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Mental Illness: Communicating When We Don’t Have The Words

Blurt It Out

When we’re struggling with our mental health, there’s often a message to communicate. The post Mental Illness: Communicating When We Don’t Have The Words appeared first on The Blurt Foundation.

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Conversations on Social Work Careers: Allison Peeler, Communicator

The New Social Worker

In this episode of Conversations on Social Work Careers, Your Social Work Career Coach Jennifer Luna talks with Allison Peeler, LMSW, an award-winning communications professional and Licensed Master Social Worker

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GeriPal Podcast: Avoiding the Uncanny Valley in Serious Illness Communication

CAPC

Listen to learn how to anticipate and avoid scripted and rote phrases in communication with patients and families. News Bites

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Enhancing Serious Illness Communication Using Artificial Intelligence (AI)

CAPC

How a hybrid AI-human serious illness communication workflow may improve efficiency and more. News Bites

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Israeli Union of Social Workers Invites Palestinian Union to build communication and cooperation

International Federation of Social Workers

The Israeli Union of Social Workers calls for the Palestinian Social Workers to join them in dialogue to explore how the two unions can communicate and work together advancing the profession in the region. IFSW supports the Israeli Union and Palestinian Union of Social Workers working towards cooperation and setting a civil-society example for their […].

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Serious Illness Care Quality, Communications Lacking for Black Hospice Patients

CAPC

Article cites CAPC's key findings, revealing disparities in pain and symptom management, and communication, among Black patients with serious illness.

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Black Patients with Serious Illness Receive Worse Pain Management, Poor Communication

CAPC

CAPC's Brittany Chambers interviewed by Helio's HemOnc Today. News Bites

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The Digital Divide is a Human Rights Issue

Swhelper

How would you communicate with loved ones, do your homework or pay your bills […]. Sanders digital divide Federal Communications Commission Human Rights Internet access long-term evolution network University of UtahSWHELPER.

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Open Channels: If, When, and How to Communicate Social Work Research Beyond Academic Outlets

Jaeran Kim

Does depth and complexity get lost in communication beyond academic outlets? Related to this point about institutions – one of the questions we posed was how can/should institutions facilitate open channels and how can/should they value communication and engagement beyond academia? I’m in Washington, D.C. for a social work conference, and yesterday I participated on a panel as part of the SSWR ‘s Roots and Wings Roundtable series.

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Good for him!

Parenthood Understood

Here’s what he taught me that day: We really must view a child’s behavior as communication, and communication is good. Rather, I’m saying that if we look at it as a communication, then we can find the good behind the behavior.

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The Difference Between Hearing And Listening

Blurt It Out

Supporting Someone with Depression active listening Anxiety Communication conversation Coping Depression Friends hear hearing listen listening Mental Health Opening Up Peer Support support Tips & AdviceHearing what someone says, and listening to their words, are not the same thing.

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Race and the media

The Socail Issue

TweetI’ve been thinking since the Harry and Meghan interview and the subsequent debate sparked by the nonsensical claim from the Society of Editors that UK media isn’t bigoted.

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Social Worker Email Etiquette

Social Work Tech

Email is a venue of communication in which your professionalism shows. Practice Tech Tools communication professionalism social work social worker social workers socialwork socialworkers socialworktech swtech

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Giving Language to Empathy: Lessons from Palliative Care

CAPC

A doctor writes about the lessons learned from her palliative care colleagues about empathetic communication. News Bites

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Palliative Care Training Can Help Clinicians With Tough Conversations

CAPC

Communication skills training helps to increase the quality of care for people living with Huntington's disease. News Bites

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Technology Disruption Readiness Plan: A Best Practice for the Social Work Classroom

Teaching & Learning in Social Work

Being prepared with backup technology or knowing how to communicate quickly with your students is vital in times of disruption. What are alternative modes of communication? Define and share your preferred channels of communication for your course.

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Tips for the new Social Work Adjunct Instructor

Teaching & Learning in Social Work

Plan for communication. Email is a very common means of communication between students and their professors, but there is also texting and phone calls. Share with your students your preferred mode of communication and when they might expect a response (i.e.,

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The Difficult Conversation Starter

Gary Direnfeld

That is known as meta-communicating. You communicate about the need to communicate. If you are sensitive, you may be shying away from important conversations. In so doing, things left unsaid, unresolved, may fester. Those difficult conversations are important to have. You can start by acknowledging you have something difficult or awkward to talk about, but still need to do so. It can help smooth the way towards that conversation so it takes place.

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We Write the Songs That Make the Whole World Sing

Famcare

It is true that prior to the pandemic nonprofits were already transitioning from analog to more digital donor interactions, fundraising events, and cyber communication with a whole new segment of partners and small contributors.

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How to Organize Your Files

Kylie the Creative Social Worker

color-code student files by grade level spreadsheet for weekly lesson plans; spreadsheet for IEP quarter reports logs for DCFS, communication, and… The post How to Organize Your Files appeared first on Kylie The Creative Social Worker | All rights reserved

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Ethics Alive! The Ethics of SocBots: Imagining Siri and Alexa as the Next Generation of Social Workers

The New Social Worker

Can Siri and Alexa be programmed with social work values, knowledge, critical thinking, and communication skills? Is this the "new" social worker of the future? Can SocBots learn and adapt to provide better, more ethical services

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World Mental Health Day- 10th October 2022

The International Association Of Schools Of Social

Both these non-communicable Mental Health issues can be addressed with timely intervention of the Psychiatrists at the Nair Hospital and other hospitals. World Mental Health Day- 10th October 2022.

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12 Books For Teaching Self-Esteem & Confidence

Kylie the Creative Social Worker

It also includes skills like assertive communication and mindset.… Sometimes teaching self-esteem and confidence can be difficult. Sure, we might start with identifying strengths and weaknesses, but self-worth is so much more complex than that.

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How Do You Know WHEN It's the Right Time to Upgrade Your Software?

Famcare

It's about enabling superior communication that gives way to better, stronger collaboration. For most organizations, case management software is about a lot more than just making your day slightly easier through the adoption of new technology.

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FAMCare Fundamentals.Messaging and Email Tools

Famcare

This short training video puts the spotlight on several features of FAMCare's Internal Communications Module. We understand our clients in the human service field need a simple yet powerful communication system. Our messaging and email tools offer both simplicity and superior functionality to our users. Enjoy watching this overview of the messaging and emailing tools. As always if you need any additional information, please don't hesitate to reach out with your questions.

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Third Season Episode 26: A conversation with Jennifer Farmer on healing from griefThird Season Episode 26:

Hospice Chaplaincy

As an intuitive and medium, she is gifted with a heightened level of intuition, expanded psychic senses, and the gift of spirit communication. In today’s episode Saul talks to Jennifer Farmer about her book “A Healing Journey.” Jennifer is a professional intuitive, medium, speaker, spiritual teacher, and author. She is ranked best psychic medium in […]. Articles death and dying Dr. Saul Ebema Hospice chaplaincy Saul Ebema

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Love Letter to OCAD’s Foresight Program

Social Work Futures

This post is really a love letter – of admiration, respect and gratitude for not only the solid academic work they are doing but the way in which they communicate it and make it so accessible.

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Why Active Listening is Essential in Social Work

Social Work Haven

Active listening is a communication technique used in social work to help the person being listened to feel understood and supported. Active listening as a communication technique can help the client feel a sense of belonging. Pay attention to help improve communication.

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Council pays family £2,500 after issuing care proceedings based on ‘incomplete and flawed information’

Community Care

The ombudsman’s findings came after the authority had, following its own complaint investigation, accepted it had not communicated openly or honestly with Ms X in relation to Y’s support, its case planning was poor and it unfairly blamed her for difficulties caring for her son.

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Developing a Personalized Social Media Policy for Social Work Practice

Teaching & Learning in Social Work

Because there are no set standards for what should be included in a social media policy or how it should be communicated with clients, colleagues, or constituents, this step will help students identify common issues addressed in social media policies and the overall tone of the policy (i.e.

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Learning about the present from the past: poverty then and now

Martin Webber

They spent their time there drafting webpages to communicate. First year social work students from the University of York spent the last day of this term at the Ripon Workhouse Museum. No, not an end-of-term jolly. Ripon Social work education

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Couple Counseling? Maybe in time….

Gary Direnfeld

If the one who has been violent and/or controlling refuses to attend or afterwards refuses to allow communication between their partner and therapist to review progress, those are red flags. I recently declined two requests for couple counseling.

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What's the Right Software for Your Human Services Organization

Famcare

Managers and front-line employees at these human services firms can streamline processes, enhance client communication, and deliver better results thanks to a variety of technology and applications.

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North America region news on Ukraine

International Federation of Social Workers

We are pleased to share the communication on behalf of Chief Executive Officer of the NASW Insurance Enterprise, Tony Benedetto. NASW: the Insurance Enterprise has divested from all Russian investment assets.

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Methods for Non-Profit Organizations to Improve Their Digital Maturity

Famcare

The rise of social media, e-commerce, and other digital platforms has enabled people to communicate and engage with one another in ways that were previously unthinkable. The world has become increasingly digital in the early twenty-first century.

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Third Season Episode 10: A conversation with author Jean Keegan Daily on her book, “Reflections of a season soul.”

Hospice Chaplaincy

Jean has extensive experience counseling individuals, couples, and families through issues of loss, grief, chronic pain and disease, trauma, anxiety, stress, and depression, communication and relationship problems, and transitional phases […]. In this week’s episode, Saul talks to Jean Keegan Daly, Registered Nurse. Jean Keegan Daly is also the author of “Reflections of a seasoned soul.”

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GCRA International Online Conference

The International Association Of Schools Of Social

Communication Research in the Pandemic Times: Implications for Theory Building and Policy Research. GCRA International Online Conference.

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Caring for Caregivers

Famcare

When we asked child welfare case workers that we communicate with on a regular basis what they think the problem is, the consensus was clear. Turnover in child welfare case workers has reached troubling proportions. In any profession, an annual turnover rate around 10% is considered healthy.

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Promoting Psychological Safety Through DEI Principles

Relias

This could entail how to better offer services to persons served, how to create better lines of communication within the organization, and more. If you choose not to implement staff members’ input, then be sure to thoroughly communicate why that decision was made.

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Better relationships with children’s social workers ‘key to tackling foster carer crisis’

Community Care

Among carers surveyed the biggest problem in fostering was instability among, and poor relationships with, children’s social workers, which left them feeling insufficiently communicated with and undervalued.