Archive for “workin’ nine to five!”

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Unconditional Positive Regard

Posted May 19th, 2010 by candi

Unconditional Positive Regard is a term that I first heard ages ago, but we’ve been discussing it in the Certificate IV in Mental Health. I only have two more days of on-site training, then the assessments and I’ve finished. The relationship between a professional and a client is complex, bounded by ethical guidelines on one [...]

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Hi Ho Hi Ho

Posted January 13th, 2010 by candi

It’s back to work we go. On Monday, my first day back it was ridiculously hot. Thankfully the air conditioning worked as I heard that the AC in a friend’s building broke down. On second thoughts, she got to go home… On Monday night the cool change came through, so things were a bit more [...]

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What I wore today #17

Posted November 17th, 2009 by candi

T-shirt from Target, bought new. Flouncy skirt from Portmans, op-shop. Brown Novo thongs. Today was cooler, only 32c. Tomorrow the temperature is supposed to get to 39, then 41 on Thursday.

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What I wore today #10

Posted November 10th, 2009 by candi

Black and white sleeveless shell top, I made it myself. Katies Denim skirt, found at op-shop in Canberra Black ballet flats, bought new. Work, in and out of the airconditioned car and office, then shopping with the family and uni to rehearse our presentation. It has been interesting, taking a photo of myself every day. [...]

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Working from a strengths based perspective.

Posted October 26th, 2009 by admin

“It’s more important to know what sort of person has the disease than what sort of disease has the person.” – Dr. William Osler

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Canberra, my trip!

Posted June 29th, 2009 by candi

Finally, I have the headspace to sit down and write about my trip to Canberra – this time last week I was just walking back from the sports club we went to in a desperate attempt to get something to eat. I left home in a taxi at 4.30pm, with A and two forlorn, crying [...]

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leaving on a jet plane!

Posted June 21st, 2009 by candi

Actually, I’m not sure what kind of plane it is, but I’m heading off to Canberra this afternoon for a work conference. I’m very excited about this, but equally reluctant to leave my little family behind. I’ll be back on Tuesday afternoon, see you then!

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The tree in the sky!

Posted June 10th, 2009 by candi

I have been in the city for training, this is the 3rd of 4 two day sessions, if that makes sense? Around the training venue, new apartment buildings are being built, so it has been interesting to see the progress over the past two months. One thing we noticed was that on top of one [...]

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My day in links…

Posted May 7th, 2009 by candi

Today was a work training day, held at the Adelaide Bowling Club. I suppose it wasn’t so much about training, but it was a brainstorming session on funding outcomes. It was great as it helped our fledgling team solidify and clarify what we want our outcomes to be in the next 12-18 months. It was [...]

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First day of work!

Posted April 1st, 2009 by candi

A was still not well today, so he stayed at home with Willow. She didn’t throw up today and ate toast and dry biscuits and drank water and Gastrolite. When I got home, she had perked up considerably. I was looking forward to today, the start of a new job with a new program means [...]

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