Sometimes a social worker is the right person for the police’s job

Today, June 17th, I took a sick day. That lasted until about 5:00 when I was informed that a homeless person I knew had barricaded themselves in a public bathroom inside a building that was closing. Shortly after I was called the first time somebody dialed 911 and asked for the police. I was calledContinue reading “Sometimes a social worker is the right person for the police’s job”

Homeless Services Inflaming Attachment Issues

People with happy and healthy lives don’t wander into chronic homelessness. Homeless episodes happen to folks who have experienced traumas; childhood traumas in particular. People who are in homeless services have been “jumped and dumped” into and out of programs. Those who are asking for help and have trusted us are trying to make aContinue reading “Homeless Services Inflaming Attachment Issues”

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