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10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive Thank You and Total

  WE SURPASSED OUR GOAL!!  Thanks to the generosity and compassion of all the donors, sponsors, ambassadors and volunteers of our 10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive, we collected and distributed 1,183 purses with toiletries to 29 youth serving organizations. This includes the 897 purses our amazing team of volunteers sorted, filled, and packed at …

Taking Macro Social Work to the Next Level

  Social work is often divided into three broad practice categories: macro, mezzo and micro. Macro level social work is interventions provided on a large scale that affect entire communities and systems of care. Mezzo social work happens on an intermediate scale, involving neighborhoods, institutions or other smaller groups. Micro social work is the most …

Social Workers for Business?

  Social Workers for Business? How They’re Helping the Private Sector And It’s Not Just Corporate Social Responsibility By Melissa Thompson   When most people think of social workers, they think of the people working in public agencies, helping individuals and families access services and live better lives. While the majority of licensed social workers …

Thank You Purse Packing Party Volunteers

  My heart is FULL!!  So grateful for our 10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive donors and Purse Packing Party volunteers. JaMai and I could not provide these care packages in purses to teen girls in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters without all of YOU. Take the Purse Packing Party journey through photos! …

How Social Workers Add Value to Businesses From the Inside Out

How Social Workers Add Value to Businesses From the Inside Out By Sam Becker   The corporate world is in a state of constant flux, shifting in both design and function, always adapting to market trends and adopting new efficiency models. The American business landscape is a venerable laboratory of sorts, allowing for entrepreneurs to …

Why private companies are taking on social workers

  Why private companies are taking on social workers By J. Juan Macias   The demand for social workers has never been greater. In fact, the US Bureau of Labour Statistics projects a 19% faster-than-average growth in social work jobs until 2022.   But the need for social workers in business and non-profit administrative settings …

What Are Your End Of Year Goals?

  Time To Evaluate and Get In Position! The end of the 4th quarter for  businesses. The end of fall semester for college students. The end of the year 2016 for us all. What are your end of year goals for your internship program?   Related Articles: What Should I Teach My Intern? When Should …

Shop on Black Friday and Donate to Pack A Purse™ Drive

  10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive goal is to collect 1,000 purses and fill with personal hygiene items for teen girls in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters. If you are traveling for Thanksgiving please consider donating your unopened hotel toiletries to Pack A Purse™ Drive. If you are a Black Friday shopper …

Donate or Volunteer at 12/10/16 Purse Packing Party

  SAVE THE DATE! Bring your donations of new/gently used purses and personal hygiene items to our annual Purse Packing Party.   Saturday, December 10, 2016 1:00pm-3:00pm Laurel Boys and Girls Club 701 Montgomery St., Laurel, MD                   Our 10th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive goal is …