Topic synopsis: For this week's #MacroSW chat, we'll be discussing what we are witnessing unfolding at the U.S./Mexico border. Social workers are witnessing a new policy of immigration engagement: the active separation of children from their families. This is a new interpretation of immigration policy, and the intent of this new action is not uniformly… Continue reading U.S. Immigration policy, 2018: What must social workers do? #MacroSW Chat 6/21/2018 at 9:00 p.m. eastern
If you are a person of decency, you aren't a Nazi. And you're definitely upset that, in 2017, good people are still dying because Nazis still exist. White supremacists are still organizing. There's a lot of work to do. If you are a social worker, staying neutral on the subject of institutional racism is not an option.… Continue reading It’s 2017, and we are still fighting Nazis. Here’s what we can do. Today: Stand in solidarity with #Charlottesville anti-Nazi protesters.
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