2019 Article Archive
March/April 2019 Issue
Evaluating Technology Use in Client Assessment — The BPD Technology Assessment Checklist
A new tool helps social workers understand client technology use as an essential part of what clinicians need to know.
Clergy Sexual Abuse — Innocence Lost, Faith Damaged, Trust Betrayed
Decades of hidden sexual abuse have ignited outrage at the clergy perpetrators, but will this last after the scandals fade, in a new era of awareness of the pain of survivors?
Social Work Field Education — Changing With the Times
Cultural and professional trends in a digital society are reflected in innovative field education programs and projects.
Understanding the Social Work Role in Integrated Care — Taking a Seat at the Table
As interprofessional collaboration grows, social workers must ensure they have a place at the table and are able to explain and advocate for their role.
Elevate, Innovate, Educate
Social Services Innovations
Evaluating Health Apps
Defining the Terminal Degree
2019 Annual Education Guide
Eye on Ethics
Pushing the Ethics Envelope
January/February 2019 Issue
Suicide Prevention Is Every Social Worker's Business
Social workers don't need to specialize in suicide prevention to screen clients for risk and warning signals, but they must be prepared. Social work education must step up to better train students for this aspect of practice.
Using Health Information Technology in Transitions of Care
Communication in transitioning patients from one care setting to another is invaluable, and health information technology is making that more efficient and effective.
Meaningful Relationships in Long Term Care — Helping Residents Make Their House a Home
A qualitative study of long term care residents shows cultivating meaningful relationships between residents and between staff and residents may be one of the most important ways to help them feel at home in long term care.
10 Dedicated and Deserving Social Workers
Each year Social Work Today recognizes 10 social workers nominated by their colleagues for outstanding service.
Information Technology Challenges — Buy In, Connection, Billing
Children and Families Forum
Study Focuses on Bias-Based Bullying
Peer-Based Recovery Support Specialists — Is a New Direction Needed?
Behavioral Health Brief