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Simmons College School of Social Work is proud to introduce SocialWork@Simmons.
Simmons College School of Social Work is proud to introduce SocialWork@Simmons.

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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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Learn how to truly stand out to future employers and how to put together the perfect social work resume: 

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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: 

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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:

http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/46729

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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. 

http://bit.ly/1U9dPr5

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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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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
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