Social Workers in the News – May 19, 2008

May 19, 2008

News Source: Google News

Navigating sex, drugs and alcohol with your teen
Brookline TAB – Needham, MA
Panelists include: Jennifer Slonaker, MSW, director of education for Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts; Mark O’Connell, Ph.D., clinical instructor

PTSD: Resources for You and Your Service Member
Kitsap Sun (Subscription) – WA
“Courage After Fire” by Keith Armstrong, LCSW, Suzanne Best, Ph.D., and Paula Domenici, Ph.D., is a self-help book written with the veterans of Iraq and

China deals with children orphaned by quake
Experts and social workers warn that much more needs to be done to repair the deep psychological damage that they and other survivors have suffered,

Battling poverty in the classroom
Vail Daily News – Vail, CO
That’s why many believe the school district needs to hire a trained social worker to help lighten the load for all the schools.

Care Issues in the Late and Final Stages of Dementia
WREX-TV – Rockford, IL
Daniel Kuhn, MSW, LCSW, Director of the Professional Training Institute, Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Illinois Chapter Jeannine Forrest, RN, PhD,

Hospice Program Provides Patients and Families Options – Falls Church, VA
PhD, LCSW, MT-BC (board certified in music therapy), executive director of Seasons’ Illinois office, who helped devise the agency’s open-access program.

How Children Learn to Regulate Their Emotions

How Children Learn to Regulate Their Emotions

“Emotional intelligence is a term used to describe a person’s ability to understand, interpret, express and manage their own emotions, and to navigate interpersonal relationships with awareness, empathy and an appreciation for the emotional experiences of others,”...

The Intersection of Psychedelics and Mental Health Treatment

The Intersection of Psychedelics and Mental Health Treatment

By Sue Coyle The use of psychedelics for healing is not new. There is evidence that ancient civilizations throughout the world used psychedelics for a variety of reasons for a very long time, extending well into the modern era. In fact, in the 1950s and first half of...