Tag Archives: mental health care

Transcendence

 Student’s competency and areas for growth_________ this quarter I worked with several youth who are on the verge of ageing out of adolescent living and transcending into over 18 housing. This has been a great learning experience to see how … 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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Brown Paper Bag Test Conclusion….

The verdict is in  ( you can read  part one here). Old habits die hard. I still read a good article and tuck it away. I should have written and posted about this after I read it and talked to … Continue reading

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Brown Paper Bag Test in a Psychiatric Hospital?

A racist threat of violence should be met with unequivocal punishment. We must stop that nonsense cold. But here’s a hypothetical: What if the threat comes from a patient at a psychiatric hospital threatening to beat up black staff members? … Continue reading

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