Tag Archives: mental illness

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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Mental Health & Wellness

If someone has a broken leg, he or she immediately gets treatment. If the person has a broken soul, they usually do not.” Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom … Continue reading

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Accessible and Stigma Free

“ I shouldn’t need therapy. I could figure things out on my own. I didn’t want to ask for help and besides, I didn’t really need help. What I was going through wasn’t that bad compared to other people. We’d … Continue reading

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Clinical Documentation

Write known facts and descriptions, NOT opinions and assumptions. Write for an audience that includes your client and his/her attorney. Good documentation establishes accountability and evidence of the services provided. The social work record should provide accurate and appropriate information about the client’s situation. … Continue reading

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About Dad’s Journals …

When my mother died, she divided her estate equally between my brother and me. She specifically assigned valuable items but didn’t mention my father’s journals. (He died 25 years ago.) I took them with me before I sold my share … Continue reading

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