#BlackLivesMatter is a social justice movement that originated on social media. This type of movement is known as social media activism, and it takes the form of a campaign that gains ground via social platforms, word of mouth, hashtags and events that are often organized through the aforementioned platforms. The […]
Each April since 2001, the National Sexual Violence Resource Center has organized Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) to bring attention to the nearly one in five women and one in 71 men who are the victims of rape. The month is observed with educational events, media campaigns and fundraisers to […]
John is suffering from both physical and mental health issues, so he goes to his primary care provider’s office to seek treatment for the physical problems. After his evaluation, John is surprised when his doctor introduces him to a social worker who works in the same office and helps patients […]
Social work careers can be extremely rewarding, offering the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those in need visit to see why they make the best managers.
From their advocacy skills to their passion for justice, social workers make natural leaders. In this series, we profile social workers who are leading change on the national level as members of Congress. Meet the individuals who, with the social worker’s firsthand understanding of public policy’s impact on private lives, […]