Social Work News

Body and Mind: Social Workers Treat, Raise Awareness of Eating Disorders

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Today, eating disorders are a serious and widespread health issue from which more than 30 million people of all ages and genders suffer. At least one person dies from an eating disorder every 62 minutes. Social workers are helping through prevention, treatment and policy.
May 5, 2020

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Implications of Coronavirus (COVID-19) for America's Vulnerable and Marginalized Populations

By this time, nearly all Americans are aware that the country (and the world) is experiencing a pandemic caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). While pandemics are not new to the United States, COVID-19 is emerging as a public health crisis that has the potential to directly or indirectly impact nearly every household in the country.
Apr 27, 2020

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Reinforcing the Essential Nature of Social Work

From the NASW Social Work Blog: The Association of Social Work Boards, the Council on Social Work Education, and the National Association of Social Workers are committed to collaborating on the range of issues affecting the social work profession and the people and communities we serve in this ever-changing and unsettling environment created by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
Apr 21, 2020

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Immigration: Social Workers Focused on Trauma-Related Impact

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Social workers focus on the trauma-related impact of immigration policies and enforcement and discuss how to help and how to provide services.
Apr 16, 2020

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Social Work Grad School Virtual Fair

Join us next week, 4/15 for CareerEco's virtual grad fair!
Apr 7, 2020

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