Self-Care for Social Workers

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As social workers, we understand the ongoing need to take care of ourselves and each other as we meet the many challenges of our work. This may include:

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Self-Care Conundrum

Self-care too often gets reduced to a lowest-common-denominator, consumerist ideal of something that needs to be purchased. Instead, self-care may be better viewed as a set of skills that we can learn.

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Social Workers and Trauma: How to Heal

During this November 2021 chat with NASW President Mit Joyner, social workers discuss how to engage in mental health practices using a strengths-based perspective.

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YouTube Playlist: Self Care for Social Workers

Watch and share these videos from our "Self Care for Social Workers" playlist.