Your Identity as a Parent
Parenting a medically complex child, and identity: On becoming a social worker.
“If I needed to work outside the home, it had to be something meaningful.” June MSW, LICSW, ACHP-SW, mother of Katie (28), who is medically complex and likely has Rett Syndrome, shares how her experience as Katie’s mother influenced her professional choices. “Some of the things I had learned – advocacy, listening, adversity — would translate well into social work. … I wanted to pay back to other families.”