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Rewards of Social Work

A team member recently directed my attention to the social work profession’s ranking of number 4 on a list of lowest paying jobs. This was not earth shattering news, as the profession has been on this list for decades. Why would anyone pursue a degree in social work? Not only do social service positions not […]

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Life is precarious – eat your dessert first!

Friends often tell me they don’t understand how I am able to work with terminally ill patients. Most say the emotionality of it all would be unbearable. There are many reasons I do what I do. Primarily, it is because I derive great satisfaction in knowing that my presence and involvement in a patient’s life […]

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