2020

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Women of Color in Tech and/or Futures/Foresight Work

Social Work Futures

Have you seen the film “The Social Dilemma?”

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Let’s talk about mental health

Martin Webber

On World Mental Heath Day here is an opportunity to reflect on the importance of social connections for our mental health. Blog Connecting People Sheffield

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Pinterest Assignment for the Social Work Classroom

Teaching & Learning in Social Work

A few years back, my colleague, Dr. Lisa Baker at Samford University’s Department of Social Work , and I collaborated on a study about a technology-meditated assignment that we developed for a Human Behavior and the Social Environment (HBSE) course.

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How to make supervision work for you

Save the Social Worker

You probably already know this. You need good supervision to progress as a social worker. Not supervision that tells you what to do. But supervision that works with you, for you. How do you do that? But more importantly, why should you do that?

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Get Connected: Using Social Media for Social Work Success

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.

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He Died Waiting: A book with a purpose

Learning Social Worker

In this blog, I shall tell you about my book that I have written in the hope of changing hearts, minds, and practice. I am pretty excited about the prospect of seeing my first book in print.

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Tips for Coping at Christmas

Psychological Health Care

After a year of uncertainty and periods of isolation brought about by COVID-19, many people will be setting expectations for an extra jolly Christmas and planning time connecting with family and friends in celebration.

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Mindful Monsters Feelings Chart

Creative Play Therapist

Click for your free download. This feelings can be found in the "Mindful Monsters Therapeutic Workbook" along with close to 100 other interventions, coloring pages, crafts and worksheets. The workbook can be used on its own, or alongside the children's book "Be Mindful of Monsters.".

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Good Grief! Coping with grief & loss

Millennial Social Worker

Grief, I’ve learned, is really just love. It’s all the love you want to give, but cannot. All that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat, and in that hollow part of your chest. Grief is just love with no place to go.”. ? Jamie Anderson.

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Thanks For the Memories

Shelter, Inc

“Every child deserves a happy childhood, one they would not be sad to remember later on.” ” – unknown. . ‘Tis the holiday season when gift-giving plays a prominent role.

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Can We Talk About College Majors?

N.A.H

I saw a message online recently which said “Can we talk about college majors. I see many people struggling to find a job with degrees because... The post Can We Talk About College Majors? appeared first on N.A.H. Higher Education Reflections

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Meeting Download from the Institute for the Future’s Annual 10-Year-Forecast – September 2020

Social Work Futures

The week before last, the Institute for the Future (where I have a Research Fellowship affiliation) had their annual “Ten Year Forecast” meeting. It is always a robust, engaging – and sometimes unsettling gathering.

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Social work is needed

Martin Webber

Our research has identified a potential role for social workers in addressing social risk factors for cardiovascular disease in India. Blog India International Centre for Mental Health Social Research

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Humour as a tool for practice

The Social Care Elf

This study explores the use of humour as a practice tool in social care, drawing on the humour-health hypothesis as the premise of the investigation and identifying both positive and negative impacts that definitely warrant some more thought and exploration.

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How investing teaches social service strategy

Save the Social Worker

Table of Contents. Introduction. Who are you to tell me this? Because let’s face it…. Strategy is playing people chess, not people checkers. Successful strategy is in the day-to-day course correction. What are the practical steps? Successful strategy is a habit. But I’m just a member of staff!

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He Died Waiting: Book Review

Learning Social Worker

Book review, by Stephanie Hassanali (nurse and clinical nurse trainer), of He Died Waiting: Learning the lessons – a bereaved mother’s view of mental health services by Caroline Aldridge.

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Being a Black Clinician During Dual Pandemics: A Trainee Perspective

Society of Clinical Psychology

To say that 2020 has been a “hard” year is almost facetious. The truth of the matter is, for many people 2020 has been a series of struggles at the hands of two pandemics, one that was novel and the other that was not.

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?? SCOTT and Zirkus Empathico on air at Deutsche Welle!

Clinical Psychology of Social Interaction

In our digital intervention tools, S.C.O.T.T. and Zirkus Empathico were documented on behalf of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a Deutsche Welle contribution.

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Judi Love to host virtual ‘Thank You Social Workers’ event

Social Work Awards

Social Work Awards, the charity behind the annual Social Worker of the Year Awards, has revealed that comedian, TV broadcaster and BBC radio presenter, Judi Love, will be hosting their virtual ‘Thank You Social Workers’ event on 26 November.

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Narrative research with children: New book published by Palgrave

Irish Socail Worker

Narrating Childhood with Children and Young People: Diverse Contexts, Methods and Stories of Everyday Life. Edited by. Dr Lisa Moran, Department of Social Sciences, Edge Hill University, UK. Dr Kathy Reilly, School of Geography, Archaeology and Irish Studies, NUI Galway.

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BetterHelp Review: An Honest Perspective You’ll Love

The How to Social Worker

The How to Social Worker. BetterHelp Review: An Honest Perspective You’ll Love. What is BetterHelp? If you’re in need of therapy, and can’t make it to a therapist in person, BetterHelp is key!

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Discussing Macro Social Work

N.A.H

In the past as a student, and even today as a practitioner I have often found it challenging to find mentoring and supervision opportunities for people... The post Discussing Macro Social Work appeared first on N.A.H. N.A.H. N.A.H. Video Social Work

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“Be Mindful of Monsters” Children’s Book

Creative Play Therapist

Order Be Mindful of Monsters Here. “Be Be Mindful of Monsters” is an early reader created to help children understand and cope with powerful emotions. The book follows Ezzy, a gender-neutral nine-year-old whose feelings of anger, sadness and worry have grown into monsters.

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Making Black mental health matter

Martin Webber

Renée Aleong discusses her PhD research and explains why Black mental health matters. Approved Mental Health Professionals Blog Practice research Social work research

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Telling the tale: working in social care during the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020

The Social Care Elf

Jill Manthorpe discusses a qualitative study which examines the experiences of frontline workers in care homes and home care. The post Telling the tale: working in social care during the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020 appeared first on National Elf Service.

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How to improve your social work interviewing

Save the Social Worker

Table of Contents. What is social work interviewing? Why interview? Who do you interview? Involuntary clients. Voluntary clients. How do you interview? Just before that…. How do you interview better? Know where you are. Verbal. Vocal. Non-verbal. Ease people in. Be mindful. Conclusion.

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Discover the Well-Being Boosting Power of Pets

Psychological Health Care

Most pet owners will happily tell you that their life has improved by having a furry friend around. But there are also scientifically proven physical and mental health benefits of pets. Spending time with pets can have a powerful effect on your well-being.

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Is discrimination a risk factor for eating disorders?

Society of Clinical Psychology

When we think of eating disorders, we often picture a very thin, white woman. Consistently, this is how eating disorders are often portrayed in the media.

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New member! ?? Welcome, Mahi!

Clinical Psychology of Social Interaction

Mahlet Kassa has recently joined us as a PhD student! She is interested in the relationship between our sense of bodily self and social cognition i.e. how we interact with others.

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Social Work Awards announces virtual event

Social Work Awards

Social Work Awards, the charity behind the annual Social Worker of the Year Awards ceremony, has announced that it will be hosting a live virtual event for social workers on Thursday 26 November.

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Newsletter — September 2020

The Advocate

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If-then planning: How to boost your chances of successfully changing your behaviour

Lawson Psychology

The post If-then planning: How to boost your chances of successfully changing your behaviour appeared first on Lawson Clinical Psychology. Adult therapy Couple Therapy

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Diversity and Anti-Racism Resources from the Yale Psychology Department Clinic

N.A.H

The Psychology Department Clinic at Yale University has created a resource page for issues pertaining to the mental health of minoritized groups, including anti-racism resources.

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Podcast 036: Child Rights

Ultimate Youth Worker

In this episode of the Ultimate Youth Worker Podcast ‘Child Rights’ Aaron and Jessy give us some insight into the United Nations Convention on the Rights of a Child and how youth workers can use the articles within it to sharpen their practice. Child Rights.