Pregnant and Parenting Youth in Foster Care Epidemic Possibly one of the few things more challenging than being a teenage parent is being a teenage parent in foster care.  While the adverse effects of teen pregnancy have been well studied, researchers and social service providers are only recently coming to terms with the growing epidemic of … aging out, Child Protection, Child Protective Services, Family, foster care, Home, outcomes, parenting, parenting foster youth, pregnancy, teen pregnancy, Teenage pregnancy

Significant Harm and Children in Need

In the UK, 89,528 social workers are getting ready to re-register with the regulator for the protected title of social worker from 1st September 2014.
Meanwhile the UK media is yet again flooding the public with what is wrong about social worker and the problems with how we protect children…. child in need, Child Protection, Children Act 1989, Howard League for Reform, Rotherham, sex exploitation, significant harm, Social Work, Social Workers, urgent acute

Ecological Systems Theory and Practice: Systems and the Sociocybernetic Map

Ecological systems theory and practice is part of an ongoing series, and this article will focus on systems and he sociocybernetic map. I will be discussing ecomaps, genograms, and critical events timelines. Bronfenbrenner was not the only person exploring the application of ecological systems…

Macro Social Workers: Forging New Opportunities in Non-Traditional Social Work Ritzer’s Integrative Theory of Social Analysis
For many of us social workers, we leave our “comfortable” world of academia and enter the “real world”. More times than not, this reality lends itself many challenges. For many of us, this means seeking professional… Australia, business, Chapel Hill, Meredith College, MSW, Nonprofit organization, Salary, Social Work, United States, University of Southern California, Western Australia – New Resource for Those Experiencing Domestic Violence

Though it may be the most wonderful time of the year, the Holiday season can be dangerous for individuals and families impacted by domestic violence.  Those who work in this field explains that the increase of incidences during the holidays is exacerbated by the build up of anger and stress, … Database, Disability, Domestic Shelters, Domestic Violence, Holiday Season, Holidays, NCADV, New Online Tool, Resource, Technology, Theresa’s Fund, Vilissa Thompson

Hiplogiq Successfully Brands #SocialWorker for Social Marketers

From March 7th to March 11th, South by Southwest held its 21st annual SXSW Interactive Festival which featured presentations by the brightest minds in the tech community, networking events for industry leaders, and showcases for new emerging technologies. With all the competition to get… Hiplogic, HipLogiq, Lindsey Madison, Social Compass, Social Work, SocialCentiv, SXSW Interactive, TWITTER