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THE JOURNAL OF THE ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS


What Are We Taking Back to India
June 2018

"Social work in India is a growing profession with lots of obstacles that someone new in the field has to go through, especially for a woman coming from a conservative, traditional Indian background." 
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Self-Injury Excerpts from Counselling Insights: Practical Strategies for Helping Others with Anxiety, Trauma, Grief and More
March 2018
"For individuals who use self-injury behaviour to manage their emotions (self-regulate), the goals for change are often complicated and need to be explored sensitively and carefully in a way that respects the possible functions of the behaviours."  Read more


Family Parenting Co-ordination in Ontario: An emerging field of practice for Social Workers

October 2017 No. 2


"Unlike many other jurisdictions, there is no legislation or court direction providing for parenting coordination in Ontario." Read more

Queering Social Work Education
July 2017

"The first book of it's kind in North America to specifically look at how Canadian Social Work Academia takes up and addresses queer communities, contributions, and issues." Read more


From Circus Lesson to Life Lesson
April 2017


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Respect: Ethical Imperative or Skills for Success?
April 2017

"Respect is not an optional extra in social work. It is one of the foundational principles of practice..." Read more

It's Not Always Depression. Sometimes It's Shame.
February 2017

...accelerated experiential dynamic psychotherapy focuses on fostering awareness of the emotional life of the patient as it unfolds in real time in front of the therapist... Read more

Treating Adult Survivors of Childhood Emotional Abuse and Neglect: A New Framework
May 2018

"Despite nearly a half-century of attention directed in psychiatry, psychology, social work, and allied professions to the development of treatment models for victims of psychological trauma, resulting in the establishment of nearly 100..." 
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Living with Stress? Congratulations, you're Human!
February 2018
"The Stress Strategies app can be used as a dynamic, collaborative and practical tool to work with clients." Read more


Let's talk about it! Challenges in the Workplace & their Impact on Professional Practice in Social Work

October 2017


"By learning directly from social workers who are in the field, practising their craft, interacting with employers and clients, we have already learnt that workplace suffering is much more complex than previous research has led us to believe." Read more

Helping Patients & Families Navigate Through Challenging Circumstances 
June 2017


"In our view, the secret to living independently, safely ... 
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First Nations Child Welfare and the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal 
April 2017

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The Emerging Role of Social Work in Humanitarian Settings
April 2017

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A Snapshot of Social Work in Ontario:
A Report on the 2017 Salaries & Job Satisfaction Survey
April 2018

"Nearly half of all social workers report that they are managing heavy workloads with 33% describing their current workload as overwhelming." " Read more


Hard Feelings: An Innovative Non-Profit Social Enterprise on a Mission to Reduce Barriers and Increase Access to Mental Health Supports and Resources
January 2018
"Services remain out of reach for so many due to long wait-times, lack of affordable pricing, complexities in navigating a confusing health care system, and even the challenge of knowing where to start." Read more


What is Good for the Heart is Good for the Brain

November/December 2017


"While the situations I encountered were diverse and often complex, what I can tell you with surety is that the vast majority of seniors have a deep desire to remain living in their own home." Read more

Death by a Thousand Cuts
May 2017

"How an Army of mental health professionals let my daughter down"... 
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Ethics Alive! To Record or Not To Record: The Ethics of Documentation
April 2017

"Social work documentation. Now, how exciting is that?!" ... Read more

Inspirational Leader Awards 2017
March 2017

The recipients of the Inspirational Leaders Awards for 2017 are Dr. Peter Donahue... [Profile] &
Joyce Hamelin... [Profile]
Editor:  Jasmine Ferreira | BA, MSW, RSW, CYC, Communications and Public Relations Manager
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