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Real-world Experience

Student’s competency and areas for growth I have continued to merge the academic world with real world experience. For example, a resident at _________ was caught with pornographic images of themselves on the staff computer and several popular websites. They … Continue reading

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Professional Inspiration

Sometimes you see someone do something and you think damn that’s what I want to do with my life. Below was one of those moments. My clinical supervisor was right- it took time. I am now a licensed clinical social … Continue reading

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Advocacy Efforts

Practicum instructor narrative evaluation: ______ is tackling some very hot issues right now linked to healthcare reform (or lack thereof) and the impact on people dealing with poverty and homelessness. I am impressed with ______ commitment to understanding and sharing … Continue reading

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The Scenario – Pages of a Career Journal

Interviewed with _____ for an on-call program coordinator position. They gave me the following scenario question: “You smell marijuana, you have a client at your elbow trying to look at the confidential sign in book, and you have two clients … Continue reading

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To Drink or Not To Drink

Over the last year, my husband has been watching out for an older homeless man, “Bill,” that he sees around his office building each day. My husband brings him a bag lunch almost every day and has given him bags … Continue reading

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