Archive for August, 2008

When Clients Stalk

A big THANKS to Charles Ennis, author of the Safe Approach Weblog, for his article Dealing With Stalkers. Stalking by clients is something that can happen to almost any of us, regardless of our practice setting. So I hope everyone out there in Social Work Land will take the time to read his article. There’s […]

Ohio Social Worker Workplace Safety Survey

Ohio Social Workers, here’s your opportunity to voice your concerns about safety issues in your workplace! The Ohio NASW Chapter is conducting a social worker workplace safety survey in conjunction with Molly Farrell, LISW, a current Cleveland Executive Fellow. The survey is described as confidential and results are to be made available to social service […]

Safety Tips for Social Workers and Others in the Helping Professions

I received an e-mail today from retired Vancouver police officer Charles Ennis inviting me to check out his blog called The Safe Approach Weblog: Controlling Risk for Workers in the Helping Professions. It’s a great resource for social workers and other professionals whose clients are potentially violent. He’s got tips for planning and preparation before […]