Understanding Community Organizing Models

Posted by BUOnline on November 12, 2018  /   Posted in Social Work News

For ordinary people to effectively build systems of change, strategic and cooperative work is often necessary. Enter community organizing. As a field concerned with generating grassroots political power, it is and continues to be a primary method for individuals, neighborhoods and the public at large to fulfill collective unmet needs. Community organizing is defined as

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The Importance of Manager Ethics

Posted by BUOnline on November 07, 2018  /   Posted in Business News

Employees, managers and executives should share a common goal: improve how the workplace operates. Improving operations doesn’t always mean by increasing sales or strategizing the organizations’ next business move. Sometimes, it can mean focusing on employee engagement and satisfaction, both of which depend on ethical topics and can lead to enhanced performance. Many organizations understand

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Seeing Autism Symptoms in Adults

Posted by BUOnline on October 10, 2018  /   Posted in Human Services News, Psychology News, Social Work News

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a common neurological condition that affects about 1 in 59 children, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The number of reported cases of autism in U.S. children has more than doubled from 2004 to 2014. Initially, autism was described as a rare childhood disorder,

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Church Jobs at a Glance

Posted by BUOnline on September 18, 2018  /   Posted in Theology News

Many career paths provide an opportunity to serve God, but church jobs offer a direct way to apply and explore your faith in your work. Working in the church allows you to pursue your calling in ministry, religious education and other areas. Before applying for a career in the church, you’ll most likely need at

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Understanding Social Worker Licensure in Kentucky

Posted by BUOnline on August 08, 2018  /   Posted in Social Work News

By helping people cope with daily problems, social workers help fulfill the purpose of the profession as defined by the National Association of Social Work: “to ensure that all people have equal access to the resources and opportunities that allow them to meet basic needs.” Social workers need licensure to practice in mental health clinics,

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