Hot Topics from the October Issue of Social Work Journal

social work journalThe October issue of Social Work (Vol. 54, No. 4) covers a wide range of topics important to social work and social workers, from questions surrounding consumer-driven health care to issues involving child welfare worker caseloads. Below is a sampling of what’s inside the issue. Download the table of contents of the October Social Work Journal here.

  • New Practice Model for Latinos in Need of Social Work Services
    Kurt C. Organista
    Does your work assist the Latino community?  Learn more about new practices presented in a model that thoroughly describes the four dimensions of culturally competent practice essential to working with U.S. Latino populations.
  • The Big Picture: How Social Work Can Effectively Utilize Photographs
    Heather L. Marshall, Sarah W. Craun, and Matthew T. Theriot
    A picture is worth a thousand words….Examine the use of photography as a powerful tool for promoting positive attitudes about social work at an adult day care program.
  • Civilian Social Work: Serving the Military and Veteran Populations
    Laura Savitsky, Maria Illingworth, and Megan DuLaney
    Help those that serve our country. Civilian social workers acknowledge their responsibility to competently aid military and veteran clients.

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