Tag Archives: social worker

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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Benefits of Exercise in Parkinson’s Treatment

I am a naturally quiet observer- it comes with the title of being a clinical social worker. For the last several weeks, I have walked across the hospital campus observing a group of adults doing everything from Thai Chi, lunges, … Continue reading

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Etiquette for kids’ fundraising

I would like to hear your opinion on children’s fundraisers. I honestly feel like we are just being tapped out as parents. Everything our children do has a fee it seems, and then once we pay the fee to join, … Continue reading

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Defining Poverty : Pages of a Career Journal

“It is so cold outside. I had to walk up the hill to grannies to catch the school bus with no socks and sweater. I hope today is pizza day cause I am really hungry. Didn’t go school yesterday. Aunt … 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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