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This post is part of a weekly series, Best in Mental Health, featuring some of the best posts of the week, in social work, psychology, evidence-based practice/healthcare, non-profit and private practice concerns on Social Work Career Development.
To get a quick idea of the topics covered in this week's round-up, please see the above word cloud :)
Evidence Based Practice/Healthcare:
The “B” in LGBT: Bisexual People and Behavioral Health
"of all those who identify as gay, lesbian, or bisexual, half identify as bisexual... Like gay and lesbian people, many bisexual people experience discrimination... this discrimination can have an impact on health..."Exercise for the prevention and treatment of antenatal depression
The Mental Elf by Meg Fluharty
"Depression occurring during pregnancy, known as antenatal depression, is very common; affecting 10-13% of women... women should consider exercise during pregnancy for mental health benefits..."
"TBI Global Synapse: A Summit Without Borders,” took place this week... Best practices in TBI assessment, diagnosis and treatment... Innovative approaches... Presentations and recordings of the sessions..."
For the Love of Money: 5 Observations on Social Workers & Money from the 2014 NASW Conference in Washington, D.C.
Social Work Helper (Eva Forde)
"Wolfsohn... it’s taken some time for social work to embrace the importance of money and financial education...struggle with feelings of unworthiness and shame around money... feeling guilty about wanting... "Goonj launches NJPC – A Million Voices - A global campaign to shun the shame and silence around menses
The New Social Worker Online
"menses - or menarche... a word shrouded in a culture of shame and silence... lingering silence, combined with inadequate information and lack of access to sanitary pads... Many girls think they are dying..."