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Social Workers Don’t Operate in a Vacuum – Articles of a Career Journal

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I love the Opt Ed section of the paper. I believe we all need to write at least one letter on something we’re passionate about in our lifetime. In saying that, I…

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Unsanitary Office Behavior

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There is a lady who works in our office who never washes her hands after using the toilet. She comes out of the stall, turns the water on and off quickly so…

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Social Workers Help Keep Patients Out Of The Emergency Room

“What’s health care? What’s the purpose of our health care system? What are we trying to accomplish?” Sometimes in your life you have one of those moments. Reading this article (Homeless Find a Champion in Canada’s Medicine Hat) makes me … Continue reading

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How to get a good education : A Lesson in Advocating

    One of my favorite sections of the paper is “My Take”. It’s kind of like the editorial section- the premise is to submit a personal essay of no more than 500 words with strong opinions. The topics are … Continue reading

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Defining Poverty : Pages of a Career Journal

“It is so cold outside. I had to walk up the hill to grannies to catch the school bus with no socks and sweater. I hope today is pizza day cause I am really hungry. Didn’t go school yesterday. Aunt … Continue reading

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