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"Trauma-Informed Library Transformation - TILT - transforms the library, the place that people trust and where they can get help without stigma, into a place of guaranteed respect, help, and healing." http://ow.ly/Mqth30nLL03
Social workers often practice in community settings, but how often do they actually transform the settings? The University of Georgia School of Social Work and the Athens Clarke County Library are working together to create a trauma-informed library.
"The trauma-informed approach in action at a preschool setting looks like an educator viewing a hurting child’s challenging behavior with an understanding of the underlying cause, which is always emotional dysregulation." http://ow.ly/ZhsV30nKUDf
Benjamin Franklin once said; “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Nowhere is this axiom truer than in the field of children’s mental health. My years of education, training and experience as a school-based clinical social worker at The Guidance Center, working with children, thei...
Right place at the right time for this social worker! “It was the natural social worker in me to see this happening in my neighborhood and to recognize I had the skills and experiences to access the resources he needed,” Martin-West said. http://ow.ly/EbND30nIDMN
Clinical social workers are integral to instilling hope! "Hope is a social gift," social work professor Chan Hellman said. "It's not something that takes place in isolation within you, it's something that we share." He states it requires three things: goals, realistic paths to attain those goals and the willpower to proceed down those paths. http://ow.ly/CWNE30nHDYO
The one year anniversary of the Parkland shooting is tomorrow. “These are horrific, life-changing events, and as a result for those who are most deeply impacted, they might think about it every day,” Schonfeld said. http://ow.ly/OLX130nGQxw
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New public-private partnerships begin to address what Dr. Galpin calls a "digital divide in this country that allows some veterans to engage in VA Telehealth from their home or convenient location while some veterans cannot." https://t.co/aosSo0IZwr
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When you think of emotional trauma or depression, you may not think of the immune system as part of the healing process. But experts @mdvagov & University of Maryland believe the immune system may be a powerful tool for treating mental health in Veterans. https://t.co/LKS6WA2qwM
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In a new study, NIMH researchers and others explored the inter-relationships of mood, energy, sleep, and activity in individuals with bipolar disorder and depression. The findings suggest a promising target for treating depressed mood. https://t.co/P6gMzV43qVhttps://t.co/7QTT9dtZsq