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Social Work Month

By |2017-05-12T14:08:12+00:00March 24th, 2015|blog|

Providing therapy in private practice and in your clients' homes, school social work and hospital social work-these are only a few positions that can be held as a social worker.  These positions can be considered as more of the "traditional" and well-known social work career paths.  Today, social workers are also being utilized within the [...]

National Social Work Month

By |2015-03-22T19:02:38+00:00March 22nd, 2015|blog|

Social Work is a profession that is very rewarding and fulfilling.  As a social worker, you are able to change the lives of others.  Your social work intervention may be the defining factor in the outcome of someone's future.

Hoarding-Clutter Image Rating Scale (CIRS) by: The Department of Health

By |2014-12-08T19:40:14+00:00December 8th, 2014|blog|

Hoarders is not simply a show on television, it is real life!!! This issue is so prevalent in today's society that it has been recently included in the DSM as its own category.  Therapists can now include "hoarding" in mental health reports when they are diagnosing an individual.  You should google "Clutter Image Rating Scale" [...]

Teen Dating Violence

By |2014-10-30T06:23:02+00:00October 30th, 2014|blog|

Adolescents can also be involved in domestic violence relationships.  Often times teens are subjected to verbal, emotional and physical abuse by people they are dating.  Being stalked by a partner is also common.  In today's world of advanced technology, perpetrators will use their cellular telephones and social media as tools to stalk, threaten, harass and [...]

Standard definition of domestic violence

By |2014-10-29T04:43:18+00:00October 29th, 2014|blog|

Domestic violence is a range of abusive behaviors used to achieve and maintain power and control over a partner. Domestic violence comes in many different forms, for instance:  Verbal, emotional, physical, psychological, economic, sexual, spiritual, immigration status, isolation from family and friends, social media, pet abuse and basically any tactic that can be used to [...]

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By |2017-05-12T14:08:12+00:00October 29th, 2014|blog|

I'm certain that many of us know someone who was involved in a domestic violence relationship.  The domestic violence survivor or perpetrator could have been your client, family member or friend. You may also have been a survivor or the perpetrator.  Domestic violence occurs more often than you may think.  Your family member, friend and [...]