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Bacon Lentil Spinach Soup

My rule is firm: when you see a client on the street, follow their lead. Disclosing that they know you and vice versa is at their discretion. If they say hello, mimic that. If they nod, quietly mimic that. With … Continue reading

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Holiday Boundaries

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
“Can I buy a gift for my client?” “Can I accept gifts?” “Can clients and students give each other gifts?” Some clinicians may say NO giving clients gifts, others may say it’s…

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Parmesan Gratin, with a Side of Appropriate Boundaries

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
“Rich, creamy, and cheesy potatoes smothered in heavy cream and parmesan goodness are sure to be a hit.” That is the nonchalant statement I made the other night to a young woman…

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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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New Guidelines Give Patients Access to Medical Records

Providing patients access to their health information is indeed always a challenge. I thought I was well versed on this subject matter as a clinical social worker and therapist. However, after reading this article, I know it is one I … Continue reading

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