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Social Worker Offers Home Schooling Tips to Parents

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 30, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Due to the current crisis around the globe, many schools across the world are closed, including those in the United States. In light of these widespread school closures, the responsibility of student learning has primarily fallen on parents, especially when it comes to the education of younger children.

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Education

How an Occupational Therapist Can Help Your Child

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 27, 2020 3:31:32 PM

Parents are frequently unfamiliar with occupational therapy when their child's school or pediatrician suggests the child could benefit from working with an occupational therapist (OT). From a therapy standpoint, occupations are the tasks of daily living. Examples of occupations in a child's life include playing, eating, dressing, writing, and toileting.

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Topics: Healthcare

Kick Starting Your Loss of Motivation

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 25, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The loss of motivation is something we all experience at some point in our lives. Although the reasons for why it happens to an individual may vary, the effects are the same.

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Productivity

Shooting Victim Aaron Willis Helps Others Through Social Work

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 23, 2020 8:00:00 AM

There are some experiences which change your life completely and make you into a different person than who you thought you were. If you're lucky, that experience might be a good one. If you're not, like Aaron Willis, then the experience will not be a good one.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

Maintaining Your Mental Health During Social Isolation

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 20, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The social isolation that comes with quarantines and social distancing can take a heavy toll on the mind. Here are practical ways to maintain your mental health during social isolation.

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Topics: Mental Health

Top 3 Ways to Significantly Improve Your Intelligence

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 18, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Intelligence has been proven to help you make money. It also helps you interact with the world better and makes you both a more attractive friend and romantic partner. So, boosting your intelligence is one of the best self-improvement techniques available.

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Productivity

Law Students Aren't Seeking the Mental Health They Need

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 16, 2020 8:00:00 AM

In February 2020, Madeline Holcombe of CNN reported that New York state is considering removing mental health questions from the NY bar character and fitness evaluation. As it currently stands in NY, prospective lawyers must discuss their academic history, citations including speeding tickets, as well as their mental health and diagnosed conditions.

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Topics: Mental Health

Speech Therapy for Children FAQs

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 13, 2020 8:00:00 AM

If your child has gotten a recommendation to start speech therapy from your pediatrician, it can feel overwhelming. Parents might feel unsure where to begin or nervous about approaching your child's teacher or guidance counselor for help. We've put together a quick guide to the most commonly asked questions about speech therapy for parents of the youngsters who need it.

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Topics: Healthcare

Improve Your Management Skills - FAST

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 11, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The higher you climb on the corporate ladder, the more valuable your leadership skills become. Whether you're moving up in your current organization or looking for a position with more responsibility, you'll need to establish solid management skills. We've put together this blog to help you improve your management skills - quickly and affordably.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership

March is Social Work Month

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 9, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The National Association of Social Workers leads a celebration of its profession every March. Social Workers: Generations Strong is the theme for Social Work Month 2020. That theme is meant to emphasize social workers from the Silent Generation to Generation Z are working diligently to improve life for individuals, families, and communities.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

An Introduction to a Career as an Occupational Therapist

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 6, 2020 10:03:45 AM

Someone who is looking for a career that involves compassion, creativity, and science should consider becoming an occupational therapist.

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Topics: Healthcare

Six Tips on What to do if You Haven't Landed your Dream Job

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 4, 2020 8:00:00 AM

If you took all the career advice you could get but are still struggling to find your dream job, then you've come to the right place. Sometimes, there are alternative paths you probably haven't even considered.

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Topics: Career Advice

Resilience Will Not Prevent Burnt Out Social Workers From Quitting

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 2, 2020 8:00:00 AM

For families with children to receive the best care provided by social services, there needs to be a stable and healthy social workforce run by experienced and properly trained workers. A study showed that a low-stress workplace environment is positively correlated with lower turnover rates among staff. In response, this improves the quality of social services.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

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