This week’s #MacroSW chat: Sumer Self-Care – 7/27, 9 p.m. ET/8 CT

Once again, we reach that time of year when #MacroSW will go on vacation for the month of August. Come prepared to share your favorite summer self-care, including books you have tucked away in your beach bag or on your tablet, favorite summer recipes or treats, music or video playlists, and travel or staycation plans. […]… Continue reading This week’s #MacroSW chat: Sumer Self-Care – 7/27, 9 p.m. ET/8 CT

#MacroSW Chat this Thursday: Technology standards & the impact on social work

Have you heard? The technology standards have been updated. This will be the focus for this week's #MacroSW Chat. From the MacroSW blog: Technology is no longer an optional part of social work practice. Videoconferencing, online social networking, social robots, digital documentation and storage, texting, mobile apps, and other forms of technology are used in… Continue reading #MacroSW Chat this Thursday: Technology standards & the impact on social work

Net neutrality is definitely something you should care about.

An internet that's managed and manipulated by for-profit interests may sound like the reality we live in, but it's not. Yes, when you access broadband service, you (or your institution or employer) are paying a fee. But the important feature we take for granted is this pipeline is more or less the same wherever we… Continue reading Net neutrality is definitely something you should care about.

#MacroSW chat 7/13/17: Social Work in a Post-Election Nation

This week's MacroSW blog: "The 2016 presidential election left many social workers wondering about the future of the profession and what Donald Trump’s victory would mean for social workers and the populations they serve. Now, more than eight months later, we’d like to hear about what you’ve been doing since the election. Join us on Thursday,… Continue reading #MacroSW chat 7/13/17: Social Work in a Post-Election Nation

Podcast Thoughts: On “Missing Richard Simmons” and Ending Relationships

I'm finally starting this new blogging project, where I occasionally comment on popular podcasts, with a social work POV. This first one is...not exactly timely. "Missing Richard Simmons", finished its short run months ago. I drafted this in April and I promised myself I'd get this out sometime in the summer. So, here it is. … Continue reading Podcast Thoughts: On “Missing Richard Simmons” and Ending Relationships

This week’s #MacroSW Chat (7/6/17): Disabled Students’ Rights on College Campuses

This week's #MacroSW blog will take place on Thursday, 9/8 Central, on Twitter.  The discussion will focus on the lack of support for disabled students' rights on campus, despite the language in the ADA and Section 504. From the blog post this week: "As we prepare to celebrate the 27th anniversary of the ADA on… Continue reading This week’s #MacroSW Chat (7/6/17): Disabled Students’ Rights on College Campuses