Tag Archives: social policies

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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Parmesan Gratin, with a Side of Appropriate Boundaries

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“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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Unsolicited Advice and LICSW the requirements

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 I enjoy the Dear Amy column. I often find her wit and answers in alignment with my own. After reading this column, I thought about how the most unsolicited professional advice for…

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Ethical Issues in Educational Supervision

“Canceling next week’s supervision meeting. I simply don’t have anything to discuss. Your check is in the mail. Look forward to you signing off on my clinical hours.” I reread the emailed, stunned that this individual thought they could pay … Continue reading

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What is an Ethical Dilemma?

There are three conditions that must be present for a situation to be considered an ethical dilemma. The first condition occurs in situations when an individual, called the “agent,” must make a decision about which course of action is best. … Continue reading

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