Author Archives: Capricia Davis

About Capricia Davis

I am an Advanced Standing student in the MSW program. I am from Hope Mills, NC and have lived in NC my whole life. My interests are: poverty and homelessness, sexual abuse awareness and advocacy, community-based interventions, and the nonprofit sector. I also have a passion for social justice and empowering women and disadvantaged groups. I love writing, drawing, and anything that lets my creativity come alive!

The QUESTION…(dun dun duhhh!)

For many of us, we are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. We are working on final presentations and papers, finishing up with clients, and sending out resumes and cover letters to every position we … Continue reading

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Racial Equity Training and Connecting to a Social Justice Community

In the late Maya Angelou’s poem “Alone”, she ends each verse with the phrase: Nobody, but nobody can make it out here alone. As I progress through and now near the end of the MSW program, I am increasingly finding … Continue reading

Posted in Getting Involved, Outside of the classroom

Home Visiting 101: A Crash Course in Empathy & Patience

By my own admission, I struggle with patience. And the past few weeks of my field placement have been a true test of mine, to say the least. The obstacles that have arisen in my work with clients have been … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Field Work

You Don’t Have to Have It All Figured Out

I’m a planner. A worrier. A control-freak. A flat out-perfectionist, to a fault. I like to have every I dotted and every T crossed before I begin, and once I get going on a course of action, changing the plan … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Field Work, Uncategorized

Vision Boards, Taco Trucks, and Salsa Dancing: A Quick Note on Self-Care

As the fall semester begins picking up steam, I know many are beginning to feel the pressure mount. Amidst the readings, assignments, clients, and various other things that fill our days (and nights), it can be challenging to find time … Continue reading

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