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Is social media “creeping” into field education?

By Laurel Iverson: Social and digital media are creeping into social work practice. This is how Mishna and her colleagues (2012) describe More...

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Useful Apps For Social Work Professionals

The online world is paradoxically becoming both easier and trickier to navigate. This is because, in addition to search engines and More...

Study explores emotional intelligence and stress in social work

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Realistic workloads and ongoing emotional support are essential if social workers are to manage stress and perform their job effectively, according to new research by the University More...

Normalizing as a Therapeutic Approach

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By Daniel Keeran: Sometimes a person may experience increased anxiety because they believe they are emotionally and psychologically wounded and unable to control their emotions. More...

The Six Strategies of Subtle Emotional and Psychological Abuse

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By Gary Direnfeld: Much is written about overt abusive behavior, the kind of in-your-face actions that are easily recognizable to virtually anyone. Those more obvious forms of More...

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Brexit As Working Class Rebellion Against Free Trade

By Dr. Rasmus: Class, nationalist, and ethnic elements are all involved in the Brexit vote in a complex integration of protest. Press and media emphasize the nationalist and ethnic More...

Human Rights Must Guide Canada’s Housing Strategy

By James Armbruster: As federal, provincial and territorial housing ministers gather in Victoria, BC for the Ministers’ Forum On Housing, they will be doing so in the shadow More...

Why people on Income Assistance fear the annual review

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By Kendall Worth: When you receive income assistance, you have to attend your annual review. If you do not attend, your assistance More...

The Case Management Trap

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Editor’s note: The Bollard has granted this writer anonymity as a whistleblower. We also decided not to identify More...

cover_4_16 The Case Management Trap

Editor’s note: The Bollard has granted this writer anonymity as a whistleblower. We also decided not...

graffiti_woman_black_white Why black women in South Africa don’t fully embrace the feminist discourse

here are at least two aspects to consider in understanding the reluctance of many black women...

20176 Creeping privatisation leaves social work fighting for its soul

Terry Murphy, Teesside University: Social work is at a crossroads. As the next election cycle begins,...

Proposed changes to child care standards will hurt most vulnerable families, say Windsor residents

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WINDSOR, ONTARIO – Worried families, nursery operators and child care professionals joined forces today More...

Child protection: how to keep vulnerable kids with their families

Aron Shlonsky, University of Melbourne and Robyn Mildon, Parenting Research Centre After a long period of expansion in the number of..

We remove kids from abuse and neglect, but are they better off in the long run?

Most people reasonably assume there is evidence of good long-term outcomes for children who come into contact with child protection systems...

What are the limitations of Housing First?

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This question was asked anonymously via our latest website survey. Housing First is now a recognized best More...

Homeless fall between healthcare cracks, but fresh approaches can help them

Geordan Shannon, UCL: My partner and I volunteered at a homeless shelter last month – the idea being to channel our..

Criminalizing homelessness: Ignoring a basic human right

According to a 2014 report by the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, laws criminalizing homelessness have been spreading rapidly..

An age-old problem: society fails to truly embrace its seniors

old-man-696884_1280 Rhonda Nay, La Trobe University: Cockroaches in the kitchen, kerosene in the bath, abuse and malnutrition – these are the aged-care..
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Proposed changes to child care standards will hurt most vulnerable families, say Windsor residents

WINDSOR, ONTARIO – Worried families, nursery operators and child care professionals joined forces today with Windsor-area elected representatives to demand that..
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Proposed changes to child care standards will hurt most vulnerable families, say Windsor residents

WINDSOR, ONTARIO – Worried families, nursery operators and child care professionals joined forces today with Windsor-area elected representatives to demand that..
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