Aging/Gerontology, Book Review, End-of-Life, Grief/Grieving/Bereavement

What to Do about Mama?- Book Review

Book Review- What to Do about Mama? By Barbara G. Mathews and Barbara Trainin Blank What I like about this book is the different perspectives on caregiving as there are many contributors. This provides any individual or professional reading the book with different scenarios, which include common situations and feelings. The authors also describe their… Continue reading What to Do about Mama?- Book Review

Education, Neuroscience, Neuroplasticity, Neurolinguistic Programming, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Brain Matters: Youth, Learning, and Development

I had the opportunity to attend an excellent conference today put on by Quebec Federation of Home and School Associations, Inc. As I am a member of the Home and School Association at my kid's school, I was made aware of this conference by an email and had the opportunity to attend representing our school. The… Continue reading Brain Matters: Youth, Learning, and Development

Aging/Gerontology, Book Review, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Recovering from Genocidal Trauma: Book Review and Author Interview

Recovering from Genocidal Trauma:  An Information and Practice Guide for Working with Holocaust Survivors Myra Giberovitch, MSW, PSW Book Review and Interview While the book focuses primarily on Holocaust Survivors, it can be used and associated with other individuals who experienced genocide or mass atrocity crimes. Mass atrocity crimes include genocide, crimes against humanity, and… Continue reading Recovering from Genocidal Trauma: Book Review and Author Interview

Aging/Gerontology, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Interview with Patrick Roden, RN, PhD, Certified Aging in Place Specialist

Aging and seniors/older adults are ‘hot topics’ right now due to the aging of our population. Is society prepared?  No. Many more services and innovations are needed to assist older adults while they age. For those that choose to remain at home for as long as possible, services must be bought to the home environment.… Continue reading Interview with Patrick Roden, RN, PhD, Certified Aging in Place Specialist

Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, News

Grief in Children

Grief in Children 1 Rea L. Ginsberg, LCSW-C, ACSW, BCD- Guest Blogger In the case of childhood bereavement, the death of a parent, the term “bereaved caregiver” no longer applies.  The tables are turned.  The child is indeed bereaved, but he himself is in need of a caregiver. It seems senseless to debate which types… Continue reading Grief in Children