Retreat When a Vacation is Not Enough

R.E.A.L. Social Workers

Retreats will provide opportunities to engage in activities, to learn skills, to increase awareness and to practice behaviors, that produce desired outcomes & long-lasting benefits. The World is Going Bonkers. The world is going bonkers, and it may feel like you are too.

5 Blissful Benefits of Retreating You Never Considered but Want

R.E.A.L. Social Workers

Self-reflection offers a chance to engage the prefrontal cortex. It also engages the prefrontal cortex. The moment a person recognizes and labels a feeling, it creates a shift that begins to disengage the amygdala and engage the prefrontal cortex.

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One affordable retreat that can lower cortisol levels

R.E.A.L. Social Workers

Self-reflection offers a chance to engage the prefrontal cortex. Cortisol is released when our fight or flight system is triggered. When cortisol levels are consistently high, it causes a myriad of health problems. I am going to talk about an affordable retreat that can lower cortisol levels.

Episode 13 – Sexual Justice as Social Justice with Dr George Turner.

Social Work Discoveries

Hello friends, On episode 13 you’ll hear an engaging conversation with Dr George Turner discussing the intersections of social work, sexual health, social justice, research and language. [link]. There’s lots to get you thinking, so we hope you enjoy! Speak with you soon. Podcast Social Work

Abolitionist Social Work - Cameron Rasmussen, MSW; Durrell Washington, MSW; Michelle Grier, LMSW; Vivianne Guevara, LMSW

Doin' The Work

They emphasize the need to engage in collective work and support to envision the world we want, as well as how to take smaller steps to implement abolition in the present while working towards a long-term larger vision. Members share their experiences working in the field in ways that do and do not align with abolition and how they navigate that, again stressing the importance of how their collective provides a supportive space where they can engage in abolition work.

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Civil Rights Organizing - Ali Lozano, MSW

Doin' The Work

Ali outlines guidance when giving public testimony, discusses coalitions as a tool to build political power, and talks about how TCRP engages in coalition building by detailing their work with the diverse Texas for All coalition, which has unified around combating the increased attempts at voter suppression by the Texas legislature. Episode 44 Guest: Ali Lozano, MSW Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW. www.dointhework.com. Listen/Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts , Google Podcasts , Stitcher , Spotify.

Voting and Legislative Advocacy - Dawn Brown, MSW

Doin' The Work

Dawn talks about activities and strategies social workers can use to engage in legislative advocacy and how NASW-FL has a big event called LEAD (Legislative Education Advocacy Day) where they bring social work students to the Florida Capitol once a year to meet with lawmakers and attend committee hearings. Episode 34. Guest: Dawn Brown, MSW. Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW. . www.dointhework.com. Listen/Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts , Google Podcasts , Stitcher , Spotify.

Healing Trauma Through Community Building in Little Village - Alicia Martinez, MSW; David "Tiny" Estrada; Shipra Parikh, PhD, LCSW

Doin' The Work

They talk about the work they do in their community with families and youth by engaging in assistance services, counseling, conflict mediation and restorative justice, youth leadership and advocacy, anti-adultism, school transformation with restorative justice and a trauma-informed approach, and much more. Episode 35. Guests: Alicia Martinez, MSW; David “Tiny” Estrada; Shipra Parikh, PhD, LCSW. Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW. . www.dointhework.com.

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Trans Rights and Justice in a Time of Anti-Trans Attacks - Daye Pope

Doin' The Work

In this episode, I talk with Daye Pope, Director of Civic Engagement at T.A.K.E. s civic engagement work, specifically on voting rights for trans folks, especially trans folks of color, and the multiple ways voter suppression occurs. Episode 54 Guest: Daye Pope Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW.

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Empowering Women, Policy Advocacy, Graceful Revolution, Coaching - Melissa Bird, PhD, MSW

Doin' The Work

In this episode, I talk with Dr. Melissa Bird – “Missy” – of Bird Girl Industries, where Missy empowers women to engage in advocacy. In this episode, I talk with Dr. Melissa Bird – “Missy” – of Bird Girl Industries, where Missy empowers women to engage in advocacy. Episode 6 Host: Shimon Cohen, LCSW Guest: Melissa (Missy) Bird, PhD, MSW www.dointhework.com. Listen/Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts , Google Podcasts , Stitcher , Spotify.

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Preventing Addiction and Mental Health Issues in College Students

Counselor Toolbox podcast

Moral Injury and Abandonment

Counselor Toolbox podcast

People sometimes have to make the devastating choice to abandon one thing for the good of another Other times (terminal illness) they may not have a choice People may also suffer moral injury by proxy when the leaders of a culture with whom they identify engage in morally reprehensible acts. Moral Injury of Abandonment Moral injury is traumatic and may involve the loss of a sense of.

Post Acute Withdrawl Syndrome

Counselor Toolbox podcast

What is PAWS ~ PAWS affects people who have engaged in addictive behaviors. ~ What is PAWS ~ PAWS affects people who have engaged in addictive behaviors. ~ Objectives ~ Learn what PAWS is ~ Explore why PAWS happens ~ Identify steps to take to reduce and cope with PAWS. The effects are based on factors. ~ Age ~ Gender ~ Length and amount of use ~ Physical health.

Enhancing Mental Health for Hispanic and Latinx Persons

Counselor Toolbox podcast

Focus on engaging the family in the first session using warmth and personalismo - Group leaders should allow members to learn from each other and resist functioning as a content expert or a representative of the rules of the system. Focus on engaging the family in the first session using warmth and personalismo - Group leaders should allow members to learn from each other and resist functioning as a content expert or a representative of the rules of the system.

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. Listen to Engage. As youth workers we engage in a relational profession. We speak, we listen, we engage.

Fatherhood Engagement and Social Engagement

University of Connecticut

This webinar will examine the importance of engagement with fathers and father figures in positive child development. The webinar will incorporate breakout sessions to address information on co-parenting, engaging mothers as gatekeepers, legal rights pertaining to child support and paternity, young fatherhood parenting, and empowering fathers. explore strategies on how to engage fathers. Qur-an Webb, MSW and Welcome 2 Reality. Monday, April 18, 2022.

What’s in it for Me?: Evaluating Stakeholder Engagement

Nicole Clark Consulting

Evaluating Stakeholder Engagement appeared first on Nicole Clark Consulting. Last fall, I joined an ad-hoc group to strategize around Black maternal health and abortion access. During our initial meeting, one member asked, “How will this be different from what’s currently being done?”

2022 ENGAGE Active Grant Recipients: Empowering Engagement with Detroit Communities

Michigan Social Work

Youth Engagement through Cannabis Prevention and Employment Training. Faculty Member: Associate Professor Cristina Bares. Community Partner: Kartav Patel, Manager of Youth Services, Southwest Economic Services.

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

Social Work Blog

college students (N = 329), this study explores the relationship between cross-group friendships, social empathy, and political engagement. Collections of policies in the United States have produced and perpetuated ubiquitous social disadvantage.

IASSW’s Message For Peaceful Engagement With Social Justice, Opposing And Condemning Racism, Discrimination And Violence

The International Association Of Schools Of Social

IASSW’s Message For Peaceful Engagement With Social Justice, Opposing And Condemning Racism, Discrimination And Violence.

Promoting Patient Engagement in Rehab Therapy: Strategies That Work

Relias

In other words, to promote patient engagement in rehab therapy, you must start with the individual patient’s motivation and work together toward optimal outcomes. Getting patients more engaged in their rehab therapy can be tricky even for the most experienced therapists.

Ashley Cureton Named 2022 U-M Center for Academic Innovation Engagement Faculty Fellow

Michigan Social Work

Engaging in Self-Awareness: How Not to Judge When Helping Others

Socialwork License Map

The post Engaging in Self-Awareness: How Not to Judge When Helping Others appeared first on Social Work License Map Social workers and other helping professionals need to practice self-awareness to avoid appearing judgmental to the people whom they are helping.

Katie Richards-Schuster on How the Pandemic Has Changed Youth Community Engagement

Michigan Social Work

Katie Richards-Schuster joined the Michigan Minds podcast to discuss the importance of keeping students engaged and how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the ways youth participate in their communities

HOPES 2 study launches! Helping older people with mental health needs to engage with social care

Health & Social Care Workforce

Led from the University of York by Dr Louise Newbould and Dr Mark Wilberforce, the project’s full title is ‘Helping older people with mental health needs to engage with social care: Enhancing support worker skills through … Continue reading → Ageing Mental healthThe HOPES 2 study commences this month.

The Role of Self-Stigma in Engagement in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

University of Connecticut

Associate Research Professor Hsiu-Ju Lin is working on several federally funded projects related to the opioid crisis. She is a co-investigator on a Nation Institute of Drug Abuse funded Diversity Supplement study for Transitions Clinic Network: Post Incarceration Addiction Treatment, Healthcare, and Social Supports ( TCN-PATHs). To read more about the TCN-PATHs project, visit the UNC Center for Health Equity Research website.

An important moment for social work and social care

Social Work With Adults

I have been so impressed with the huge amount of great policy work undertaken by Department of Health and Social Care colleagues, and the broad and comprehensive engagement with the sector – with over 200 organisations engaged in developing the vision and proposals.

From the Journals: Impact of the Coronavirus Lockdown on Older Adolescents Engaged in a School-Based Stress Management Program

Social Work Blog

[Note: Below is an excerpt from an article in the most recent issue of the journal Children & Schools , co-published by NASW and Oxford University Press.

The “Money in Politics” Debate and Effective Ways to Improve Local Democracy in America

Swhelper

Ideally, local governments as the smallest jurisdictions in the American political system allow citizens to engage in a direct and substantive way. Brian Adams.

Work with the Young Person as the Focus

Ultimate Youth Worker

I was recently looking at the Certificate IV in Youth Work training package and wondering the age old question of what makes how youth workers engage with young people different. For us to engage respectfully with them it must not be from a stance of the all knowing adult.

Social Care WRES: In praise of the phase!

Social Work With Adults

Communities Consultation and engagement SocietyA new beginning for racial equality in social care.

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.

Saturday Dream Workshop

What a Shrink Thinks

This is an educational/experiential workshop designed to support therapists and counselors, artists and creatives, meditators and those engaged in spiritual practices and anyone who wants to learn to work with their dreams in service of healing, creative or contemplative processes.

Try This: Assess Staff & Board Buy-In

Nicole Clark Consulting

Evaluating Stakeholder Engagement, where I shared, “If [the question] “What’s in it for me?” In order to increase engagement, communities and the people driving the actions [.]. Try this and let me know how it goes for you. This post is a follow up to What’s in it for Me?

My name is Nyarueni

Social Service Workforce

By Glynis Clacherty, lead researcher on the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action's Community Engagement in Case Management project.

Human Trafficking Case Manager and Research Analyst Focus Group

Swhelper

According to the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, a great number of these individuals have been coerced, forced, or engaged in ‘The Life’ due to poverty and other conditions […]. Lisa Rymshaw.

Dream Workshop: New Dates

What a Shrink Thinks

This is an educational/experiential workshop designed to support therapists and counselors, artists and creatives, meditators and those engaged in spiritual practices and anyone who wants to learn to work with their dreams in service of healing, creative or contemplative processes.

Entering the Social Work Life: Congratulations to Our 2022 Graduates!

The New Social Worker

While celebrating, many will also engage in preparation. Congratulations, social work grads! This period may consist of making determinations about employment, pursuing further education, and considering what your “social work life” will look like

Ethics Alive! Narrative Ethics and the Value of Storytelling

The New Social Worker

Narrative ethics is an approach to exploring ethical issues by engaging people in storytelling. It is based on social constructionism, and there is no singular objective truth. Instead, it is relational and situational

Ashley Cureton and Rosalva Osorio Receive Grant from U-M’s Inaugural Arts + the Curriculum Program.

Michigan Social Work

Assistant Professor Ashley Cureton and Field Faculty Rosalva Osorio have received funding for their project, The Implementation of Forum Theatre to Engage in Difficult Conversations within the U-M Social Work Community.