R.E.A.L. Social Workers Blog

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Work According to Steve Jobs

> For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am...

This is what We Do 0

This is what We Do

In October 2014, I had the pleasure of presenting to colleagues at the NASW – GA Conference. The social work profession is strong and ever evolving.  We believe that we are on the cusp...

Misuse of Term “Social Worker” Perpetuates Misunderstanding 0

Misuse of Term “Social Worker” Perpetuates Misunderstanding

The Associated Press published an article entitled: “Social Worker: dad overwhelmed.”  This article detailed information related to the recent, abhorrent murder of five children.  The writers of this article referred to the social service...

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Comparisons

The workplace is filled with comparisons that have little bearing on job satisfaction.  Employees compare salaries, position, and favor.  Some compare clothing, cars, and relationships.  Some comparisons can provide motivation to accomplish one’s goals;...

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Joking Around

My friend and former co-worker Ann tells the best jokes.   She retired last year after 30 years as a professional social worker.  I called her today and this was our...

Texting and Driving 0

Texting and Driving

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tlxjng8h3Tc This video is pretty graphic and thought provoking demonstrating in real time the hazard of answering a text message while driving.  Please take a moment to look; it is only 1:42 long.  It...

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Futbol and Us

> Our family has enjoyed watching the FIFA World Cup™ soccer matches.  The skill, agility, and endurance of the players is remarkable.  The players run, move and perform acrobatic feats for at least 90...