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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THE LETMBR1DGE HERALD Wcclnculny, August 2f 1977 Social worker's c involves child welfare work ERNA KIFFIAC social worker Hy 1IKHNICH 1IKKU-: tlcralil Staff Writer Krna Kiffiac lias for as long as she can remember, been in- terested in helping people with Ihoir problems. A typical day in ber life might begin with a visit to a foster home; then a brief stop to take a picture of a child ward, and on her way bark to the office she might drop in to see a wonian whose 3msband has died recently. When she gets lo the office she will spend several hours doing paper work and using the dictaphone. Miss Kiffiac, who has her B.A. in physchology, is a gov- ernment social worker and is currently working with the De- partment of Social Welfare in Lclhh ridge. "I don't usually interview people in my office. I like to gc don't help 'I'hey help themselves. I just show Slie mentioned tliut she fell people couldn't he helped unless Lltey w mil ex] lei help tlioniscilves. out and be in their homes and in this way, I can sec the actual situations they are putting up said Miss Kiffiac. Miss Kiffiac said she started out in social counselling will "the naive idea that 1 would help people wilh problems.' She explained that her attitude has changed. NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS! CONNIE'S BEAUTY CONNIE WESLEY Owner-Operator 535 13lh Street North LETHBRIDGE (Upstairs) Phone 328-8567 CAU 328-8567 And Ask About Our OPENING SPECIAL ON PERMS >eople, Many of thorn are able o meet I heir problems and .'liruu'.c and develop inln more .'oinpielo individuals. They can it. I'm just there lo guide .hem." She said many come to the Departmcul of Social Welfare for fiiunicial aid, (ivel- and it is part of her job to assess their financial needs and income; to -see if I hey are eligible for assistance. often find Unit their problems are not always en- tirely financial. They hnve deeper roots; like a man ami woman who arc living common law; the woman may need Hie security of marriage." Child welfare problems aro often associated wilh the need for social assistance. Miss Kif- fiac pointed out that hrr child welfare work deals with chil- dren who have been abandoned, those who nrc apprehended from their homes, or with child placement. ore placed in faster homos, social worker must study the tome enviriir.Lnent and check 1m background of the pe who will be the foster purcnls. As far as ward adoptions are cont'cnicd, the social woi kc i must visit the home occasional- ly lo syy if I placement is working mil. Miss Kiffiac also nets as a probation officer for juvcml 's, as in her work with child wel- fare she may have to appear in BINGO MOOSE HALL 1234 3rd AVENUE NORTH WEDNESDAY ai P.M. Jackpot in 60 Numbcri 12 Games in 7 Numbcri 4th Slti Games Doubled in 7 Numbcri 5 Cards 2 FREE GAMES FREE CARDS DOOR PRIZE NO CHILDREN UNDER 16 SPONSORED BY THE LOYAL ORDER Of MOOSE .such as removing ;i child from the- ticing ;j socriul worker in- volves working with people con- stantly. "The most tiling about people is their severe of Innesty, It would ic easier lo help most people if they would just level with said Muss KKfiac. She -said some people are dishonest because they me fearful of what Trill happen if they tell the truth, others don't tell the truth because they don't know the social worker well enough to trust him or her wilh their real problems. Miss Kiffiac received her high school education at Fore- most ami her degree in pby- s t.'Jin logy at the University of Lcthhridgc. She spent part of the hist two years fjf her II of L training doing volunteer work. She has worked at the Depart- ment of Social Welfare since May of lust year. LITTLE GIRL LOST A girl clutches her loy beer ond a cockic afler being abandoned on Tarcnla's, subway syslcm by o woman. Tho girl was left on ihe Irain with a suilcasc of clothing and a baby's book. She was idenlified as Meredith Anne O'Ncil. (CP Wirephoto) Ann anders s Biggest Sale! DOUBLE KNIT SUITS Sizes 38 lo 46 Reg. 89.50 .50 39 SWEATERS Sleeveless Asit. summer shades Reg. 12.00 Summer Jackets Large men's lined Sizes 48 lo 54 Reg. 14.95 995 Sport Jackets BLAZERS (35 ONLY) Polyesler-Fortrel Sizes 30-46 for tail and regular Reg. 49.50 .95 29 DRESS SLACKS G.W.G. Polyester Sizes 30-40 Latest fashions Reg 22.50 .25 11 RUNNERS Arch support 10-11 Help those big (eel Reg. 3.95 ALL STOCK IN STORE SPORT SHIRTS Long sleeve perma press by Hemingway. Reg. 5.95 .95 2 Sport Jackets Double knit fortrel Bolt ad buck, flop pocket Sizes 36 to 46 Reg. 19.50 50 2 Summer Jackets Sizes 38 lo 46 Reg. 9.95 .95 4 Buy Ri BUY-RITE MEN ALTERATIONS EXTRA NO EXCHANGES NO REFUNDS 318 5th ST. South PHONE 327-4210 OPEN THURSDAY AND FRIDAY TILL 9 P.M. CORDUROY JACKETS THE GREATEST SALE LETHBRIDGE HAS EVER SEEN DKAR ANN' I.ANDKRS-. I was pleased lo read your ad- vice to the ycHiiiu NOT to tell her mtilhcr about her lather's infidelity. For several years 1 liatl a strong suspicion that my hus- band was liavinj; an affair wilh his secretary. His alliUlde toward KK remained unchnnKcd generous, lovable and kind. Ho spent quite a lot of time with the family and I must say I never felt deprived. 1 decided to say nothing in the hope that the affair would die of natural causes. Unhappily, our daughter learned of her father's unfailh- fuhu-H in a most unfortunate manner. She ran into him and the v.mnan in a quiet, out-of-the-way restaurant late one nil'hl vhi-r. lie was supposed to be out of the city. She marie a scene, called him ;i cheat and a liar and proceeded to nforra Ihe rest of the family. I suddenly became the "benefactor" of a great deal of inwiintrri advito. Kvcryone told me I was a fool to live with lirn. I became confused and upset and made the grave nlis- ake of demanding a divorce. He (lid NOT want it hut 1 r-sisU-d. The result is thai 1 am lonely and heartsick. My children lave forgotten the incident and arc busy with their families. And I note with interest that (lie daughter who started the rouble a great deal more of her father than she sees me. Keep telling people to mind their own business. My life would have been very different if well-meaning friends and relatives had kept their mouths shut. Dunce Cap D.C.: There is no way (o control other people's mouths, hut that was only part of your downfall. You should have thanked the busybudics for their ignored their counsel and handled the situation in the way that seemed best to you. Discover how to be date bait without falling hook, line and sinker. Ann Landers' booklet, "Dating Do's And will help you be more fyfjised and sure of yourself on dales. Send 35 cents in coin along with a long, stamped, self- addressed envelope and your request lo Landers Header Mail, Sun Times, Chicago, Illinois, Lefl-haud theory affirmed VANCOUVER (CP) Psy- chologists now nfftrm what teachers of handwriting have IHMMI saying for years that tlic left-I landed child lias great- er difficulty learning, than Ms right-handed counterpart. "Nearly all left-bunded chil- drtr. should lie trained to write with their right Eileen Kichardiioi) told a meeting of MJ of the world's master peti- tion nL llio University of h Columbia licrc. Mrs. lUchardson is n Inistec f I hi; Olldwa Hoard of Kduca- on. She is here to address the 23rd convention of In- .cnKiliotiiil Association of Mns- cr and Teachers of She said psychologists in Can- ada and France have recently concluded that the IcEL-handed ill a disadvantage in school. "Thi're i.s a relationship be- twec'i) kfL-haiidcdnesH and lisp- sLnltering and .slit! said. "Dyslexic children cannot read correctly even though there is no hvahi damage or organic Mrs. Richardson said. She said left-handed children shank) not he forced lo write their right hands, "But they should be encouraged lo do right arm exercises cither on foolscap paper or a blackboard." Mrs. Ilichardson said most children today write only about HI words a minute. "Hut the trained penimm can write 30 to ,35 words a she said. TJmc spent learning to write properly facilitates the study of. oilier subjects, "we tend to remember things we write down." She said the best longhand writers are also tho shorthand writers. "All reading and writing is simply a rapid recognition of she iWeeWhimsyl THE BETTER HALF By Barnes MUST SPTCAK ENGLISH LONDON Welsh girls at a prison in Bristol, England, must talk lo their visitors in English rattier than llicir native, Welsh. liritisti Home Secretary Reginald Maudling said all such cnnvcrsatons must bo held witliin hearing of a prison offi- i cr, nnri none of the women offi- cials at the prison knows Wclfili. lie noted that all current prison- ers sneak English. "The recession das hil the office Tho big blonda in tho bikini who emplies tho pencil sharpeners was Id ao." Tourist information, centres kept busy despite iveallier lR frtol wen I hrr rnrlicr i this inunlli, the ikjrir.s nn lotirist nfnnruitinri Ixiollts IKIVO Ixien normnlly. Travel ;ni'l of JimjUinni Alhfila Imolli.s at Mm 1-rowery lull ;infl arc I ft e (i and Fort Whoop-Up. "jijnls are- huard almut of [lulling hrnv- (ravel trailers rtvcr of liigfiway Mcdirino Hal and Tahcr, crjilly ill of repair and widening. Many visitors En remark that Ihcy! thny heard of I he bcauly of the .Japanese GIVE YOUR CHILD A MUSICAL EDUCATION INSTRUMENTS IOANED FREE AvaiFctblo to all children from elementary schooli CONTACT BAND MASTER FRANK HOSEK SR. 327-4259 503 ISlh 51. Soulh SIMPSONS-SEARS SEWING MACHINE RENTAL loli ol mending lo do? A wedding toon? A yon lo tie creative? Ronl and Sew wilh a (jorgeout KENMORE ZIG ZAG from Sirnpioni-Scnn. Telophono 328-9331 Or Drop In At Simpsons-Sears, Centre Village Mall For Complete Dotciifi ;