A Lesson Brought Home From Field Seminar: It Did Not Start with Me and it Will Not End with Me

  • Misty L. Wall PhD, MSSW, LCSW, Assistant Professor School of Social Work Boise State University in Boise, ID

Abstract

As an adoptive parent of a child with severe and persistent mental illness, and as a social work educator in a rural Intermountain area, I have struggled with unavoidable dual relationships as a client, parent, and educator.  In the following narrative, I review my experiences navigating and making sense of these overlapping responsibilities and roles.

Author Biography

Misty L. Wall, PhD, MSSW, LCSW, Assistant Professor School of Social Work Boise State University in Boise, ID
Dr. Wall is an assistant professor in the School of Social Work at Boise State University.  She has extensivley research many aspects of life as they intersect with sexual orientation.
Published
2013-01-17
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