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Social Work Month Interview with Shante Johnson, MSW, Founder of Rising to Thrive, LLC

As a young girl, Shante Johnson wanted to be a fashion designer. During her high school years she decided to become a psychiatrist. She applied to Norfolk State University and started college as a psychology major. When she learned about the Interdisciplinary Studies major, she changed her major and decided to combine social work and …

Social Work Month Interview with Tiffany Walker, LSW, Founder of Pathways Toward Peace

Tiffany Walker, LSW, is a School Social Worker, outpatient therapist, and founder of Pathways Toward Peace. Pathways Toward Peace is a New Jersey based non-profit organization, whose mission is to increase mental health literacy in faith-based organizations.  Tiffany has always been an advocate for equity and social justice. Her life experiences as a minority student …

Don’t Let COVID-19 Cancel Your Corporate Social Responsibility Programs

Corporate social responsibility is the act of incorporating environmental and social concerns into a company’s business model. Corporate social responsibility programs are based on the idea that businesses can make the world a better place or at least not bring more harm to it. Corporate social responsibility seeks to alleviate environmental and social concerns such …

A Resource for Building Organizational Capacity in Challenging Times

My name is Nicki Sanders. I am your community member and cheerleader with 20 years of diverse experience in the nonprofit world and over a decade of nonprofit management experience. I have worked in residential, community, and school-based programs. I have a Master’s degree in Social Work with a concentration in Management and Community Organization …

All My Social Work Articles Are Now On nickisanders.com!

Website Announcement: All work from theteentoolbox.com and packagedforsuccess.com have been transferred to nickisanders.com.  You won’t find what you want there any longer. My permanent website address is now nickisanders.com. Google is still catching up but you are now in the know! Click The Links Below To Check Out These Past Social Work Articles:  18 Reasons …

Did You Miss Our Live Social Work Career Q&A Session?

DID YOU MISS IT? Coffee and Cases: What You Didn’t Learn in Social Work School About Building a Successful Career FREE Q&A session with Nicki Sanders, MSW and Laila El-Asmar, LCSW-C on Facebook Live. We covered myths and misconceptions about the social work profession. Example: Not all social workers take people’s kids away or provide …

Free Social Work Month Q&A Session 3/9/20

Happy Social Work Month! Allow me to reintroduce myself!  My name is Nicki Sanders. I love God, my family, travel, old school hip hop, cupcakes, and New Edition. I have a Master’s degree in social work from University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Social Work with a concentration in Management and Community Organization and a …