By Makeba Royall, LCSW - NASW Senior Practice Associate In 1989, National Recovery Month was started during the month of September. The purpose of Recovery Month is to raise awareness and promote evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, celebrate the recovery...
Social Work Practice
The purpose of Recovery Month is to raise awareness and promote evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, celebrate the recovery community, and acknowledge service providers and communities that assist individuals with their recovery.
Social workers play an important role in health care, even more so as health care services become increasingly integrated.
The first edition of Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work was a breakout hit, providing a guiding light for those who were struggling.
September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month. As providers of mental and behavioral health services, social workers play a critical role in preventing FASDs by sharing key messages with clients who are pregnant or may become pregnant.
The American Academy of Social Work and Welfare’s grand challenge to “create social responses to a changing environment” is a call to action for social workers to advocate for environmental justice.
Libraries represent an opportunity to place social workers with a full range of skills in proximity to people in need of social services.
An article in the journal Social Work explores the nature of moral disengagement in social work, identify possible causes and consequences, and present meaningful strategies designed to prevent and respond to moral disengagement in the profession.