I had the pleasure of presenting at a self-care themed retreat for social workers at Hebrew Senior Life recently. I was invited to talk about blogging to de-stress. Here are some resources generated from our discussion:
Previous SW 2.0 column on social work and blogging: Social Work? There’s a Blog for That
Middle East Bloggers:
Social work sites and blogs:
- Fried Social Worker
- The New Social Worker’s Blog
- Social Work Career Development
- Social Work Blogs
- Social Work Tech Blog
- Social Jerk
Tools to Create Blogs
Some of my favorite “mental junk food” blogs:
Tools to help keep track of resources:
- Instapaper – A simple tool to save web pages for reading later
- Yahoo! Groups, especially Clinicians Exchange (need to request membership)
- Mendeley – Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.
Blogging tools to help clients:
- CaringBridge.org, create free patient websites and blogs. Read the related SW 2.0 column titled CaringBridge: A Valuable Tool for Social Workers and Those With Critical Illness
Guidance on Using Technology Tools in Social Work Ethically
2 Replies to “Blogging to De-Stress Resources”
Thanks so much for having put together this helpful list of resources, Karen!
I haven’t used yet the Mendeley tool yet although I’ve heard it referenced before. It sounds like a very powerful resource.
Many thanks also for your kind mention of my blog. I’m most honored 🙂
Thank you for putting together such an awesome blog – looking forward to reading more posts!