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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Understanding Distinction Bias in Decision Making

Posted by BUOnline on July 18, 2018  /   Posted in Psychology News

By comparing two products or life choices side-by-side, you may be undermining your ability to make the best decision. Psychological research points to how distinction bias can prevent you from accurately predicting how much happiness an item or life decision will provide. How does distinction bias work? And what does it look like? The following

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A Closer Look at Clinical Social Work Careers

Posted by BUOnline on June 11, 2018  /   Posted in Social Work News

Social workers help people cope with problems on a daily basis. These workers can work in a wide variety of settings, from mental health clinics to schools, hospitals, child welfare homes and more. Social work is defined by the National Association of Social Work as a way to “ensure that all people have equal access

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