Work and Family

Social Work and the Military: Treating Veterans and Their Families

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Infographic
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Social Work and the Military: Treating Veterans and Their Families
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The University of Nevada, Reno School of Social Work

With more than 19.3 million veterans in America, there is a great need for military social workers. The last figures from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) shows that some 70 million families in the United States are eligible for VA benefits. This includes veterans themselves, spouses, family members and any other dependents for which the veteran may be responsible.

Video: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work

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Blog
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Video: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

ICYMI: On April 13, 1 Million for Work Flexibility teamed up with our supporter ThirdPath Institute to co-host a special “Thursdays with ThirdPath” event focused on redefining the rules of work and family. Watch the recording, featuring Jessica DeGroot, Lotte Bailyn, and Joyce Fletcher, here. 

Webinar: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work

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Announcement
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Webinar: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

Webinar: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work

Date: Thursday, April 13

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET

Panelists: Lotte Bailyn, Joyce Fletcher, Jessica DeGroot

 

Call for Papers EDI Conference: The Work-life Interface for Workers with Diverse and Intersecting Identities

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Call for Papers
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Call for Papers EDI Conference: The Work-life Interface for Workers with Diverse and Intersecting Identities
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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2017
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Alexandra Beauregard / Middlesex University Business School

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Julie Smolyansky: CEO of LifeWay Foods on having a Whole Life

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Interview
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Julie Smolyansky: CEO of LifeWay Foods on having a Whole Life
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Work and Life Podcast

Call for Papers - ICWF Work & Family and Women & Leadership Conferences

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Call for Papers
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Call for Papers - ICWF Work & Family and Women & Leadership Conferences
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International Center for Work and Family
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dowgun

Two related conferences organized by the IESE Women in Leadership of IESE Business School will be held in Barcelona, Spain in July 2017:

New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members

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Announcement
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New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members
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Community, Work & Family Journal
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dowgun

The new issue of  the Community, Work & Family journal on "Missing Voices on Meaningful Relationships in Time and Space" (Volume 20, Issue 1, February 2017) is now available online here. Please note that you must be a member of WFRN and logged on to the WFRN website to access the issue.

This new issue contains the following articles: 

Launch of Work and Life Podcast with Stew Friedman

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Announcement
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Launch of Work and Life Podcast with Stew Friedman
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Wharton and SiriusXM radio

Podcast with Erin Kelly

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Interview
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Podcast with Erin Kelly
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the WorkLife HUB
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Zoltan Vadkerti

What are some of the main factors that influence whether we are experiencing work related stress or have a good work-life balance? What does research tell us about the benefits of work-life integration to businesses? We speak with Dr. Erin Kelly of MIT Sloan School of Management about her research and her experiences.

Exploring the Relationship Between Paid Family Leave and the Well-being of Low-Income Families: Lessons from California

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Report
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Exploring the Relationship Between Paid Family Leave and the Well-being of Low-Income Families: Lessons from California
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US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

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