Domestic Violence | How Can We Help?

If you are a person in a domestically violent relationship, please know that there are resources available to you when you are ready. You may reach out the National Domestic Violence Hotline on their website here, as well as call the Hotline number at: 1-800-799-7233  OR  1-800-787-3224 (TTY).  In my previous post, Why Victims in Domestic... Continue Reading →

Antisocial vs. Asocial – Does the Difference Matter?

Below is a brief description on the difference between an individual who is antisocial and one who is asocial. I hope this clears up the misused terms used here, and gives a greater number of people understanding on introversion and psychopathy. Antisocial  A person who is anti-social is said to be so due to a... Continue Reading →

Social Work’s 12 Grand Challenges

The Grand Challenges of social work are the larger, umbrella topics of social issues that seem almost impossible to solve. For the profession of social work, this list was formulated by some of the best and well-known in the field. Follow the link provided for more information on the specifics talked about with Dr. Richard... Continue Reading →

Addiction’s Pathway From a Mourner’s Perspective

My family has a personal connection to the opioid epidemic. Shortly after my grandmother's death 10 years ago, my grandfather took a quick turn for the worse in terms of grief and coping. He continues to be in his ever non-linear stages of denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance - though I would say acceptance... 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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