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.Details
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.Details
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.Details
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.Details
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.Details
This post was rendered irrelevant by the American Psychiatric Association.
An outdated review follows.Details
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.Details