The Intersection of Autoimmune Disease and Social Work: An Effective Partnership for Health

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Sjogren's Warrior

Hi Casey I am a social worker in the Jax Florida area and I am looking for guidance or support in the form of supervision or even CE to increase my presence for clients or caretakers that are dealing with autoimmune diseases. Is there any way that I

Alexandria more than 1 year ago


I’m happy to see Social Work acknowledging the effects of autoimmune diseases as a whole. I’m surprised to see that Hashimoto’s wasn’t on the top offenders list. Thyroid disorders create much distress on the person and their family.

Kelly more than 3 years ago

Autoimmune disease/Primary immune deficiency

Great article! Thank you for bringing this to light. I have an immune issues and as a social worker it helps me understand and empathize with people on my caseload.

Sheree Lobdell more than 3 years ago

Autoimmune and social work

Hi Sheree, thanks for reading the article. I am happy you can use it to help your clients. My health and my ability to help my clients has dramatically improved with this knowledge.

Casey Hersch more than 3 years ago

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