Wisdom of the Brain: 5 questions on neuroscience and the helping professions for Dr. Cameron J. Thomas
Answer: One of my jobs is to help people find their own voice; I have served as a mediator in high-conflict family and community
Social work is not nor should it be a neutral profession.
Prosecutors accuse two women of failing to protect 3-year-old Aaron Minor after his mother was flagged to Child Protective Services.
Do Black Women's Lives Matter To Social Work?: A Gender Analysis Of Racialized State-Sanctioned Police Violence
We've paid very little to no attention to the nine women that we've already lost by police violence this year or the impact it has on their families and communities.
Health care involves a great deal more than medical care. It involves safe and stable housing, access to healthy and affordable food, and tools and resources to stay connected to other people and a wider community. It involves humanity and hope.
For me, with a long and pretty wonderful life behind me, I have never felt that part of me has died or even missing.
As National Social Work Month winds down, I've been thinking about what older foster youth and those aging out of state care need from their social worker, counselor or other supportive people in their lives.
Forging Solutions Out of Challenges: Why Social Workers Are an Essential Part of Effective Home Care
The outstanding and irreplaceable support they provide -- not only to patients, but also to the nurses, therapists and home health aides that they're collaborating with -- underscores the reality that effective home care is truly team endeavor.
I made a professional choice not to pursue my license when I completed my Masters of Social Work (MSW). At times, early in
March is National Social Work month, and it is important that we take the time to appreciate all that they do in our local communities on a daily basis.