Engaging Clients at the Intake Session | Set the Tone for Treatment

With experience and practice, better understanding on the ins and outs of conducting an intake session, and overall confidence with clients, the clinician will be able to form their own practice style. It's important that we recognize everyone has their own style, so long it abides by ethical and legal evidence based standards. During intake... Continue Reading →

Social Work Essentials 1: A Social Worker’s Go-Bag

As I sat down and thought about different items social workers may need, my mind automatically went in the direction of child welfare workers and home visitations. This go-bag of sorts, as implied in the name, is the bag for the social workers that find themselves rushed, overwhelmed, and running out one door to head... Continue Reading →

The Delicate Balance of Profiling & Ignoring Stereotypes

In the social work profession, the practice of cultural competence is largely talked about and desired in any practicing social worker. It is so sought after, that the National Association of Social Workers has Cultural Awareness listed in the Social Workers' Ethical Responsibility to Clients section of the Code of Ethics. As it is spoken... Continue Reading →

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