Tag Archives: mental illness

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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Boundary Crossing

Students description of competency and areas for growth I need to learn and understand boundaries regarding _________. After several years of working with underprivileged youth as a tutor, this was the first time I was informed that I was not … Continue reading

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A Day on the Run with a Social Worker

A Day on the Run with a Social Worker The headline jumped out at me like a bright neon Lisa Frank elephant in print. I can go on and on about how the system has failed these youth and will … Continue reading

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The Scenario – Pages of a Career Journal

Interviewed with _____ for an on-call program coordinator position. They gave me the following scenario question: “You smell marijuana, you have a client at your elbow trying to look at the confidential sign in book, and you have two clients … Continue reading

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Making of a Therapist 🌱

This was probably one of the few quarters I didn’t mind paying to be the help. I was allowed to complete biopsychosocial (BPS) assessments. BPS framework is an approach that emphasizes the importance of a systemic view of the individual … Continue reading

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