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Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Therapy in Practice - Huffington Post

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Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Therapy in Practice
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He became a certified yoga teacher in 1999. After connecting with Bessel van der Kolk in 2001-02, they started the Trauma Center Yoga Program together soon thereafter.
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Secondary Trauma: A Therapist's Guide - GoodTherapy.org (blog)

Secondary Trauma: A Therapist's Guide - GoodTherapy.org (blog) | Social Work | Scoop.it
GoodTherapy.org (blog) Secondary Trauma: A Therapist's Guide GoodTherapy.org (blog) I have seen colleagues and friends who are therapists give out excellent advice about the importance of seeking and accepting help and practicing good self-care,...
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If you're interested in this issue you also might find this Self-Care Starter Kit useful: http://www.socialwork.buffalo.edu/students/self-care/

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Childhood bullying may lead to social, health issues in adulthood - CBS News

Childhood bullying may lead to social, health issues in adulthood - CBS News | Social Work | Scoop.it
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Childhood bullying may lead to social, health issues in adulthood
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It's more than just monetary and social consequences at risk.
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» Depression Treatment: Psychotherapy, Medication or Both? - Psych Central

» Depression Treatment: Psychotherapy, Medication or Both? - Psych Central | Social Work | Scoop.it
A common question asked goes something like, I went to see my family doctor and he prescribed me an antidepressant after I talked to him about feeling (RT @kaniziqbal: @briandavidearp
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Tech support? Therapists analyse benefits of digital age

Tech support? Therapists analyse benefits of digital age | Social Work | Scoop.it
Could a talking cure be administered on Skype? A policy on online therapy is due to be introduced soon ("The Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP), which was established in 1981 to identify,...
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BigLeap Launches First Crowd-Funding Challenge Platform for Social Good - Marketwire (press release)

BigLeap Launches First Crowd-Funding Challenge Platform for Social Good - Marketwire (press release) | Social Work | Scoop.it
BigLeap Launches First Crowd-Funding Challenge Platform for Social Good Marketwire (press release) SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 20, 2013) - BigLeap, the world's first crowd-funding prize and reward network that allows passionate advocates...
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Interprofessional Competence: A Qualitative Exploration of Social Work and ... - Healio

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Community intervention program reduces repeat intimate-partner violence - Medical Xpress

Community intervention program reduces repeat intimate-partner violence - Medical Xpress | Social Work | Scoop.it
Community intervention program reduces repeat intimate-partner violence Medical Xpress Though pleased with the early results, UNC researchers say a more stringent study is needed before MOVE can be replicated and promoted as an evidence-based...
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New Jersey to outlaw gay conversion therapy for minors - CNN (blog)

New Jersey to outlaw gay conversion therapy for minors - CNN (blog) | Social Work | Scoop.it
New Jersey to outlaw gay conversion therapy for minors CNN (blog) In explaining his decision to ban gay conversion therapy for minors, Christie is expected to emphasize that while he is wary of the “government limiting parental choice on the care...
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As Prenatal Testing For Down Syndrome Increases, So Do Concerns About ... - Huffington Post

As Prenatal Testing For Down Syndrome Increases, So Do Concerns About ... - Huffington Post | Social Work | Scoop.it
As Prenatal Testing For Down Syndrome Increases, So Do Concerns About ...
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Empowering Women and Girls – Half the Sky Movement – Mom ...

Empowering Women and Girls – Half the Sky Movement – Mom ... | Social Work | Scoop.it
New Partner Announcement – Vitamin Angels – Mom Bloggers for Social Good on [Infographic] Nourishing 50 Million Moms and Children Around the World · http://www.theworldofbabies.co.uk/compare_maternity.html on ...
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Stemming the Mental Health Crisis in Rural America

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Newswise — It's estimated that more than half of all U.S. mental health care takes place at the primary care level and that percentage jumps considerably in rural areas where there often are no mental health practitioners for ...
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What Maslow Missed - Forbes

What Maslow Missed - Forbes | Social Work | Scoop.it
ForbesWhat Maslow MissedForbesA fascinating article by Pamela Rutledge in Psychology Today entitled “Social Networks: What Maslow Misses” (November 2011) points out that Maslow's model misses the role of social connection.
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Firearm Owners and Mental Health | Shall Not Be Questioned

Firearm Owners and Mental Health | Shall Not Be Questioned | Social Work | Scoop.it
Don't go seeking help. We don't have that luxury: A.B., an honorably discharged combat vet, called a veteran's assistance hotline for someone to talk to.
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How Can Defining and Understanding the “Poverty Mindset” Be Helpful? - Social Justice Solutions

How Can Defining and Understanding the “Poverty Mindset” Be Helpful? - Social Justice Solutions | Social Work | Scoop.it
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Computerized Decision Tool May Help Physicians Diagnose ADHD - Medscape

Computerized Decision Tool May Help Physicians Diagnose ADHD
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Anger - how to deal with anger simple tips from psychotherapy and yoga

For anyone who would like some healthy alternatives for dealing with angry feelings, (rather than acting out in ways you later regret). This 10 minute video ... (RT @wisemoonwoman: Feeling angry today?
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10 Steps for Writing a Kick-Ass Nonprofit Organizational Budget ...

10 Steps for Writing a Kick-Ass Nonprofit Organizational Budget ... | Social Work | Scoop.it
Every year, at about this time, I start having night terrors. A lot of this is due to watching Game of Thrones and seeing all my favorite characters killed to death in gruesome ways. But it is also because VFA's fiscal year ends in ...
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Mental Health Care as a Humanitarian Response - Huffington Post

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Voice of America Mental Health Care as a Humanitarian Response Huffington Post The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released new clinical guidelines for health care workers treating the mental health needs of people who have experienced...
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Early 'Junk Food' Exposure Risks Kids' Mental Health - Medscape

NEWS.com.au Early 'Junk Food' Exposure Risks Kids' Mental Health Medscape Along with the myriad negative effects on physical health, "junk food" during pregnancy and in early childhood is linked to a significantly increased risk for poor mental...
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Prostitution often grows from a life filled with trauma - Newsworks.org

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Prostitution often grows from a life filled with trauma
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The cycle of getting high, and selling sex to get high again brought more trauma and violence into Tracey's life.
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Gov. Chris Christie and the quack science of gay conversion therapy - The Seattle Times (blog)

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Gov. Chris Christie and the quack science of gay conversion therapy
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Conversion, or reparative therapy, is the fringe pseudo-science of converting gays and lesbians to the straight side.
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What nonprofits can learn from Shakespeare | Nonprofit Marketing ...

What nonprofits can learn from Shakespeare | Nonprofit Marketing ... | Social Work | Scoop.it
Take a cue from Shakespeare to write compelling stories for your nonprofit.
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ICPSR News: SAMHSA's Behavioral Health Data Users Conference ...

Interested in learning more about SAMHSA's mental health and substance use data? SAMHSA's Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality is hosting its first Behavioral Health Data Users Conference on August 8-10, ...
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Improve Your Qualifications in Social Work Now | Cover Letter ...

Do you love meeting and helping people? What do you think about having a social work career? Well, even though social work career is seemingly less popular than other careers, this career still has many fans.
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