Summer 2018

As social workers, we value honesty in our communications with clients. For some interventions, however, deception or lack of full disclosure is vital to effectiveness. Read more

Ethics 3 Comments

Preparing for your job search involves key steps that will make it more likely that you secure a social work job that is perfect for you. Read more

Careers 1 Comments

Your personal brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room. It is who you are and what you do. Read more

, Careers 2 Comments

Using community-chosen terminology is an important means of respecting the identities and autonomy of disabled clients and other disabled individuals. Read more


I do not mean to dismiss your feelings. I just want us to remember that our clients are really tired, too. Read more

Practice 8 Comments

This article offers BSW and MSW practitioners a framework within which to think about their work with at-risk LGBTQ-identified youth who may be facing difficulties in their coming out process. Read more

Practice 1 Comments

March for Our Lives Buffalo

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Gun violence plays a prominent role in social work practice. What can social workers do? Read more

, Practice

The heavy toll that can come from doing emotionally difficult work requires a conscious application of creativity and energy to move it forward. Read more


Google is exponentially powerful, and its algorithm is complex. Is it good for your social work client? Read more

Tech 2 Comments

It is an ethical imperative to view clinical practice within the macro context as we strive to become life-long advocates and effective practitioners. Read more

Practice 2 Comments

Three very different summer 2018 movies - what can each of them teach us as social workers? Read more

Reviews & Commentary

Book review of Brené Brown's Braving The Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone. Read more

Reviews & Commentary

Book review of Choose Hope (Always Choose Hope) Read more

Reviews & Commentary

Book review of Healing Justice: Holistic Self-Care for Change Makers Read more

Reviews & Commentary


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