Social workers face many issues, and National Social Work Month is a good time to take a look at some of the major issues many social workers face. The issues are varied in their impact but are of singular importance in how they affect social workers, their patients and the profession at large.
Human services professionals work on a daily basis to help their clients overcome difficult life challenges. From social workers to drug and alcohol counselors, these experts are trained to help their clients navigate through any trouble they are currently facing. As a result, if someone is potentially struggling with an eating disorder, you should be able to spot the symptoms and identify the next steps to help that client get treatment.
It’s impossible to think about the start of a new year and not think about new beginnings or ways to continue to improve. If you are a substance abuse counselor, you are likely wondering how to apply this mindset to your practice. In fact, you might be wondering how you can improve your connection with your clients, how you can stay on top of the latest research, or what mistakes you want to avoid in the future. The following tips will help you make some positive changes in the upcoming year.
Dallas, TX, November 20, 2018 – Janet Elkin, President and CEO of GHR Healthcare, the parent company of GHR Human Services, has been named to the 2018 Global Power 150 and the 2018 Americas 100 lists by Staffing Industry Analysts, recognizing the top female leaders in the staffing industry. This is the fourth year the list has been compiled and her fourth time for being included.
Plymouth Meeting, PA, November 7, 2018 – GHR Human Services has rolled out a new and improved website, GHRHumanServices.com. The new site now allows job seekers, community organizations, school-based services and social work organizations to search for employment and staff.
Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that causes progressive mental deterioration resulting in memory loss and inhibition of other mental functions. Studies have shown that Alzheimer’s develops slowly over time, rather than manifesting itself over a period of a few days or weeks. As a result, testing for Alzheimer’s becomes essential to evaluating a person’s mental health.
Dallas, TX, October 30, 2018 – Janet Elkin, President and CEO of GHR Healthcare, the parent company to GHR Human Services, will be a featured speaker at the 16th Annual Healthcare Staffing Summit being held in Denver, Colorado this November. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Excellence in a Time of Change,’ with Elkin’s session entitled ‘M&A: Non-Financial Matters After the Deal,’which will examine the opportunities, advantages, and challenges facing organizations, and the leaders, after the M&A dust has settled.
In recent years, there has been a startling increase in opioid addiction among college students. With young individuals already at a higher risk of addiction, it is unsurprising that opioid-addicted students presently make up one of the largest groups of drug abusers nationally.
Substance abuse counselors work tirelessly to help individuals who struggle with addiction to lead healthier and happier lives. However, with millions of people struggling with addiction every year, the work of a substance abuse counselor is much more complex than it may appear. On one hand, it is undoubtedly rewarding helping people discover new meaning in life when they are independent of drugs and/or alcohol. On the other, there are financial commitments, time constraints, and other responsibilities that come along with pursuing a career in this field. Below are some of the key skills and responsibilities of being a substance abuse counselor.
Dallas, TX, November 10, 2017 – Janet Elkin, President and CEO of GHR Healthcare--the parent company of GHR Human Services, was a featured speaker at the Client Panel and Networking Event co-sponsored by EmpowerHer Women’s Business Resource Group and Capital One’s Commercial Banking Group, held in New York City recently.