Category: Impact

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5 Lessons We Can Learn From Nature

I love nature. Always have and always will. And since it is Earth Day Month I wanted to write something related to nature. I thought for a bit about writing about why social workers...

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10 Social Work Quotes {To Inspire You}!

Happy Social Work Month! I wanted to take some time today to share some of my favorite social work related quotes. For me, reading quotes and having them nearby to reference helps me get...

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Lessons Learned from Becky

I’m ready for 2016 to be over. I mean seriously, one of my current passwords includes “bad news 2016” because it has just been a rough one.  And apparently, the string of bad is...

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Why I’m grateful to be a Social Worker!

When I look back on my career as a social worker from the lens of gratitude, a lens we often look to during this month of November, I feel really happy and emotionally full....

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5 Benefits of Living Abroad {and Resources to Make it Happen}

I recently had a conversation with a young professional about my own professional history—and one of the pieces from my past that sparked her interest was the time I spent abroad, living and working...

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Choosing Your Teacher {A Perspective Shift}

I’ve referenced attending a training of Laura van Dernoot Lipsky’s in several posts already, including this one and this one. But, I had forgotten to mention one of my favorite techniques she talked about…a...

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Overcoming Self-doubt in Social Work

Some self-disclosure here—I’m a rather sensitive person and I often tend towards self-doubt, thinking something is my fault if it doesn’t go well and lots of critical voices in my head always.  With time,...

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7 Online Resources for Social Workers

So until I started this blog a few months ago, I was pretty oblivious about other social work on-line resources.  One of my underlying motives for starting this blog was to re-up my passion...

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The social worker who…

So often in the media–in the news, as well as on t.v., social workers get a bad rap.  People hear about the worst cases and start to assume some fairly negative things about social...

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There will be days…a tribute to social workers!

As a social worker you sometimes have to just stop and remember that there will be days…some good, some not-so-good.  But never a dull one.  Here’s my little tribute to us social workers and...