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:
How would you like your data today?
"a review of the Pew Research Center’s health & tech product line for 2013… Reports: Mobile Health… Family Caregivers are Wired for Health: 39% of U.S. adults report that they are caring for a loved one…Infographics…"Older people who exercise are twice as likely to enjoy good health as inactive people
The Lifestyle Elf (Douglas Badenoch)
"Participants were defined as “healthy ageing” only if they were free from major chronic disease, cognitive impairment…also looked at the impact on health when people moved between physical activity categories…"Susannah Fox: Field Guide to Pew’s new report “The Diagnosis Difference”
e-patients.net (e-patient Dave)
"new study… two minute video summary… Internet users living with chronic conditions are more likely than others to read or watch someone else’s commentary or personal experience about health or medical issues online..."
Chapter 2 of "Ethics in Nonprofit Organizations--Introduction to Nonprofit Ethics"
The New Social Worker (Gary Grobman)
"charities generate much of their revenue through nonmarket mechanisms such as seeking donations… the general categories of ethical conflicts that are endemic to the nonprofit sector are accountability, conflict of interest, and disclosure…"Connecting People on Film
Martin Webber's Blog
"creation of short films to accompany training materials for the Connecting People Intervention… practitioners talking about aspects of their practice within the context of the model… How can I help the individual to overcome barriers?…"