Diversity is important in social work because it allows social workers to help a wider audience of people and communities outside of their own. As a social worker, one must expect that they will encounter clients that have a different culture, ethnicity, race, gender, religion beliefs, etc. then what the social worker is used to. This can be related to cultural competence in social work. Cultural competence is the capability to work effectively with people from different backgrounds.
Social work assessment is a collaborative process that involves the exploration, organisation, and analysis of information for decision making about the problem and its solution. Ideally, information obtained from a Social Worker 's data collection and assessment will result in an understanding of the client’s presenting problem, the client’s motivation for change, and the client’s inner and environmental resources, as well as a realistic assessment of his/her adaptive capabilities. Based on this understanding, the Social Worker and client should reach a mutual agreement on problem definition that represents both their thoughts and is acceptable to both parties. Assessment should also result in the identification of one or more treatment goals.
Being culturally competence and socially diverse is important. As social worker we should understand how culture functions in our behaviors ad society. We should also be competence in the culture of our clients. Also, we should work to educate and be knowledge on social diversity and oppression. By understanding culture and social diversity, as social workers we can work toward making change and fight discrimination.
Social workers are there to help meet the basic needs of human, also with the need of helping encourage, mentoring, and empower human struggles in society and poverty. The code is designed for many reasons. It identifies core values in which a social worker mission is based, the code summarize broad ethnic principle such as; challenge injustices, respect the inherent dignity and worth of the person, behave in a trustworthy manner, and help people in need and to address social problems. The code is generally designed to help people with relevant needs to there every day life. These codes help apply better and relationship with the worker to client.
Firstly, about its integrated features, it combined the strengths of various theories which describe human behavior helpfully. Secondly, the concepts of person-in-environment introduce the behaviors of individuals interconnect with families, organizations, local communities and so on. This feature making this approach a diverse perspective to support general social work practice. Lastly, as Miley, K.K., O'Melia, M.W. & DuBois, B mentioned, “the concepts focuses on how people and their environments fit clearly, rather than forcing workers to place blame on either one for problems that arise”. It is resonated and also kind of similar the basic value in social work, such as acceptance and objectivity in the social work code of
I'd communicate with them in the appropriate way. By doing this we will hopefully be gaining that persons
I will learn how to anticipate individuals needs and apply ways that consistently seek ways to enhance services. I will be able to think critically, to obtain family feedback and youth feedback to provide quality services to better family quality of
INTRODUCTION Social work is a helping profession which seeks to promote social change, social justice and enable social functioning and wellbeing of human beings. Social workers resolve people’s problems with them with the guide of diverse theories. It is a profession that borrows from other discourses such as sociology, political science and psychology. Nonetheless, social work is a very multifaceted profession in that its professionals can practice anywhere as long as there are clients. This document entails a transitory explanation of what social work is, what it means to develop a discipline specific-knowledge and lastly whether is possible to develop a discipline specific-knowledge for social work.
What do you think it means to be a good social worker? I think it is important to be the social worker that you would want to have. It is important to remember that rather than just thinking of your clients as cases you should remember that that could be you or your child or your friend. It is important to see things from their point of view and not just a professional point of you.
In compatible with the Model, I would like to make myself cognizant of the diverse cultural issues and to ignore the stereotypical perceptions. The knowledge of the mechanisms and dynamics underlying the behavior of the particular group would help abridge the gap between the societal segments. Participation in the interactions that specifically targets and brings closer different culturally charged segments will help mitigate the risks and hiccups that are reposed in the
As part of my developmental learning for final year of social work is my emerging practice framework. A practice framework is designed as a tool for practitioners (Connolly, 2006). It is a statement about how I will practice as an emerging social worker. This semester I will work on this document throughout my final placement.
My topic of discussion for this paper is about a teenage African American female who is in a perpetual family cycle of limited education, poverty, and an extended amount of family at a young age. This paper will deal with social issues that warrant the urgent involvement of social services and display a prime example of why and how certain similar characteristics may go unnoticed for extended periods of time. In this paper we will discuss her insecure attachments starting from childhood, her neurobiology, and some diversity issues that she may face growing up.