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The God Committee

Film Review: The God Committee

The God Committee follows deliberations of a hospital transplant committee making a difficult decision. With all of its flaws, it brings attention to issues that are important to social workers and could be used as a starting point for discussion.

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The New Social Worker reviews Deviate From Denial: Erasing the Stigma of Addiction and Recovery Through Inspirational Stories Read more

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World Change-Maker is a clearly written book that will be helpful to social workers, social work students, social work educators, and social work clients. Read The New Social Worker’s review. Read more

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If you are a field instructor in a hospital setting, here’s my recommendation: assign The Emergency to your student. If you’re a social work student or a new social worker in the hospital environment, seek this book out. Read more

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Book Review of Conscious Service—Ten Ways To Reclaim Your Calling, Move Beyond Burnout, and Make a Difference Without Sacrificing Yourself Read more

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CODA, a film about a deaf family, is a portrait of the universality of the hopes, dreams, and challenges all families share, as well as a demonstration of what unabashed love is. Read more

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Book review of Things I Got Wrong So You Don’t Have To: 48 Lessons To Banish Burnout and Avoid Anxiety for Those Who Put Others First, by Pooky Knightsmith, reviewed by Rhonda Peterson Dealey Read more

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Politics for Social Workers is a roadmap for systemic change. It is a voice that can help spark discussion in classrooms and in agency staff meetings, as we get ready for the important mid-term elections. Read more

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Ozark, The Dropout, and Anatomy of a Scandal offer a unified warning of what can and does go wrong in today’s world. Read our analysis in Vital Topics: Social Work & Film. Read more

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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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We’re all attempting to practice social work in an era of political strife, widespread turmoil, and an unprecedented pandemic. Enter this practical, enlightening book. Read our review of Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work, 2nd Edition. Read more

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