Wed.Feb 28, 2024

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Why I Work On My Mental Health

My Brains Not Broken

I’m not sure how many other people do this, but I get hyper-fixated on what I do in my day-to-day life. I constantly analyze my habits, hobbies, and what I choose to do (or not do) during my day. Whether it’s for work or fun, I’m in a near-constant state of thought, lost in my head about my choices. But in all this thinking, I forget that I don’t always have control over what impacts my mental health, which is what I’d like to talk about today.

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5 Ways to Make More Money As a Social Worker

Social Work Blog

By Tashara Robinson, LICSW Travel Social Worker I’ve been a social worker for the past 8 years, and let me tell you, it’s been a wild ride. I’ve navigated through various social work roles such as working within an Employee Assistance Program, to working with foster children and families within CPS. Now, I am a travel medical social worker.


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Reimagining Social Work

Oranga Tamariki has its troubles; always has had in my experience. The recent Ombudsman’s report, Children in care: complaints to the Ombudsman 2019-2023, calls for change “on a scale rarely required of a government agency”. It is clearly written, concise, and worth a read.

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10 Facts About Eating Disorders

MQ Mental Health

This Eating Disorders Awareness Week we share some facts about eating disorders you may or may not yet know. Further research is needed to understand, prevent and treat eating disorders which is why the work of MQ is so vital. Did you know.? Studies suggest that up to 25% of people with eating disorders are male. Eating disorders can affect anyone no matter their age, race, gender, sexuality or background.

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5 Must Haves for Case Management

Thousands of nonprofits rely on case management software to help collect data, manage programs, coordinate with agencies, and provide life-changing health and human services. Adopting a cloud-based case management platform is essential for nonprofits and government agencies to operate more efficiently and make better use of their funding and budget.

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Sobriety Chat: Simone

Living Sober

Listen to psychologist and addiction clinician Simone talk about her sobriety and the advice she gives clients who are trying to also stop drinking.

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Empowering Social Workers: Tips for Negotiating Better Salaries and Increasing Income

Social Work Blog

By Ryan Namata Social workers play a vital role in society, providing support and assistance to individuals and communities in need. However, many social workers face challenges when it comes to negotiating fair salaries and earning a sustainable income. Did you know that according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average social worker in the United States earns just $55,000 annually?

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NCCPR news and commentary round-up, week ending February 27, 2024

NCCPR Child Welfare Blog

● Last week’s round-up began with the New York Times story about a landmark lawsuit against the New York City family police agency, the Administration for Children’s Services. The lawsuit challenges what NCCPR President Prof. Martin Guggenheim calls “ACS’s widespread practice of engaging in lawless home invasions that terrorize parents and children.

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Celebrating March is Social Work Month

Beyond Advocacy

CRISP will resume in-person events on Wednesday, March 13, to celebrate March as Social Work Month after a four-hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s theme is Lifting Every Voice: The Power of Storytelling in Social Work. Our Social Work Day on the Hill day begins with our 10:00 a.m. Policy and Politics Forum at New York University DC’s Abramson Family Auditorium, 1307 L Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005, featuring a presentation by Dr.

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Creating Effective Training Programs in Post-Acute Care


Training post-acute care professionals is essential to providing high-quality care and to the success of your organization. According to the Relias 2023 S tate of Healthcare Training and Staff Development Report , 68% of managers in the post-acute-care sector reported that their current staff development and training program has a “major” or “significant” impact on achieving their organization’s top business goals.

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Empowering Voices for Global Change: The Critical Role of Social Workers in Shaping UN Processes and Eco-Social Contracts

International Federation of Social Workers

Photo by UN Women.

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Get Connected: Using Social Media for Social Work Success

Speaker: Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW.

You may have the clinical skills to manage a private practice, but your success could actually hinge on marketing skills. For a thriving practice, you need to differentiate yourself from others and present yourself in a way that attracts referrals. These days, much of that happens online, including on social media. In this webinar, Gary Direnfeld will discuss how social media marketing can help you build your private practice and grow your client base.

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CAPC Announces the Innovation Category Winners of The John A. Hartford Foundation Tipping Point Challenge


Three winners announced for the Innovation category of CAPC's third The John A. Hartford Foundation Tipping Point Challenge.

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Ph.D. Leadership Transition – Thank You Scott Harding

University of Connecticut

Dear Colleagues, As you may be aware, Scott Harding, Ph.D., is stepping down as co-director of our Ph.D. program in summer 2024. Harding assumed this role in 2016. During his tenure, he led multiple initiatives that strengthened our doctoral program. These include the expansion of guaranteed student funding to four years of Graduate Assistantship (GA), including two years as a research GA and one year of teaching independently.