A New Segregation

Simply defined, segregation means separate. Not inferior to or less than…just distinct. Segregation of people and groups is more broadly defined as the social division of human beings based on any number of factors including race, ethnicity, nationality, gender,...

A Society Once-Removed

After shopping, a woman returned to the parking lot to discover that the car next to her had parked so close that it was difficult for her to open the driver’s door to get in. As she struggled to open it enough to slide in, the driver of the other car arrived and...

Millennial Shift Part IV – What will the Future Bring?

Thus far, we have looked at previous generations and their cultural impact. Next, we surveyed millennials on self-views and now we turn our attention to the future that the human race will encounter. What will be the impact on millennials? Most importantly, how are...

Millennial Shift Part III – Teaching Millennials

This is the third installment of our four-part blog examining the Millennial Shift in America. We have defined this group by comparing them to their predecessors and surveying self-views. As a publishing company that teaches strategies for licensure preparation,...

Millennial Shift Part II – Self View

In this second installment of our multi-part blog on the millennial shift, students from the University of Georgia (UGA) School of Social Work, volunteered to share self-views of their generation. Most agreed that older generations define them negatively. They listed...

The Millennial Shift

In an effort to explain why the Millennial Generation seems to be strikingly different from its predecessors, we are writing a multi-part blog exploring the following areas: characteristics and culture of pre-millennial generations self-views by millennials changes in...

Conquering Demon Anxiety

Whether you are preparing to take the LMSW or LCSW exam, if you are anxious about sitting for it you are in good company! Social workers preparing for the exam cope with anxiety in different ways, such as: rushing through study questions and not reading them...

Operationalize What You Learn

Clinical social work requires that you operationalize what you learn. In other words, now that you know theories and concept definitions, do you know how to put them to use in therapy? Here’s an example. You are a school social worker and you can recite defense...

The More Things Change the More They Stay the Same (Sort of) – Part I

Welcome to the premiere Ventajas Blog (VBlog) titled Have You Heard??? Here you will find updates on licensing issues and articles that can help build your knowledge and skills for passing the exam. Our first entry will be a two-parter explaining the upcoming changes...