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Better Standard of Care

The sliver of paper fluttered from my journal that read “value service ethical principle”. I am sure it was some matron I picked up in graduate school. I still  truly believe A social worker’s primary goal is to help people in … Continue reading

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Ethical Issues in Educational Supervision

“Canceling next week’s supervision meeting. I simply don’t have anything to discuss. Your check is in the mail. Look forward to you signing off on my clinical hours.” I reread the emailed, stunned that this individual thought they could pay … Continue reading

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What is an Ethical Dilemma?

There are three conditions that must be present for a situation to be considered an ethical dilemma. The first condition occurs in situations when an individual, called the “agent,” must make a decision about which course of action is best. … Continue reading

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New Guidelines Give Patients Access to Medical Records

Providing patients access to their health information is indeed always a challenge. I thought I was well versed on this subject matter as a clinical social worker and therapist. However, after reading this article, I know it is one I … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation & Supervision – Pages of a Career Journal

“God, please guide me with supervision, or, rather, the direction to become a licensed social worker. Give me the strength and guidance to deal with the red tape and bullshit to prevail to do your work.” I am sure this … Continue reading

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