Issue #91, June 10, 2008

Don't Miss-Ethics Chat TONIGHT 9 p.m. Eastern Time at http://www.socialworkchat.org


Dear Social Work Colleagues,

Welcome to Issue #91 of the Social Work E-News. This e-mail newsletter is brought to you by the publisher of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER magazine, SocialWorker.com, SocialWorkJobBank.com, and other social work publications.

June 13-19 has been set as Social Work Week in the Philippines. The theme for the week is "Social Workers: Show the Difference!"

The month of June is National Aphasia Awareness Month, Fireworks Safety Month, Home Safety Month, Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month, Scleroderma Awareness Month, and Scoliosis Awareness Month. Also, this month, we observe National Cancer Survivors Day (June 1), National Men's Health Week (June 9-15), and Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week (June 22-28). And, of course, this Sunday is Father's Day.

Don't miss the chat TONIGHT, June 10, at 9 p.m. EST, at http://www.socialworkchat.org . Tonight's chat will focus on ethics, with guest host Bruce Buchanan, a past president of the Association of Social Work Boards. Chats are co-sponsored by The New Social Worker and NASW.

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Position Available: Patient and Family Centered Care Coordinator

Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital in NYC seeks dynamic individual to establish, lead, and coordinate a state of the art Patient and Family Centered Care Program in Pediatrics. The candidate will provide supervisory, administrative, and operational oversight of the program and will collaborate with an interdisciplinary pediatric team to vision and strategically plan the program's development.

Our ideal candidate possesses a master's degree in a related field, five years of practice, including four years in a pediatric medical surgical environment, and three years of supervision management. The successful individual demonstrates strong communication and presentation skills; ability to deal effectively with persons in stressful situations in the healthcare setting; analytical skills necessary to identify and solve problems; and strong leadership ability. Grant-writing experience a plus.

Reports to Director of the Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department of Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital and the Chairman of Pediatrics. Interested persons should contact Dana Wyles at dana.wyles@mountsinai.org for a position description.


LCSW -- Dual Diagnosis, Inpatient
Yale--New Haven Hospital

We are currently looking for a full-time (day shift) Dual Diagnosis Social Worker in our Inpatient services department. Qualified individual will have current licensure in CT or immediate license eligibility through reciprocity. Must have a Master's Degree from an accredited school of social work, with qualifying social work experience consisting of a minimum of 3,000 hours of post-masters social work.

At Yale-New Haven Hospital, we offer generous compensation and comprehensive benefits. If you are looking for a rewarding job with challenging opportunities, we encourage you to apply. To find out more about this position, and to apply online, please visit us at http://www.ynhhcareers.org. EOE


LCSW-- Adolescent Psychiatry, Inpatient
Yale--New Haven Hospital

We are currently looking for a full-time day shift Social Worker. This position is attached to the Adolescent Inpatient unit, but will also be utilized as a Float Clinician who will provide services to all psychiatric programs as needed. These programs will include, but are not limited to, Inpatient, Outpatient, and Partial Hospital programs in Adolescent services, Geriatric services, Adult services, and Dual Diagnosis services.

Qualified individual will have a Master's degree from an accredited school of social work, a minimum of 3,000 hours of post-master's experience, and current licensure in CT or immediate license eligibility through reciprocity. Experience with psychiatric patients highly preferred.

At Yale-New Haven Hospital, we offer generous compensation and comprehensive benefits. If you are looking for a rewarding job with challenging opportunities, we encourage you to apply. To find out more about this position, and to apply online, please visit us at http://www.ynhhcareers.org. EOE


LCSW -- General Adult, Inpatient Psychologist
Yale--New Haven Hospital

We are currently looking for a full-time Social Worker to join our team at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Candidate will practice in an Inpatient psychiatric setting, providing individual, family and/or group therapy, and will be responsible for case management, disposition/discharge planning, and supervising MSW students. Qualified individual will also be expected to perform complex bio-psychosocial assessments and case formulations, provide expert clinical presentation and consultation, and teach within the hospital and university. This position requires advanced planning, problem solving, and leadership skills.

Qualified individual will have a Master's degree from an accredited school of social work, a minimum of 3,000 hours of post-master's experience, and current licensure in CT or immediate license eligibility through reciprocity. Experience with psychiatric patients highly preferred.

At Yale-New Haven Hospital, we offer generous compensation and comprehensive benefits. If you are looking for a rewarding job with challenging opportunities, we encourage you to apply. To find out more about this position, and to apply online, please visit us at http://www.ynhhcareers.org. EOE


LCSW -- Program Director for non-profit, recovery based psychosocial rehabilitation program in beautiful, historic Savannah, GA. Certification by USPRA preferred. Five years experience in recovery based programming for adults with schizophrenia spectrum and major depressive disorders required. Management skills required. We want this to be your dream job, so we provide excellent salary and benefits. Send resume, cover letter, and references to Jo Crosby, jo@priorityinsight.com.


Find more jobs for new grads and experienced social work practitioners at http://www.socialworkjobbank.com, THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER's online job board and career center. We are proud of the fact that this site was chosen as one of 350 (out of 40,000+ employment sites) to be included (for the third consecutive time) in Weddle's Recruiter's and Job Seeker's Guide to Employment Web Sites 2007/2008. Post your confidential resume at http://jobs.socialworkjobbank.com/c/resumes/resumes.cfm?site_id=122

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Traveling Toward a Social Work Degree: 10 Road-Tested Trip-Tips
By Erlene Grise-Owens, Ed.D., LCSW, LMFT, MRE

(Editor's Note: This article is excerpted from the Spring 2008 issue of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER. See our Web site to read the full article.)

Getting a social work degree is like a "road trip." You explore new vistas and have life-changing adventures. You may also wander in the desert and get "car crazy." As a travel-seasoned social work educator, I offer ten "trip-tips" for both reaching your degree-destination and enjoying the journey. These travel tips stem from sharing students' road trips, seeing successes and struggles, and learning with students. I relate road-tested student stories to illustrate these tips. I use pseudonyms and alter personal details of stories or interweave several situations to preserve confidentiality. Use the following "trip-tips" to be a "Road-Scholar"!

Trip-Tip 1-You are the driver. You are-ultimately-in charge of your own success. So, set realistic standards and goals. Don't try to follow someone else's itinerary. Oftentimes, students set unrealistic expectations. For example, "I have to do this assignment perfectly." Or, "I have to make all 'A's."

"Camille" is a wonderful example of someone learning to drive her own course. Camille was a single mother, commuted three hours to attend our weekend MSW classes, and worked a demanding social service job. Camille struggled academically. School was never "easy" for her. But, she had internalized her parents' message that "only 'A's were good enough"-and held herself to these standards. In advisement, I offered Camille my "bumper sticker": If at first you don't succeed...redefine success. Camille needed to define her own success, rather than trying to live up to others' expectations. Through insights and changes, Camille redefined success and declared herself, "Camille, Queen of 'B's!"

Don't misunderstand. Camille responsibly completed assignments, seriously engaged in learning, and did solid work. Did she do "B" work frequently? Yes. And, when she did "B" work, she accepted the consequences. She allowed "perfect imperfection." Actually, giving up "perfection" opened up avenues for insight and joy in learning for Camille. She redefined success as learning-not grades. Camille succeeded.

In addition to setting your own standards of success, pursue your own learning. Here's another road-story. Circumstances resulted in "Sholanda" having a field placement that was not what she wanted. However, instead of succumbing to discontent, Sholanda took responsibility for her learning. She negotiated with her field supervisor and faculty liaison to tailor her learning objectives to include some activities not typical in that placement setting. Sholanda dove into her placement, determined to learn. Follow Camille and Sholanda's examples: "B" yourself. Set your own standards for success, and pursue your own path.

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Father's Day-June 15

This coming Sunday, June 15, is Father's Day in the U.S. The first modern Father's Day in the U.S. was celebrated in 1908, exactly 100 years ago! Here are some resources on fathers and fatherhood.

National Center for Fathering
The Fathers.com Web site provides information for new dads and dads at all stages of a child's life. It provides information for adoptive dads, at home dads, divorced, step, single, traveling, and urban dads. There is information on "hot topics" and research about fathers. There is a free weekly newsletter, as well.

Fathering Magazine
This is a magazine-style Web site with news, feature articles, and a discussion forum for fathers. There are two editions-the family life (daily life of dads) edition and the family strife (divorce, custody, and child support) edition.

The Fathers Network
The mission of the Fathers Network is "to celebrate and support fathers and families raising children with special health care needs and developmental disabilities."


Congressional Leaders and Men's Health Network Emphasize Importance of Health During the 15th Annual National Men's Health Week

Congressional leaders and their staffers are setting an example of health prevention by kicking off a week-long celebration of National Men's Health Week (NMHW), June 9-15, 2008, with a health awareness event June 10-12 on Capitol Hill. The 11th annual Congressional health event, hosted by Men's Health Network (MHN), is designed to stress how health awareness, education, and outreach can save lives.

NMHW, celebrated each year during the week ending on Father's Day, sponsors activities across the country, bringing together corporations, government agencies, religious and fraternal organizations, and others committed to the prevention and treatment of men's health issues. Hundreds of groups across the country host events during June to celebrate NMHW and help ensure a healthier future for our nation. For a partial listing of these local events, visit http://www.menshealthnetwork.org/calendar.htm.

For the past ten years, health education and awareness of topics ranging from prostate health to cholesterol, have been offered on Capitol Hill during NMHW, with over a thousand Members, staffers, and employees participating each year. "We're pleased that Congress continues to take such an active role in emphasizing men's health," said Scott Williams, VP of Professional Relations and Public Policy for MHN. "The purpose of National Men's Health Week is to heighten awareness of health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and their families. The support of Congress and NMHW participants nationwide has enabled awareness of men's health issues in communities across the country."

Additional support for this awareness period comes from the more than 45 governors who declare Men's Health Week in their states. Copies of many Governor's proclamations can be found at http://www.menshealthweek.org. Senator Crapo and Congressman Cummings have also sponsored resolutions recognizing NMHW, and the Congressional Men's Health Caucus, founded and chaired by Congressmen Hill and Fossella is helping to raise awareness.

Men's Health Network is a non-profit educational organization comprised of physicians, researchers, public health workers, other health professionals, and individuals. MHN is committed to improving the health and wellness of men and their families through education campaigns and work with health care professionals to provide better programs and funding on men's health needs.

For a list of NMHW events or to speak with a men's health expert, contact MHN at info@menshealthweek.org or (202) 543-6461 ext. 101.


Give an Hour Provides Mental Health Care to Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans

With the return of the hit Lifetime TV series "Army Wives," we are reminded of the real-life military families and veterans who face difficult emotional issues and are in need of mental health services.

Heeding the call of a growing public health crisis - the unmet mental health needs of returning soldiers and their families - Give an Hour (GAH) and the American Psychiatric Foundation (APF) announced a major expansion of a nationwide effort to help U.S. veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. GAH has been endorsed by the National Association of Social Workers, which is encouraging professional social workers to give their time to this effort.

GAH and APF, the philanthropic and educational arm of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), will be using a $1 million grant from the Lilly Foundation to recruit and educate volunteer mental health professionals, who will become part of a network aiming to bridge the gap in mental health services for soldiers returning from service, as well as their families. Among troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, approximately 40 percent of soldiers, a third of Marines, and half of the National Guard members report psychological problems, but mental health services are in short supply.

"This all-volunteer effort provides badly needed support to help our veterans, many of whom come home with mental health needs," said U.S. Representative Steve Buyer (R-Ind.), Chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee. "I applaud the hard work of Give an Hour, the American Psychiatric Foundation, and the Lilly Foundation, which are stepping up to help those who have selflessly served."

Efforts will be made to create a large, national, volunteer network over the next three years to address postwar mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), drug abuse, anxiety and depression.

"This grant will allow us to get out the message that help is available. We want to normalize what our military personnel and their families are experiencing and support the sacrifices that they are making by providing critical mental health support at no cost," said Dr. Barbara V. Romberg, founder and president of GAH. "We will be educating the military community and broader public about these mental health needs in hope of helping veterans keep their lives and families intact."

GAH is recruiting mental health professionals to volunteer one hour each week for a minimum of one year to provide direct services in person, by phone, or in consultation with schools and community organizations that serve the military community. Services are wide-ranging and include marital and family therapy, substance abuse counseling, and treatment for PTSD.

"This grant will help us reach our goal of recruiting 10 percent of the 400,000 mental health professionals in the United States by 2011 to assist in this effort," said Dr. Carolyn Robinowitz, past president of the American Psychiatric Association. "It is an ambitious goal, but we are confident it can be achieved."

The Department of Defense (DoD) is making an unprecedented attempt to encourage personnel to seek mental health treatment, but a significant increase in demand, in some areas, has forced the rationing of services, created long waiting lists and limited individual counseling sessions. In addition, some members of military families such as parents, siblings, and unmarried partners do not qualify for care through the Veterans Administration or DoD but are affected nonetheless by the mental health of the veteran.

Give an Hour is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), founded in September 2005 by Dr. Barbara V. Romberg, a psychologist in the Washington, D.C., area. The organization's mission is to develop national networks of volunteers capable of responding to both acute and chronic conditions that arise within our society. Currently, GAH is dedicated to meeting the mental health needs of the troops and families affected by the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Give an Hour now has approximately 1,200 providers across the nation and continues to recruit volunteer mental health professionals to its network. For more information or to volunteer to become part of the effort, please visit http://www.giveanhour.com.


Summer Reading Thoughts

By Linda May Grobman, ACSW, LSW

Summer is often a time when people like to catch up on some reading. What are you reading this summer? Personally, I am very interested in music and its role in healing, so I have read several books that are music-related but also somewhat social work-related. Here are a few of them:

A Soprano on Her Head: Right Side Up Reflections on Life and Other Performances
By Eloise Ristad
Although this book uses examples from the author's experiences in teaching musicians, it really addresses how to get more clarity on issues by looking at them from a different, less traditional viewpoint.

Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art
By Stephen Nachmanovitch
This book is about becoming more spontaneous and creative, which to me applies as much to the "art" of social work as to the art of music or other "traditional" arts.

Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
By Oliver Sacks
This newly-released book, written by the doctor who wrote AWAKENINGS (and played by Robin Williams in the movie of the same name), tells stories of music's affect on the brain and vice versa. I just started reading this book and hope to read more of it over the summer.

So, what are you reading this summer? Mystery or romance novels? Social work textbooks? Or something on a totally different topic from social work? Let me know!




SocialWorkChat.org&A Service of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER and NASW

Connect with other social workers online! THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER magazine and the National Association of Social Workers have teamed up with the Social Work Forum to bring you SocialWorkChat.org, an online community of social workers offering twice-weekly online real-time chats on a variety of topics. The chats are being held on Sunday and Tuesday nights at 9 p.m. EST. Upcoming chats include:

TONIGHT! Tuesday, June 10: Ethics-with Bruce Buchanan
Sunday, June 29: Living Wills and End of Life Care-with Roger Barnes

The site offers:

* An active, participant-rich online community of social workers
* Twice weekly moderated chats on assorted social work topics
* Categorized, monitored bulletin boards
* Weekly e-mail with chat topics and screened, related web links
* Colleagues to bounce ideas off of, literally at your fingertips
* A unique and accessible way of getting ongoing professional education

Registration is free! Chats will last about an hour. Check regularly for chat topics or sign up for e-mail reminders.

Go to http://www.socialworkchat.org to register and participate in the chats and other features of the site.


CFVoice-Cystic Fibrosis Web Site for Children, Adults, and Caregivers

CFvoice.com (http://www.cfvoice.com) is a Web site providing fun and educational activities for people with cystic fibrosis and their families and friends. The site has separate sections for ages 6-8, 9-12, 13-17, adults, and parents and caregivers.

For children ages six and up, CFvoice.com features a character named Zude, coloring pages, and puzzle activities that teach them about the parts of the body affected by CF and how their medicines work to keep them healthy.

Pre-teens and teens with CF are featured on streaming video speaking about how they manage life with CF, and there are interactive site elements. There is also discussion of how/when to tell peers or teachers that the teen has CF.

For young adults, there is an extensive section on entering adulthood with CF, managing issues like transition to adult care; independent living at college; careers; marriage and children, and more. The site features inspirational adults with CF such as Emily Schaller, a 25 year-old drummer from Detroit who has her own band! (http://www.cfvoice.com/info/adults/rock_cf.jsp)

There is a section for parents/caregivers, to help them deal with a newly diagnosed child, plus educational information and support as they grow.

The CFVoice Web site is provided by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.


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The Summer 2008 issue is coming soon! Meanwhile, the Spring 2008 issue of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER is now available to download in PDF format at: http://www.socialworker.com/home/component/remository/Download/TheNewSocialWorkerMagazine/TheNewSocialWorkerVol.15No.2(Spring2008)/

THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER's Web site at http://www.socialworker.com includes the full text of many articles from past issues of the magazine. The current issue is featured on the site's main page. The last several issues can be found under "Magazine Issues" on the top right column of the page. For selected full-text articles from issues prior to Spring 2006, click on "Feature Articles Archive" on the left side of the page. The magazine is also available for FREE download in PDF format.

Current articles from the Spring 2008 issue now online include:

• White Privilege and the Mental Health Profession
• You've Been Served: How to Handle the Stress of Subpoenas
• Should I? Shouldn't I? When Is It Okay to Say No During Field Practicum
• Creating YOUR Social Work Career: Clarify Your Purpose
• Beyond Standard Practice: Social Work and the Media
• Traveling Toward a Social Work Degree: 10 Road-Tested Trip-Tips
• Electronic Connection: First U.S. Social Work Distance Ed Course Catalog Announced
• Book Reviews: I'm Not Alone and Finding My Way
• Book Review: Infidel
• Book Review: Married With Special Needs Children

Our online discussion forum/message board is a place for open discussion of a variety of social work-related issues. Join in our discussion at http://www.socialworker.com (click on the "Forum" link).

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The Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics is a free, online, peer-reviewed journal published by the publisher of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER. It is published twice a year (with occasional special issues), in full text, online at: http://www.socialworker.com/jswve

We have published the Spring 2008 edition, and it is available online now.

Included in this edition are the following articles:

Special Issue on Academic Honesty

Editorial: Social Work's Role in Promoting Academic Honesty

Tackling Plagiarism: Linking Hi-Tech, Low-Tech & No Tech Methods for Detection

Lead Us into Temptation: The Big Business of Cyber-Cheating

The Fair Use Rule: When Copying Is Not Cheating

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Preventing Plagiarism: A Librarian - Social Work Educator Collab

Letters to the Editors Spring 2008

Book Reviews: The Plagiarism Handbook and Using Sources Effectively

Plagiarism & Fair Use Webography

Announcement: Term Paper Contest 2009

Go to the journal Web site at http://www.socialworker.com/jswve to read this and other available issues. You can also sign up for a free subscription, and you will be notified by e-mail when each issue is available online.

Get continuing education credit for reading selected articles from the Journal of Social Work Values & Ethics. See http://www.socialworker.com/jswve/content/view/57/52/ for details.




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White Hat Communications, publisher of THE NEW SOCIAL WORKER magazine and the Social Work E-News, has published several books about social work. These books make great gifts (for graduation or other occasions) for yourself, or for your friends, students, and colleagues in social work!

Briefly, those currently in print are:

DAYS IN THE LIVES OF SOCIAL WORKERS: 54 Professionals Tell Real-Life Stories From Social Work Practice (3rd Edition), edited by Linda May Grobman

MORE DAYS IN THE LIVES OF SOCIAL WORKERS:35 Real-Life Stories of Advocacy, Outreach, and Other Intriguing Roles in Social Work Practice, edited by Linda May Grobman

DAYS IN THE LIVES OF GERONTOLOGICAL SOCIAL WORKERS: 44 Professionals Tell Stories From Real-Life Social Work Practice With Older Adults, edited by Linda May Grobman and Dara Bergel Bourassa.

THE SOCIAL WORK GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICANT'S HANDBOOK: The Complete Guide to Selecting and Applying to MSW Programs (2nd Edition), by Jesus Reyes

THE FIELD PLACEMENT SURVIVAL GUIDE: What You Need to Know to Get the Most From Your Social Work Practicum, edited by Linda May Grobman

We also publish books on nonprofit management. Want to start your own agency? Check out the NEW edition of THE NONPROFIT HANDBOOK: Everything You Need to Know to Start and Run Your Nonprofit Organization (5th Edition), by Gary Grobman.


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