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Individuals with a mental health illness in the United States can face fragmented or unavailable services, high costs, and social stigma.
It is particularly difficult for people of color to receive adequate and culturally appropriate treatment.

Read on about the many racial disparities that exist in mental health care: http://bit.ly/1MvLudQ
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In his presentation "The Neuroscience of Poverty," child advocate and social worker Frank Voss explains how poverty can physiologically affect neurological development and how professionals can act to repair its damage.

We recapped his entire presentation here: 
If you work with children living in poverty, you’ve probably heard the same up-by-the-bootstraps questions a thousand times. “Why can’t those people simply: Make better financial decisions? Do better, behave better, and ...
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What is a microaggression? Can you be committing one without even knowing it? Program Director Dana Grossman Leeman walks us through the power and pain of microggressions and what social workers can do to help. 

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Language matters. Learn about the the proper terminology to use when discussing the complex issue of gender and sexuality with our glossary: http://bit.ly/1NT1XWG
Navigating the dialogue that surrounds gender and sexuality can be difficult. The terminology used by and for individuals along the gender spectrum is specific, and preferred usage can vary from ...
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Learn how to truly stand out to future employers and how to put together the perfect social work resume: 
By: Amy Morin Amy Morin is a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and the author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, a best-selling book that is being translated into ...
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Great news! Once again, our program Director Dana Grossman Leeman has been selected as one of the potential speakers at this year's ‪#‎SXSWEdu‬.

We need your vote! Support Dana and her presentation on empowering online students and creating a Student Advisory Board by clicking on the thumbs up here:

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After 20 years in the business world, SocialWork@Simmons student Alberto Chang shares what inspired him to change his path toward a career in social work: http://bit.ly/1IgUvnw 
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Simmons College School of Social Work is proud to introduce SocialWork@Simmons.
Introduction

Now, aspiring social work professionals from around the country have the opportunity to earn a Master of Social Work degree from a nationally accredited institution — online.

SocialWork@Simmons offers the same rigorous curriculum as Simmons's on-campus MSW program. Distinguished Simmons faculty teach via an online learning platform that combines live, weekly, face-to-face sessions with self-paced, interactive coursework. Classes are limited to a maximum of 15 students per session for a truly robust learning experience.

Simmons is currently accepting applications for the first cohort, which will begin in July 2014.