Global Practice South Africa

Ubuntu

Ubuntu: I am because we are, therefore we are because I am The Circle of Courage is a tool used by many South African Social Workers in assessments. It helps them understand their clients better as well as assist in the creation of Individual Development Plans (IDPs). In the Circle of ...

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All the Learning. All the Feelings.

All the Learning. All the Feelings. I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou As our course progresses it amazes me how close a group of strangers can become when they spend almost every waking ...

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All the Learning. All the Feelings.

All the Learning. All the Feelings. I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou As our course progresses it amazes me how close a group of strangers can become when they spend almost every waking ...

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Peace and Patience Under the Starlit Skies

Peace and Patience Under the Starlit Skies Camping has always been an enjoyable activity for me. I enjoy being outdoors, away from technology, and focusing on the company of those that I’m with. From day hikes, to cooking together, to heart-to-heart conversations, to simply enjoying the beauty of Mother Nature—there is ...

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Don’t Scratch Where It Does Not Itch

Prior to shadowing at Child Welfare I had never heard the phrase “don’t scratch where it doesn’t not itch”. I heard this phrase made in passing by a co worker of the social worker I was shadowing. She was discussing a case that would soon be closing. The requirement made ...

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Back in Colorado

It’s hard to believe it is time to write my last blog. The cold and snow was not as welcoming as I had hoped. As I got off of the plane I was hit with a sadness as I realized my time in South Africa had officially ended. I am ...

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Back in Colorado

It’s hard to believe it is time to write my last blog. The cold and snow was not as welcoming as I had hoped. As I got off of the plane I was hit with a sadness as I realized my time in South Africa had officially ended. I am ...

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Self Care

Currently, I am a full time student who is completing an internship, working a part time job and consistently completing homework. Therefore, I rarely have the opportunity to embrace self care skills. However, during the wilderness portion of the trip I was provided many opportunities to do some self reflection. ...

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Self Care

Currently, I am a full time student who is completing an internship, working a part time job and consistently completing homework. Therefore, I rarely have the opportunity to embrace self care skills. However, during the wilderness portion of the trip I was provided many opportunities to do some self reflection. ...

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Biko – Epilogue

Merely by describing yourself as black you have started on a road towards emancipation, you have committed yourself to fight against all forces that seek to use your blackness as a stamp that marks you out as a subservient being. -Steve Biko Upon returning to Denver I pulled up google search to ...

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