By Courteney Stuart When Brenda Mitchell’s 31-year-old son Kenneth was gunned down outside an Illinois bar in 2005, she took on the role of raising his three young children amid her own devastation. “I truly learned firsthand the impact on families as well as...
When Brenda Mitchell’s 31-year-old son Kenneth was gunned down in 2005, she took on the role of raising his three young children amid her own devastation.
It is easy to forget how terrified we were in the early days and months of the pandemic—and the relief we felt when mRNA vaccines were developed, approved, and rolled out across the country in seemingly record time.
To illustrate the impact of mentorship in our profession, I reached out to a mentor and friend, Nick Johnston.
By Sue Coyle, MSW Every year, more than 20,000 young adults age out of the foster care system. They are between the ages of 18 and 21, some having chosen to voluntarily remain in care after 18. Their transition from the child welfare system to adulthood is often...
The April – May 2023 issue of the magazine Social Work Advocates is now available online.
Over half a century after the passage of the Fair Housing Act in 1968, securing safe, affordable housing is still a problem.
Can Social Workers Ethically and Legally Keep Clients When They Leave Their Agencies? | NASW Member Voices
When you leave your job, you might wonder: “Can I bring my clients with me?” The answer is complicated.