Posts in category Social Work

Guest Post: Fair Wages for Social Workers

Fair Wages for Social Workers

It’s time for fair wages for social workers! Thank you to Debbie Reilly for contributing this guest post.   Why are Social Workers Underpaid? Let’s refresh ourselves on where our lofty profession got its start. Social work took root in the United States in 1898 when Jane Addams founded Hull House, a settlement house that […]

Social Work Interview Questions

Social Work Interview Questions

  Looking for a new job as a social worker – no matter whether it’s your first job or your 10th – is stressful. Preparing and practicing for your interview can help you feel more confident and less stressed. Below, I’ve listed some general social work interview questions. However, social work is a broad field, […]

How to Give a Social Work Clinical Case Presentation

Clinical Case Presentation Outline. How to Give a Social Work or Mental Health Case Presentation.

  Do you feel anxious about giving a clinical case presentation? Are you unsure about what to include or how to organize it? You’re not alone! Giving a clinical case presentation to your supervision group, peer consultation group, or at a case review meeting can be intimidating. However, it’s also a valuable tool. We all […]

Announcing The CBT Workbook for Perfectionism

Announcing The CBT Workbook for Perfectionism

  I’m thrilled to announce that my book The CBT Workbook for Perfectionism: Evidence-Based Skills to Help You Let Go of Self-Criticism, Build Self-Esteem, and Find Balance, was published by New Harbinger Publications on January 2, 2019.   If you’d like to read a little about the writing and publishing process, I explain a bit […]

Writing and Publishing a Book: A Guide for Therapists

Writing and publishing your book: A guide for therapists

  I’m excited to announce that my new book, The CBT Workbook for Perfectionism: Evidence-Based Skills to Help You Let Go of Self-Criticism, Build Self-Esteem, and Find Balance,  has just been published by New Harbinger Publications! The writing and publishing process From start to finish, the process of writing and publishing my book took about […]

Holiday Self-care for Social Workers and Therapists

Holiday Self-Care for Social Workers and Therapists

  You’ve worked hard all year and now it’s time to kick back and relax – as soon as you’ve finished replying to another dozen emails, the backlog of case notes you need to write, your Christmas shopping, wrapping, baking, holiday cards, and on and on. The holidays can be exhausting! Social workers have big […]

My Favorite Facebook Groups for Therapists and Social Workers

My Favorite Facebook Groups for Therapists and Social Workers

  Facebook groups are an easy way to network and build professional relationships, find resources and referrals, and get answers to various questions about working as a social worker or therapist. And if you use Facebook on a regular basis, you’ve probably already experienced some of these benefits.   There are a lot, probably thousands, […]

Why I Love Being A Social Worker

Why I Love Being a Social Worker. Celebrating Social Work Month 2018

Celebrating Social Workers March is Social Work Month – an opportunity to celebrate and honor social workers and the important work they do. The Social Work Month theme for 2018 is Social Workers: Leaders. Advocates. Champions. According to the National Association of Social Workers, “Every day the nation’s 650,000 social workers act as advocates, champions, […]

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