Tag Archives: Secondary Trauma

Developmental Knowledge 🌱

Student’s description of site-specific activities this quarter: To further my growth and developmental knowledge of the social workers’ profession. This quarter I attended a diverse Youth in Transition seminar, as well as Secondary Trauma training with author Laura Vandernoot-Lipsky. ___ … Continue reading

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The Stars

Ralph Waldo Emerson once asked what we would do if the stars only came out once every thousand years. No one would sleep that night, of course. The world would become religious overnight. We would be ecstatic, delirious, made rapturous … Continue reading

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Snippets of a Conversation

Breakthrough idea : Giving  voice of the pain of her family falling apart. “When I first started writing, I thought conflict and drama would make the work good”, she says “But I realized that doesn’t create art. Art comes from … Continue reading

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Unlimited Vacation Days

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I have never been very good about using all my vacation time. I feel guilty both about not maintaining work/life balance and for burdening my co-workers when I’m away.  We’re moving to…

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Unlimited Vacation Days

I have never been very good about using all my vacation time. I feel guilty both about not maintaining work/life balance and for burdening my co-workers when I’m away.  We’re moving to an unlimited vacation policy where we don’t have … Continue reading

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