Tag Archives: foster care

Research & Evaluations🌱

Student’s description of site-specific activities this quarter: This quarter I conducted two surveys.On the first, with the assistance of my practicum instructor, I developed an Employee and Volunteer Survey. This survey was used to establish a list of volunteer staff … Continue reading

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Restructuring🌱

Description of learning this quarter _ is still in the process of re-negotiating its contract, by not renewing its foster care beds. The agency is contemplating replacing this contract with a federal contract that will provide safe beds for _ … Continue reading

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Poverty Inequality 🌱

The activity that stands out most for me happened fall quarter after a house meeting. A staff member pulled the two foster youth aside and informed them that their case managers had gotten them backpacks and school supplies. I later … Continue reading

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Host Homes Articles of a Career Journal

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
“We’re clearly filling a role. Let’s not make this more complicated than it needs to be.” -Kim Reinhardt of Mason County Host Rereading this article and this article, I find myself still…

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Benefits of Exercise in Parkinson’s Treatment

I am a naturally quiet observer- it comes with the title of being a clinical social worker. For the last several weeks, I have walked across the hospital campus observing a group of adults doing everything from Thai Chi, lunges, … Continue reading

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