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In January 2019, the UB School of Social Work Institute on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care (ITTIC) released its free Trauma-Informed Organizational Change Manual, designed to help organizations and systems plan for, implement and sustain trauma-informed culture change. According to ITTIC authors, "the manual begins with a conceptual overview of the different components of a trauma-informed … Continue reading Trauma-Informed Organizational Change Manual
“We only have one question: Are you hungry? If the answer is yes, then we feed you.” - Matthew L. Schwartz We are thrilled to share this inspiring ten-minute TEDxBuffalo video by Mathew L. Schwartz, MBA, LMSW, about the Food Gnomes innovative project to feed people who are hungry! The project is based in Buffalo, … Continue reading If You’re Hungry, We Feed You: Food Gnomes TEDxBuffalo video – Matthew L. Schwartz
“Water the flowers, not the weeds.” Fletcher Peacock Guest Author: Daniel Lawson, LMHC, CASAC Clinical work can be incredibly difficult and fraught with multi-layered problems. It is for these reasons that supervision is a must for all of us, should we desire to develop our practice and enhance the clinical skills of our staff. Sometimes, … Continue reading 3 Ways to Transform Your Experience of Supervision
Guest author: Deb Legge, PhD, CRC, LMHC If you are holding off on your marketing efforts because you feel you haven’t found that “MAGICAL" thing that will get you noticed, here’s a secret you should know… “Magic” comes in many forms! As a mental … Continue reading 7 simple (yet powerful) ways to stand out in the crowd and get more clients!
Guest Author: Daniel Lawson, LMHC, CASAC “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” - Karl Jung Jung penned these words in 1965, and I find myself returning to them often in my work. The intention of this blog post is to provide … Continue reading Men and Trauma: 5 Dynamic, Solution-Focused Questions to Use in Therapy
Author: Lesa Fichte, LMSW, ACSW, Director of Continuing Education Given the many questions we receive, I wanted to provide clarification for New York LMSWs, LCSWs and LCSW-Rs regarding the new requirement to have approved continuing education hours to renew your license registration. (Underlined words below are hyperlinked to the applicable web pages.) Effective date: The … Continue reading A New World! Information on CEU Requirements for New York Licensed Social Workers