I have finals tomorrow all day 8am-4pm. With a thirty minute break in there. The last time I will ever have to take finals again…AMEN!!!!

I am feeling pretty confident…I went to the library for 6 hours on Tuesday and studied.
Now just reviewing the night before. I cannot wait to be done.

Just to give you an idea of what I will be answering tomorrow…..

  • Current policy on elder welfare
  • Grandparent’s rights
  • Best Interest vs. Privacy
  • Classism
  • housing and homelessness
  • Marriage
  • Teen Pregnancy
  • Factors impacting homelessness
  • McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
  • Elder abuse
  • 20th and 21st Century Reforsm
  • 4 parenting styles
  • Taber interpersonal process
  • Parentified
  • maladative relationships
  • Interpersonal theory
  • compromise solutions
  • Eliciting Maneuvers
  • Transference behavior/reactions
  • Therapist induced
  • Countertransference
  • Optimal interpersonal balance
  • Sullivan’s theory
  • Affective constellation
  • Emotional corrective experience
  • Testing behaviors
  • Internal change
  • Separeteness-Relatedness
  • Child-rearing practices
  • Undevelopmental needs
  • Holding environment
  • Structural Family Relationship
  • foster parent policy
  • sex education policy
  • juvenile sex offender policy
  • Communicable disease prevention policy
  • suspension/expulsion policy
  • school social worker role
  • school social worker policy issues

How have I learned to memorize it all. Apply it to real life situations I have seen working with clients, students, and in my own life. I am feeling pretty confident however my first class has me a little worried I have an A+ in the class right now but was warned her exams are very difficult and I have never taking this professors exams before because she came in midway through this semester and replaced our professor we had. So hopefully it isn’t too bad.

Sunday is the utdoor graduation and I am seeing Sunny skies in the forecast. A year ago I graduated with my BSW on May 10th a year later my MSW. I am still in disbelief I’ve gone this far after all I was told as a high school junior when I couldn’t solve a math problem on the chalkboard the teacher called me out in front of the entire class and asked me if I planned to go to college and when I said yes she told me to rethink my future college isn’t in it and she repeated it to my mother a half hour later when I came to her in tears saying my teacher told me college isn’t for me.

I decided that day to take her criticism and allow it to motivate me to not allow her judgement keep me from accomplishing my dreams after all it was just Algebra….who needs Algebra….haha!!!

Now the question remains will I find a job??? Masters degree and jobless! No worries I know God is waiting for the perfect opportunity to land in my lap! He is good at surprising me! 😉



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