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Prevail Over June’s Grand Challenge For Social Work
Are you ready to tackle another Grand Challenge of Social Work? This month, The AASWSW is calling on social workers to make big strides on a problem that’s made life very difficult for many people they serve: homelessness.

5 tips for choosing the right CE course for you
There are thousands of CE course options available to counselors. It can feel overwhelming when you are trying to decide which one is the right course for you. It can also cause you to dread your CE requirements. I have been choosing, completing, and creating CE courses for many years, so I decided to share with you a few tips I use. Here are my five tips that will help you choose the right CE course for you.

Coaches’ Corner Recap: What to do after your exam
In this week’s segment of Coaches’ Corner, which aired Wednesday May 23, coaches Melissa and Jennifer discussed what you should do after you take your licensure exam. They gave the following pointers...

Having Resilience and Perseverance in the Social Work Industry
In this industry, we handle high caseloads and battle decreasing resources to do our best to serve clients. But if social workers lack the right supports, it can sometimes feel like it’s too much. Unfortunately, the stressed out, burned out social worker is a stereotype that holds some truth.

The Need For Emotional Intelligence in Our Youth
The youth we serve have usually been through trials and tribulations that belie their tender age. Our role as social workers is to help these youth navigate through difficulties and develop the resilience to transition into adult life.

Solo vs. Group Private Practice: How to make the best decision for you?
Since I had the opportunity to work in a solo and group practice, I wanted to share with you a few aspects of both as you consider which is the best decision for you.

5 Rules for When You’re Spread Too Thin
Overwhelmed by a crowded schedule? There are five rules to follow when you are spreading yourself too thin.

Gigs Offer Opportunity to Parents in Addiction Recovery
While there are many challenges in addiction recovery, focusing on the negatives won’t guide you to a better future. Instead, seek out the opportunities — and when you can’t find any, make them.

Coaches’ Corner Recap: How to Balance Studying and Parenting
In honor of Mother’s Day, our in-house coaches, Melissa and Jennifer, discuss how parents can prepare for their licensure exam in our bi-weekly broadcast of Coaches’ Corner.

Social Workers Unite
How peer support can reduce stress from social work