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Remembering the Soul of our Work: Stories by the staff of Options in Community Living
edited by John O'Brien and Connie Lyle O'Brien.

In 1992, Options published Remembering the Soul of our Work: Stories by the staff of Options in Community Living, edited by John O'Brien and Connie Lyle O'Brien.

The book is a collection of stories written by Options staff over the course of several years as a part of organizational efforts to reflect on the day to day work and our role in providing services.

Options' staff have been writing stories to read to each other at staff meetings since 1987, on a more or less regular basis. Currently stories are written and shared about every other month. Remembering the Soul of our Work is the result of story writing over a five year period. The book includes stories written on the following themes:

Ordinary Moments
Everyday Triumphs
Assistance
Sticking with People
Understanding How People Change
Dreams
Family
Friends
Money Matters
Fighting the System
Clienthood
Suffering & Death
Teachers
Words of Power
Love Stories
Commitment
Discrimination
Why I Do This Work
Last Night I Had a Dream
Community Building
A Future Vision for Options
What it Was Like Before
Writing Stories at Work

$20.00
Product #535


 

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