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Entryway Organizing Ideas

Too often, the entryway is where everyone in the family dumps their belongings when they come home. But you can make this space orderly and functional with our easy and stylish solutions.<p>Outfit your foyer closet with smart storage solutions so it's ready for every coat and accessory. To neatly …

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Bedroom organizing: Clothing and accessories

Say goodbye to piles of clothes and tangled jewelry. There are lots of storage ideas for the bedroom that create order out of chaos. Give everything …

A Web Designer's Note-Taking System to Stay Organized

(Video Link)<p>When I arrive at work, the first thing do is create a to-do list, combing through my Outlook email, calendar and task entries. When I get …

The Weekend Dish: 9/14/2013

Home > The Weekend Dish > The Weekend Dish: 9/14/2013<p>September 14, 2013 // 6 <i>Comments »</i><p>Happy, happy Saturday!<p>I’m thrilled to be wrapped up in my …

Muddy Buddies Recipe | Puppy Chow Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Muddy Buddies [a.k.a. Puppy Chow]<p><b>Yield:</b> 15 to 20 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>15 minutes<p>Chocolate and peanut butter-covered …

Honey Chai Roasted Almonds

<b>Honey Chai Almonds</b><p>makes 3 cups<p>adapted from Weelicious Lunches<p>3 cups raw almonds<p>1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon<p>1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated nutmeg<p>1 …

Mental Disorders from A to Z

The Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders offers quick definitions of psych concepts from the Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale (not on the exam) to …

Personality Development: How Does Personality Form?

It is our personality that makes us who we are, but how exactly do our personalities form? Personality development has been a major topic of interest …

What social workers need to know about working with sex offenders

Investing time in understanding the complexity of child sexual abuse and resources to provide solutions is often unwelcome by the public.<p>Instead, society seems to find it more palatable to label and stigmatise perpetrators through high-profile investigations.<p>Child sex abuse is universally viewed as …

Social workers should use social media to challenge public perceptions

Presenting an honest picture of what we do is essential for countering media negativity and restoring public confidence<p>Whenever social media is discussed in the context of social work, it mainly conjures up images of confidentiality breaches and disciplinary hearings. In May, a social worker made …

Does becoming a parent affect your social work practice?

One expectant mother, who works in child protection, considers the impact of being pregnant on her professional role<p>As the lead social worker on child protection cases, often undertaking pre-birth assessments and section 47 investigations, part of my development as a practitioner has been to accept …

Hong Kong says social media are causing more sexual abuse of children

According to new government statistics in Hong Kong, the number of cases of sexual abuse against children last year had its biggest jump nine years of available public data. In 2012, 336 children were abused, and for the first half of this year, officials have already registered more than half that …

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Frontline's 'elite route' into social work will create divisions

Few professions have been the subject of more controversy than social work. Now the government's new Frontline scheme for training those working with children and families seems to be adding another large helping.<p>Frontline recruits will qualify on the basis of an "intensive five-week residential …

Frontline founder: 'Social work needs life-changing professionals'

He is not, he readily admits, the most popular person around social work academics. But Josh MacAlister is on a mission and is in no mood to compromise his vision of children's social workers as elite professionals, delivering radically improved outcomes for vulnerable youngsters.<p>Still only in his …

A day in the life of ... a specialist palliative care social worker

Diana Murungu works at Birmingham St Mary's Hospice, and although the work can be emotionally draining, she loves her job<p>When I tell people I work at the hospice they feel sorry for me and say, "It must be depressing working with people who are dying". I smile and reply, "But hospice work is not …

A Housing Works dynamo smooths out the bumpy road for homeless

It's a short ride from L.A.'s skid row to Hollywood, but throw in a detour and a few bumps and the journey can take six months, as it did for my friend Nathaniel Ayers.<p>The Juilliard-trained musician had been ensconced in the same downtown apartment for seven years, but things weren't working out, …

Homelessness