DIARY A palliative care social worker writesâ€¦
- Social Work Practitioners' Integration of Clients' Religion and Spirituality in Practice: A Literature Review. Oxhandler, Holly K.; Pargament, Kenneth I. // Social Work;Jul2014, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p271
Emerging research on religion, spirituality, health, and mental health has begun to catch the attention of helping professionals. Some clients are expressing a desire for their health and mental health practitioners to initiate discussion of their religious or spiritual beliefs as they relate to...
- The Bully at Work: What Social Workers Can Do. Pomeroy, Elizabeth C. // Social Work;Jan2013, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p5
The author reflects on bullying in the workplace and on the role that social workers can play in addressing bullying in the workplace. She suggests that while there has been increased awareness about childhood bullying less emphasis has been placed on adult bullying in the workplace. She argues...
- Child: accommodation under section 20. Harris, Alexandra Conroy // Adoption & Fostering;Fall/Winter2012, Vol. 36 Issue 3/4, p123
The article discusses a court case involving a fourth child of a mother whose other siblings who were the subject of placement orders and have been placed for adoption. The local authority had found that the mother would not be able to take care of the child. Guidelines on the use of section 20...
- Language and Social Work: Are We Really Communicating Effectively. Pomeroy, Elizabeth C.; Nonaka, Angela // Social Work;Apr2013, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p101
The authors reflect on the challenges that social workers face when working with clients with communication barriers linked to linguistic or dialectal differences. They suggest that social workers can use conference calling, electronic computer translation software and foreign language...
- The Social Worker's Role in the Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Casey, Laura Baylot; Elswick, Susan E. // Children & Schools;Jul2011, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p176
The article presents an overview of the challenges that are associated with assessing students for autism spectrum disorders and discusses the role that social workers play in assessing students for autism spectrum disorders. A discussion of informal and formal assessments which are conducted on...
- Social Workers' Caregiver Identity and Distress: Examining the Moderating Role of Self-esteem and Social Support. Wu, Cindy; Pooler, David // Social Work Research;Dec2014, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p237
Recent attention has been given to role-based professional identity dysfunction. Social workers may be particularly vulnerable to develop their identity or sense of self around the role of a caregiver and experience distress as a result. The authors used a sample of 213 social workers to test a...
- Practitioners as Managers: The Need for Theory. Murdoch, Allison D. // Social Work;Jan2012, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p91
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- In training. Learning from my clients. Perry, Mel // Therapy Today;May2013, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p8
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of getting learned from the clients who she has been counselling to deal with the unexpected experiences.
- History of oppression. Balmforth, Jane // Therapy Today;May2013, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p39
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article published in the Therapy Today journal in the April 2013 issue.
- Social care providers can prevent fire tragedies. Dexter, Rita // Community Care;9/29/2011, Issue 1878, p24
The article offers information on how the social care providers can prevent fire accidents.