurs on the last day of February. The zebra is a symbol for rare diseases, because the zebra is the rare animal that may not be expected or recognized. Angela Pokorny writes about her experience as someone with a rare disease. Read more

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There we were, 70 days and counting since life as we knew it was put on pause, and my child finally cried about the coronavirus. All feelings are okay. Let’s do what we can to help children, and ourselves, express them in a safe, healthy way. Read more

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The home visit is a glance at the family’s collage of who they are and where they are going. Even on blank walls, there’s hope to be found. Read more

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Welfare pluralism compels each sector (public, private, and voluntary) to work cohesively, in the best interest of responding to human need. Analyzing an issue through the lens of welfare pluralism investigates the intersection of the three sectors. Read more

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