Social Work Week

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Podcast: Workplace Stress and Keeping Stress at Bay… – by Dr. Neil Thompson – #SWSCmedia Series #Workplace #Stress and #Resilience #GASWSC

Keeping stress at bay: Stress and Stress Management in Workplace Podcast by: Dr Neil Thompson (@DrNeilThompson) is an independent writer, educator and adviser. He edits the free monthly e-zine, Well-beingBULLETIN (www.well-being.org.uk). A blog and free Tip of the Week facility are available at his website, www.neilthompson.info and details of his audio-visual learning resources are available at www.avenuemediasolutions.com. Dr. Thompson is a member of @SWSCmedia Expert Panel.  Join us … Continue reading

Why Social Work – Opinion piece by Anthea Anthony – #SWSCmedia #SWweek Series #GASWSC #WSWDay #UNSWDay

Wow! Being asked ‘Why I am a social worker?’ has taken me back to when I was asked this question for the first time, 16 years ago, at my entry into social work exam at and my first year on the course. My response today is pretty much the same as it was then. I … Continue reading

Mastering Approaches to Diversity in Social Work – An Interview with Linda Gast and Anne Patmore – Courtesy of JKP Books on #SocialWork & #Diversity

In this interview, Linda and Anne discuss their new book, Mastering Approaches to Diversity in Social Work, which looks at a range of diversity issues in social work practice and includes a model for understanding discrimination. Diversity is one of the nine overarching competences for social workers in the Professional Capabilities Framework for Social Workers … Continue reading

Debate Summary: Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development – 20 March 2012 – #SWSCmedia #SWweek Series #GASWSC #WSWDay #UNSWDay

Thank you for joining us @SWSCmedia for our debate on Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development #GASWSD. Our online debate was accompanied by discussions at London Metropolitan University and following the parliamentary reception and the official presentation of the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development at Portcullis house to Ministers and Members … Continue reading

Celebration of World Social Work Week 20th-26th March 2012 – @BASW_UK statement by Bridget Robb – #SWSCmedia #SWweek Series #GASWSC #WSWDay #UNSWDay

Briefing on the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development Commitment to Action Today we celebrate that social work is a global profession. We see that when we welcome internationally qualified colleagues who come to work in our teams. We celebrate it when we go to conferences and meetings where we meet social workers … Continue reading

Podcast: Voices from the Future: A reflection on 1st year BSc students exploring the mission of Social Work – by Sasha Williams – #SWSCmedia #SWweek Series #GASWSC #WSWDay #UNSWDay

Voices from the Future: Sasha Williams reflection on 1st year BSc students exploring the mission of Social Work.  Podcast by: Sasha Williams  (@sasemwills) is a PhD researcher interested in the area of child neglect and a Twitter Ambassador for @SWSCmedia. Join our debates every Tuesday at 8:00 PM UK / 3:00 PM ET and every Sunday 6:00 PM UK / … Continue reading

Podcast: Trauma-Informed Social Work Practice: What Is It and Why Should We Care? – by Dr. Nancy Smyth – #SWSCmedia #SWweek Series #GASWSC #WSWDay #UNSWDay

Trauma-Informed Social Work Practice: What Is It and Why Should We Care? Podcast by: Dr. Nancy Smyth  (@njsmyth) is Professor and Dean of School of Social Work at University at Buffalo and Associate Research Scientist at Research Institute on Addictions. She is also a member of @SWSCmedia Expert Panel.  Join our debates every Tuesday at 8:00 PM UK / 3:00 … Continue reading

Who is Protecting the Interest of the Public Sector Social Worker? – Opinion piece by: Deona Hooper, MSW – #SWSCmedia #SWweek Series #GASWSC #WSWDay #UNSWDay

It’s an election year. Jobs and the economy are the top priorities that concern Americans. The government has made huge strides to prevent massive job losses for police officers, fire fighters, first responders, and teachers. Did you notice what was missing from that sentence? If you guessed Social Workers, you got it right. The National … Continue reading

Keeping stress at bay – Opinion piece by Dr. Neil Thompson – #SWSCmedia #SWweek Series #GASWSC #WSWDay #UNSWDay

I have been involved in studying stress for over twenty years now, and what has worried me most during that time is not the apparent growth of workplace stress as a phenomenon (worrying enough though that is), but rather the extent to which so many people now accept stress as inevitable. It is as if … Continue reading

Small can be BIG – Opinion piece by : Kelsey Warner – #SWSCmedia #SWweek Series #GASWSC #WSWDay #UNSWDay

How small donations are having a big impact, one family at a time Ms. M was busy raising two daughters on her own when she realized she was heading for a dead end. The problem was, with little savings and her eldest suffering from a serious heart condition, she had no idea how to turn … Continue reading

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