Tag Archives: social worker

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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Dare to Recharge – Let me Reintroduce myself

  Real life confession: I have never read the book “Daring Greatly” by Brown. Yes, I know she’s a social worker and a damn good one. Though I digress, I checked the book out when it came in at the … Continue reading

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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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