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Depression and Anxiety - Social Work

Overcoming Depression and Irrational Beliefs

American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow said, “Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” It is said that anxiety is related to fear and depression is linked to a sense of loss — loss of a significant relationship, pet, […]

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Anxiety and Boundaries

It’s a new year, and I can say with more confidence than ever that I have learned to manage my anxiety.  As I read a blog about how partners can cope with a significant other who has an anxiety disorder, I was pleasantly surprised to read a portion that described the kindness and thoughtfulness of […]

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National Mental Illness Awareness Week

This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. One of our own faculty, Ama Agyemang Larsen shares her own experience with anxiety and why regardless of what happens, you are enough. It was my last day of school in eighth grade before I was to leave for boarding […]

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Social Work Credentials and Employment Information for the state of Michigan

Many health professions have different requirements and expectations based on state jurisdiction, and social work is no different. Understanding educational requirements, licensure, duties and expectations is essential for future social workers. To learn more about obtaining social work credentials and other info related to social work in the state of Michigan, read below. What are […]

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Online BSW Jobs

Non Traditional Jobs You Can Do With an Online BSW

There is a misconception that a Bachelor of Social Work is only good for one thing: social work! The truth is, the core curriculum and experiential practice that students receive during a Bachelor of Social Work program open up opportunities that stretch from non traditional social work jobs to extremely unexpected careers in a variety […]

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Students – Stay Motivated Over the Summer

The summer is here and that means sunshine, swimming pools and barbecues. However, spending three months away from your nursing studies has the potential to stunt your academic and intellectual development. Students who stay mentally engaged and stimulated during the summer months continue to grow, and find it is much easier to segue back into […]

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Top 5 Qualities of an Effective Social Worker

An effective social worker is many things to many clients. At times, the social worker might serve as a supportive sounding board to help clients work through issues or situations; at other times, the job might entail being able to connect an individual or family with much-needed housing or service provision. The key to being […]

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Best Books for Social Work Majors

Top 5 Books for Social Work Majors

Want to get an idea of what to expect when entering the field of social work with your online BSW? Do a little research. There are some excellent resources, books and guides that will outline your responsibilities, roles and scope of practice — they could inspire you to pursue a bachelors in social work. The five […]

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About SAU Online

Since 1873, Spring Arbor University has helped students pursue wisdom by offering an education grounded in the Christian faith. What began as a small elementary and secondary school in the late 1800s has evolved into a premier private Christian university that offers engaging online programs designed to meet the unique needs of busy, working adults. While we’re not the only university to offer online degree programs, our distinction lies in our total commitment to providing educational excellence within a Christ-honoring and supportive online community.

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