Social Work News

Understanding Personal Safety for Social Workers

Posted by BUOnline on March 19, 2019  /   Posted in Social Work News

Social workers intervene in the lives of clients at pivotal moments of change or crisis. While the goal of social work is to improve those moments and maintain the well-being of all parties involved, violence towards social workers can occur in agencies and in the field. Though most clients who social workers engage with will

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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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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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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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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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