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Wednesday, April 17

Social Workers Helping Victims of Boston Marathon Bombings

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Social workers are are playing a role in helping victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, according to this article in USA Today.

The article mentions how social workers at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital worked long hours to assist victims and their families.

“This had a level of intensity greater than anything else, just knowing what was happening outside,” hospital social worker Laura Taylor said.

Social workers help people recover in the aftermath of tragic events. To learn more read this article by Lesa Warren, MSW, LCSW, on the the National Association of Social Workers’ “Help Starts Here” consumer website.

Posted on 04/17/13 at 09:04 AM


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