Abolitionist Social Work - Cameron Rasmussen, MSW; Durrell Washington, MSW; Michelle Grier, LMSW; Vivianne Guevara, LMSW

Doin' The Work

Check out the new Doin’ The Work Collection of hoodies, tees, mugs, and tote bags! The University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Social Work (UTK) has a phenomenal social work program, with the opportunity to do your bachelor’s master’s, and doctorate of social work online. In this episode, I talk with Durrell Washington, Vivianne Guevara, Cameron Rasmussen, and Michelle Grier of the Network to Advance Abolitionist Social Work (NAASW).

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Black Power, Black Liberation & Social Work: Back to the Beginning of the National Association of Black Social Workers - Founder Garland Jaggers, MSW & Archivist Denise McLane-Davison, PhD, AM

Doin' The Work

The University of Tennessee Knoxville College of Social Work (UTK) has a phenomenal social work program, with the opportunity to do your bachelor’s master’s, and doctorate of social work online. Use code TeePod5 for $5 off your next order. In this episode, I talk with Mr. Garland Jaggers and Dr. Denise McLane-Davison about their work with the National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW). National Association of Black Social Workers [link].

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NASW Code of Ethics Updates: Self Care

Therapist Development Center

The NASW recently published revisions to the social work code of ethics. While minor in terms of how this will impact the exam (more on that later), these revisions are crucial to our field. These changes to the code of … Continued.

NASW Code of Ethics Updates: Cultural Competence

Therapist Development Center

You may or may not have heard that the NASW recently published revisions to the social work code of ethics. The post NASW Code of Ethics Updates: Cultural Competence appeared first on Therapist Development Center Blog.

NASW Code of Ethics Changes

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker Exam

To pass the licensing exam, you have to have a good grasp on the NASW Code of Ethics. And to pass it after January 1st, 2018, you have to know the new version of the code. You can just read the code and see if you notice the changes. Professional values and ethics, once 18% of the exam, has gotten a meager boost to 19%. That's nearly one in five questions you'll face that will be rooted in the code. Ethics

The Code of Ethics - Core Values

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker Exam

Don't be too surprised to see items in future versions of the LCSW exam that pull from the conflicts that occupy your news and social media feeds today. One simple way to stay grounded in social work ethics as you approach these questions is to remember the six core values spelled out in the NASW Code of Ethics: service social justice dignity and worth of the person importance of human relationships integrity competence They're right at the top of the Code of Ethics.

The Code of Ethics - Self-Determination

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker Exam

There's just no way to successfully make your way through the social work licensing exam without having a good working knowledge of the NASW Code of Ethics. But this area--social work ethics and how to put them to use--is guaranteed to show up on the exam. With that in mind, let's take a look at an especially exam-friendly section of the code: 1.02 Remember this part of the code and you'll know how to answer.

The Code of Ethics - Responsibilities to the Broader Society

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker Exam

Knowing the NASW Code of Ethics means knowing the entire NASW Code of Ethics. To be prepared for the clinical social work exam, it's wise to dig past the micro practice principles in the code and continue all the way through to item #6, "Social Workers' Ethical Responsibilities to the Broader Society." That, of course, includes exam writers. Read the entire NASW Code of Ethics here. Ethics

The Code of Ethics - Social and Political Action

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker Exam

The majority of ethics questions on the LCSW exam are likely to be drawn from the first sections of the NASW Code of Ethics. The bread and butter of ethics question writing. But as you're preparing, take care to read to the end of the code. Section six--last-but-not-least--is Social Workers' Ethical Responsibilities to the Broader Society. The code reaches beyond clients and colleagues into the macro realm.

Social Work Tech Notes - Beyond Pushing Buttons: Social Workers and the Need To Anticipate the Future of Tech

The New Social Worker

Stephen Cummings writes on technology, revisions to the NASW Code of Ethics, and the future

Saying “No” to a degraded form of social work

Reimagining Social Work

Please support the campaign to restore ‘human rights’ to the Irish Code of Ethics. A call to action from two social work colleagues involved with Social Workers 4 Change in Ireland. The RSW collective stand in solidarity with them. Please read and sign the petition.

LCSW Exam Prep: Clinical Documentation

Therapist Development Center

Even our code of ethics speaks to the importance of clinical documentation. This month’s ASWB LMSW and LCSW topic is one that is important well beyond the exam: Clinical Documentation.

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Negative Reinforcement: There’s nothing ‘negative’ about it

Therapist Development Center

So, after a 2 month hiatus to cover recent changes to the NASW code of ethics, we are back with another ASWB practice question! This month we continue our series comparing recall vs. application vs. reasoning questions. Every two months … Continued. The post Negative Reinforcement: There’s nothing ‘negative’ about it appeared first on Therapist Development Center Blog.

Racism and Mistreatment in the Mental Health Field: A Practitioner’s Voice

inSocialWork

In the context of working with marginalized populations – specifically Black clients – to what degree is this story of social work values reality versus myth? Hamner will share with us what her clients are telling her, and hopefully, teaching all of us. Danielle Hamner.

Call for Papers: Adoption Quarterly Special Issue

Jaeran Kim

I’m guest editing a special issue of Adoption Quarterly with Bibiana Koh. Special Issue of Adoption Quarterly: Ethics and Adoption. . The aim of this special issue is to broaden our knowledge of how ethics explicitly intersects with these areas (and others) of.

Honoring Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

University of Connecticut

From the Office of Dean Heller Dear Colleagues, May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. At the School of Social Work, we take this opportunity to recognize and celebrate the contributions of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students, staff, faculty, and members of our community. We know they make UConn and the School of Social Work stronger.

Podcast 036: Child Rights

Ultimate Youth Worker

In this episode of the Ultimate Youth Worker Podcast ‘Child Rights’ Aaron and Jessy give us some insight into the United Nations Convention on the Rights of a Child and how youth workers can use the articles within it to sharpen their practice.

Honoring Arab American Heritage Month

University of Connecticut

From the Office of Dean Heller Dear Colleagues, April is Arab American Heritage Month, an opportunity for the School of Social Work and the University to celebrate the cultures and achievements of Arab American communities. Despite a history of exclusion, today, Arab Americans reside in all 50 states, representing a wide range of faiths, races, and languages.

Exploring NASW’s Ethical Principles for Social Work Futures

Social Work Futures

Ethics evolve as the times change. For a while now, I’ve been exploring how futures thinking and practice might intersect with the NASW social work code of ethics. Ethics

All You Need To Know About Social Work Articles

Social Work Haven

Reading is an important part of social work education and professional development. Some of these articles are free to access. What are the 5 principles of social work? What are the 4 P’s of social casework? What are the 12 challenges of social work?

NASW President: Association stands in solidarity with transgender people in aftermath of Texas directive

Social Work Blog

A message from National Association of Social Workers (NASW) President Mildred “Mit” Joyner. The Texas attempt to change the definition of child abuse are in direct opposition of social work values, principles, and our code of ethics.

Lunar New Year

University of Connecticut

From the Office of Dean Heller Dear Colleagues, This month, we celebrate the Lunar New Year and the history, contributions, and achievements of Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander communities. The Lunar New Year has been observed for thousands of years and 2022 marks the Year of the Tiger. These ethical standards include social justice, dignity and worth of the person, and the importance of human relationships.

Developing a Personalized Social Media Policy for Social Work Practice

Teaching & Learning in Social Work

Editor’s Note : This blog post is adapted from the Second Edition of the Social Media Toolkit for Social Work Field Educators. Here are some of the questions from the worksheet: What sources or standards do you need to consider? Journal of Social Work Education, 52 (4), 398-408.

NASW News Hits May 2022

Social Workers Speak

The articles combined reached a potential news audience of more than 250 million readers. Each article reached a potential audience of 61 million readers. The NASW Hawaii Chapter was cited as being part of a coalition urging Gov.

Mobilizing Social Work’s Vision and Voice through Voting

Social Work Blog

Social workers have a long tradition of social justice and political advocacy – to include working to expand and protect voting rights and promote voter registration. Our essential work on behalf of protecting voting rights is needed now more than ever. Getty Images.

NASW joined ACLU to get temporary restraining order in Texas transgender child case

Social Work Blog

Based on that legal opinion, Texas Governor Abbott instructed DCPS to conduct CPS investigations on any of these “abusive” gender affirming procedures. NASW has worked to develop high standards of social work practice while unifying the social work profession. Getty images.

From the Journals: Self-Care Insights from COVID-19

Social Work Blog

[Note: Below is an excerpt from an article in the most recent issue of the journal Health & Social Work , co-published by NASW and Oxford University Press. Rine, PhD, associate professor, Department of Social Work, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

Social Justice: A Life-or-Death Issue for the Profession

Social Work Blog

[Note: Below is an excerpt from the lead editorial in the most recent issue of the journal Health & Social Work , co-published by NASW and Oxford University Press. Rine, PhD, associate professor, Department of Social Work, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

School Safety: How Social Workers Can be Helpful and Stay Mentally Strong

Social Work Blog

Early in their careers, social workers learn the concepts of burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious traumatization. Aggression per se may never lead to violence, but a precipitant of violence will always include aggression. By Marisa Markowitz and Daniel Pollack.

Benefits of Private Practice

Prosper Health Collective

But private practice can offer a great deal of benefits that create significant career satisfaction and overall well being. What are the benefits of working in private practice? . At Prosper Health Collective we offer the option of seeing clients in either the morning or the afternoon/evening, not both. It offers greater balance and integration of work and life. Being in private practice means that you can build up a caseload of your ideal clients.

Brittney Barros Briefs Congress on Foster Care Legislation

Michigan Social Work

Register to watch the livestream of the briefing. While current federal law requires states to make a reasonable effort to place siblings together in the foster care system, a majority of siblings are separated. Sibling bonds are truly one of a kind.

Justin Hodge: Political Social Worker on the Rise

Beyond Advocacy

One of most rewarding aspects of the work we do at CRISP is encountering so many gifted social workers in all parts of the country who are eager to become change agents and difference makers by working in the policy and political arenas.

Podcast 039 Why research must inform your practice

Ultimate Youth Worker

In todays episode of the Ultimate Youth Worker Podcast “Why research must inform your practice” Aaron speaks to us about the need to use evidence based practice in our youth work. Podcast Ethical Practice Practical Wisdom reflective practice Research Youth Work

Social Work History Month 2021: Social Workers are Essential

Michigan Girl's Café

As a profession, social workers frequently use their collective power to pass laws and establish policies that give more people access to community services and benefits, improving the quality of life for everyone. March is National Social Work History Month.

How to Choose a Therapist: Tips and Fits

Stop Abuse Campaign

More often than not, this happens when we feel like we’ve hit a wall and we’re actually forced to step out of our dysfunctional patterns. . Seeking therapy and healing from ACEs is a sign of new-found strength, not shame. Heather has an ACE score of 6. .

Work with the Young Person as the Focus

Ultimate Youth Worker

I was recently looking at the Certificate IV in Youth Work training package and wondering the age old question of what makes how youth workers engage with young people different. In fact it is probably the foremost question of our professionalisation debate.

Ideas & Tips for Social Work Supervision

Social Work Bubble

A key part of social work practice is ongoing supervision to ensure our practice is effective, to bounce ideas off a more experienced/knowledgeable individual, to vent about cases, and to feel supported in our practice. What you put into supervision is what you get out of it.

The pros and cons of employment models in private practice

Prosper Health Collective

When entering the world of private practice there are many options available, should you be a contractor in a group practice or perhaps an employee? All of these costs must be factored into the fee you earn for the clients that you do see. This is unethical and breach of section C.6.3

Podcast 043: Thinking Critically About Youth Work – Part 2

Ultimate Youth Worker

In todays episode of the Ultimate Youth Worker Podcast, “Thinking Critically About Youth Work: Part Two”, Aaron continues to speak with Dr. Brian Belton about the need for youth workers to be critically reflective about who we are as professionals. But, its part and parcel of what you do.

Celebrate Your Graduate—Save 30% Off Select Books!

Social Work Blog

The Social Work Ethics Casebook: Cases and Commentary, 2nd Edition by Frederic G. This book’s realistic ethics cases provide a useful tool for discussing ethical dilemmas and ethical decision making. Buy one, two, or best deal: all three. Valuable tools graduates can use!