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Book details
  • SubGenre:Social Work
  • Language:English
  • Pages:140
  • eBook ISBN:9798350928105
  • Paperback ISBN:9798350928099

Social Work: A Life of Meaning and Depth

Working with Dialysis Patients, Military Families, Disabilities and more

by Linda Converse

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"Social Work: A Life of Meaning and Depth" "Working with Dialysis Patients, Military Families, Disabilities and more." A chronicle of one woman's career, told within the context of her life story.
After suffering the early loss of her father and subsequent family upheaval, she gravitated toward a life of helping others. From small Maine towns to the plains of Colorado, from San Diego to Northern California, for forty-two years she worked with a variety of people. Linda Converse has worked with adoptive parents, military families, dialysis patients, parents of children with various disabilities and clients with mental health problems. Anyone interested in learning more about social work as a career will witness the roles social workers play and see the depth of this profession. Get a first-hand view of some of the struggles and rewards social workers face as they walk the human journey alongside their clients.
About the author
Linda Converse is a retired social worker who spent over forty years working with mental health clients, adoptive parents, parents of children with developmental disabilities, military families, and dialysis patients. She is also a nonfiction writer. She has been published in newspapers, magazines, and anthologies. Her book She Loved Me, She Loved Me Not: Adult Parent Loss After a Conflicted Relationship was published in 2001. Linda now lives in Chico, Ca. with her husband of forty-seven years. She spends her free time writing, researching, reading and taking classes.