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Top 10 – Self-Care Ideas

As social workers, the idea of self-care is taught and brought up over and over in formal education, and often discussed in the work environment as well.  But I believe most of us still...


Meet Merrisa! (Featured Social Worker #1)

I’m excited to share our first featured social worker today!  Merrisa is actually a close friend of mine and we experienced graduate school together–she’s often been someone I’ve learned from and whose approach to...


Mom and Social Worker

I was a social worker for several years before becoming a mom.  I poured my heart and soul into my job and was fine with putting my clients first…felt they needed me and it...


Community Change

So I’ve been doing direct practice (and supervising direct practice work) for many years now.  Something I often struggle with is how to do the day-to-day work with people within a community context that...


Hello and Welcome: Introducing Social Work Community!

Hello and Welcome!! I’m excited (and a bit nervous) about launching this site. It’s been in the works now (mostly in my mind) for several months and I’m curious to see where it goes...

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