Thank you so much for Lynn Coghill's Perspectives piece "Forgotten Heroes of Social Work" (March 12). I have sent this article to my social work colleagues who struggle daily with the difficult and often overwhelming demands of this profession.
The article helps us to remember why we chose this type of work. If we can show the people we work with that we believe in them and provide them with the resources they need, they can effect change in their own lives and in their families and communities. Change is not possible without hope. Social workers provide hope.
The writer is a licensed social worker.