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NASW Supports the Social Work Reinvestment Act

Emily Hershenson, a clinical social worker, stays actively involved with the Close Attention program at the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis. Additionally, Emily Hershenson maintains membership with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). 165 more words

Emily Hershenson

Back to the Crusher

It’s been a while since I wrote something here. I’ve been paying attention to keeping myself balanced and well under lots of pressures.

However today requires a little rant! 502 more words


Starting with Questions

The world, even the smallest parts of it, is filled with things you don’t know. – Sherman Alexie

When I’m starting a new writing project I like to begin with questions: What do I want to say?

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Cheryl Sharp '96, '01 Wins National Award

Cheryl Sugg Sharp ’96, ’01 was once told she was “too fragile” to handle college. But now this mental health advocate can add a national award to her three degrees (two bachelor’s and a master’s) from East Carolina University. 555 more words

Alumni Spotlight

I Disrespectfully Agree...Wait...That's Not Right

At what point in time did the phrase “I disagree” become offensive? Seriously. I want to know who, what, when, where, went wrong in that this became hurtful. 919 more words


In the Workplace Social Workers Can Be More Understanding... of their Fellow Social Workers

By Areesah Abdus-Shakur, LMSW

NASW-PA Member and Guest Writer

A social worker with social anxiety.  Come again?

Perhaps the word paradox comes to mind.

Mental health concerns abound.  844 more words


Hello from Wordpress

Hello! This is my first posting. I created this because I used another wordpress link and decided to set up my own.
I am a student of social work and have two more years to complete my masters degree. 391 more words

Career Change