Posts Tagged "Puebla"

Defining social work…

If ten days ago you had asked me to define “social work” or “social worker”, I would have given you some textbook definition filled with big words and academic jargon.  Today though, my definition is very different, very simple, and much more human; and I have two amazing social workers ...

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Stepping Back from Our American Lens

En nuestra pasantia con Laura, una de las trabajadores sociales,en la Clinica de Salud de Puebla A huge part of our experience here these past two weeks has been immersing ourselves in and trying to learn from and about la cultura aquí en Puebla. Through this process, we hope to gain ...

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CHOOSING LOVE

As our time here in Mexico winds down I can’t help but think about how in the world I’m going to transfer the knowledge I’ve learned here to my practice in social work once I return home. I can’t help but feel a bit hopeless. I see the systemic hands ...

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El hogar de ancianos

Blog by Ninsis Batista, GSSW-Latino Certificate Student Nos estamos acercando al último día de nuestra jornada en Puebla, Puebla-Mexico. Verdaderamente esta ha sido una experiencia que le ha traído a mi vida muchos conocimientos y me ha dado la oportunidad de analizar mi postura ante ciertos problemas sociales. Tambien este viaje ...

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El hogar de ancianos

Blog by Ninsis Batista, GSSW-Latino Certificate Student Nos estamos acercando al último día de nuestra jornada en Puebla, Puebla-Mexico. Verdaderamente esta ha sido una experiencia que le ha traído a mi vida muchos conocimientos y me ha dado la oportunidad de analizar mi postura ante ciertos problemas sociales. Tambien este viaje ...

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Que es Felicidad?/ Happiness

A few days ago we went to go visit two families in a very poverty stricken neighborhood. These families were Rosalia’s family and Teresa’s family. Here everything was different from where we are staying, the smell, the buildings, the roads, but to me this all felt very familiar. These homes ...

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Humilidad y Agradecimiento

Tenemos dos días mas en nuestro programa and vamos a regresar para terminar el último año de nuestra maestría de trabajo social. As I think about all we have experienced, seen, tasted, felt, heard, touched, and learned these last two weeks I am overwhelmed with a sense of intense gratitude. ...

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