Kenlynn Morgan far surpassed her required 40 hours of service and in the process made for brighter days for local hospice patients she visited.
Curtis Davis hopes his focus on racism-based trauma will have an impact on classroom discussions, social work curricula and, ultimately, on how social workers practice.
The Trump administration is clear that it wants to make it harder for "able-bodied" adults with no kids to get Supplemental Nutrition program benefits (aka "food stamps"). Trump's proposed budget cuts to the program haven't a prayer in Congress, but no matter; much the same purpose can be achieved through changes to how the program … Continue reading Don’t miss the political point of Trump’s attack on food stamps
Following is a link to a TED talk by the almost eerily compelling young climate activist (though that term seems hardly strong enough), Ms. Greta Thunberg. Her closing comments on hope - recall that social work favors referring to itself as 'the profession of hope' - strike me as both profoundly accurate and eminently quotable … Continue reading 16-year-old Swede shows more wisdom than all our world leaders combined
Mississippi's K-12 teachers lobbied hard for a $4000 across-the-board raise this legislative session. After all, it's an election year, when even stingy, "anti-big-government" legislators like to strike their most generous poses. Instead the teachers got a mere $1500 raise, less than 40% of their ask. Joyce Helmick, president of the Mississippi Association of Educators, was … Continue reading When will Mississippi public school teachers get more militant?
Here are five features that tell the story of an innovative project and care model in which social workers and students provided mental and behavioral health services in a primary care setting.
Today's news coverage includes two riveting stories - a white-supremacist massacre of peaceful Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand, and a worldwide (involving 100 countries) series of student strikes demanding immediate and urgent government action to combat growing climate disruption. The first is, ultimately, a story of nihilistic despair - terrorist murderers perversely believe that violently … Continue reading Despair and hope converge in need for a “next system”aligned with social work’s vision
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Meet one of our Hattiesburg-area field supervisors who works as a hospice/medical social worker.