Reflections on Tenure Practices In NYC Schools Part 2

Michelle Pietromonaco, a teacher in NYC recently shared a letter,  which she submitted to Mayor Bloomberg, with Social Justice Solutions. Below she shares some further reflections on the broader implications of the tenure practices discussed in that letter.

Dear Social Justice Solutions Readers,…Full Story @ http://read.socialjusticesolutions.org/2n

Reflections on Tenure Practices In NYC Schools: A Teacher’s Plea

Michelle Pietromonaco, a teacher in NYC recently shared a letter,  which she submitted to Mayor Bloomberg, with Social Justice Solutions. Below she shares some further reflections on the broader implications of the tenure practices discussed in that letter.

Dear Social Justice Solutions Readers,…Full Story @ http://read.socialjusticesolutions.org/2m

Panic Attacks and Iron Man 3

I took the opportunity to see Iron Man 3 this week and unsurprisingly there wasn’t much there, at least not for me.  I like Robert Downey Jr. and I think he pairs well with Gwyneth Paltrow, so I expected the movie to be entertaining.  Of course you don’t go to see sci-fi adventure ……Full Story @ http://read.socialjusticesolutions.org/2l

Interview with Kelly Mitchell, BA: Employment Counselor

SJS is expanding the topics we present and we are very pleased to introduce one of our newest guest writers, Kelly Mitchell, BA who focuses on Career Advice & Employment Counseling. This often overlooked area certainly affects all helping professionals. Career advisors and employment counselors can be a tremendous help for an individual who is unemployed, returning to the job market, looking to change jobs/employers or even wanting to make a significant change in their current career. An employment counselor needs to have many of the same skills that a social worker does, empathy, compassion, good listening skills, organizational skills, problem solving skills, a willingness to make a difference, creativity, resource access and most importantly the genuine interest to assist others….Full Story @ http://read.socialjusticesolutions.org/2j

DSM-V: Interview With Social Worker Joanne Cacciatore, PhD, FT

With the release of the DSM-V soon to be upon us, Social Justice Solutions Inc. wanted to know what Social Workers had to say about the use of the DSM in practice, and how they felt about the changes taking place in the DSM-V. Several individuals agreed to participate in a brief ……Full Story @ http://read.socialjusticesolutions.org/2i