Immigration and refugee resettlement are ubiquitous subjects, but too often, people think of them in the abstract. Headlines and sound bites about policy can dehumanize the people involved. Immigrants, asylum seekers, and refugees are just like everyone else, with needs ranging from education to housing to employment. Unfortunately, these communities face legal and cultural hurdles that prevent them from accessing necessary support. That’s where people working in helping professions, such as social work, step in to address the challenges facing those who have left sometimes dire situations in their homelands with the hope of improving their lives or their children’s […]
Resources for Social Work Students
Social workers are among those leading the charge to empower community members to participate in elections.
The role of social media in social work education is slowly expanding as social media infiltrates more of our daily lives. Social workers may benefit from understanding these new forms of communication, including the advantages and disadvantages of each platform. One of the best ways to become more familiar with these technologies is to use them for both professional and personal reasons. While clear guidelines and boundaries need to exist for interacting with patients and clients in cyberspace, the role of social media in social work education is only starting to be explored. Social media provides social work educators a […]
A chronic illness can upend the lives of patients and their families alike. We have collected the resources that can help make coping a little easier. Learn more!
OnlineMSWPrograms.com offers addiction and recovery resources for individuals in need of treatment for addiction and their support networks.
Providing effective mental health services for people of color requires acknowledging and understanding their different lived realities.
Help is out there. Use this list to find information about seeking professional help, finding housing, legal assistance, and free or low-cost resources.
Managing addiction recovery in isolation can be challenging. It's important to establish a sense of routine, find support, and rebuild mental health.
Losing a job can be a painful experiencing threatening your sense of self. Maintaining motivation is key to survive this transition.
Weight can be perceived as being within a person’s control, fueling stereotypes. Learn how to confront your own biases to better support clients.