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Fall 2022 Issue

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DEI Training for Social Workers
Diversity, equity, and inclusion training for a social work audience allows for additional tie-ins stemming from the profession itself and its models of care.

Meaningful Moments and Missed Opportunities in Long Term Care
Don’t waste the chance to get to know the residents, each of whom brings a unique perspective.

Across State Lines
With more social workers seeking out-of-state licensing, it’s a good time to review how to tackle the process and learn what to expect.

Ethical Questions in the Field
A case study examines techniques for approaching a social worker who refuses to work with a client based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Editor’s Note

Self Care
Social work agencies must develop organizational cultures that support the self-care of their employees.

Addictions Advisor
Knowing and acting upon the signs of a potential substance disorder–related suicide can forever change lives.

Behavioral Health Brief
A case study examines the intersection between trauma and grief in the aftermath of the death of a first responder in the line of duty.

Social Services Innovations
There needs to be a collaborative approach to social work that connects professionals, agencies, and resources across communities.

Eye on Ethics
To best serve their clients, social workers should familiarize themselves with behavioral health advance directives.

Education Spotlight

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Summer 2022 Issue

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Connected Care
When integrated services function together with a focus on prevention and well-being, patients may experience less health-related disruptions in their lives and enjoy overall better physical and mental health. However, delivering such care is not easy.

Social Work’s Obligation to Undocumented Students
Social workers have a responsibility to ensure that undocumented students have access to the necessary resources to grow and thrive.

The Heavy Toll of Serial Returning
It may seem harmless, but purchasing items only to take them back can signal underlying problems with self-esteem.

Guiding Incarcerated Women Toward Reentry
To avoid recidivism and to create opportunities for a fruitful life, appropriate services must be available on release.

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Editor’s Note

Letter to the Editor

Children & Families
Social workers can play a key role in helping teenage girls prevent and recover from eating disorders.

Aging Advocate
To improve the quality of care to older adults, researchers are exploring the best ways for care partners to access patient portals.

Behavioral Health Brief
Learn how group facilitators can be better prepared to bring race into the conversation and be equipped to address potential microaggressions.

Eye on Ethics
Why do social workers cross the proverbial line and violate well-known ethical standards? Our ethics expert examines possible reasons.

Evolving Education
An expert offers advice on the questions potential PhD students should be asking themselves when selecting a program.

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Spring 2022 Issue

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Building Community and Police Relationships
Give and take, respect, and trust are among the key attributes to constructing a meaningful and long-lasting partnership.

Youth Mental Health & Homelessness
Innovative ideas and a renewed focus hold promise for curtailing a longstanding, persistent problem.

How to Ace a Licensing Examination
Nerves? Check. Anxiety? Check. Confidence? Learn how test-takers can add this winning attribute to their checklist of essentials.

Infant Mental Health in Hospital Social Work Practice
Parental reflective functioning is a key component to children and parents maintaining a healthy relationship.

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Editor’s Note

Letters to the Editor

Self-Care
Mothers faced with difficult adult children living at home must be mindful of their own well-being.

Social Services Innovations
New Jersey’s Bound Brook School District has been ahead of the curve in terms of offering school-based mental health services.

Behavioral Health Brief
A veteran social worker shares the story of her journey to overcome burnout and depression.

Eye on Ethics
Social workers should familiarize themselves with the key components of conducting a security risk analysis.

Mental Health Monitor
Social workers must be cognizant of the potential damage that can be inflicted upon clients when applying several diagnoses in the DSM.

2022 Annual Education Guide

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Winter 2022 Issue

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Child Maltreatment Services
Step inside the Nurturing Parenting Program to discover its limitations and successes.

A Case of Parental Alienation
Learn how to diagnose and treat this all-too-common situation that can ruin families.

The Cures Act Looks to Remedy Records Access
To accommodate the new legislation that grants patients better control of their information, providers will have to readjust certain processes.

Strategies for Choosing a Billing Platform
Performing due diligence is essential to landing on the technology that can propel a behavioral health practice forward financially.

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Editor’s Note

Letters to the Editor

Behavioral Health Brief
As social workers, it is imperative to understand that not all cancer patients have the necessary support to deal with their diagnosis while also grappling with the psychological and mental health implications that such news can bring.

Aging Advocate
To determine whether they’re correctly working with older adult clients, social workers need to ask themselves some tough questions.

Addictions Advisor
It’s becoming common knowledge that the War on Drugs campaign has fallen well short of its objectives, ruining many minority communities and families in the process.

Technology Trends
Artificial intelligence can be a valuable tool for social work research, but steps must be taken to ensure the technology is unbiased.

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