Photo copyright for Feature Image by Moyan Brenn The time after the Fall Semester ends is glorious; warm bed, beverages, food, and the delightful company of loved ones. For those that can afford it, it also means gorging on crummy Holiday-movies from the 80s and 90s to seal the wintery deal of vacation bliss. The holidays…Details
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Social Work Tech: Empowering Social Work
I recently received the following tweet from from a follower, asking for a recommendation
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).
Evernote presents a dilemma for me: I love it but it’s not HIPAA friendly. This is how I use the app for things concerning clients and can be helpful for people that practice as therapists, psychologist, and related fields of social work!
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.