|Body Awareness Resource Network (BARN): Software Review
||Product Summary: Body Awareness Resource Network (Barn) is a multimedia device designed and produced to shepherd adolescents (grades 6 through 12) toward positive lifestyles. BARN was researched and tested by a variety of professionals from the Cente...
|The First Social Worker
||In 1977, a young instructor of social work was quietly working in his office, when a full professor of history popped his head in and asked, "Did you know that the first social worker bore your name?" The quick and intelligent reply was, "Huh?!" Howe...
|Internet Ethics for Social Workers
||The nature of ethics on the Internet may be confusing to many social workers because of the unique characteristics of client contact in cyberspace. Social workers are not alone in noting the complexity of online ethics. Computer professionals are equ...
|Review of Psychiatric Medications for Older Adults: The Concise Guide
||When I first opened the package to examine my assigned reading, I heard a sign in my voice: "Not another drug book!" I thought. I was expecting Psychiatric Medications for Older Adults: The Concise Guide to be excessively dry, difficult, and primaril...
|A Selective History of Internet Technology and Social Work
||“Organized chaos” is the theme of the short history of the Internet and social work. It is a history of paradoxes. Although there are many paths to follow the historical influence of the Internet for social work, this essay notes that the Internet wa...
|Teaching Social Work Values and Ethics Online
||During the academic year 2004-2005, SWK 4500 Social Work Values and Ethics was taught both in a face-to-face format and on Blackboard. In the Blackboard class, n = 23; while in the face-to-face class, n = 16. The professor, content and syllabi for bo...
|Three Empirical Strategies for Teaching Statistics
||This paper employs a three-step process to analyze three empirically supported strategies for teaching statistics to BSW students. The strategies included: repetition, immediate feedback, and use of original data. First, each strategy is addressed th...
|Uncovering UnCover: A Cool Tool for Social Work Research
||Back in the old days (prior to 1993), social work students (BSW, MSW, Ph.D.) would employ a variety of library tools to complete a literature search. Commonly used tools included:
Social Work Abstracts, Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature, and ...