Author Archives: sidzikowski

Accomplishments in Field

Field education constantly tests your limits, stretches your skills, and puts you in settings where you can learn about yourself as well as about how different agencies work. One of the biggest projects I completed this semester at my field … Continue reading

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When was the last time you evaluated something? When was the last time you asked for feedback about your performance or about an idea? As social workers, we have an ethical responsibility to evaluate our own practice as well as … Continue reading

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For All my Policy Nerds…and Those Who Love Conferences

The week before Thanksgiving, I attended the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Impact 2017 Conference in Washington D.C. with my field placement (The NC Justice Center). The conference brought together policy advocates and analysts from around the country to … Continue reading

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Asking People to Brag About You

As fall quickly approaches, those of you looking to apply to UNC’s School of Social Work have a little more than 4 months (5 if you are Distance Education) to submit your application! But not to worry, as long as … Continue reading

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Here we go…the start of a new semester. I cherish this time when I still feel refreshed and can indulge in fun activities before my free time rapidly dissolves in the coming weeks. After having the School of Social Work … Continue reading

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