Social Worker Resource Articles

These Social Work articles will give you the news and information you need to stay up to date in the ever changing Social Work industry.

November 22, 2012 – 1,301 views
Susan Mathisen
A social worker, who works in the section of child and family well-being, has a physically and mentally tough job. Mistreatment in the home is a crime, handled by the Child Welfare. Police investigates the crime at home, and when the case is solved, their job is done. Social workers are needed to use their common sense, to keep themselves and the family safe. They need to make sure that the family and the child are mentally stable. For sure, the job in a situation like that is stressful, if one properly understands the stress placed upon them... Full Story 
November 13, 2012 – 1,673 views
Michelle Acra - Central Ohio Mental Health Center
How can we help clients work through healthcare issues when they are triggered?... Full Story 
November 2, 2012 – 1,722 views
Mr. Warren Miller Jr - Us Helping Us, People Into Living
Transgender individuals are often marginalized and disenfranchised within society. To add insult to injury, these individuals experience much intentional and unintentional discrimination with social work clinicians and members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual community. Research and information made available to the social work profession is scarce in the realm of working and implementing change with transgenders. This article views some of the limited literature for professionals to provide a more important description of this population, known effective practices and implications for social work clinicians beginning and currently working with transgender individuals... Full Story 
October 23, 2012 – 1,448 views
Jill Cohen
The work of a social worker is not limited to domestic violence issues, but some social workers are trained to have an eye for domestic violence and work to provide refuge, relief and empowerment for victims of domestic violence. Working with domestic violence victims is a special calling, and it takes someone who is not only a trained professional, but someone who has a big heart, can exercise tough love, and be courageous in such a chaotic situation... Full Story 
October 12, 2012 – 1,182 views
Tim F. Clark
Bipolar Disorder is characterized by several mood disorders, the most notable of all being Bipolar Depression. Bipolar depression is marked by at least one "manic episode," and is assumed to be a chronic condition due to the fact that most individuals who suffer from a manic episode almost certainly suffer more in the future... Full Story 
September 12, 2012 – 1,146 views
Social Worker Resource
Whether you are taking your place as a public school’s social worker, or your work is bringing you in increasing contact with public schools, you need to make sure that you are in a place where you can do your job effectively. Public schools can be frustrating to deal with, so take the time to consider these important tips... Full Story 
September 4, 2012 – 1,287 views
Social Worker Resource
New information is being learned about food addiction every day. Research suggests that the same parts of the brain that respond to drugs like heroin can be triggered by food. That's especially true about foods that are fatty, sugary or salty. There are physical, emotional and social signs of food addiction. They are highlighted below. Full Story 
August 29, 2012 – 1,883 views
Social Worker Resource
Although people inclined to inflict harm on others pose a serious and potentially devastating threat, those bent on injuring themselves can be even more difficult to treat. Even when sequestered and carefully monitored, a motivated self-injurer can find ways to hurt him or herself, which creates anxiety, fear and even potential legal repercussions for those tasked with providing care. Despite the difficulty, there are some proven methods to help caregivers and social workers intervene in cases of self-injury... Full Story