Category Archive: Social work

Equity-minded practice for social workers

(A slightly different version of this article is coming out soon in The New Social Worker) Lisa M. Johnson, MSW, PhD, Elspeth M. Slayter, MSW, PhD, and Lamont D. Simmons, MSW, EdD, School… Continue reading

Recognizing ableism’s link to racism – a missing link in anti-racist social work practice

(This article is coming out shortly in Social Work Helper) These days, many social workers are pretty clear that anti-racism is something they need to work consistently on in their practice, but when… Continue reading

Tough nuts to crack: Initiating a racial justice accountability process within one School of Social Work from one perspective

This narrative reflects on one White woman’s journey as part of a team of leaders in a School of Social Work while focused on developing and implementing an inwards-facing racial justice accountability initiative.

Help for social work evaluators who want an easy guide for interpreting odds ratios

Odds ratios are a commonly used statistical test in the medical and public health arenas. Increasingly, social work is practiced in these host environments. Therefore, social workers need to be familiar with the… Continue reading

#CrippingSocialWork: Why Disability is a Social Work Issue

Guest blogger & #Disabled MSW student Lynne Fetter talks about her hashtag activism centered around #CrippingSocialWork & why #Disability is a #SocialWork issue – read & learn more!