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Filial Obligation

“While aging brings challenges to mind and body, it can also lead to an expansion in other realms. There is an abundance of emotional and social knowledge; qualities which scientists are beginning to define as wisdom . . . the … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Social Worker

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I am a clinical social-worker who wears several different hats. I find these eight tips Managing Caseloads to be universal and easily tailored throughout the profession. Are there tips you would add?…

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Professional Growth – Pages of my career journal

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“I scored my advanced practicum at the _ clinic. Thank you Lord for this wonderful opportunity. Although to take on this opportunity I had to resign from _ steering committee, I do…

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Better Standard of Care

The sliver of paper fluttered from my journal that read “value service ethical principle”. I am sure it was some matron I picked up in graduate school. I still  truly believe A social worker’s primary goal is to help people in … 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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