Quarantine & working from home was initially a good time for my introvert self. However, as the weeks wore on, I saw decreases in motivation and productivity. My brain was not grasping that this was a time for work, that all of the responsibilities I have, are still actively expected to occur. I know, based... Continue Reading →
Welcome to Episode 3 of The Thought Bubble Podcast where we dive a little deeper into what makes a good social worker, and what personal qualities people considering social work should and should not have. Let me know your thoughts below and get the conversation started on what makes social workers so amazing!
I won't lie, I am writing this post because I have limited time due to my own procrastination and poor time management skills. This was a significantly easier topic to write on, rather than a more well-researched and evidenced based post on a social work issue. This is still social work related, nonetheless. And the journey... Continue Reading →
Throughout my undergraduate education, the CSWE Competencies were HIGHLY emphasized. Perhaps this was to ensure these standards would infiltrate our every step as social work students and future practitioners. It is safe to say from this intensive experience, I will continue to think about these competencies and the standards with which social work students learn.... Continue Reading →
As stated in my previous blog post, "Where I've Been & What I'm Up To," I moved to New York City in July, as I will be beginning the Advanced Standing Program for Columbia University's Graduate School of Social Work. I grew up and came from a very small town - a place the complete... Continue Reading →