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Mention at Your Next Interview: Ten Trends That Transformed Social Work Christy Rakoczy

May 16th, 2013 | 1

Top10As in many professions, particularly those related to public service, research constantly changes the face of the profession and its approaches. In social work, this is certainly true. In more recent years, many trends have transformed the way that social workers manage their cases and approach the individuals with whom they work.

Trauma and its effects on individuals

In recent years, treatment of those who are victims of trauma has come to the forefront. Not only has there been a focus on those directly affected by specific trauma, such as terrorist incidents, but also on those indirectly affected as a result of today’s high level of media accessibility.

In addition, the growing number of veterans returning to the United States with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder has also placed an emphasis on learning how to help individuals cope with such conditions.

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Ten Powerful Online Resources for Patient Care Coordinators Christy Rakoczy

December 14th, 2012 | 0

PatientCareCoordinatorsResources for patient care coordinators, from case managers to social workers and discharge planners, can at times be difficult to comb through.  Not all online information is particularly helpful, and precious few resources offer top-quality information to make the life of the patient care coordinator a little bit simpler (even fewer for free!).  To help hospital professionals, we’ve come up with a top ten list of websites that provide you, the patient care coordinator, with some powerful tools – and with critical information that can be shared with patients and their families to facilitate care.

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