Importance of self care as a social worker

Many of us go into social work because we are helpers. We like the uniqueness of the field of social work. We are natural helpers and are happy with the opportunities that we are offered by working in this field. But, imagine what it feels like to lose that! Burnout causes you to become out of touch with the reason that you went into this … Continue reading Importance of self care as a social worker

In order to be a successful social worker, stay open to opportunities

On last Monday, I discussed my journey of how I decided on social work as a major. This week, I want to share some of the opportunities that I have had during my career. I can not honestly say that when I first started working in social work, I knew what I wanted to do for the rest of my career. I have just been … Continue reading In order to be a successful social worker, stay open to opportunities