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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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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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Ethical Dilemmas in Social Work

Posted by Rebecca Bernstein on July 27, 2016  /   Posted in Social Work News

In social work, ethical conduct is an essential — but complex— practice. Social workers must often act quickly and effectively in the face of difficult moral dilemmas, especially when the results can have a profound impact on the course of their clients’ lives. It is therefore imperative for social workers to both familiarize themselves with

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The Growing Need for Geriatric Social Work

Posted by Tricia Hussung on June 20, 2016  /   Posted in Social Work News

Approximately 70 million Americans will be over age 65 by 2030, up from 35 million in 2000, the U.S. Administration on Aging predicts. Older adults will represent 19 percent of the population in 2030. With individuals in the baby boomer generation reaching age 65 and life expectancy increasing, the United States is undergoing a large-scale

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Social Work vs. Clinical Psychology

Posted by Tricia Hussung on March 28, 2016  /   Posted in Psychology News, Social Work News

For many choosing a career in social services, the biggest choice to make is between pursuing social work or psychology. While the two disciplines have some similarities, they differ in ways like required level of education and earning potential. Both social workers and psychologists help people deal with problems that interfere with daily life, but

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