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 →

Why Victims in Domestic Violence Relationships Stay

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).  Trigger warning for the following content as it... Continue Reading →

The 9 Competencies of Social Work | In Practice

Throughout my undergraduate education, the CSWE Competencies were HIGHLY emphasized. Perhaps this was to ensure these standards would infiltrate our every step as social work students and future practitioners. It is safe to say from this intensive experience, I will continue to think about these competencies and the standards with which social work students learn.... Continue Reading →

Setting Goals for Yourself

As social workers, we often set goals for clients. These goals, as one knows, are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-Bound. But how often do we set goals for ourselves, goals that are successful? Overtime, I have come to the conclusion, that rather than a couple of drastic changes, it is the minuscule changes to... Continue Reading →

Core Values of Social Work | In Practice

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) does a lovely job of describing and defining the ethical core values of the social work profession. As redundancy is not desirable, you may go here to find these definitions and get a better understanding of the NASW Ethical Principles and Core Values. As social workers understand, having... Continue Reading →

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