Author Archives: Debbie Furr

About Debbie Furr

Final year MSW Graduate student in the Winston Salem Distance Education program. Hometown - Walnut Cove, NC. Foundation Internship at Hospice and Palliative Care Center Concentration Internships at CareNet Counseling and Brenner's Pediatric Oncology

Mindfulness for Graduate School Multitaskers

One of the many perks of being a student in UNC’s Graduate School of Social Work is having opportunities to learn outside of the classroom. Last summer, I attended Harvard Medical School’s 10th Anniversary conference titled Meditation and Psychotherapy: The … Continue reading

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Saved By the Bell!

“When I wake up in the morning, and the alarm gives out a warning I don’t think I’ll ever make it on time. By the time I grab my books And I give myself a look,  I’m at the corner … Continue reading

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The Importance of Social Work During Natural Disasters

As a future social worker, I have contemplated the direct practice and macro areas of social work that I may be interested in after obtaining my MSW. However, I had never given much thought to the importance of social work … Continue reading

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