September, 2022

Race Doesn’t Exist Without Racism - Deadric Williams, PhD

Doin' The Work

Episode 57 Guest: Deadric Williams, PhD Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW. www.dointhework.com. Listen/Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts , Google Podcasts , Stitcher , Spotify. Follow on Twitter & Instagram , Like on Facebook. Join the mailing list Support the podcast Download transcript.

Substance Use Disorders DSM 5 TR Changes

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How to Reduce Anxiety in your Body and Brain

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25 Tips to Strengthen your Brain and Reduce Anxiety and Depression Relapses

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Marketing Your Social Work Practice: Tips to Boost Your Online Presence

Speaker: Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW.

In this webinar with business development consultant Gary Direnfeld, we will explore the different methods of marketing your private social work practice and boosting your online presence. Gary will provide valuable insight on choosing and using social media to attract viable referrals.

Health Anxiety and Illness Related Psychological Distress Somatic Symptom Disorder DSM 5 TR

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What are the F’s of the Stress Response?

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How Trauma Gets Trapped in Your Body Part 2 – Vagus Nerve Orienting Reflex

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How Trauma Gets Trapped in Your Bock Part 1 – The Vagus Nerve

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ABA Therapy Is the Gold Standard for Tennessee Children With Autism

Swhelper

JoyBridge Kids. Raising a child with autism takes extra skill and educational support. Many parents have reached out to ABA therapy centers like JoyBridge to get that extra support.

Taking double precautions ahead of winter

Social Care

The Autumn COVID-19 booster and flu jab vaccination roll out is a sign that winter is not far behind and we must be ready. Image created by freepik.com]. Insulating against risk. You don’t have to be a fan of Game of Thrones to know ‘winter is coming’.

Breaking Down Mental Health Terms: What Is Self-Stigma?

My Brains Not Broken

I was writing a post a few weeks ago when I ended up using a term I rarely think about: self-stigma. It’s not that it’s a foreign concept to me, but I don’t think I’m very comfortable using the term or understanding it well when it is used.

Evening anxiety, when we wind down our anxiety ramps up

Blurt It Out

Anxiety can happen at any time of day, but some of us notice that our anxiety often gets worse in the evening. We’ve finally reached the point in the day where we can sit on the sofa and try to wind down before bed… but our evening anxiety has other ideas. Some days, it can.

What to do if someone you know is feeling suicidal?

Lawson Psychology

The post What to do if someone you know is feeling suicidal? appeared first on Lawson Clinical Psychology. Adult therapy Uncategorized R U OK Day Suicide Prevention World Suicide Prevention Day

Whose Homework is it Anyways?

Gary Direnfeld

There’s a new crop of students, now in first year university. Among them are students whose parents carried them through high school. Now in university these students are realizing there is an increased work load and yet far more independence. Some of these students will slack off.

Police opens investigation into abuse at mental health hospital revealed by BBC

Community Care

Police have opened an investigation into abuse of patients at a mental health hospital uncovered by the BBC.

Emerging Words for the Future (Fall 2022 Edition)

Social Work Futures

Over the last couple of years and through my own foresight journey (as a social worker and a human)…I’ve found emerging language regarding the future to be really interesting, illuminating, sometimes troubling, and valuable.

Closing Thoughts During Suicide Prevention Month 2022

My Brains Not Broken

Every year when I reach the end of Suicide Prevention Month, I take time to reflect on what I’ve learned this month and how that helps my work in suicide prevention going forward. Some years I learn more than others but either way, September is a valuable month of awareness and reflection.

Our Recovery Playlist 

Gateway Foundation

No matter what stage you find yourself at in your recovery, music can be a great way to take your mind off things or inspire you.

International Summer School: “Gender and Leadership: Social Work Education in Southeast Europe”

The International Association Of Schools Of Social

International Summer School: “Gender and Leadership: Social Work Education in Southeast Europe”. 5– 9 September 2022, University of Prishtina.

Resiliency Actually Requires Frustration

Gary Direnfeld

Resiliency is the capacity to overcome adversity. It is learned and developed throughout childhood, even starting as a little one. It requires the child to meet with frustration and to be soothed such that they settle and cope.

DfE appoints MacAlister to advise on care review implementation

Community Care

The Department for Education has appointed Josh MacAlister to advise on the implementation of the children’s social care review that he led.

Reflections and Takeaways from reading Amy Webb and Andrew Hessel’s book, The Genesis Machine

Social Work Futures

Just finished reading (finally) the new book from Amy Webb and her co-author Andrew Hessel. It’s called “The Genesis Machine: Our Quest to Rewrite Life in the Age of Synthetic Biology.” ” It came out earlier this year – and is published by Public Affairs in New York.

Alumni Spotlight: Jelan Agnew, LCSW

University of Connecticut

Headshot of Jelan Agnew, LCSW , Name, Profession Title and Employer, SSW Class & Concentration. Jelan Agnew, LCSW, fo under of Nalej of Self, LLC. Class of 2011, clinical concentration. . Brief description about your career path. .

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10 Fidgets That Work Well With My Students

Kylie the Creative Social Worker

Fidgets can be so much fun! There are so many different kinds and they can serve many different purposes. With the right expectations and systems in place, fidgets can be used appropriately. Below is a…

ECSWE 20-23 of June 2023 – Conference- Save the date!

The International Association Of Schools Of Social

ECSWE 20-23 of June 2023 -Diversity and Social Work Education: Building Bridges for Sustainable Futures! Oporto – Save the date!

To Courageous, Competent Women

Gary Direnfeld

Growing up, my mother was always involved with a volunteer group. I never knew what they did, only that she was busy attending numerous meetings and frequently making dozens of phone calls. As a boy many of those meetings took place in our home.

‘We are just working to live at the moment’ – social workers on the cost of living crisis

Community Care

Community Care’s survey on the cost of living crisis found that a majority of social workers were struggling, with 94% receiving no additional help from employers. Some were going into debt to manage rising costs, whether through credit cards, overdrafts or borrowing from friends and family.

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month 2022

My Brains Not Broken

CW: This post discusses suicide. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in the United States and every year, I aim to write posts and share information directly related to suicide prevention throughout the month.

Stop Abuse Campaign Gains a Champion in Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Stop Abuse Campaign

← How America Can Break the Cycle and Prevent Drug Abuse. New York— Tuesday, September 6th 2022 — The Stop Abuse Campaign today announced that nationally recognized leader Linda C. Degutis, DrPH, MSN , has taken the helm of the organization and its efforts to end the cycle of abuse. “I’m

Depression: The Things You Don’t See When I’m Working

Blurt It Out

1 in 6.8 people in the average workplace experience mental health problems. Working whilst living with depression can be exhausting. There is a lot that people don’t see. Sometimes it can feel as though we’re almost living two different lives.

Remaking Social Work for the New Global Era – Its available now!

The International Association Of Schools Of Social

Future social work practice requires a holistic framework to deal effectively with the great social and economic disruptions of this unprecedented time.

Childhood Anxiety at Bedtime

Gary Direnfeld

Some kids develop tremendous anxieties that emerge at bedtime. It could be of someone stealing them away, the death of a loved one, fire, etc. The origin of the fear may be unknown or it may be traceable to an actual event, be it through a friend, news report, family experience, or even just a TV show or YouTube video. Most parents will do their best to soothe their child through their fear. It is sufficient for some kids.

Children waiting up to six weeks to see social workers, as authority downgraded to ‘inadequate’

Community Care

Children who met thresholds were left waiting up to six weeks to see a social worker due to “significant, widespread and systemic” weaknesses in a council’s front door service, Ofsted has found.