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Professional Insight

Today is a 9 — Watch out for bizarre professional requests. Curiosity leads to commitments. An older person offers advice. You’re learning fast. Consider the long view. Start out fresh, and go for the gold! Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks … Continue reading

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The Promotion

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I was recently asked to be the program manager over the young adult house where I facilitate groups and provide individual therapy. I informed the staff this was a position I would…

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The case against bucket lists

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
Being my best self and teaching others how to be their best self is on my bucket list of life experiences. I know I am not alone in this. That’s why my…

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Social Workers Don’t Operate in a Vacuum – Articles of a Career Journal

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I love the Opt Ed section of the paper. I believe we all need to write at least one letter on something we’re passionate about in our lifetime. In saying that, I…

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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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