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Free Social Work Supervision

July 23, 2014

Free Social Work Supervision   Is receiving free social work supervision as part of my agency job a good idea?   What are the pros and cons of free social work supervision verses paid supervision outside my agency?   Are there any restrictions on free social work supervision versus paid outside supervision?   Who doesn’t […]


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How to Make Money in a Mental Health Private Practice

July 21, 2014

How  to Make Money in a Mental Health Private Practice   Making money in a mental health private practice requires business tools often not taught in school. Profitability in mental health is often viewed in a negative light. The truth is money is a necessity. It is both ok to make money and important for […]


Dennis saleebey

Dennis Saleebey Has Passed but His Legacy of the Strengths Approach Lives On

July 17, 2014

Dennis Saleebey Has Passed but His Legacy of the Strengths Approach Lives On   Dennis Saleebey, widely recognized as the father of the strengths perspective in social work, passed away today. It is with great sadness that I write these words. Dennis and his wife, Ann Weick, were pioneers in the development of the strengths based […]


What Causes ADHD

What Causes ADHD? Sometimes it is Simple

July 15, 2014

What Causes ADHD: Sometimes it is Simple   ADHD sounds scary but is an extremely common diagnosis. It is generally given when a person is unable to focus attention. In the past 15 years this diagnosis has been given to children more than any other mental health diagnosis. What causes ADHD? There are a lot of […]


Families are more that the sum of their parts

Families are More Than the Sum of Their Parts

July 12, 2014

Families are More Than the Sum of Their Parts   My seven-year-old son loves rocks. His passion for the popular game Minecraft has led him to successfully beg for various forms of rock-smashing and investigating apparatuses like a hammer, microscope, and sorting boxes. He is currently holding out for something that can melt rocks ….“We […]