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Graduate Spotlight: Brenda Ray – Putting Mentors in the Driver’s Seat

When Brenda Ray learned Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana was overlooking volunteer mentors because they didn’t have Indiana driver’s licenses, she went on a one-woman mission to change the years-old policy and open the doors to help at-risk children.


    Graduate Spotlight: Pamela’s Story

    For Pamela Piero, MSSA, a career in social work seemed to be her destiny. Growing up in northeast Ohio with many adopted cousins, nieces, and nephews, she also watched as her next-door neighbor fostered babies until they were adopted into loving homes.


      The Increase Of Mental Health Issues And How Social Workers Can Help

      The mental health community has seen a marked increase in the number of mental health diagnoses in recent years, especially among children and young adults. The types of disorders being seen more frequently are depressive disorders, bipolar disorders, autism, and obsessive-compulsive disorders.


        Becoming A Social Work Leader

        As a leader in the field of social work and an acclaimed Case Western Reserve University professor, [Grace Longwell] Coyle’s concepts in 1930 shaped the focus of modern social work by developing a scientific approach to organized group work


          Social Work on a Global Scale

          Does the role of a social worker change when the work moves overseas? Take some time to understand the unique challenges and demands of a global change agent.


            Protect Our Kids Act: An Update

            Social workers have a key role in implementing the Protect Our Kids Act of 2012, a federal strategy to reduce the number of child deaths attributed to abuse or neglect.


              Self-Care for Social Workers

              Social workers can have stressful daily roles; practitioners must develop a habitual practice of self-care techniques to avoid burn-out.


                Social Workers Play Critical Roles During Disaster Relief

                Natural or man-made disasters can generate PTSD and other disorders in community members and relief workers alike; social workers can aid in the healing process.


                  Green Social Work

                  When in 2010 CSWE declared sustainability to be the social justice issue of the new century, it was clear that the social work field was ready to embrace the global issue of sustainability.


                    3 Reasons to Get Your Masters of Social Work Now

                    MSW degrees provide valuable, practical experience and open the door to a number of job opportunities. See other reasons to get your MSW now on our blog.


                      How to Get the Most from a Social Work Degree Online

                      If you are interested in social work, an online degree may be ideal for you. On our blog, see how to get the most from your social work degree online.


                        What to Expect From a Career in Social Work

                        A range of job duties awaits those who graduate with an MSW online. Read about social work careers, from job duties to settings and earning outlooks on our blog.


                          Student Spotlight: Chelsea’s Story

                          Case Western Reserve University Online Master of Science in Social Administration Student Spotlight Discover Chelsea’s Story


                            Student Spotlight: Daniel’s Story

                            Case Western Reserve University online Master of Science in Social Administration Student Spotlight. Discover Daniel’s story


                              Getting Started as a Social Worker

                              Demand for health care and social services is growing, which suggests that social work is a great choice for compassionate people interested in helping others. Find out how to get your career as a social worker started.