Fri.Sep 16, 2022

Agile working failing to meet social workers’ needs in Scotland, finds study

Community Care

Agile working practices such as hotdesking are failing to meet social workers’ needs in Scotland and employers should review them, a study has concluded.

60 Mental Health Quotes #13

Bipolar Bandit

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Social Work England to review fees for practitioners

Community Care

Social Work England is to review the fees it charges practitioners under its new strategy, covering 2023-26.

Working When You are Struggling with Mental Health

Abuse Survivor

I’d like to tell you that it’s ok to take breaks and to stop working for a little while but that’s not a reality for most people. Bills and other financial obligations don’t stop when we aren’t feeling well. This list is helpful for me and my hope is that it may help others to think about things that can help them get through a work day. Think of them as suggestions. Some tips just will not apply to your situation. Take what you will and leave the rest!

Learn the Facts About Dementia and How You Can Help

Social Work Blog

The belief that dementia is a normal part of the aging process is familiar. But it is not true. “It It is a common misconception in society that it is something we should all expect and something that happens to almost everybody,” says Natalia Shtompel, PhD, MSW. But it’s not the case.”.

Helping Schools Motivate Parents to Participate in their Child’s Autism Education Plan


As a human services professional or educator, you spend a lot of time devising a great autism education plan for each of the children you care for. For these plans to prove as effective as possible, you need to make sure that the child’s parents agree with it and practice it a home.

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News Items – September 15, 2022

Social Workers Speak

Steve MacHattie is a member: Suicide Survivor Shares Hope and Support. Rocky Hill Patch. Steve MacHattie, LCSW and Owner of the Charter Oak Family Center in Manchester , has lived experience – he began experiencing suicidal thoughts and survived his first suicide attempt when he was six or seven years old. “I I remember being in my bedroom alone. I had a suicide plan that I thought would work and I tried to carry that plan out.

Senior Long-term Care Services.Infographic


This infographic provides an overview of senior services case management. Individuals need more protection as they age, from the environment, from medical issues, from those who would take advantage of them, and, in some cases, from themselves.