September 14, 2011

Boston University Student Tendy Moyo Enjoys Internship with Aviv Centers for Living Social Work Services Team

Tendy Moyo, a Boston University student studying for her Master’s in Social Work Services, is engaged in field work with Aviv Centers for Living Social Work team at the Jewish Rehabilitation Center in Swampscott. Moyo, who received her BS in Psychology from Framingham State, explored field work with special needs children, but decided to focus on seniors after working at an assisted living facility. “I just love having conversations with seniors ,” says Moyo. While at the JRC, she is involved in many facets in social work services including individual therapy, developing care plans and meeting with families. “I find it heartwarming that families are so involved with their loved ones and the staff at the JRC,” says Moyo.
“We are delighted to have Tendy here at Aviv. She is a warm and caring professional and a wonderful person. She will be sharing her Djembe drumming with our rehabilitation team and short-term rehabilitation patients. Everyone is enchanted b her warm spirit,” says Janice Glick, Aviv Centers for Living Director of Social Work Services.
“I feel like I am making a difference in people’s lives,” smiles Moyo who wants to incorporate spirituality into her work. The Zimbabwe native is a dual major, studying both social work and theology. She lives in North Andover with her son and is Student Body President in the BU School of Social Work.