News Items – April 30, 2012
Laying out the bones: People come to grips with genocide
Tallahassee Democrat (blog)
Jane McPherson from FSU’s Human Rights and Social Work program leads the local arm of the One Million Bones project. The clay bones are to remind people of the mass atrocities in Sudan, Congo, Burma and other places in the world where genocides have taken place.
Kids Overusing Technology May Lead to an Anti-Social Media Trend
According to Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Therapist, Rachel Scharlepp “kids are texting frequently, they are talking a lot more, talking about things they maybe wouldn’t talk about face to face in good and bad ways.”
How philosophy can be applied in social work
The Guardian (blog)
In 2010 I began my Masters degree in social work at the University of Sheffield with firm values, objectives and a philosophical outlook. But it was my first degree, in philosophy, that started me on the path towards a career in social work.