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Mind of a Social Worker Blended Justice

One headline read People Seeking Justice In Congo Turn To Children the other read Who Speaks For Kids In Dependency Court? The latter left me with more questions than answers. Why was I holding onto these articles? Did I once … Continue reading

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Gifter

 What’s a little thing you do to show your loved ones you care? Everyone thinks I’m pretty good gift buyer, but the truth is I listen all year to what each person tells me is wonderful, and I go back … Continue reading

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Excerpt from a Career Journal: Teen Coordinator

I think I found a job that will begin to help me build the foundation for _________. The position is Teen Coordinator. I would be working and coming up with activities for youth. First, I must get past the interview … Continue reading

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Silence of Therapy

Silence is not a thing we make; it is something into which we enter. It is always there… All we can make is noise. – Mother Maribel What to do with silence: Give the individual a chance to talk before … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Note: Silence

My career journal is filled with scraps of paper, my dreams, countless questions, and thoughts; all of which bring a flood of memories with one powerful statement, which is “I wish someone would have told me this.” So, I’ll be … Continue reading

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