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Rich Bowlen's Articles

Rich Bowlen’s goal is and always has been to give his very best day in and day out to do the most good for the most kids. As Director of Protective Services at Northwoods, Rich is dedicated to improving the lives of caseworkers and social workers so they can focus on what they do best: supporting the children, adults, and families that rely on the agency’s care.
Posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016 by Rich Bowlen

Wearing Blue Unites Ohio Against Child Abuse

Children services agencies and businesses across Ohio supported child abuse prevention by dressing in blue on April 13, 2016, for Wear Blue, the statewide awareness campaign that takes place on the second Wednesday of every April, Child Abuse Prevention Month. Ohioans are encouraged to wear blue that day - to work, to school, to a community event - to show support for preventing child abuse and neglect.

Northwoodians proudly joined child welfare advocates across Ohio by donning our blue.

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Posted Tuesday, September 29, 2015 by Rich Bowlen

This Isn’t Why I Got Into Social Work

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Posted Wednesday, July 22, 2015 by Rich Bowlen

Why Do Social Workers Burn Out?

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Posted Wednesday, May 6, 2015 by Rich Bowlen

Closing the Compliance Gap

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