Empathy and Detatchment

Counselor Toolbox podcast

Empathy helps you explore their reality through their eyes Detachment allows you to know clearly where you end and they begin so you can step in and […] ?? Empathy helps you explore their reality through their eyes Detachment allows you to know clearly where you end and they begin so you can step in and [… ?? Chat with me at [link] NOTE: ALL Podcasts are for educational purposes only and are NOT a replacement for medical advice or counseling from a licensed professional.

5 Blissful Benefits of Retreating You Never Considered but Want

R.E.A.L. Social Workers

Community is fostered through a demonstration of empathy and collaboration. Daniel Golman who wrote Emotional Intelligence: Why it Can Matter More Than IQ speaks of three types of empathy and described it as follows. Cognitive empathy is recognizing how another person feels.

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One affordable retreat that can lower cortisol levels

R.E.A.L. Social Workers

Community is fostered through a demonstration of empathy and collaboration. Cortisol is released when our fight or flight system is triggered. When cortisol levels are consistently high, it causes a myriad of health problems.

Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaskan Natives SAMHSA TIP 61

Counselor Toolbox podcast

family, community, faith healers etc.) - Empathy - Concerns and fears should be elicited (at the beginning and at points of resistance) - Trust is based on who you are not what you accomplished. family, community, faith healers etc.) - Empathy - Concerns and fears should be elicited (at the beginning and at points of resistance) - Trust is based on who you are not what you accomplished Summary - There is no one right way.

Giving Language to Empathy: Lessons from Palliative Care

CAPC

A doctor writes about the lessons learned from her palliative care colleagues about empathetic communication. News Bites

Advancing Active Allyship for Social Justice: Cross-Group Friendships, Social Empathy, and Political Engagement

Social Work Blog

By deepening contextual understanding of systemic barriers and promoting macro perspective taking, social empathy may foster allyship from socially advantaged group members. However, research on the promise of social empathy and understanding of how to advance it remain nascent.

A Letter to My Graduating Social Work Field Education Students

The New Social Worker

You are the embodiment of all we hope social workers will be—caring professionals who are known for their warmth, empathy, and genuineness. Congratulations, graduates! We are honored to call you colleagues in the ever-evolving social work profession

All The Birds

What a Shrink Thinks

We talked about how, and why we try to hold empathy for those who see reality in diametrically opposed ways. […].

Self-Care A-Z: Self-Care for Humans

The New Social Worker

This need is even more crucial when we’re engaged with human dynamics that require intense engagement, empathy, and advocacy Social Workers Are Human. As such, we must attend to our human-ness.

BURNOUT SOCIAL WORKERS SUFFERING PTSD

Famcare

Many who pursue social work careers are naturally compassionate with a high degree of empathy and an even higher work ethic. These are attributes that lend themselves well to working with clients and colleagues but make the need for awareness of possible burnout critical.

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Finally-Some Common Sense

Famcare

The insights she shared rang with understanding, empathy, and a double dose of 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.

Racism and Mistreatment in the Mental Health Field: A Practitioner’s Voice

inSocialWork

Even while the NASW Code of Ethics places emphasis on racial and social justice, a number of people and scholars have mentioned an “empathy gap” when it comes to social work practice involving White social worker interactions with Black clients. Danielle Hamner.

Across Generations

Famcare

This blog thinks, however, that this continued characterization is unfair and would like to recount a story about kindness and empathy across generations. Tom Wolfe labeled the baby boomers the "Me" generation and the label has been applied to every generation since.

A message of hope on World Social Work Day

Social Work With Adults

Never has there been a greater need to establish global values of empathy, trust and faith in humanity. World Social Work Day celebrates the achievements of social work, raises the visibility of social services and defends social justice and human rights.

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Clinical Psychology of Social Interaction

Specifically, how interoception (the perception of signals from within the body) contributes to one’s concept of self and how this in turn interacts and influences affective and cognitive empathy. Mahlet Kassa has recently joined us as a PhD student!

Fernanda Cross Featured on Deutsche Welle (DW)

Michigan Social Work

It is as an immigrant that Cross finds the necessary empathy for her work. Assistant Professor Fernanda Cross is featured on Deutsche Welle (DW) website. The article explores her journey to the U.S. and her research at U-M School of Social Work. “It

Case Worker Burnout = Turnover

Famcare

Social service professionals are particularly susceptible because of the high levels of empathy required by their jobs. Burnout.

5 micro skills in social work that you may have forgotten

Save the Social Worker

Very often, we see micro skills such as: Empathy Attending Unconditional acceptance. What are the physical things you do to ensure that you convey empathy? I confess. I’m no expert on social work. I’ve been complained about many times from clients.

Thinking About Using Christmas as a Punishment? Don’t Do It!

Gary Direnfeld

We do so while remembering to show love, caring, empathy and compassion at the same time. When they push back, express empathy and love. Naughty or nice? If you’re going to use Christmas as a threatening device, Well then, you better think twice. ?————-.

Resiliency Actually Requires Frustration

Gary Direnfeld

When we run to only smooth the child’s path, versus express empathy and offer emotional support, but not compensation, a tremendous disservice may be done. Resiliency is the capacity to overcome adversity. It is learned and developed throughout childhood, even starting as a little one.

Hey, Tough Guy.

Gary Direnfeld

As a mantra it can help you approach your boy with empathy and compassion. Toxic masculinity doesn’t begin in adulthood. It begins in infancy with the expectation that boys must tough it out, suck it up, not cry and never need soothing.

6 Signs of a Great Social Work Supervisor

Social Work Bubble

They lead with empathy. Empathy is the blanket that covers each of these signs. Empathy allows for supervisees to be humanized and seen within full context of their life, and maintains a growth & strengths oriented perspective.

Poverty Simulations in Social Work Education

Teaching & Learning in Social Work

Here is a summary of our findings: Overall, the poverty simulation changed students understanding of what it is like to live in poverty and empathy for people who experience poverty.

Guest Post: Interview with the Author of Bedlam and Tea Tony Abbs

Bipolar Bandit

The ignorance and lack of empathy from society can compound my progress due to the negative responses I may feel towards their lack of understanding. Empathy and understanding from those closest to us can have such a positive effect on our mental health conditions.

Thinking About Separating? Think About This….

Gary Direnfeld

It means you have empathy for the impact of your actions on others. It is not uncommon that when a person thinks about separating from their partner, they may contemplate it for years before following through. That means this person has had all that time to think it through as well as adjust emotionally. When the news is delivered, even if the relationship was problematic, the one just receiving the news feels like the rug is pulled from beneath them.

She Came in Loaded for Bear.

Gary Direnfeld

With empathy he said the following: “I am so sorry for your experience and near injury. I was a teen at the time. Selling shoes. It was my part time job. The store was upscale, the shoes expensive, women’s and men’s. The store was located on the corner of an open air mall near Yonge and Finch, in Willowdale, Ontario. Murray’s Highgrade Footwear. It was late on a Saturday afternoon. It must have been towards November. It was getting dark outside.

American Dementia: Brain Health in an Unhealthy Society

inSocialWork

Our guests will argue that the current decline of dementia may be strongly linked to mid–twentieth century policies that promoted empathy, reduced inequality, advocated for racial equity, provided widespread access to education and healthcare, and brought about cleaner air, soil, and water.

6 Signs of a Great Social Work Supervisor

Social Work Bubble

They lead with empathy. Empathy is the blanket that covers each of these signs. Empathy allows for supervisees to be humanized and seen within full context of their life, and maintains a growth & strengths oriented perspective. Supervision in social work is an essential part of effective practice, support, and preventing burnout. A supervisor can make or break your experience at an organization, and is essential for licensure and growth.

GuestPost: Surviving a Major Bipolar Depressive Episode and Finding a Purpose in my Life by Becky Rowland

Bipolar Bandit

I have a serious passion for work in this field, sincere empathy for those with serious brain disorders, and good research skills. Biography I had my first mental illness episode with psychosis symptoms when I was 20 years old in 1982.

Reducing Stigma

Prosper Health Collective

Show compassion and empathy for those experiencing a mental illness. Stigma is when someone is discredited, reduced as a person and made to feel no more than a label as a result of particular circumstance, behaviour, personality or due to one of their traits.

‘After a week in the job, I couldn’t stop smiling’: the joy – and heartbreak – of life as a care worker

The Guardian

She credits her success as a care worker to her brisk efficiency, tempered with empathy. Chevonne Baker loves her work and the elderly people she looks after.

When to talk to children about sexual abuse

Stop Abuse Campaign

We can talk to our daughters and sons about treating others with compassion and empathy. ← My journey of healing my inner child. Talking to our littles about preventing sexual abuse is essential. Yes, we can all agree, but so is talking to our not-so-littles.

Long COVID and why vaccination still matters

Social Care

Day to day we must use our skills, experience and empathy to support colleagues and the people we serve to make informed choices about vaccination. "Around two million people in the UK are currently experiencing long COVID.

He Died Waiting: Book Review

Learning Social Worker

I agree with Caroline that empathy can be taught. I have always had some sort of empathy, but I saw this increase dramatically after experiencing life as a nurse, and then again when I became a mother. My empathy grew.

A workforce 'Made with Care'

Social Care

We need many more new and returning care professionals with the same qualities of compassion, dedication and empathy to join our ranks and help ease pressure on the system.

Thoughts on a Strange evening

The Vintage Social Worker

I am certain they would feel sympathy for the child who was abandoned and had such a traumatic time in institutions and be pleased that he had “made something of himself” after such dodgy beginnings but how can they have real empathy with that little boy standing against the wall in a big new institution having been plucked from a family that he thought was his forever.

Getting Through Recovery with Four Tips

Gary Direnfeld

I feel a deeper empathy the result of my experience. Six weeks ago I had open heart bypass surgery. Although I keep referring to it as a triple bypass, while on the table, it turned into a quadruple. It doesn’t really matter to me one way or the other. There was also an event during surgery. The best guess is that an air bubble entered the heart giving rise to a minor heart attack while on the table. While never good, thankfully it was considered minor.

The Value of Feeling

My Brains Not Broken

Whether it’s understanding or empathy for myself, sitting with those feelings is difficult. Several times a day, I’m reminded of how important it is to feel. I don’t mean to be happy or sad, nervous or stressed out.

5 Reasons Children Bully and How Parents Can Help

KVC

It’s important for parents to show examples of treating others with dignity and respect, and to model empathy for others. Bullying is a top concern among parents of school-age children.

Pursuit of Good Mental Health and PERMA-V

Prosper Health Collective

Use active listening and empathy when supporting someone with a problem. Working in the field of psychology, we are often in the pursuit of good mental health. There are many ways to reach this, but what are the actual elements that promote well-being and happiness within each of us?