Author Archives: brittany92827

About brittany92827

Hello everyone! I am a final year DE student with a concentration in Direct Practice. My main interests include mental illness & children, advocacy within minority populations, and rural NC. After graduation, I strive to become a LCSW and work directly with children in a mental health setting. I hope you all find my words insightful and helpful in some way!

When in doubt, DO self-care!

         No matter where you are in your social work journey…still in the application process, getting ready to graduate from undergrad, a first year student, second year student, or final year student…self-care is likely applicable to you at some point. … Continue reading

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What NOW??

As my third year of graduate school is coming to an end, I have been reflecting back on many things while also looking forward to what is yet to come. It is hard to believe that just a few years … Continue reading

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It’s that time of year again…

When papers, exams, internships, work, and family responsibility all come to a climax…it’s the MOST important time to continue your self-care regimen (or start one!) This time of year can be so hectic for students. Whether you treat yourself to … Continue reading

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Guest Speaker Dr. Marc Lamont Hill Visits the Triangle

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is an author, activist, and scholar who visited UNC earlier this year as the 2016 MLK Celebration Keynote Speaker.  Last week, he visited another local university to discuss Black Lives Matter, the upcoming film Birth of … Continue reading

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Final Year is FINALLY here!!!

I can and can’t believe I am embarking on my final year of graduate school! The past two years have been amazing, awe inspiring, scary, wonderful, eye-opening, and one of the best experiences of my life. If you would have … Continue reading

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Balancing the Scales

Some of you may or may not follow astrology, but I have always prided myself in being a Libra. Balance and fairness are extremely important to me. As such, these principles trickle over into my everyday life. I try to be … Continue reading

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2015…where did the time go??

It’s already the end of the semester, and I am now halfway through my MSW coursework!!  As the year is winding down, I can’t help but look towards the near future. I am eager and excited about the many opportunities … Continue reading

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