We Help Podcast: Ep. 1 Pilot Home

There are an estimated 15.1 million people around the world who have been forced from their homes by violence, according to the latest figures available from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. While the majority of these refugees and asylum-seekers are in sub-Saharan Africa (4.1 million) or Asia and […]

 

Four Roommates, Four Social Services Degrees

When considering graduate school or a master’s degree, it’s important to figure out exactly which program is right for you. Four roommates went through that process, each one coming out with a degree that fit their interests and professional goals. Carolyn, Emily, Lauren and Stephanie met as undergraduate students at […]

 

Alyssa Vu: Becoming A Social Worker

This post was written by guest writer Alyssa Vu. Alyssa is a Junior studying Social Work at New York University. She is originally from San Jose, California but currently resides in New York, New York. I was raised in a traditional Vietnamese household, and I mean very Vietnamese. I grew […]

 

Social Workers On Staff: A New Approach To Primary Care

John is suffering from both physical and mental health issues, so he goes to his primary care provider’s office to seek treatment for the physical problems. After his evaluation, John is surprised when his doctor introduces him to a social worker who works in the same office and helps patients […]

Top 3 Reasons why Social Workers make the Best Managers

Social work careers can be extremely rewarding, offering the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those in need. But social work can also be a demanding, high stress field. In order to best serve their clients, social workers must be able to maintain a calm demeanor and […]

National Breastfeeding Month: How Social Workers Can Help Reduce Disparities

After having a baby, every new mother has to make important decisions about infant nutrition. Whether or not she chooses to breastfeed, having access to information about her options is key to making an informed and appropriate decision for her health and lifestyle. August is National Breastfeeding Month; a time […]