Tag Archives: Medical jargon

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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Pharmaceuticals, greed and a dead boy

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
This article just enrages me. Medication should never be the first solution, nor should one implement a test such as GAF. Luckily that crap has been dropped from the DSM5, along with…

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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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The Medication Generation?

Scientists say most antidepressants don’t work for children or teenagers with major depression, some may be unsafe, and the quality of evidence about these drugs is so bad the researchers cannot be sure if any are truly effective or safe. … Continue reading

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