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A Volunteer’s Prespective

“A woman touches my shoulder. “I’m sorry to bother you, but do you have girls’ 3T pants?” she asks. Every family in this school lives below the poverty line. The clothes are free. I look at the little girl by … Continue reading

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Self-Care: Pages of a Career Journal

It is common in my organization for people to disclose their illness when calling in sick. I don’t mind doing this when it’s something mundane, like a cold. But sometimes one has personal issues that you don’t feel like telling … 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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New Rules for College Financial Aid Accounts

“How should I decide what account to use for a financial aid refund?” Real life moment- if someone asked me what the first word that  pops in your mind that described life after college I would say student loan debt … Continue reading

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Whose Mission? -Pages of a Career Journal

  “I ran my first group last Thursday. It turned out pretty well. I will be the community activities event planner/therapist. My mission is to help the youth plan activities and see how these events are relative to life and … Continue reading

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