Using Cartoon Characters in Therapy Sessions & Engaging in Anti-Racist Play Therapy

At the start of working remotely, I was excited to gain skills in telemental health sessions, as well as try new activities with the kids I work with. After four months of teletherapy, however, I have found it increasingly difficult to keep sessions interesting and engaging for the kids, and to not repeat too many... Continue Reading →

When You Don’t Want Your Client to Answer the Phone

The pandemic and working remotely has shifted many lives, including those of social workers. Though some continue to do office-based work, there is a fair share that have been working from home. Whether it be working out of the office or from your makeshift bedroom-desk, social workers have not stopped working with their clients and... Continue Reading →

Ep. 8 Being a Social Worker with a Mental Health Diagnosis | The Thought Bubble Podcast

Welcome to The Thought Bubble Podcast! In today's episode, we dive into what it's like working in mental health and social services, as a person who is also working through mental health concerns or a diagnosis. Social workers and therapists are not immune to trauma, depression, anxiety, and every other mental health diagnosis and struggle.... Continue Reading →

Ep. 7 A Social Worker’s Response to COVID-19 | The Thought Bubble Podcast

Welcome to The Thought Bubble Podcast! Today, we dive into the essence of social work and what it looks like during a pandemic. Covering theories surrounding crises and crisis intervention work, and how we can apply these models to a pandemic response. We also talk about how a social worker can DO social work on... Continue Reading →

Social Work Essentials 3: A Social Worker’s Office

As I am placed at my second field education site, I have gotten a better idea of what makes a social worker's office comfortable for clients, and allows for beneficial communication and collaboration. This is, of course, assuming that as as social worker you have an office to work with. I understand some are not... Continue Reading →

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