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Ethics Alive! The Ethics of Work-Based Versus Personal Advocacy

The New Social Worker

Be aware of the limits of agency-based advocacy and consider when it might be more appropriate to advocate using your personal time and resources. We must navigate the complexities of advocacy within organizational contexts with integrity.

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Hallucinations & the Mental Health Act

The Masked AMHP

I’ve recently read Oliver Sacks’ excellent book Hallucinations. It contains a wide range of accounts of different medical conditions that can produce hallucinations or hallucinatory experiences. As Sacks says: “In the popular imagination hallucinatory voices are almost synonymous with schizophrenia – a great misconception, for most people who do hear voices are not schizophrenic.


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Iranian Social Workers Celebrate World Social Work Month

International Federation of Social Workers

Iranian Social Workers Celebrate World Social Work Month Iranian social workers actively participated in World Social Work Day (WSWD) and the month-long celebration in March 2024.

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Shelter, Inc. Receives National Accreditation

Shelter, Inc

Shelter, Inc. has achieved national accreditation through COA Accreditation, a service of Social Current. Shelter, Inc. is a child welfare agency that works to end the cycle of child abuse and neglect through comprehensive and community-based services for children and families at risk and in need. Organizations pursue accreditation to demonstrate the implementation of best practice standards in the field of human services.

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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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Program Helps Adults with Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities on Cancer Journey


All about Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's neuro-inclusive oncology care and empowerment program, which was designed to support adults living with cancer, who also have intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

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NCCPR in the Arizona Capitol Times: DCS is on probation; here’s how to fix it

NCCPR Child Welfare Blog

The Arizona Legislature has, in effect, put the Department of Child Safety on probation, allowing it to continue to function for another four years instead of the customary eight The decision is a healthy recognition that DCS, both in its current form and when it was a division of the Department of Economic Security, often does enormous harm to the children it is meant to help.

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Good Foods For Depression: The Ultimate Guide

Blurt It Out

What we eat plays a much bigger role in our overall well-being than we might think. Improving our diet may not only help our physical health, but our mental health too. Read our guide to find out which foods can help ease symptoms of depression. The best foods for boosting our mood and energy Our diet plays an important role in how well we feel. Some foods can affect blood glucose and insulin levels, which in turn cause our blood sugar to drop.

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Chatbot Performance in Defining and Differentiating Palliative Care, Supportive Care, Hospice Care


Concerns over the definition of "palliative care" and other terms by artificial intelligence leave room for improvement.

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Implementation Costs of Technology-Enhanced Transitional Palliative Care for Rural Caregivers


A study examines the use of transitional palliative care for family caregivers in rural areas.