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Have a burning topic on your mind? Need to spread awareness? Learn how to make a submission to Social Work Helper http://socialworkhelper.tumblr.com/submission 
Writing for Social Work Helper is unpaid and volunteer, but I can get your writing on the issues you care about in front of bigger audience. Social Work Helper is also a progressive magazine that does...
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Learn how using games in therapy can be helpful.
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Today, it is common to hear about the rise of domestic violence and children living in poverty who are raised with single mothers because the father is not around. Nearly every issue has another side to it that is often ignored. For example, responsible fathers who have been separated from their kids, are at higher …
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A couple of days ago, we commemorated the liquidation 71 years ago of the so-called “Gypsy family camp” at Auschwitz-Birkenau. On 2 August 1944, 2 897 persons were taken to the gas chambers and exterminated. Only a few months earlier, on 16 May 1944, the…
Knowledge of Roma history in Europe is crucial to understanding their current situation. Although many people I have encountered have views about Roma,
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Despite members of the Democratic and Republican parties both expressing the need for reforming the criminal justice system, efforts remain stalled in Congress due to the Republican majorities in the House and Senate inability to pass several key…
Despite members of the Democratic and Republican parties both expressing the need for reforming the criminal justice system, efforts remain stalled in Congress.
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It’s not unusual for introverts to run across prejudice, even in the clinical setting. They are encouraged by spouses, bosses, and some therapists to be more “outgoing,” “on,” “cheerful,” and “energetic.” They are told that if they put more effort into…
It’s not unusual for introverts to run across prejudice, even in the clinical setting. They are encouraged by spouses, bosses, and some therapists to be more “outgoing,” “on,” “cheerful,” and “energetic.” They are told that if they put more effort into what amounts to an extroverted way of being, that they will be happier, enjoy... Continue Reading »
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Social Work Helper will be covering this panel live tomorrow at #NYCC2015.
Los Angeles, CA – For the first time, the psychiatrists of Broadcast Thought, H. Eric Bender, M.D., Praveen R. Kambam, M.D., and Vasilis K. Pozios, M.D., will bring their unique expertise in mental health and pop culture to New York Comic Con for a fun and informative panel! On Sunday, October 11, 2015, from 4:00 …
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While leading a Social Work Practice class, I asked the students to name the 3 levels of analysis used to organize systems. I thought I was providing a great clue by stating the word “systems” and dropping the number 3. After students sat with puzzled…
While leading a Social Work Practice class, I asked the students to name the 3 levels of analysis used to organize systems.
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Help ensure that children and mothers everywhere have a brighter future.
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If you’re not sitting at the table, you’re on the menu. This pithy bit of wisdom was offered as a reminder by University of Illinois Springfield social work professor David Stoesz in a discussion thread on a social work policy listserv about the…
Social workers are concerned about our level of effort on social justice issues in order to bring about societal change as our code of ethics mandates.
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Visit www.socialworkhelper.com a progressive magazine providing news, information, and resources for social justice, social work, and social good. Founded in 2011 and created by Deona Hooper, MSW, Social Work Helper caters to two types of readers. We help those who consume services navigate the systems we implement, and we help the providers of services be more knowledgeable about the challenges and barriers consumers face as well as how to be more efficient in providing services.
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How Mental Health and Pop Culture Can Partner for Good - Social Work Helper
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Social Work Helper is an upcoming progressive magazine providing news, information, and resources related to social issues, social good, and

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The Global Section will focus information and resources on world economic issues, social justice, human rights causes, and more.

Michigan House Passed Bill Allowing EMTs To Refuse Treatment To Gay People
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Over the weekend, Republicans in the Michigan Statehouse passed a “license to discriminate” bill that would give just about anyone the right

The anti-Pick Up Artist’s Guide: A new graphic novel teaches teen boys h...
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Sex educator Colin Adamo is working on the illustrated guide to healthy and enjoyable sex for young straight guys

Children Who Experience Early Childhood Trauma Do Not ‘Just Get Over It’...
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What if you are 4, 9 or 15 years old though, how will you cope, especially as your repetitive early childhood trauma of living with domestic

What Happens When You Actually Read the Grand Jury Testimony - Social Wo...
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So, I happened upon St. Louis Public Radio's site that breaks down the Grand Jury Testimony on Michael Brown into bite size pieces and by bi

Overcoming Emotional Trauma: Life Beyond Survival Mode - Social Work Helper
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Motivational speaker Travis Lloyd’s Overcoming Emotional Trauma: Life Beyond Survival Mode is a fresh fusion of autobiography and practical

Response to Nicky Morgan’s Speech at the National Children and Adult Ser...
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The College of Social Work is extremely heartened by the Secretary of State's, Nicky Morgan, clear and explicit support for a strong and con

How to Reduce Risks to Employment When Using Social Media - Social Work ...
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Learn how to reduce risks to your employment, liability, and breach of confidentiality when using social media personally or in practice.

Mike Brown’s shooting and Jim Crow lynchings have too much in common. It...
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The ‘savage’ of history has become the ‘thug’ of 2014. Injustice is so banal that we hardly notice it happening

National Association of Social Workers Faces Criticism for Promoting Abo...
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In the Issues statement of Family Planning and Reproductive Choice, the National Association of Social Workers endorses abortion stating: […

Rotherham Report: The Role of Leadership in Child Protection - Social Wo...
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It is hard to read the report on the sexual abuse of children in Rotherham England. It details years of abuse involving 1400 children.

The Michael Brown Shooting: Why the Requirement for ‘Perfect’ Victims is...
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An unarmed Michael Brown was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson on August 9, 2014 in Ferguson.

How does child protection work affect social workers?
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Study of children and families social workers reveals that despite job satisfaction there is a personal cost • Excessive workloads take toll

Top 5 Reasons Social Work is Failing - Social Work Helper
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Why is social work failing in advocating for social workers, the people we serve, and the advancement of the profession.

Peyton Manning Gives Back with his Peyback Foundation - Social Work Helper
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Peyton Manning created the PeyBack Foundation which promotes the future success of disadvantaged youth by assisting programs that provide le

The Denial of Middle-Class Prosperity
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In The Wall Street Journal, Neil Gilbert writes that government data show that average disposable income has increased across all income gro

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Social Work Appears Absent in #Ferguson Global Conversation - Social Wor...
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Here are several reasons why I believe a grand social work reaction is needed in Ferguson or we can wait to see who else can meet those need

Winning the Boss Lottery - Social Work Helper
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Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress, spoke eloquently about her experience in "Winning the Boss Lottery".