Importance of Human Relationships

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


Winthrop University

Photo credit: Jessica Faulk

After her online bachelor's degree experience, Jessica enters an on-campus MSW program and experiences feelings of gratitude, pride, and belongingness. Read more

Education & Credentials 1 Comments

Social service organizations are experiencing critical challenges and even crises. We’ve been through these times—recently and over the course of our careers. Here are our top 3 strategies. Read more

, Self Care

Billi and her family go to Changchun, under the guise of a family wedding, not letting on to their matriarch that she only has a short time to live. Review of "The Farewell" by SaraKay Smullens. Read more

Reviews & Commentary

I am fortunate to have the opportunity to work with vibrant and active older adults. I’ve witnessed countless times how critical the importance of human relationships and connection is for elders. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2019

Our collaboration helped decrease fear of me within the community. She gave me more insight into the neighborhood than any book on culture could. She encouraged me, mothered me, and mentored me. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2019

World Social Work Day 2019

Designed by Martha Rothblum

Too often, social workers forget or deny that we are human! For World Social Work Day, Erlene Grise-Owens urges social workers to be apply the importance of human relationships to themselves. Read more

Self Care

In Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, the focus is on the parent-child relationship. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2019

My sister always knew where we were, because the profession of social work truly understands the “Importance of Human Relationships.” An essay on the social work core value: the importance of human relationships. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2019

The best social work students, practitioners, and teachers are not those who are encyclopedic in their knowledge or flawless in their technique, but those who show that each person they meet is the center of the universe at that moment. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2017 2 Comments


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