Posts Tagged "Blogs"

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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The Fine Line Between Cultural Immersion and Being a Tourist

The Fine Line Between Cultural Immersion and Being a Tourist “When you learn, teach. When you get, give.” – Maya Angelou There is a very fine line dividing the experience of cultural immersion and being a foreigner observing in the way that one walks through a museum. This is especially true when you’re ...

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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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New Spaces

The course has begun! We’ve been shadowing South African Social Worker’s around Cape Town at their various agencies and it is so interesting to see the various similarities and differences. The amount of cases that the social workers have to manage are double maybe even triple what the social workers are ...

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Family Support

America the beautiful. Home of the brave Land of the free. The outside world looks at you as though America has its problems solved. However, as an American I know that its problems are just hidden to the outside world like mouse traps hidden in dark places under stairwells. I felt so relieved to inform ...

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