5 Types of Social Workers

Posted by Rebecca Bernstein on February 01, 2017  /   Posted in Social Work News

“The primary mission of the social work profession is to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic human needs of all people…” -Preamble, Code of Ethics, National Association of Social Workers When considering its direct positive impact on people’s lives, perhaps no profession is regarded as highly as social work. Social workers are charged

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7 Ways of Preventing Social Work Burnout

Posted by Rebecca Bernstein on January 03, 2017  /   Posted in Social Work News

Burnout is “a state of physical, emotional or mental exhaustion combined with doubts about your competence and the value of your work,” the Mayo Clinic explains. While burnout occurs in all professions, the condition is particularly prevalent in the field of social work. Social workers with burnout may experience changes in thinking, mood and functioning,

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International Relations Careers

Posted by Rebecca Bernstein on November 21, 2016  /   Posted in Political Science News
International Relations Careers

International Relations is a field concerned with global interactions. It emphasizes understanding and capitalizing on relationships between world parties in both the governmental and private sectors, says the London School of Economics and Political Science. It combines subjects such as political science, history, economics and foreign language. With the rise of globalization, careers in international

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A Guide to Forensic Social Work

Posted by Rebecca Bernstein on October 18, 2016  /   Posted in Social Work News

Social work positions are expected to increase 12 percent by 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. With this faster-than-average growth rate, those who seek employment in the field can expect to choose from a myriad of specialties. Forensic social work represents just one of these many career prospects. Forensic social work is a

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The Psychology of Dreams: Inside the Dream Mind

Posted by Rebecca Bernstein on September 23, 2016  /   Posted in Psychology News

Why do we dream? How do dreams provide insight into the mind? Are dreams relevant to waking life? From ancient times when dreams were considered to hold prophetic powers to the neurological phenomena studied today, dreams remain one of psychology’s most enduring mysteries. Although scientists continue to research the answers to these questions, they build

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