Category Archives: Clinical Supervision

The Promotion

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I was recently asked to be the program manager over the young adult house where I facilitate groups and provide individual therapy. I informed the staff this was a position I would…

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Coach Cries Foul

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I am a high school teacher and fifth-grade basketball coach. I was recently coaching a fifth-grade practice when a disgruntled parent walked into the gym with 10 minutes left to go and…

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Social Workers Don’t Operate in a Vacuum – Articles of a Career Journal

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I love the Opt Ed section of the paper. I believe we all need to write at least one letter on something we’re passionate about in our lifetime. In saying that, I…

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Parmesan Gratin, with a Side of Appropriate Boundaries

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
“Rich, creamy, and cheesy potatoes smothered in heavy cream and parmesan goodness are sure to be a hit.” That is the nonchalant statement I made the other night to a young woman…

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Unsanitary Office Behavior

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
There is a lady who works in our office who never washes her hands after using the toilet. She comes out of the stall, turns the water on and off quickly so…

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