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Important Skills to Have as a Social Worker

Oct 3, 2019 3:49:17 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Career Advice, Social Work

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Social work is a varied profession that often requires a practitioner to take on multiple roles such as adviser, therapist, caretaker, administrator and clinician. The business of social work demands a wide variety of emotional and psychological skills to accompany the formal academic training practitioners receive.

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GHR Healthcare Named One of Largest Per Diem Healthcare Staffing Agencies

Oct 2, 2019 10:28:21 AM / by Editor posted in GHR News

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Elkin, GHR Healthcare CEO, to Speak at Health Care Recruitment Conference

Jul 30, 2019 2:11:42 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in GHR News

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Industry Expert to Share Recruitment Strategy Insights

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Drug Dependency and Warning Signs of Addiction

Jun 13, 2019 10:23:16 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Addiction, Drug Dependency

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Drug addiction can be a devastating and overwhelming experience for an individual and for an addict’s friends and family. It can be difficult to sympathize with an individual struggling with addiction. And, determining a proper approach to finding help can be a complicated process. The good news is that in recent years, we have learned so much more about how drug addiction affects individuals. A multitude of effective treatments have developed that can help overcome addiction.

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The Top Issues Facing Social Workers Today

Mar 22, 2019 9:56:40 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Social Work

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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.

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Tips for Human Services Professionals to Spot Eating Disorders

Feb 25, 2019 2:26:24 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Eating Disorder

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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.

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New Year, New Tips for Substance Abuse Counselors

Jan 14, 2019 4:45:10 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in Substance Abuse, New Year, Substance Abuse Counselors

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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.

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Elkin Recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts

Nov 20, 2018 11:25:18 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in GHR News

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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.

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GHR Human Services rolls out new website

Nov 7, 2018 10:21:21 AM / by Amanda Verdin posted in GHR News

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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.

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Know When to Test for Alzheimer's Disease

Nov 2, 2018 11:10:46 AM / by Amanda Verdin posted in Alzheimer's Disease

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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.

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