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Social Work Inspiration

If Steve Jobs Had Been a Social Worker < "overall vision of social and community impact... focus... so that it is clear... to the outside world... create new ways of providing social work services that disrupt the status quo...think... about...effective services to a mass audience..."

3 Humorous Books That Help Your Mental Health < When humor is used in a clever and meaningful way, it can offer a healthy release for our stress and struggles

My Three Words for 2014 : Daring, Connection & Self-Care < It is the beginning of the new year and as per Dr. Seuss in the book Oh, The Places You'll Go!, states: “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” …. #mythreewords

12 Tips On Staying Inspired

  • Rich Dumphy

    I love this poster. Is there a way to get it framed to hang it on my way?

13 Sesame Street Muppets That Make a Difference

TEDxMileHigh - Bobby Lefebre - Social Worker < an award-winning spoken word artist, actor and social worker, reveals in this tremendous slam poetry performance his passion for impacting change through his profession as a social worker.

Book Review: Beginnings, Middles, & Ends by Ogden Rogers < Are you wondering what it’s like to be a social worker? Or if you are a social worker, wouldn’t it be nice if there were a book that could make you feel understood, give you advice and/or make you laugh?...

7 tips to help you sustain a life committed to social justice

Social Work and the Ideals of Social Justice (Infographic) — The Good Men Project

Try again or give up?

Jane Addams pioneer of social work

Formula for Change by GOOD < a step-by-step process to unlock the creative potential of those who wish to change things for the better

The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination < inspiring talk given by J.K. Rowling Speaks at Harvard Commencement

10 TED Talks Every Social Worker Should See | Ruby Wax: What's so funny about mental illness?... Alanna Shaikh: How I’m preparing to get Alzheimer’s... Peter Saul: Let’s talk about dying...

Inspiring video on persevering no matter how many times you have failed in life.

The Failure Bow: Matt Smith at TEDxBellevue - Seattle improviser and auctioneer Matt Smith shows how altering our physiological response to failure can lead to transparency, availability, flexibility and even happiness.

What are you going to choose to be positive about today?

Strong at the Broken Places - a 38 minute documentary shows how deep personal loss can be turned into a powerful tool for restoring hope and changing society. "Most of us have or will face serious trauma in our lives. As one of the film's subjects explains, "Sooner or later life breaks us all, but with courage, hope, and the support of people who care, many become strong at the broken places.""

A wide selection of social work cartoons and images

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