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Policy Advocacy in a Pandemic

The devastating loss of life and complete disruption of our economy inflicted by COVID-19 is nothing less than gut wrenching. Social workers’ understanding of systems predisposes us to the knowledge that everyone is interconnected and therefore everyone suffers, but not equally. We are witness to th...
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What is the Calling of Christians in Social Work in Response to COVID?

“And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.” (Colossians 3:15, ESV) We are called to a life of peace, to connectedness, and to thankfulness.  So, in light of the pandemic crisis facing us, these familiar words from Scripture can ...
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Factors Impacting Adolescents of Color Mental Health: A Message to Christian Social Workers

It is important for Christians in Social Work to understand that today’s adolescents of color are faced with decisions that can impact mental health.  For example, the access to technology, which once was a privilege for some, is readily available to all ethnic groups of adolescents on mobile device...
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