DEVELOPING LEADERS IN HUMAN SERVICES—A MODEL by Patti Rahiser

If you retire tomorrow, will there be someone to step in and continue your work as a leader?  The Southern Area Consortium of Human Services (SACHS) pondered this question shortly after they organized their coalition.  SACHS was established in 2001 and consists of human service Directors from the Southern California Counties of Imperial, Los Angeles, […]

Teleworking: A Positive Benefit for Social Workers? By Karissa Hughes, MSW

As information technology continues to advance, allowing more people to work outside the walls of a typical office environment and even the traditional 9-to-5 workday, an increasing number of workplaces are implementing teleworking (also referred to as telecommuting or working from home) as an employment option. About 20 percent of workers around the world spend […]