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Tag Archives: injury

Striving for Integrative Pain Care: Pain Awareness Month 2017

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Posted October 17, 2017  As a member of the consortium Partners for Understanding Pain, NASW observed Pain Awareness Month in September. Although the observance has ended, NASW encourages social workers to educate their colleagues and clients about resources to prevent and address pain—and to advocate for comprehensive, integrative pain care—throughout the year. Many people associate pain with advanced illness and ... Read More »

Research supports social work’s important role in aiding brain injury victims

A research study finds that a 20-minute conversation with a social worker has the potential to significantly reduce the functional decline of those diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury, according to a news article posted on the University of Washington website. The research was published in the April issue of Brain Injury. Megan Moore, assistant professor at UW’s School ... Read More »