as social workers, we understand the ongoing need to take care of ourselves and each other as we meet the many challenges of our work. this may include:
self-care too often gets reduced to a lowest-common-denominator, consumerist ideal of something that needs to be purchased. instead, self-care may be better viewed as a set of skills that we can learn.
read "self-care conundrum"
during this november 2021 chat with nasw president mit joyner, social workers discuss how to engage in mental health practices using a strengths-based perspective.
watch "social workers and trauma: how to heal"
watch and share these videos from the "self care for social workers" playlist.