Category Archives: social work articles

Private Practice Social Work

Introductory Guide to Private Practice Social Work
By Kaitlin Louie
According to the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), one of the most frequently asked questions from members is “How can I start my own private practice?” Building a private practice is a challenging endeavor, and one that requires a great deal of initiative, professional experience in the field, organization and business savvy, and maintenance of relevant licenses and certifications. Continue reading Private Practice Social Work

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Resilience and Social Work | Supporting emotional resilience within social workers

What is emotional resilience?
Emotional resilience relates to an individual’s ability to manage environmental difficulties, demands and high pressure. It is the ability to withstand and rebound from disruptive life challenges, emerging strengthened and more resourceful (Walsh, 2008). Continue reading Resilience and Social Work | Supporting emotional resilience within social workers

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Burnout among Social Workers in Iran: Relations to Individual Characteristics and Client Violence

Social workers are considered a professional group at high risk of burnout. Noticing the insufficient human resource management and understaffed social work centers, Iranian social workers are faced with a considerable level of physical and mental stress, which can lead to burnout. Continue reading Burnout among Social Workers in Iran: Relations to Individual Characteristics and Client Violence

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The Role of Social Work in Health Care System of Iran

Health policy makers in macro level in their plans can pay attention to health infrastructure and notify more to health care than treatment, and with increasing number of patients in the community, social workers can find causes of illness in the population. Continue reading The Role of Social Work in Health Care System of Iran

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Addiction Social Worker

Nowadays  ,addiction and substance abuse  have been  regarded as  the   most  serious  social problems across the world, thus a social worker, which is an expert over the arena of addiction services, widely known as the forefront in this respect. Continue reading Addiction Social Worker

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