Tag Archives: social worker

Reflections : Clinical supervision

Agenda #9 – non payment week _not replying to my email regarding on-call staff December meeting Update on race conversation Continuing Educational Courses -What to take, what not to take? Life skills job opportunity vs. on-call position? Hypochondriac and alcoholism … Continue reading

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The Kid Who Made me Who I am

“Behind every strong, smart woman, there’s an inspiring character who helped motivate her to be herself and be heard “- Anonymous I have a younger photo of myself on my desk that reminds me where I came from and how … Continue reading

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Social Workers Help Keep Patients Out Of The Emergency Room

“What’s health care? What’s the purpose of our health care system? What are we trying to accomplish?” Sometimes in your life you have one of those moments. Reading this article (Homeless Find a Champion in Canada’s Medicine Hat) makes me … Continue reading

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Better Standard of Care

The sliver of paper fluttered from my journal that read “value service ethical principle”. I am sure it was some matron I picked up in graduate school. I still  truly believe A social worker’s primary goal is to help people in … Continue reading

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FAST : Mindfulness Intervention

I attended a  continuing education workshop “How I feel : Growing or Maintaining Self Respect when Communicating” and as I stood in line I could hear staff at the door. ”You’re an ‘f’, ’t’, ’s’, ’a’”. Participants were giddy and I … Continue reading

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