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

Doin' The Work

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Substance Use Disorders DSM 5 TR Changes

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Five Ways To Stop Shiny Object Syndrome

A Splintered Mind

Long before “Shiny Object Syndrome” was coined as a term, an insignificant blogger from Utah referred to a similar condition and called it Multi-Irons Syndrome. Are they the same thing?

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.

Moral Injury in a Broken System

The New Social Worker

Moral injury, a term first coined in research on Vietnam veterans and PTSD, describes inner conflict experienced when betraying an inherent moral code in “high stakes” situations. It has also been found to have high prevalence in healthcare settings


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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.

Spending on Genetic-Drug Interaction Tests for Antidepressant Choice? Think Twice

Nnatasha Tracy

Have you heard of a medical test for the selection of antidepressants ? It's billed as a simple blood test or cheek swab that can indicate what antidepressant you should or should not take. This is advertised as "personalized medicine" or "precision medicine."

‘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.

Video Diary for today

Abuse Survivor

Video Diary pt 1 of 2 Sept 29, 2022 Abuse Survivor Blog Sarah Garlits. You can see part 2 on my Patreon at: [link


There’s Always Something

Untipsy Teacher

Dear Readers, I love Fall in Minnesota. The cooler weather makes it easier to hike, fall colors are beautiful, and the produce and fall flowers add extra spice. (No, No, I do not get pumpkin spice coffee! We had a cool overnight bike trip planned.

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

UNISON members back £1,925 pay rise for social workers

Community Care

UNISON members have voted to back councils’ offer of a £1,925 pay rise for local authority social workers this year. The union – which represents an estimated 40,000 social workers – announced the move on Twitter earlier today.


International Federation of Social Workers

Time and date: Friday 30th September 2022 at 5pm CET Speaker: Ketevan Lekishvili – Georgia Please join us for a meeting of New Social Workers from IFSW Europe. It is one […].

There is progress on advancing the Improving Access to Mental Health Act

Social Work Blog

Progress on Advancing the Improving Access to Mental Health Act (H.R 2035/ S. The Senate Finance Committee (SFC) released its mental health workforce discussion draft component of its mental health legislative package (a summary may be found here ).

UK care homes still stopping family reunions months after Covid rules eased

The Guardian

Support groups say relatives are frightened to speak out about being denied access to elderly residents Two and a half years after Boris Johnson announced the first UK lockdown, and seven months after the last domestic measures ended, some care homes in Britain are still denying people access to their elderly relatives due to Covid restrictions.

DfE merges schools and children’s social care responsibilities under new minister

Community Care

The Department for Education (DfE) has merged responsibilities for children’s social care and schools under new minister Kelly Tolhurst.

How To Build Healthy Relationships With Donors and Funders?


If you are a social service organization seeking to make a long-term impact, look for people who genuinely care about your cause. If you want the best long-term results for your non-profit, your main contributors should be committed in the long run.

Breaking Down Mental Health Terms: What is High-Functioning Anxiety?

My Brains Not Broken

Up until a few years ago, I hadn’t heard of the term high-functioning anxiety. To me, anxiety was something that got in the way of functioning. It made decisions more difficult and tasks harder to complete.

NCCPR news and commentary round-up, week ending September 27, 2022

NCCPR Child Welfare Blog

A week of extraordinary news coverage. Let’s start with three stories, each powerful in itself, even more so for the picture they paint when read one after the other: ? Does anyone still believe the lie that family policing agencies always tell about how “we can’t remove a child on our own, a judge has to approve everything we do”? If so, please read this story from Honolulu Civil Beat, about how, in Hawaii, they almost never ask a judge first – but keep getting away with it.

Extra £500m for social care a ‘sticking plaster’, warn sector leaders

Community Care

The government’s £500m injection of cash into adult social care this winter is a mere “sticking plaster” for the sector’s underlying problems, leaders have warned.

Finally-Some Common Sense


We recently interviewed a retired social worker who spent her entire 30-year career working with addicts and alcoholics in residential treatment centers. We were seeking insight into the drug and alcohol abuse epidemic that seems to be getting worse every year.

“Oscar’s Family” – New book teaches children about court appointed special advocacy and family

National Casa Gal

Read More. The post “Oscar’s Family” – New book teaches children about court appointed special advocacy and family appeared first on National CASA/GAL Association for Children.

Book Review—The Emergency: A Year of Healing and Heartbreak in a Chicago ER

The New Social Worker

If you are a field instructor in a hospital setting, here’s my recommendation: assign The Emergency to your student. If you’re a social work student or a new social worker in the hospital environment, seek this book out

Temporarily registered social workers no longer able to practise

Community Care

Social workers temporarily registered in England and Wales during the pandemic will no longer be able to practise after today.

Building Blocks of Case Management Software


For high-quality case management systems, innovative thinking that promotes data-driven decisions at all organizational levels is required. A standard system that appears to be perfect from the outside may be unable to collect the data needed to support your specific cause or model of care.

‘…items and belongings…’ – a hoarding case at the Court of Protection

Health & Social Care Workforce

Stephen Martineau summarises a recent case at the Court of Protection involving hoarding behaviour: AC and GC (Capacity: Hoarding: Best Interests) [2022] EWCOP 39. With thanks to Neil Allen for alerting us to the judgment via this Tweet. The NIHR … Continue reading → Clutter Law / policy Mental capacity Older people Safeguarding Stephen Martineau


Third Season Episode 20: A conversation with Joanne Cacciatore on therapeutic approaches to grief counseling

Hospice Chaplaincy

In Today’s episode, Saul talks to Dr. Joanne Cacciatore on therapeutic approaches to grief counseling. Dr. Joanne Cacciatore is the founder of the MISS Foundation and the Selah Carefarm. She is a tenured professor, researcher, and senior Wrigley Institute of Sustainability Scholar at Arizona State University. Her area of expertise is traumatic death, and she […]. Articles Dr. Saul Ebema Hospice chaplaincy Saul Ebema The Hospice Chaplaincy Show

Two new NCCPR op-eds

NCCPR Child Welfare Blog

NCCPR in The Missouri Independent: Fixing Missouri child welfare: Darrell Missey has it backwards In his masterful biography The Power Broker, Robert Caro describes how New York City’s “master builder” Robert Moses, became a master destroyer of communities because of a fundamental misunderstanding. Moses thought that if he just blasted enough highways through enough neighborhoods it would end the city’s chronic traffic congestion.

GeriPal Podcast: Avoiding the Uncanny Valley in Serious Illness Communication


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

Progressive Values Shape Ayesha Ghazi Edwin’s Family Story

Michigan Social Work

“Ann Arbor and the university welcomed us with open arms, and we fell in love with this diverse, inclusive community.” Lecturer and ENGAGE: DETROIT Program Manager Ayesha Ghazi Edwin’s family history is chronicled in a story on U-M’s Center for South Asian Studies website.

Bookwork Entry 9

A Splintered Mind

A lot is said about adults with ADHD and their inability to focus, but not enough is said when they're focused on the wrong thing. Here I became fixated on adding a certain project to my list of things to do, which was already ridiculously long. Mobile browsers only display the first page.


The doctor won’t see you now – the NHS is in crisis | Letters

The Guardian

Philip Wood on having to turn to private treatment because of health service underresourcing, Dr Pilar Murphy on staff shortages and Dr Euan Strachan-Orr on the pressure GPs face Your editorial ( 22 September ) and Rachel Clarke’s excoriating opinion piece ( Instead of helping desperate NHS doctors like me, Thérèse Coffey is sticking in the boot, 22 September ) demonstrate how the Tories continue to mismanage and impoverish state health and social care.