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When Is It Okay to Lock Children Up for Noncriminal Offenses?

When Is It Okay to Lock Children Up for Noncriminal Offenses? My immediate answer is NEVER EVER! Let me be frank- this article  Is it ever OK to lock up runaway kids? Public officials weigh inenrages me. David Edwards makes … Continue reading

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My Why?

Over the course of  Real Life of an MSW  I have been asked about my tagline “Build more bridges than walls.” I was even informed I may want to change it when the current occupants of the white house took … Continue reading

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Helping Hand

Doing service is so good for us that we can’t even imagine the benefits. In fact, doing service is necessary for living well. Yet, when we do it to look good, because we think we should, or because it is … Continue reading

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A Day on the Run with a Social Worker

A Day on the Run with a Social Worker The headline jumped out at me like a bright neon Lisa Frank elephant in print. I can go on and on about how the system has failed these youth and will … Continue reading

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What Kind of Therapist Am I ?

Student’s description of site-specific activities this quarter: To define the profession of social work, distinguish it from other professions ad determining if the profession is the right choice for me, to define and use social work values and ethics , … Continue reading

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