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Social work in the child welfare system
Social work and child welfare have been tightly intertwined for many decades, for better or for worse. Retired social workers discuss their experiences to give prospective social workers insight into this field that seems to always have positions available.
Social work and police reform
Without essential training, law enforcement agents are responding inappropriately to people in crisis. By bringing in trained healthcare workers, like social workers, crisis situations can often be resolved without injury.
Joining local and national social work organizations
For students and new graduates, joining a social work organization is often the first step in building your professional network.
Fighting loneliness during COVID19 with dementia study findings
Get closer to your loved ones this festive season following advice from dementia studies on how to overcome distance at times when touch presents a risk for the vulnerable.
Social work and its many rewarding destinations
A personal account of the broad application of a social work qualification from early fieldwork to psychogeriatric and general hospital placements, child protection, community education and more.