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 →

Understanding the Effects of Child Abuse & Neglect

When working within the child welfare or family services field of social work, it is vital to understand the trauma that occurs from abuse and maltreatment, as well as resulting behaviors that stem from this horrific treatment. In my time at university, and throughout my various internships, volunteer work, and professional experience, the effects of... Continue Reading →

Getting Ahead Over Summer Break

With summer vacation brings the hopes of relaxation and rehabilitation from the previous semester and school year. As myself and many others desire, sleeping in becomes a lovely kickback, and not having deadlines is a sweet relief. For myself, I realize I may be in the nerdy minority, but the first two weeks of summer... Continue Reading →

Self-Care for Your Health Care

In order to remain and healthy and well-functioning member of society, it is vital to take your mind, body, and soul. This rings especially true with high-stress jobs - Such as my passion of social work. Whatever your life brings, make sure to take time for yourself to recuperate. Because you cannot adequately conquer the... Continue Reading →

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