Using Twitter in Reclaiming Macro Practice, and Affirming Our Social Work Roots #MacroSW #swtech

New publication! Congratulations to #MacroSW partners Sunya Folayan, Laurel Hitchcock, and Karen Zgoda for their publication in a special issue of Reflections on the Interconnectedness of Micro and Macro Practice: … Source: Using Twitter in Reclaiming Macro Practice, and Affirming Our Social Work Roots #MacroSW #swtech

#MacroSW / #SPSM chat: Suicide Prevention Is A Social Justice Issue | SPSMchat

Update: Chat archive now available! Suicide statistics are often daunting.  According to the Center for Disease Control “There were 41,149 suicides in 2013 in the United States—a rate of 12.6 per 100,000 is equal to 113 suicides each day or one every 13 minutes”.   When you think about this on the global scale The World …

Let’s Celebrate #SWMonth Heroes! #MacroSW 3/3 at 9pm EST

In the 116th year of our profession, there are more than 600,000 social workers in the United States that likely passed through one of our 235 schools of social work. In fact, CSWE accredits close to 800 social work programs and many schools have both BSW and MSW accreditations. One of the reasons why social work has been called …

Grand Accomplishments in #SocialWork: #MacroSW Chat 2/4 at 9pm EST

Update: Chat archive now available! Source: Grand Accomplishments in #SocialWork: #MacroSW Chat 2/4 at 9pm EST According to lead author Michael Sherraden at Washington University of St. Louis, Grand Accomplishments in Social Work describes a number of achievements during the last century including protection and deinstitutionalization of dependent children, the expansion of foster care and adoption, reductions in …

Documentary Movie Night 1/28/16 – Growing up Trans

Source: Documentary Movie Night 1/28/16 - Growing up Trans For our first Documentary Movie Night, we will be watching Growing Up Trans produced by the PBS’s Frontline.  Here is the description of the movie from Frontline: Just a generation ago, it was adults, not kids, who changed genders. But today, many children are transitioning, too — with new …