If I was to become an RA, I would like to build connections with both my residents and my fellow Resident Assistants by holding events and working to build a diverse, caring community. I think connection can have a big effect on the RA staff as connection leads to better teamwork and collaboration, meaning the RA staff would work together more cohesively and thus make the experience of the residents more enjoyable. Building connections with and between your residents can have a very positive effect, as not only will they have a support system in place, they will also have a safe place to find friends, learn about differences among people, and find their place within the Geneseo community. Connection, in my opinion, can significantly improve one's experience in the residence hall and the Geneseo community at
Cultural competence, is the ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures, helps to ensure the needs of all community members are addressed(Lee,Buse,&Fustukian,2002). Cultural diversity Diversity is a benefit to the world, because it allows us to experience different cultures and build relationships. People differ in many ways and but despite
Social work is professional as well as academic area which is associated with social welfare and social wellbeing of the communities and overall society. Social work functions through by the variety of the means and set of activities such as; campaigns, social change, rallies, development, empowerment, cohesion just to name a few. On the other hand, the ideological area of social work is aided by different social, philosophical theories ideas such as; collective responsibility, respect for diversities, human rights, social justice and so. The social workers tend to help people in addressing multiple issues, challenges difficulties through the applications and implementation of systematic approaches and methods in order to create and maintain social wellbeing. The new age of techonology has brought new changes not only in the structure of social work but has also changed its ideological composition (Rubin, 2016).
Social workers working with families from Indigenous and culturally and linguistically diverse should have the ability to work effectively work with individuals of different cultural ethnic background. As stated in (AASW Code of ethics 2010) 5.1.2 argues human service workers must work effectively with clients of different cultural ethnicity to be familiar with the client’s cultural background and to acknowledge the consequence of the culture within their practices. In relation to this topic social workers on the other hand must apply 5.1.1 Respect for human dignity and worth social workers urge to value the unique cultural knowledge and skills, different knowledge system, history, lived experience and community relationships of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and take these into account in the making of decisions. Child protection workers are tasked with prioritizing and facilitating safe, secure and preferably, long-term care arrangements for children and adolescents living within the child protection
The main aim of partnership working is to improve the experience and outcomes of people who use services and this is achieved by minimising organisational barriers between different services. Working in partnerships with others enables me to perform tasks that would be impossible alone. There are many people I can benefit from working in partnership with such as colleagues, as well as service users and their family members, doctors, nurses, occupational therapists, social workers and various other healthcare professionals. These people may be able to help give me useful information and help support me in my job by supporting me with any problems I might have. It is important to form working partnerships in order to promote effective communication
Social Inclusion of Person with Learning Disabilities The term Social Inclusion defines positive initiatives taken to achieve equal accessibility to good and services, to enable everyone to take part in community and society as well as to encourage everyone on contributing in social and cultural life. Besides, social inclusion also brings awareness of discrimination against vulnerable groups, by ensuring this vulnerable group have equal participation on decision making in regard of their respective live. This ensures that they are able to improve their standard of live along with overall well-being (Roscommon County Council, n. d.). The Charity Commission of England describes Social Inclusion as an opposite effect of ‘social exclusion’. Social
Cultural competence is one of the social issues I care most about because I believe it can allow one to have a better overall understanding of the population that is worked with in this field. Some may fail to recognize that being culturally competent emphasizes more than just race and ethnicity, but also entails members of the LGBTQ community, the elderly population, and even individuals with disabilities. I believe a professional who has an understanding of the diverse populations can then successfully determine the best treatment and support system required to meet the client’s necessities. I think the best way the social work field could approach this social issue would be by exposing and providing future professionals with information
The community has symbols that creates meaning, also contributing to their identification, because of those symbols a social worker get to be able to work with clients. STRENGTH The relationship between meaning of symbols and a person’s behavior, this theory provides a bond between how an individual behaves is related to the meaning of objects and events. Provides the ability to understand small scale human interaction, it enables the understanding of family interaction. Recognizes that beliefs and opinions of reality are changeable, the belief people have on something can actually change and become part of reality. Considers the social environment in which learning takes place.
The main reasons for using group work in social work are meeting people’s need to belong and using mutual aid for empowerment while developing personal growth, enhancing social functioning, social goals and promoting social justice. The group worker main objective is to engage the group in activities that facilitate the overall growth and development of the group and of each member. There are two main types of groups namely treatment groups and task groups (Sowk unit 7 pg. 257). Group work is assists social workers through the use of intervention methods to provide assistance to help individual members to cope with and resolve existing problems in their psychosocial functioning, prevent anticipated problems, or maintain an acceptable level of functioning in situations.
Effective communication is benefit for everyone. Principles of effective communication to develop positive relationships: - Engage with the person you are talking to. - Showing respect to the person. - When speaking to a person be at the similar level to he or she to have equal power and give and receive information equally. - Communication style needs to be adapted accordingly.