Career/Job Advice, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Some Words to Work By

Having worked in the field of Social Services for many years, I can acknowledge quite openly that the way I think and interact with my clients and co-workers has changed over the years. Call it maturity, wisdom, experience, even trial and error, but I like to think it’s a sign of growth and continuous understanding.… Continue reading Some Words to Work By

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

Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

The Importance of Professionals Updating their ‘tool kit’.

by Victoria Brewster, MSW Every person, no matter what profession, needs to update their skills. You can be a social worker, lawyer, accountant for 5, 10, 15 years and things change during that time. We all need to update out ‘Tool Kit’ as I call it. While I received my MSW 15 years ago, I… Continue reading The Importance of Professionals Updating their ‘tool kit’.