Category: Macro Questions

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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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Why Macro Matters {and how Trump might be making America great after all}

Maybe you are similar to me. I’ve worked within direct practice as a social worker for years. My time is limited as I work full-time and am raising two energetic boys. I regularly vote...

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Maternity Leaves & Social Work {A Reflection and Call for Action}

I’ve been reflecting quite a bit lately about pregnancy and little ones—might have to do with the fact that we currently have 4 expecting mamas on my work team!  In our office, as I’m...

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Milwaukee–Resources For Processing

When you have a public form like this and something difficult or “bad” happens in your community, you feel an obligation to use your forum to speak about it…yet, I’m struggling to find words,...

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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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Reflection on the Orlando Shooting

I had today as a scheduled PTO day—hoping to spend it writing posts so that I’d have some good content built up (takes the pressure off a bit)… was planning on writing about work-life...

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Community Change

So I’ve been doing direct practice (and supervising direct practice work) for many years now.  Something I often struggle with is how to do the day-to-day work with people within a community context that...