I work at a University counseling center. I love my job: working with students, being a part of the community I spent six years in (earning my four-year degree).
Setting boundaries is something we social workers often teach their clients – it’s good to practice what we preach! Setting boundaries early in a relationship is very important, as you establish respect for yourself, acknowledge your limits, and pay homage to your values.
Editor Note: I’m starting a series – Pro Tip Tuesday – that I hope helps with marrying the social worker identity with the technology piece that this blog focuses on. Some themes may lean on one side more than the other, but I hope that this inspires professional development.
I’m a social worker and a runner. I’m passionate about both, as both activities can promote growth during difficult times.
I best express myself in written word which works for me as the best way to capture what I am feeling, reflect as I write, and draw some sort of conclusion at the end of this process. It allows me to process my dreams, hopes, aspirations, frustrations.
Happy belated Valentine’s Day! If there’s anything that I love more than anything about my profession, it’s the documentation process! Case note writing is a
dreadful chore necessary task that is near and dear to my heart.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is a tool that I have been trained to use to do my as a clinical social worker. Recently, it has undergone some controversial changes, but I am hoping that the American Psychiatric Association also considers technology for disseminating their product.
In keeping with my annual tradition of being late to celebrate Halloween and Day of the Dead, I have composed a handout for your Social Work Tool Kit that presents a behavioral model for grief and loss. Familiarizing yourself with this model may greatly assist clients (or you) to adjust to unwanted or unforeseen change.
This post was rendered irrelevant by the American Psychiatric Association.
An outdated review follows.
This is a great tool to take a snapshot of a person’s life at a point in time. It keeps challenges in perspective and assists a person to identify their strengths.
Please update your URLs to socialworktech.com!
When being presented with information, one can fall behind or get confused on what the information provider is relaying.
Especially for those of us that are no longer young bucks (I speak only for myself), sometimes being overloaded with information can be frustrating.
This is a review of Serenity for iOS by tap tap tap!
Please pardon my absence, as I have been incredibly busy doing a few things in my career.
I have been busy utilizing my energies and developing my social work tech practice in my various workplaces. I work seven days a week now!