Embracing Change: The Evolving Landscape of Diverse Community Leadership
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by SWHELPER
6M ago
SWHELPER Behind the vibrant facades of our communities lies a silent yet powerful shift in leadership. This change isn’t heralded with grand declarations but is found in the quiet resolve of individuals dedicated to understanding and embracing the diversity surrounding them. These leaders are redefining what it means to be at the forefront of social change, […] View Full Article - Embracing Change: The Evolving Landscape of Diverse Community Leadership ..read more
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Baylor Researchers Examine Relationship Between Imprisoned Mothers and Their Adolescent Children’s Risk Behaviors
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by SWHELPER
8M ago
SWHELPER Women represent the fastest-growing population in U.S. institutional corrections facilities. In the past four decades, the number of women incarcerated has increased by more than 475%, rising from 26,326 in 1980 to 152,854 in 2020. Because the majority of imprisoned women are mothers, a conservative estimate indicates that at least one million American children have […] View Full Article - Baylor Researchers Examine Relationship Between Imprisoned Mothers and Their Adolescent Children’s Risk Behaviors ..read more
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‘Taboo’ & ‘Crazy:’ Researchers Examine Mental Health Stigmas on the Border
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by SWHELPER
8M ago
SWHELPER Hispanic adults with mental health conditions are 17 percent less likely to receive treatment than their non-Hispanic white counterparts.  But what causes this disparity and how can we fix it? That was a question recently posed by Jason Mallonee, D.S.W., an assistant professor in the Department of Social Work at The University of Texas at El […] View Full Article - ‘Taboo’ & ‘Crazy:’ Researchers Examine Mental Health Stigmas on the Border ..read more
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From Burnout to Firestarter
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by Deona Hooper
1y ago
Deona Hooper  Why Taking Care of Yourself is the Best Thing You Can do for Your Client – This webinar is for those who feel like they are on the verge of burnout. Find out the steps to rekindle your spark. In a few simple steps, you can transition from burnout to firestarter. Not only will […] View Full Article - From Burnout to Firestarter ..read more
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Social Work with Refugees
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by Deona Hooper
1y ago
Deona Hooper  Sara Kauffman’s presentation was designed to give helpful information to helping professionals who may encounter refugees in their practice areas. Additionally, it provides helpful governmental resources for practitioners to add to their toolboxes. Sara Kauffman, LCSW created this presentation for the SWHELPER Summit in March 2018. Citation Kauffman, Sara. Social Work with Refugees. SWHELPER […] View Full Article - Social Work with Refugees ..read more
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Natural Disasters, Mental Health, and Practice in Action
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by Deona Hooper
1y ago
Deona Hooper Dr. Kristie Holmes and Barbara Colwell, LCSW discuss how the Redcross supports emergency management services during natural disasters. The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Citation Holmes, Kristie and Colwell, Barbara. Natural Disasters, Mental Health, and Practice […] View Full Article - Natural Disasters, Mental Health, and Practice in Action ..read more
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Tech and Movement Building Part I
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by Deona Hooper
1y ago
Deona Hooper Tech and Movement Building: How to Hold Space in the Digital Age Part 1 by Avani Parekh of Facebook. Avani explores using technology to build community and provide service. This presentation was created for our global virtual summit for Spring 2020. View Full Article - Tech and Movement Building Part I ..read more
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Tech and Movement Building Part II
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by Deona Hooper
1y ago
Deona Hooper Avani Parekh is a Program Manager for Community Partnerships, in Asia Pacific for Facebook where she helps community leaders power up their leadership, access, and impact across the Facebook platform of apps. A lover of using technology to help the underserved and voiceless, she’s formed communities and platforms to foster empathy and support for women […] View Full Article - Tech and Movement Building Part II ..read more
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Morgan State University Professor Anthony Estreet to be next CEO of NASW
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by SWHELPER
1y ago
SWHELPER WASHINGTON, D.C. – Anthony Estreet, a professor and former chair of the Master of Social Work Program at Morgan State University and chief executive officer of a behavioral health company in Baltimore, will be the new chief executive officer of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) beginning February 6. Estreet, PhD, MBA, LCSW-C, succeeds […] View Full Article - Morgan State University Professor Anthony Estreet to be next CEO of NASW ..read more
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When Reporters of Sexual Harassment Are Silenced By Advocacy Institutions the Harm is Far Worst
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by Deona Hooper, MSW
1y ago
Deona Hooper, MSW A few days ago, the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) concluded its annual conference in Anaheim, California, and the theme was “Leading Critical Conversations: Human Rights are Global Rights”. Since then, the conference has been the center of discussion on Social Work Twitter due to the unaddressed sexual harassment allegations reported to senior CSWE […] View Full Article - When Reporters of Sexual Harassment Are Silenced By Advocacy Institutions the Harm is Far Worst ..read more
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