June 2019

Resurrecting the Durban Social Services Exchange

In 1997, Dean Walsh, of the School of Social Work, responded to the first-ever Sister City request for lodging a delegation of social workers.  As a “grass roots” endeavor with volunteer leaders and no monies, their goals included to immerse international delegates into Chicago’s best practices, to mutually learn from each other, and to address …
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Manage Stress Right

Stress can escalate until your neck is sore, your heart is racing, and you feel overwhelmed. On an average day, more than half of the workforce leaves work with neck pain, tired eyes, or sore hands. Many take the stress home, vent with family or friends, and then have trouble sleeping. Stop the stress cycle …
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Self-Care Strategies

Self care prevents burnout, reduces the negative effects of stress, helps you refocus and is beneficial for your overall well-being. Join professional and personal groups you enjoy. Ask for help if you need it. Build downtime into your day. Conduct regular reality checks. Put up relaxing photos of people or places that are important to …
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Professor Brian Kelly guest lectures in Germany at the Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg (OTH Regensberg)

This article was originally posted by Prof. Dr. Philip Anderson of OTH Regensberg on June 7, 2019 online: ​ Professor Brian Kelly traveled to Germany to serve as a guest lecturer for one week at the Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg (OTH Regensburg). He completed a varied and challenging program at the Faculty of Applied Social …
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