Tag Archives: social work

Coach Cries Foul

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I am a high school teacher and fifth-grade basketball coach. I was recently coaching a fifth-grade practice when a disgruntled parent walked into the gym with 10 minutes left to go and…

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Ever wonder how homeless families are helped

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
Real life moment -We are in full swing of summer, and summer is synonymous with tourist season. One thing tourists don’t want see while on vacation is homeless people. I have read…

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Why did you become a social worker?

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I am often asked “Why did you become a social worker?” My elevator speech is “To provide resources and be the voice for youth and young adults who do not have one”.…

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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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Grocery Shopping Part #2

So, a long, long time, I shared about how I was asked to go on a field trip with a group of young adults who live in a transitional living facility (read it here). Today I was reminded of this … Continue reading

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