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I don’t know how this happened, but somehow so many things are coming to an end: final papers, my capstone research project, classes, my field placement, student ambassador duties, my apartment lease… yet as I wind down, I also find … Continue reading

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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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Around the Corner

With graduation just around the corner, it is pleasant to look back on the past few years and realize just how much knowledge and skill-building has occurred. Over this time, it has been possible to become proficient in diagnosing, conceptualizing, and formulating cases, … Continue reading

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Social Work Advocacy

Last Wednesday, March 1st, I was fortunate enough to attend the NC-NASW’s Advocacy Day. Every other year NC-NASW puts together a day for Social Work professionals to learn about the biggest issues of concern in North Carolina legislature and are … Continue reading

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Living Out Social Work Values

I am grateful for a graduate school program that focuses on both intellectual and academic growth as well as action and practice. For example, my Health Disparities Policy professor decided to count participation in Social Work Advocacy Day as a substitute … Continue reading

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Enjoy the beauty outside TTK’s walls

For February being the coldest month of the year, this certainly has been a mild one. I look look at the early-blossoming flowering trees, and I can only think of what a beautiful place is Chapel Hill. Springtime is showing us … Continue reading

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Experiencing Health in Social Work

As I continue in my second semester of my 2nd year as a distance education student (meaning I’m in year 2 of 3 years in my program), I am continuing to enjoy all of the additional professional development opportunities that … Continue reading

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