Mental Health

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What is in store for Social Work, Social Care and Health in 2013? Debate Summary – 8 January 2013

Thank you for joining the debate and for sharing your views on the prospects of Social Work, Social Care, and Health in 2013. It was an excellent way to start our debates in 2013… and to look forward to another year of learning and sharing and exciting and lively debates. Below is the summary of the debate … Continue reading

Ethical implications of Social Media engagement for Health, Social Work, and Social Care – @SWSCMedia Debate Summary

Thank you for joining the debate and sharing your views on “Ethical implications of Social Media engagement for Health, Social Work, and Social Care professions” @SWSCmedia. Below is the summary of the discussion and we look forward to your views on: “The Conception of Childhood and Children’s Rights” @SWSCmedia on Tuesday (9 October 2012) 8:00 PM UK / 3:00 PM … Continue reading

Social Media & Social Work: @SWSCmedia: Bringing Social Workers Together Globally By Linda Grobman

With the rapidly changing technology all around us, it seems that new online social work communities and resources are springing up all the time. One such community and a leading resource in this area is @SWSCmedia. According to its Web site at http://swscmedia.wordpress.com/, “@SWSCmedia is a knowledge community of practice that brings social work and … Continue reading

Affordable Care Act: Forward or Rollback?

Affordable Care Act is a truly historic legislation with vast and far reaching implications/consequences that will transform the health care landscape in America. For instance focusing on the population of older adults in America, research suggests that for an older American adults (aged over 65), there is a 70% chance that they require some form … Continue reading

In Sickness and Health: An insight into the life of a carer – In celebration of Carers’ Week 18 to 24 June 2012

Join our debate on “In Sickness and Health: Caring for Carers: Identities, Perceptions, Challenges & Realities” Tuesday, 19 June 8:00 PM UK / 3:00 PM EDT @SWSCmedia. This year’s theme for Carers’ Week (18 to 24 June) is “in sickness and health” and it aims to highlight the importance of carers’ health and how caring affects … Continue reading

A Child to Love Me? – #SWSCmedia Twitter Debate – Case Study Series – #CaseStudy

Laura is 32 and has been diagnosed with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) and suffers from anxiety and depression. She finds it difficult to manage her emotions and her anger. She has 4 sisters and was in her own words “the last chance for her mother to have a boy”. A year after Laura’s birth her … Continue reading

Property has boundaries, social work has a perimeter fence – Opinion Piece by Allan Norman

Why do we need boundaries? In property law, boundaries divide up property. They don’t need to be clearly marked out – it is possible to have an invisible boundary going down the middle of a field or garden. Or a boundary stone. If neighbours erect something more akin to a perimeter fence, we ask questions: … Continue reading

Dear colleagues: there is no more money! Time to redesign dementia services. – Opinion piece by: Dr. Karim Saad

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” say many working in the NHS. Alas, the bankrupting economic impact of dementia on healthcare systems obliges us to focus on novel interventions. One of those is prevention. For the past four years it is becoming apparent that “more of the same” is unsustainable. Health and social care commissioners … Continue reading

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