Revisiting Self-Care and the NASW Code of Ethics



Revisiting Self-Care and the NASW Code of Ethics

I have a new website/blog posting schedule and themes for Quarter 3 of 2023.

Flashback Friday – A flashback to an oldie but goodie previously published blog post


Did You Know That NASW Added Self-Care to the Code of Ethics in 2021?

As a leader who has experienced professional burnout and compassion fatigue, I also stress and model self-care to my clients, staff, and interns. I won’t take the time to detail how social work education and the social work profession teach the theory of healthy boundaries yet expects and rewards those who ignore them. We have too many burned-out social workers and social work students. We have too many good professionals leaving social work in general. To save social workers and the industry, we need change from the top down. Because how can we do our best work when we are exhausted, burned out, or emotionally abused? We can’t! (Click the title link above to read the full article)


INVITATION: You Can’t Pour From An Empty Cup: Self-Love, Self-Care, and Self-Preservation for Women in Social Work Virtual Workshop

Date: Thursday, July 27, 2023

Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Virtual Workshop

Registration: $49.00 Register on Eventbrite



Nicki Sanders, MSW, supports high-performing women of color in social work leadership in developing careers that feed their hearts, minds, and wallets. As Founder and CEO of Nicki Sanders Leadership Consulting, her mission is simple – to eliminate toxic workplaces by developing skilled, empathetic, and goal-oriented leaders who have the vision, support, and resources to create a culture where business prospers, and employees thrive individually and collectively. Nicki has an extensive background in nonprofit management leading high-functioning, multi-disciplinary teams, volunteer recruitment and retention, and social impact programming. She is an accomplished professor, coach, trainer, and group facilitator who has combined her gift for authentic relationships, Master of Social Work degree, and over 20 years of diverse work experience to create a life and career aligned with her values and purpose. Nicki is a lover of cupcakes, travel, and 80’s hip hop and R&B music.

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