Author Archives: cholleman

“Bring the Feet and the Mind will Follow”

I have always been the type to learn through action, from riding a bike to doing a clinical assessment. I never understood until the task was there in front of me. The Praxis is a large part of what drew … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Learning to Pace Myself

Anyone who has been in social work for a minute knows how quickly practice can become overwhelming. The task list is always growing, the backlog of documentation is piling, and there is a new fire to put out daily. Each … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

From Anger to Advocacy

My role as a social worker is to give naloxone to active opioid users and to advocate for the rights of drug users. Naloxone is a drug that reverses an opioid overdose, effectively saving the person’s life. There are many … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

New Adventures

Being an Advanced Standing student, one becomes accustomed to a fast-paced lifestyle. Just three months ago, I received my Bachelors in Social Work. Five days later, I began my Masters at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Three … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized