Tag Archives: homeless

Couch Surfing

Reading through my articles, this one Couch surfers” uncover free lodging, new friends   made me pause and reflect. I was unsure why I saved it. Perhaps because the term “Couch Surfing” in my profession is often defined as “The practice of … Continue reading

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Jailed over Truancy

The headline jumped out like a bright pink elephant. The article Philly locks up kids for truancy, fighting – then goes after parents for child support  that image alone made me want to yell. I have heard many absurd things as … Continue reading

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The Long Con

My “What Would You Do?” seminars are filled with tough, thought provoking clinical issues. So, I was happily surprised to find the anecdote below in my bin. It is one I will share with my students, but I would also … Continue reading

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Purpose

My purpose is to eradicate poverty in all spaces and all forms where I can. I say this-and I mean it sincerely-I am offended by it. It is mean, it is unnecessary and it siphons away so much human capital. … Continue reading

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Why Donate to Charity?

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
It never fails. Every year some person who means well asks me several questions in regards to gift giving and boundaries. Therefore, for the next five weeks I will address the question…

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