Tag Archives: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

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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Kindness Gone Awry

I am always curious what happens to someone- call it a professional hazard. I came across this article “Kind act nets homeless man a windfall but struggle with addition persists” in my pile and knew from the news that it … Continue reading

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What’s the One Thing Social Workers Should Know?

A few weeks ago a student had asked at the end of educational lab“What’s the one thing social workers should know?” Time was up, but I assured him we would get to that question. Today, walking into my seminar, it … Continue reading

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The Golden Voice and Basic Needs- Articles of a Career Journal

  Ted Williams: if you don’t know the name, click on the article or Google the man, quick! I was happily surprised to see him resurface in the news. I am always wondering what happened to people (professional hazard). I … Continue reading

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Ever Wonder How Low Income Babies Get Diapers?

“Don’t complain unless you are willing to do something about it” – dad I recently read an article about diaper banks, and quickly found myself standing in my local Costco’s diaper aisle. My clinical social worker side had immediately kicked … Continue reading

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