Tag Archives: homeless

Jailed Over Court Fines

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
“Little Jake asked, “Did you hear what happened to me? I was panning in front of the pharmacy. This fat woman panhandler told me to move. Lots of people pan there. It’s…

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The Promotion

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I was recently asked to be the program manager over the young adult house where I facilitate groups and provide individual therapy. I informed the staff this was a position I would…

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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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Social Workers Help Keep Patients Out Of The Emergency Room

“What’s health care? What’s the purpose of our health care system? What are we trying to accomplish?” Sometimes in your life you have one of those moments. Reading this article (Homeless Find a Champion in Canada’s Medicine Hat) makes me … Continue reading

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Finding your joy and finding your purpose – Pages of a Career Journal

“I’ve had my trials and tribulations,” he says. He’d always been in and out of kitchens: “It’s always been close to my heart.” But he struggled with addiction and ended up in jail. When he got out, his work experience … Continue reading

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