Theoretical Approaches: Social Work Systems Theory

Social workers can encounter many different obstacles in their line of work. Each obstacle faced represents a different kind of challenge. However, there are a few theories that can help social workers deal with some of the challenges they are facing, and how they can be utilized to achieve positive […]

How Can Social Work Managers Best Support Their Staff?

Social work careers can be extremely rewarding, offering the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those in need. But social work can also be a demanding, high stress field. In order to best serve their clients, social workers must be able to maintain a calm demeanor and […]

National Breastfeeding Month: How Social Workers Can Help Reduce Disparities

After having a baby, every new mother has to make important decisions about infant nutrition. Whether or not she chooses to breastfeed, having access to information about her options is key to making an informed and appropriate decision for her health and lifestyle. August is National Breastfeeding Month; a time […]

Social Work Thought Leaders: Debbie Stabenow

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, […]

Social Work Thought Leaders: Barbara Lee

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, […]

 

Social Worker Thought Leaders: Susan Davis

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, […]