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Child Abuse Awareness Month

Child Abuse Awareness Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about the prevalence of child abuse, provide prevention and early intervention to child abuse, provide assessment and reporting tools, and develop resources to help children and families heal...

10 Ways to Celebrate Women’s History Month

10 Ways to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month is during March every year, and International Women’s Day is March 8 th . There are many ways to celebrate and honor Women’s History Month. Here are some ideas to help you get started: 1. Read books supporting women during Women’s History Month....

Social Workers are Essential

Social Workers are Essential

March is National Social Work Month, and this year, the National Association of Social Workers has chosen the theme of Social Workers are Essential. What do you think of when you hear the term “social worker?” It is a phrase we all have heard and yet there are some...

Staying Connected When Disconnected

Staying Connected When Disconnected

During these current unpredictable times of COVID 19, staying connected has been more important than ever. We as human beings have a natural need for connection that shows up in many ways in our lives. From the underlying needs associated with driving behaviors to our...

Connection Seeking Not Attention Seeking

Connection Seeking Not Attention Seeking

The phrase “attention seeking” gets a bad rap. We hear “attention seeking” and think of vindictive or manipulative behaviors, particularly in children. We think that this means that the behavior the person is doing should be ignored or minimized. But what if we...

Coping with Post Holiday Blues

Coping with Post Holiday Blues

For many, the holidays are filled with connection, joy, and happy memories. But this is, unfortunately, not always the case for everybody. The holidays can also be a stressful time of year due to financial strain, social pressures, personal expectations, and triggers....

Remedies For a Bad Day

Remedies For a Bad Day

When we are faced with a “bad day,” it can be hard to cope with it. Perhaps the day started with waking up late or accidentally hitting snooze on every alarm you set, the hot water being shut off in your building while there is still shampoo in your hair, forgetting...

Ways to Support the Community During Black History Month

Ways to Support the Community During Black History Month

  Black History Month is the perfect time to give back to the community. It is important to go beyond the common “like,” “comment,” and “share” type of support, and to really get connected to the community. There are a lot of ways that you can celebrate Black...