On Being an Ally

Listen to others and become an ally in their struggles.

1 minute read

I am enjoying following literary rabbit trails and making surprising cognitive connections this week. One of the articles on my reading list gets at some tough truths. It recommends that we stop trying to manage our interactions for our own ends and become an ally in the causes of others. I want to share it with you for two reasons: first, it is a personal reminder to practice humility in the face of diversity. Second, it is a well-written piece that is worth a wider readership.

Progressives Website Recommendations

Recommendations for Idaho Falls Progressives web presence.

8 minute read

The purpose of this document is to provide an update on our progress toward establishing an organizational web presence. The board authorized $95 for the purchase of a domain and web hosting package from Bluehost.com at last month’s meeting. We presented what we thought was the most cost effective option to the board during that discussion. As we learned more, it became clear that our initial recommendations for both cost effective and easily implemented options were incomplete. A range of…

2018 ASWB Testing and KSAS

Preparing for the Social Work examination

11 minute read

The ASWB Social Work exams are changing beginning in 2018 to reflect more accurate representations of what an entry-level worker should know. My initial thoughts are “Oh great.” two years of study and they are changing the game on me.” However, Susan Mankita argues that my fears may be premature. She writes that