Category Archives: Self-Care

How I Passed the NYS LMSW Exam, 4 Years Post-Grad

Useful tips based on personal experience. Ammu Prashantini, LMSW Staff, NASW-NYC Four years ago I graduated with my MSW degree from what is now known as the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.  My method was in Community … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration Outside the Workplace: Revitalize Your Motivation for Being a Social Worker

Guest Blogger: Jamie Keaton Jones Every Labor Day, it’s always the same – I see my teacher friends returning tanned and refreshed from their summer vacations. And every fall, it makes me question, yet again, why I am a social … Continue reading

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Reflecting on 9/11 after a Decade

As we approach the tenth anniversary of 9/11, our close engagements with the world inform our reflections as never before, adding broader context to our deeply personal experiences. Evolving democracies in North Africa and the Middle East offer us much … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Successful Self Care

Ammu Prashantini, MSW Staff, NASW-NYC Self care.  It’s a term often touted by our community of social workers but what exactly does that mean?  Our jobs involve caring for others in some form or another and for some, the idea … Continue reading

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