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‘We were desperate to have the scope for creative social work - now we do’ | Community Care

Wokingham Council’s decision to move its core adult social work functions to a local authority trading company has created new opportunities for creative social work… 17 more words

Social Services


Greetings from my week off.  This is what it takes to get blogging time.

I have discovered that you really and truly can over-commit yourself, but more often what actually happens is you don’t manage the commitments you have very well. 657 more words

I'm Neurotic And So Am I

Can I make space?

I like to think that over time, I’ve cultivated the perfect balance between interested concern and boundaried presence that allows me to prevent burnout in my work. 1,197 more words

Leaning In

Be a "Stonecatcher"

I recently finished a brilliant book called Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. It is truly a fantastic book about the Equal Justice Initiative and the work this organization has done to try and help those who are poor, wrongly condemned, and mentally ill in the criminal justice system. 361 more words

A Holiday Wish for Facebook

It’s that time of year again, when the man-child and I count the number of houses with holiday lights we see from the roundabout at the south end of East Lake Sammamish, to our turn off (on Inglewood Hill Road). 785 more words

I'm Neurotic And So Am I

Bucket Filler

Hello Blogosphere, I apologize for the overdue post.

There is a book that is often used in counseling called “How Full is Your Bucket” (That link will take you to Target, I do not get any kickback from your purchase of the book or click on the link, it’s just a helpful link so you know I’m not making it up). 428 more words


“You’re like an elephant,” she explained to me. “You walk in to the room or you say something and everyone notices, because it’s very forceful. Not everyone can handle that. 1,028 more words

Social Working