Social Work PodcastA new Social Work Podcast is up. Interview topic: Social Workers and Depression. Since you, a social worker, are three times as likely to be depressed as the next person...enjoy!

There are several factors that contribute to this increased risk. Social work often involves heavy workloads dealing with heavy realities--emotionally demanding situations such as working trauma, abuse, and inequity. The exposure to such intense and distressing experiences can take a toll on social workers' emotional well-being. So please, please, please take care of yourself!

April 13, 2009
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