I was also able to interact with parents and provide resources for education, housing, food, and nutrition. These experiences taught me how to tune my ideas into actionable goals fine and how to juggle multiple responsibilities. I was also able to cater my message to various populations and communities in a relatable way. Many of my team members and colleagues were pursuing master’s degrees in social work. My two AmeriCorps years are where I learned how the degree would complement my experience to better my performance as I climb up the career
I feel that the Master’s in Social Work program would give me the theoretical foundation as well as the intensive training that is necessary to become a successful social worker. I have always known that I wanted to become a Social Worker, advocating for those who needs a voice. I knew that I needed to change my life to achieve the goal that I set myself. I am interested in pursuing my education in obtaining my Master’s in Social Work because I have a strong passion for helping people and I can give back to my community. I have a passion to help others and committed to helping people function the best they can
As a professional Social Worker, I am morally and ethically obligated to serve my community through advocacy, awareness of relevant resources, and a passion for helping others within its best possibility. I aspire to share this love for social work through properly training subordinates and combating cynicism in the field with passion, support, and the value of the human spirit. I am fully (devoted) to obtaining my graduate degree, earning an independent license, and anticipate staying in the social work realm for the rest of my life. In order to advance as a respected clinician(,) I require the backing of an award-winning institution such as Louisiana State University. My new education will allow me to align with the LSU’s mission statement to “solve economic, environmental, and social challenges” within the social work
A professional social work degree will instruct me to serve the needs of clients by allowing me to understand the needs of clients and preferences. 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
I choose to focus my project upon because I volunteer for the organization annually and have observed leadership styles of program leaders. The Salvation Army K&WM aim to encourage individuals and communities as a whole to be self-sufficient and maintain basic standards of living by offering the following programs: Emergency Assistance, Community Center, Homeless Services, Drug and Alcohol Treatment, Children 's Shelter. This project will assess each programs areas of strength and weaknesses. Areas of Strength: The Salvation Army constantly offer new, innovative products or service to areas of poverty. The Salvation Army has a wide array of professional networks through which resources can be shared and communication can be exchanged regarding the organizations services.
My Purpose My family system has a tremendous influence on my decision of becoming a social worker. My family has carried great pride in their ability to help others in need. My parents always taught me that the greatest gift you have is the capacity to help others. They have set phenomenal standards for my brother and I to follow. I am a strong believer that everyone has a calling and purpose in life.
What does social work mean to you? Why do you want to be a social worker? When you think about yourself as a professional social worker, what do you see as your strengths and areas for development? My interest in social work started upon the realization I was the person my family and friends would seek out for support. I enjoyed listening to others and helping them through difficult times.
Becoming an occupational therapist is my passion and my long-term career goal. Since a young age I have been incredibly inspired and motivated to befriend and help disabled individuals. Having grown up with a disabled mother who benefited from the services of occupational therapy I had the opportunity to see first hand how the experience gave can give individuals like her fulfilling and productive lives. With both parents working as healthcare professionals, including my mother who is now an occupational therapist herself, I see every day how rewarding the field is. Through my life I have had unique personal, professional and educational experiences that have shaped me into a strong candidate for an advanced education in occupational therapy.
My Eagle Scout Service Project was constructing two “Buddy Benches” and gardens for the two elementary schools I attended. The concept of the “Buddy Bench” is to create a safe location for children that are being bullied or excluded; where they can make new friendships. The initial planning of the project resulted in researching and pricing possible materials, communication with the principals and scouts, and the realization that this project will change the school community. My community service project took dedication, managerial skills, and patience. My project has served my community and provided me with the practice of life skills.
(Service learning, 2016). It mainly consists of various stages as: Investigation, planning and preparation, action and reflection. I have been associated with various service learning activity like breast cancer awareness in various communities. For the first time in my public health career, I have came across these terms related to social conditions of people like social determinants of health and health disparities and had a real time experience by working with communities. The community, which I have worked with, gave me a better understanding
Head Start helps many disadvantaged families each year. Through my interview with my friend, I learned that Head Start is very involved in the community and they want all staff to be involved in the community. The staff at Head Start are very dedicated to enriching the lives of children and their families. Their main goal is to educate the children and make their lives better by building a good foundation at an early age. I learned a lot of new information about Head Start and I am glad there are people that want to help these children and their families
As a member of FPC’s future problem solvers and community problem solvers club I have embraced and enhanced my problem solving and critical thinking skills to allow myself to lead my peers. My pivotal leadership role as a Varsity captain for FPC’s Girls Lacrosse speaks volumes as to how my coaches and teammates view me. As a mentor to other players on my team I aid them on and off the field; offering a friendship they can confide in, and tips/tricks they can use to improve their skills. I work with my peers in various clubs to help better them in any way I can. I greatly understand the importance of bettering our school.
Dear Generation X Member: (I just changed this from “Service Learning Partner” because I thought that was who we were. If anyone has an idea how to word it better go ahead-Anna) We are very excited to inform you about an opportunity to be involved with United Way of Abilene. With your help, we are able to better the lives of hundreds of families in Abilene. As a non-profit organization, our main goal is to help families specifically in Abilene by providing better resources that may not be available without aid. Our mission is to improve education, health, and income for families who need it.
With all of my reasons why I want to further my education the most important reason is so I can give back to my family and community one day. Upward Bound has taught me so many valuable lessons and how to manage my time wisely. The people that helped me at school and club have made me want to further my education and come back with a college degree. Mr.Hardeman showing me what hard work can do for you and pursue your goals. This is why I want to further my schooling and make all of these people proud and show them that accomplish everything they believe I can
I have had many different outstanding educational experiences in my past, like AP and Honors classes, clubs and volunteering in my community. My educational experiences have taught me to challenge myself and become a part of different organizations related to serving the community, which will prepare me to be a successful member for the East Carolina University