Social Work Next Overview

Overview:  Social workers are on the front lines of social entrepreneurship, financial capability, public education, and health care. Yet, the profession is only now discussing the integration of these practice areas into social work education. Rather than focusing on the micro-macro distinctions, the profession must return to its roots toward integration of skills across systems. […]

Response to Zimmerman Verdict MUST be About A Movement

Update! Deceptions, Distractions, and Disillusionment: Barriers to Your Success and Ours was completed and published February 2016. Find information on the finished text by clicking this link. The Zimmerman Verdict (July 2013) is not about RACE. It cannot be. You cannot allow it to be. My point? Begin with competence to determine the focus, scope, and timing […]

A Local Structure for Social Determinants of Health

The World Health Organization defines social determinants of health as “…conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age, including the health system…shaped by the distribution of money, power and resources at global, national and local levels.” The international organization has launched a commendable commission, sponsored a world conference, and provided overarching recommendations […]