Map Your Social Work Path: High School To BSW To MSW

Even though you’re still in high school, you may already have a clear vision for your life and are ready to take steps in that direction. You know that you want a meaningful career in social work and you’re ready to embark on that adventure. The good news is that […]

What You Can Do To Support Youth Survivors Of Dating Abuse

“I knew something was wrong. I knew I needed help, but I didn’t know where to go.” — Anonymous One in three young people experience some form of abuse in a relationship, but only 33 percent of teens will tell anyone about the abuse in their relationship. A young person […]

I Had No Idea It’s Not In The Parenting Books

When our family discovered one of our children had an eating disorder it was like being sent to a foreign planet. Nothing made sense. It was not a situation we had ever imagined. Here’s what I wished we had known. It’s a real thing. Eating Disorders are not like anything […]

 

I Had No Idea: National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2015

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2015, Feb. 22–28, is sponsored by the . The goals of the weeklong effort are to impart the seriousness of the issue, improve public understanding and increase the early detection and intervention of eating disorders. According to NEDA, National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2014 substantially […]

In The Social Work Community, #BlackLivesMatter

#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 […]