On the Receiving End of Social Work Services

  • Marcia B. Cohen Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of New England, Biddeford, Maine

Abstract

This narrative chronicles a family tragedy which served to transform my understanding of social work. My years of experience as a social work practitioner and educator failed to prepare me to be a recipient of service. I never knew what it felt like to be a client until my father committed suicide.

 

 

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