Social Working, Everything
A Social Work PhD’s unsolicited take on things
Something more personal for SWE 🙃 hello darkness, you are not my friend there is some comfort in knowing, i am not exceptional. i don’t want to be exceptional right now, i longingly look at another’s life, and wish it were mine. maybe i will be happy just doing a waitressing job? or any otherContinue reading “hello darkness, you are not my friend”
If social work’s main goal is human thriving, now is an urgent time for this ecosocial work to get the attention it deserves- given our intimate dependence on the ecological systems. To illustrate why, I will do a mini summary and review of the book Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth.
Barring passion and personal vision for the work, what’s in it for social workers? Part 1 contains almost exclusively cons for being a social worker (in Singapore), but it forms the necessary basis for thinking about Part 2. In Part 2, I consolidate thoughts on the question: How can social workers fulfill their personal visions for both social work and personal life?
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