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Foster children: Support Social Workers

Re: “Lawsuit: Washington’s shuttling of foster kids fails them” [Jan. 29, Local News]: The disturbing, draining and sometimes dangerous work — often done alone — that social workers do also needs attention. Policies and laws need changing to create a more trauma-informed … Continue reading

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Addressing the escalating psychiatrist shortage

The title of the article “Lack of Psychiatrist Creates an Access Problem in Oregon” caught my eye. I sat down to read it and the following paragraph “Pincus said the undersupply of psychiatrists could be due to a number of … Continue reading

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Should therapists have the right to diagnose patients?

Should therapists have the right to diagnose patients? That was the question behind a seven-year court battle that had implications for mental health patients throughout the country. It was a relief to learn that “Texas State Supreme Court ruled in … Continue reading

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