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When Helpers Need Help

I’ve heard my friend’s with various anxiety disorders describe the feeling of a panic attack in different ways, although around a cluster of similar systems. For  me, it is simple to describe. 668 more words

Social Work

Hello, Lovely.

A little bit older, a little less wise. A little bit older, a lot less wise. – Cody Jinks

In just 4 short days I will be 29 years old. 515 more words


How Social Work Intersects with 'Black Mirror'

In the past week I started watching the Netflix original, ‘Black Mirror‘.

The show is more like a set of mini-movies. There are no reoccurring characters and each storyline has a different premise. 886 more words

Do I raise my hand?

So I started the new semester today…

It’s semester 2/3 of my Masters of Social Work and I started it off with a Budget and Fiscal Management course. 852 more words

Linda Edwards-Brown, MSW '95

Alumni Spotlight

Name: Linda Edwards-Brown

Graduated: Masters in Interdisciplinary Technology, 1986 (EMU), MSW 1995 (EMU)

Career Interests: Juvenile Justice, social Justice, and teaching

Meet Linda Edwards-Brown, a part time lecturer in the School of Social Work and a graduate of the MSW program at EMU. 1,269 more words


Advocacy, Q w/out A.

How do I begin to advocate?

When there is systematic suppression.

In a world where white, rich, men dominate.

Women are told to shut their “gate”. 217 more words

Social Work Practice: Why strengths based?

I apologize from jumping to finance to Social Work, but these are the two things I have grown to appreciate and enjoy.  Having a Bachelors in Criminology, but not really knowing where that would take me, I decided to veer into Social Work for my Masters and it really is the perfect fit for me.  430 more words