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.
One of the ethical principles that is important to me is “social workers behave in a trustworthy manner” (Code of Ethics) and the value that goes along with this is integrity. I strongly believe that someone’s integrity says many
I actually agree with the National Association of Social Workers' Standards for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice. Becoming a social work, people have to have self-awareness, cross-cultural knowledge/skills, professional education, and leadership to advance cultural competence. These standards to establish to the achievement of social justice for all. The profession itself is dedicated to the welfare and self-realization of people. Social workers are committed to human rights.
The two values that I picked that reflects on how I was raised are; importance of human relationship and dignity worth of the person. Understanding and Defining the Values I first chose to write about the importance of human relationships because to me that is an important value to me. I define the importance of human relationships as a person who creates a relation with their clients to have a better view of a situation; so the client
It creates a standard to which people want to live up. Living up to these standards earns people honor in the sight of others. These three characters, Reuven, Danny and Mr. Galanter show characteristics that make them worthy of society. Culture forms the world around us, and keeps us in check; sets our standards and allows for good people. Reuven, Danny and Mr. Galanter all live up to culture’s standards; Reuven for his friendship, Danny for his respect and Mr. Galanter for his caring and guiding nature.
I chose the Stone Butch Blues book by Leslie Feinberg because I want to learn about the potential community I will be working for. As a person that aspires to become a school social worker, I feel that learning about the LGBT community is very important. As it is depicted in Stone Butch Blues schools are one of the main institutes that impacts a child’s development and where they often discover who they are. It is in schools and at home that children start being molded into what society deems appropriate and where they first start experiencing oppression and discrimination for choosing to be different from everyone else. In the job that I am currently at, children who often refused to follow or adapt to the school 's rules, have a high propensity
Initially, I have well-created communication aptitudes that have ended up being exceptionally useful over the span of my work in the health and social care environment. Now, it merits specifying the way that communication abilities helped me to set up positive relations with clients and give them health care as well as with advising administration. Additionally, my hypothetical information in health and social care were likewise critical qualities that helped me to perform effectively. My hypothetical information laid the ground for the improvement of viable aptitudes and experience. In addition to this, the improvement of my professional abilities over the span of my work was encouraged by my hypothetical learning in the field of health and social
These are examples of some traits a person can earn respect from normally. I say “Normally” because in all facets of life respect is almost always something to be earned and given on a personal level. My personal view is that showing respect is more a statement about us than those to whom we show it. Others may or may not merit our respect but giving others their dignity protects our integrity and honor. We can set limits, but we do not have to stoop to gross behavior to protect those boundaries.
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
Attachment plays a crucial role in the development of young children, and the social skills of children as they grow into adulthood. Looking at attachment from a low socioeconomic stand point reveled many interesting trends within individual’s attachment styles. It was made very clear to me throughout my research on this topic just how vital attachment is for individual development. The attachment theory came about as Mary Ainsworth and Jong Bowlby were researching young motherless children in a hospital after world war 2. They realized what negative effects this motherless environment enacted and wanted to further understand.
Identifying myself as a professional representative for those who require access to social work services is imperative to my field. The competency of my knowledge with the NASW core values and guiding principles will help me preserve the social work reputation and will give confidence to the public in our abilities to provide services in the many areas of this diverse profession. Investing my time in developing professional expertise through continuing educations, seminars, and conventions will help me build up myself as a specialist. Similarly, reading new information in social work practices and keeping inform of government programs will help me expand my knowledge in order to provide proficient services. As a result, other specialists
Mezzo-level practice is an important aspect for social workers because it focuses on a client’s family system, school, community, neighborhood, and any relevant local organizations or agencies. Social workers working with undocumented students soon learn of the disadvantaged position these students are placed in their local communities. There will be a focus on Latino/a undocumented students in this paper because the undocumented population is mostly made up of Latinos. This paper will discuss the problem at a mezzo-level, research-based interventions, theories, evaluation, and how social work skills, values, and ethical considerations can possibly impact the work with the client system. Problem & Perspectives Mezzo-level practice of social work looks into the interactions between undocumented students and their communities and local organizations.
Positive relationships can be formed when communication is effective. It demonstrates to the person whom we are communicating with that we are interested, understand them and therefore begins to build a foundation of trust. Effective communication enables care objectives to be clear and aids in the planning to meet them to result in a positive outcome. When communicating with an individual we care for we can gain a deeper level of understanding of who they are, their interests, spiritual and emotional needs, beliefs,wishes and preferences.
A successful Family Nurse Practitioner will be able to effectively assess, diagnoses and treat individuals. They also need to possess good communication skills in order to provide education and all around personal holistic care. After, I complete the Family Nurse Practitioner graduate program I will be able to fulfill my primary goal of being able to impact the health of individuals in underserved communities.
Another, core values of the NASW code of Ethics is services. Through services, social workers provide services to others. Social workers provide on their knowledge, values, and skills to help people in need and to address social problems (Code of Ethics). Furthermore, social workers can help people in need to reach their full potential through resources. I believe services is important because this is where people in need are provided services to overcome their