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. 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. 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. 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. more


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

Practice 1 Comments

March for Our Lives Buffalo

Photo credit: Patricia Shelly

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


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

Practice 2 Comments

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

Reviews & Commentary

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

Reviews & Commentary

Book review of Choose Hope (Always Choose Hope) more

Reviews & Commentary

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

Reviews & Commentary


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