Alternative Food Banks: Offering Fresh Ideas for Fresh Foods


According to Feeding America, 48.1 million, or 14.8 %, people are food insecure in the United States. There are many programs that offer food assistance, both governmental and non-governmental. These include food banks, SNAP benefits, and WIC benefits, which specifically help women and… http://www.socialworkhelper.com/2016/02/08/alternative-food-banks-offering-fresh-options-for-fresh-foods/

How To Practice Your Faith At Work

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Whenever I am speaking to a group of business owners or corporate leaders I will encounter several kinds of stories of how their team members behave in a negative ways. I hear from managers and supervisors about poor time management, illicit use of… http://www.socialworkhelper.com/2016/02/08/practice-faith-work/

More Common Than Not: Sexual Violence Among LGBTQ Persons

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In a first-of-its-kind national report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a comprehensive set of data on intimate partner violence, titled “The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey.” This data provides insight into the prevalence of sex… https://www.socialworkhelper.com/2016/02/08/lgbtsexualviolence/

The Dilemma of the Professional Helper: Cognitive Dissonance, Wellness, and Unhealthy Systems


Did you ever see the movie Jerry McGuire?  Jerry wrote a manifesto based on the ills he experienced in his sports management company in an attempt to affect positive cultural change. Do you remember how that turned out? In case you missed it, Jerry was fired.
Another similar real life story was … https://www.socialworkhelper.com/2016/02/02/dilemma-professional-helper-cognitive-disonnance-wellness-unhealthy-systems-directives/

Where are the Social Workers, and Why Are They Missing from the National Conversation?

http://www.socialworkhelper.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/hidingdesk.jpg Some believe Social Work has everything to do with Politics, and some believe social workers should focus on our clients. We all have different perspectives, but we are coming together to discuss them. #swchat Mondays 7PM EST
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Innovating Social Work Practice for the Future

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Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Richard Barth at the Society of Social Work Research (SSWR) conference held in Washington D.C. in early January. Dr. Barth is President of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare and Dean, University of… http://www.socialworkhelper.com/2016/01/29/innovating-social-work-practice-future/

Defining “The Value” of Care

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Social Media is a place to interact and network with fellow professionals. However, it is also a place to problem solve and create dialogue between multiple disciplines. Through my twitter account, I had a chance encounter with a great community … http://www.socialworkhelper.com/2016/01/29/defining-value-care/