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Social worker changes undermined engagement with children later convicted of violent crimes – review

Community Care

High levels of social worker turnover undermined engagement with six young people with histories of social care involvement who were later convicted of violent offences, a review has found. Applying tenacity when working with children, young people and families and asking why if people do not engage.

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NIA-Funded Study Explores Re-Engagement of Black Older Adults After COVID-19

University of Connecticut

Parekh’s research goal is to investigate both the barriers and the facilitators of engagement for Black and African American older adults in activities they enjoyed before the pandemic. What I'm seeing is that churches have had to be creative in their offerings and they offer a variety of modalities for adults to be engaged,” says Parekh.


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Podcast 041: Listen to Engage

Ultimate Youth Worker

In todays episode of the Ultimate Youth Worker Podcast, “Listen to Engage”, Aaron speaks to us about the need for youth workers to listen respectfully to their young people. One of the keys to developing respectful engagement with our young people is the skill of listening to gain understanding of how they view their experiences.

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5 Social work engagement skills to deepen rapport with clients

Save the Social Worker

Much of this requires engagement. Engagement is tough. How do you engage involuntary clients, whom may not like what you are saying to them? It will also help you better engage the client. Engagement is about the relationship. It’s about being good at practice too, particularly in terms of engagement.

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M. Candace Christensen Named a U-M Public Engagement Faculty Fellow

Michigan Social Work

Candace Christensen has been named a Public Engagement Faculty Fellow by the U-M Office of the Vice President for Research. The fellowship offers an opportunity for faculty members to consider how they can prioritize outward engagement in their scholarly activity and translate it into meaningful public impacts. “My

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Fostering Better Engagement with Your Child: The Key to Nurturing Communication Development

Prosper Health Collective

Positive engagement means the intentional and genuine interactions you have with your child. This engagement isn’t just about spending time together; it’s about making that time count by creating an environment where your child feels valued, heard, and understood. How do we foster positive engagement?

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7 Effective Engagement Programs for Employees in Human Services


Effective engagement programs for employees play a pivotal role in the success of human services organizations. By creating engagement programs that make staff members proud or happy to work for your organization, you can reduce the likelihood of burnout and retain staff longer.