Tag Archives: social work

How do you See me? A Poem

Editor’s Note: Gwen Butler is the 1st Vice President of the NASW-NYC Chapter.  She presented us with this poem at the 2012 Board of Directors Retreat, which resonated deeply for everyone in the room.  We wanted to use our blog … Continue reading

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10 Things Social Workers Have In Common With The Occupy Wall Street Protests

A lot has been going on three blocks from the NASW-NYC office at Zuccotti Park, located at Liberty Street between Broadway and Church Street, since the middle of September.  At its core it is an encampment of protesters but has … 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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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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