When you think of a social worker, what do you typically think of? The stereotypical image is often a state worker who takes people’s children away. Or the suffering non-profit worker who is drowning under a massive caseload and limited funding. Both of these can be true. But social work is so much more. As… Read More Evaluation and Social Work: Are they really the same thing?
Whenever I tell people that I am an evaluator, I typically get one of three reactions: A blank stare (because they have no idea what I’m talking about) Excitement (because it’s someone who also loves evaluation and we have found each other) Confusion (because they have a misconception about what evaluation is) A lot of… Read More Mythbusters: Evaluation Edition
My friends like to joke that I am the perfect combination of my parents. My dad is a math professor and my mom is a therapist. Me? I’m a social worker that does evaluation. During most of my time in grad school, I was convinced that I was going to go into the field of… Read More Why do I evaluate?