Are You Ready? | Becoming a Social Worker

Since my time beginning university, all the way at community college working towards my A.S. in Human Services, to being at one of the top Ivy League social work graduate schools, there is one consistent element that continues to frustrate me - the people becoming social workers.  I see this with all pathways, be it... Continue Reading →

Social Work Essentials 3: A Social Worker’s Office

As I am placed at my second field education site, I have gotten a better idea of what makes a social worker's office comfortable for clients, and allows for beneficial communication and collaboration. This is, of course, assuming that as as social worker you have an office to work with. I understand some are not... Continue Reading →

Cognitive Behavior Therapy | The Basics

Cognitive Behavior Therapy, or CBT, is a widely used, evidence-based, and proven therapy that many clinicians use for clients with depression, anxiety, and trauma to name a few things. Cognitive Behavior Therapy, founded  by Aaron T. Beck, also possesses a handful of variations, therapies of which hold the basics of CBT, but have been altered... Continue Reading →

Books Every Social Worker Needs | My Library

Hello all! As promised, and with many book purchases, I have a new list of the books in  my library, all social work, criminal justice, social sciences related. I hope you enjoy, and find a good read that sparks interest and growth!! Feel free to leave a comment if you have a favorite that's not... Continue Reading →

How Kids Should React to Trauma

There are many myths about trauma out in the world. There is a plethora of very inaccurate statements and general beliefs about children who have experienced traumatic incidences, and how they should or should not be behaving, as well as how their caregivers should be supporting them. It's confusing, and absolutely not helpful whatsoever to... Continue Reading →

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