Social Work in the News – Sept 15, 2008

Sep 15, 2008

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May I ask? Finding help for troubled young adults
Wicked Local West Roxbury – Needham, MA
“Transitions is a comprehensive therapeutic and rehabilitative service for young adults with psychiatric disabilities,” said Sara Cunningham, LICSW,

Discuss clothing with daughter
Washington Times – Washington, DC
Redeployed, But Broke, Busted and Disgusted Vicki Johnson, a licensed clinical social worker, military spouse and mother of three, has been counseling

Finding the calm after the storm
The Daily Advertiser – Lafayette, LA
Shelley Chaudoir, a licensed clinical social worker in private practice, has seen restlessness and poor sleep in some of her clients after hurricanes.

“Aunt and uncle roles go beyond standard definitions”
Bend Bulletin (subscription) – Bend, OR
“They get to see their parents as human,” said Loren Gelberg-Goff, a licensed clinical social worker. She also sees the benefits of kids having “other

Utah wilderness-therapy programs try a gentler, targeted approach
Salt Lake Tribune
Joanna Bettman, a University of Utah professor of social work, has tracked students at Aspen Achievement Academy, a Loa-based program where she first worked

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