In the E.R. with NO health Insurance 

Yesterday I was admitted to the Emergency Room for neuropathy and dizziness .   I had called the advice nurse the night before and was told to come in immediately. As you know I am a single mother, so I had to wait until I had child care. I walked into Urgent Care and theyContinue reading “In the E.R. with NO health Insurance “

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking

      SOWK 635- Fall 2016 Critical Appraisal of Evidence Report Sonya Keith December 13, 2016 Professor __________   Background of Research Problem Human Trafficking is a crime that is undetected to the average American citizen. Slavery was visible, legal and acceptable when America was first colonized until the Civil War. After the ratification ofContinue reading “Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking”

An American Tail

A story of immigrants , Jews, family, love, and the American Dream. It is the story of a family running from Russian oppression .  Now, more than when this movie was first released, it is relevant .  “AMERICA, another fairy tale . ..” It is on STARZ, tune in and watch.

The Vocational Assessment 

The primary goal of GAIN is to be a true Welfare to Work plan. before a client finds work, it is helpful for them to have an idea of their strengths and interests. Enter the Vocational Assessment. Today I went to the Valley Assessment Center at Los Angeles Valley Community College and took an assessmentContinue reading “The Vocational Assessment “

Why I Don’t Wear my Badge : Micro Lessons on Empathy

I am on sabbatical and had to come into a county building to turn in timesheets. I had 2 choices, pop on my Badge and breeze past security or keep it in the bag and wait. I chose to wait. It is so easy to work in a service position and be angry that appointmentsContinue reading “Why I Don’t Wear my Badge : Micro Lessons on Empathy”

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