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Get Up For May’s Social Work Grand Challenge
Here’s what we’re working toward in May: Grand Challenge #5: Eradicate Social Isolation

Social Workers Keep Meeting Grand Challenges in April
Here’s what we’re working toward in April: Grand Challenge #4: Advance Long and Productive Lives

Advocate for March’s Social Work Grand Challenge
As social workers, we’ve made huge strides in reducing abuse that harms children, women, and men, but the AASWSW challenges us to work even harder.

The Grand Challenges for Social Workers Continue in February
Last month, we introduced you to the American Academy of Social Work & Social Welfare (AASWSW)’s Grand Challenges for Social Workers. The AASWSW focuses on one Grand Challenge per month that we can tackle as social workers to help improve the world for our clients, and our society.

Social Workers Rise to Grand Challenges
The Grand Challenges for Social Work is designed to continue to tackle the major challenges we face.

How to Become a Social Worker in California
Given California’s need for social workers, many people are considering a career in this field. However, the process of becoming a social worker in California can appear confusing to someone just beginning. In this article we hope to demystify the process for you, breaking down the various steps a person needs to follow to become a LCSW in California.

How to Become a Social Worker
It’s common for aspiring social workers to find themselves in a state of confusion. There are four different social work exams and varying requirements from state to state. Where does a person start when beginning down the road of becoming a licensed social worker? This post directs you to the answers to these questions as you embark on your journey to become a social worker.

In her years spent researching vulnerability and why we numb it, Brené Brown found that vulnerability can be easily numbed at the cost of human connection. If you are an aspiring social worker, her Ted Talk is a must watch.

Transform Burnout into Productive Social Work Exam Prep: Part Two
Last week, we covered five indicators of burnout as well as the steps to overcoming the specific indicators. Those first five indicators are: exhaustion, lack of motivation, negative emotions, cognitive problems, and poor job performance. These five signs are only half of signals indicating burnout. Take a look to get the complete picture.

Everything You Need to Know About the Changes Coming to the Social Work Exams
No need to panic about the upcoming Social Work exam changes! AATBS has you covered with information and packages that will help you pass!