“Borrowed Light”: Reflecting on learning to be a social worker

  • Kielty Turner Marywood University
Keywords: women, caretaker, healer, social worker, mother, poetry

Abstract

The recent death of my mother has made me think about what my mother, a writer and English professor, taught me about how to be a social worker. This paper includes excerpts from her writing, providing her insight to this reflection.

 

 

Author Biography

Kielty Turner, Marywood University
Assistant Professor, Bachelor of Social Work Program Director
Published
2016-10-18