Rose and the social worker need to address biological factors in her situation in order to have success in her case. The most important goal is to manage her health, more specifically her asthma. Rose’s father and social worker must work with Rose in order to make sure her asthma gets better than what it currently is. The objective would be to link the father and daughter, if needed, to physicians, transportation, insurance resources, and develop medication compliance, and help manage healthy eating habits. This will minimize the possible occurrence of fatality and emergency room occurrence due to medical complications. Despite her risk factor of medical complications, she has a great protective which is her intellectual ability, she is a smart, resilient, bright, creative, and does well overall. Combining those imperative skills and characteristics she will do great with assistance of creating a medical plan to make sure she stays healthy.
What does it "starting where the client is" meant to you as a social worker?
First of all, I had the opportunity to interview Kim Bartells who’s a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) in Michealsen Health Center and learn more about her role as a social work. Before I started interviewing Kim, I asked her if it was alright with her if I recorded the conversation and she said it was fine with it. I started the interview with asking what type of population Michealsen Health Center serves and she told me it was mostly elderly people. Kim works in a “Microlevel intervention involves working with individuals--- separately, in families, or in small groups---to facilitate change in individual behavior or in relationship” (DuBois and Miley 69). This types of individuals she is working with are elderly residents “who utilize long-term care experience a combination of physical or cognitive limitation that require some level of assistance in activities of daily living” (DuBois and Miley 314-315) and their families as well.
Prior to starting this course the MA Social Work course and the PPSWP module I felt very confident in the aspects of communicating effectively and working with a diverse range of people, and after the reading the professional capabilities framework I believe that I hold the same personal values which is expected of a social worker. The PCF6 talks about the importance of critical reflection and reflective practice explaining that it helps improve accountability, professional development and helps to you understand your own tacit knowledge and gain new knowledge, which improves outcomes and experiences for social workers. (Capabilities within the PCF, 2016)
The mission of the social work profession is deeply-rooted in a set of core values. The core values are encompassed by social workers throughout our profession 's history, are the foundation of a social worker 's distinct purpose and perception. These value are service, social justice, dignity and worth of the person, the importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence. This group of core values reflects what is unique to the social work profession.
Social workers work hard to protect children from deplorable situations. They require certain skills to help them do their job. “Essential skills include communication, compassion, organization, problem-solving, and time management” (What). Being a social worker is a career where is it important to have the ability to communicate with adolescents and adults who need services. This job requires interpersonal
I believe that the way you present yourself is how other will see you and what you have to offer. Readiness and time-management is a work in progress but it is also a skill that most, if not all, agencies took for especially because social work is a demanding career path. In taking these extra steps, I’m mentally organizing myself and also creating skills that work for me. In field placement, we are expected to apply our social work skills gained and articulate in how our skills that can be valuable at their agency. When I am nervous, I tend to forget everything including skill sets that I have to offer. But as I am able to take on the task, I can meet the expectations and properly prepare myself to present what I have to offer. My goal for next week is to begin the contact process and scheduling. Furthermore, the agencies would also like to know what knowledge we have obtain in regard to theories and it is important for me to make myself aware of what I have learned on campus and implement the theories to potential
Secondly, as a social worker it is necessary that my practice is guided by my value of providing a service to humanity. Therefore, this will allow me to put my interests aside and place the needs of others above when working in a professional capacity. This value will guide me to use my professional voice to promote the well-being of my clients. Moreover, this will extend to promoting personal development in
In social work, building rapport is essential in the relationship between clients and social workers. Besides building trust, at a deeper level, rapport helps the client make a connection with the social worker (Williams, n.d.). Therefore, I seek to apply this knowledge when I conducted this interview. I felt that I managed to build a good rapport with my interviewee as he felt comfortable in sharing his stories with me. Overall, this ensures that the interview went smoothly.
As I mature into a professional social worker, I will rely on informal feedbacks from my fellow worker; to help me accept constructive criticism during communicated feedbacks towards my performance. In other words, when I achieve a goal or objective that is recognized by my supervisor, peers, or clients, I will use the feedback to motivate myself towards building more challenging, but achievable goals in the near future. I believe this evaluation mechanism will help me gain confidence in my work as well as perming me to generate positive working energy towards the client, agency, organization, and the communities receiving my services. For example, during supervised visitations at my senior year placement at Familywise, clients consistently
Work to uplift the society by helping people, their families and communities by correcting their problems and try to work for their betterment. Social work is a profession and people doing social work are skilled professionals with good command on their subject. This practice requires an understanding of human. Social work professionals are found in every facet of our life. Example, education institution, companies, healthcare organisations to name a few. This profession requires a diverse range of skills and right attitude and behaviour to handle the clients. Active listening, being tolerant and empathetic, critical analysis of the situation and immense strength and determination.
Make a critical reflection on any two areas of knowledge (knowledge base) in International social work practice.
In social care, we work with some of society’s most vulnerable people. For a practitioner to best support an individual they must first be able to care for themselves. There is huge value in being aware of who we are, our strengths and our areas for improvement. This can directly affect the relationships and experiences we have with ourselves, clients, and our peers in social care practice. For this assignment, I will look at the importance of ‘the self’ and personal and professional development in social care.
What is my professional target one inquires? I recognize I aspire to assist individuals through advocacy and social work. I have several areas in my life where I have dealt with past trauma and traumatic life experiences. I've overcome every one of them with the assistance of God and my family. My capabilities with respect to my background are numerous. With respect to paid occupations they are not extremely numerous. My interdisciplinary degree since I altered my mind countless times is mixed matched. My cognates are in business, social sciences and computer sciences with a minor in public administration. I am going to need to proceed with my training to acquire a social work position. I am looking into the Master Social Work degree at
What attributes of the effective practitioners in public welfare did you see in Tim’s dealing with Fannie Mae, Jolene, and the boys?