Tag «macro social work»

Ms. Biz 3rd Annual Pack A Purse Benefit

  Ms. Biz 3rd Annual Pack A Purse Benefit   Women in Brusiness – Bring your donations for teen girls to Kelsey’s Kloset Friday, December 1, 2017 7:00pm-9:00pm   Kelsey’s Kloset 11200 Scaggsville Road #113 Fulton, MD   Ms. Biz – Ms. Biz is on a mission to provide a variety of professional opportunities that are affordable for all …

From Interns to Influencers: Foster Youth Internship Program a Growing Force on Federal Policy

  By John Kelly Tiffany Boyd, a former foster youth from Long Beach, Calif., had been interning in the office of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) all summer. But save a “Hello” here and a “Good morning” there, she hadn’t yet had occasion to speak with her summer employer, who sits on several committees and keeps …

Save The Date for Pack A Purse™ Drive 11/1/17

  SAVE THE DATE 11th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive: Collecting purses (totes and other handbags) filled with personal hygiene items for teen girls in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters.   Only new and very gently used purses and bags will be accepted. Only new, unopened personal hygiene items accepted.  November 1, 2017 …

National Foster Care Month 2017

  May is National Foster Care Month, a month set aside to acknowledge foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find permanent homes and connections. National Foster Care Month, is a time for foster care advocates to renew …

Provide Support to Teen Boys in Foster Care

  Provide Support to Teen Boys in Foster Care Pack A Backpack™ Drive 2017 April 1, 2017 – May 5, 2017   Help us collect and donate backpacks filled with personal hygiene items to teen boys in group homes, foster homes, and homeless shelters. Backpacks will be delivered in May during National Foster Care Month. …

I Love Macro Social Work

  I Love Macro Social Work Social workers stand up for millions of people every day. These include people who are experiencing devastating illnesses and mental health crises, our veterans, children, families and communities. Yet many people still misunderstand who social workers are and the invaluable contributions they bring to society. This year National Association …

Support Pack A Backpack Drive™ 2017

  Our Annual Pack A Backpack™ Drive begins April 1, 2017 and ends on May 5, 2017. We are collecting backpacks (and duffel bags) filled with personal hygiene items for teen boys in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters. Backpacks will be delivered in May during National Foster Care Month.  Our goal is 250 …

“Getting It Right” in Social Work

  “Getting It Right” in Social Work A Social Work Month Message From Darla Spence Coffey, CSWE President & CEO   We have to improve life, not just for those who have the most skills and those who know how to manipulate the system.  But also for and with those who often have so much …

Trends in Macro Social Work Education

  Trends in Macro Social Work Education By Sue Coyle, MSW Social Work Today Vol. 16 No. 2 P. 16   For macro social work to regain ground in the field, it must start in the classroom.   In today’s world, micro social work reigns supreme—or at least that’s how it appears.   Those entering …

I Love Social Work Interns

  I love working with social work interns. I have served as a Field Instructor or Internship Manager for both undergraduate and graduate social work students.  I was going to write a different blog post but Christina Reardon so eloquently put into words all the reasons I love serving as a Social Work Field Instructor. …