I truly enjoyed being someone he depended on and confided in, in his last years. I strongly believe that my passion to become a social worker stems from the bravery and comforting nature of being there for my grandfather. My grandmother is a Social Worker now and I always admired and appreciated the genuine work and service she has done, for example, visiting her sickle cell patients on holidays, being able to mentor undergraduates, and the various volunteer opportunities she has done. I feel that I can be an advocate for those who are neglected or abused. 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.
My current career goal is to obtain my bachelor degree in social work and continue to pursue my master’s degree. I see myself working within the communities; helping those in poverty, suffering from illness, and feeling oppressed. My long term goal is to have a private practice or an organization. An organization that will encourage our future generation to help others
Personal/ Professional Goals: For two years, I have been interested in furthering my career in social worker. I chose Walden University because I have a full time job. I am also a full time mother. My plans after I get my degree are to pursue my career in families and children service as a supervisor. I currently enjoy what I do for a living; however, I want to advance my career.
This quote directly represents how I feel educating is important to one's self-improvement and the improvement of the work around them. It is crucial for a person to always keep learning, its what develops the brain, helps to form our character and it is a privilege that not all people are able to get. it is when we stop learning and educating ourselves out body becomes a useless vessel. But education can't help build a better future without action, one of my personal goals is to help people, inspire them and make their lives better. I was lucky enough to have a chance of getting an education, having food on my plate and a roof over my head in order for me to become who I am today.
Abramowitz argues about social workers having the lack of activism. To be a social worker, you have to meet an individual needs and engage in the social change, In many cases, social workers have to choose between helping their client or challenging the status quo. In this article, Abramowitz gives a brief explanation in the history about how social workers responded towards The Great Depression. The Great Depression occurs in 1930, which created a huge collapse in the economy and unemployment. Many social workers went from working in private agencies, to working with public agencies to help the people suffering from poverty.
Considering that, the situation is difficult, as the object of social help is personality that is understood as a unique and solid system which is dynamic in itself. So the social worker in the process of social help encounters himself with the challenge to help a person to primarily restore his worthiness which would let him to solve his problems and not, conversely, resign and live with them. Yet the social work actually still impresses with its aspirations more than with concrete and tangible achievements or prestige (Kavaliauskienė, 2005). The objective of a social worker is noble, but often he confronts himself with unsolvable tasks. This situation raises because of the twofold orientation of social work: on one hand, it is directed towards a person, but on the other hand, to the society; that is, the direction goes towards a whole and towards its part – the community and the individual – by trying to reach their interaction and consistency.
The reason why this goal is very important to me is that it is a career that consists of two things that I love. In this career not only can I work in business, but I can also help people from other countries of which is very important to me. Since I was a very young girl I have always been interested in business, but helping people when they are needed has always been a huge part of me too. So, when I was asked to do research on a career that appealed to me, it did take me a while to find one. Thankfully, my career counselor helped me out and found me the best career for me that has two of my passions which is business and helping people out.
After becoming a college graduate, my life has become stable and successful. With the support of my family, my life is in a great state where I can commit to this new challenge of receiving a master 's. My family of two sons, a daughter and their father are still my motivation to accomplish my personal and professional goals. I know that any future challenges in my life will be met with the same tenacity as I had done with previous challenges. Now that my children are older, and my significant other is well into his own career path, I feel this is the perfect time to refocus on my next educational endeavor.
In the next 12 months I will do more research into this program as well as similar programs and possibly apply for some. 4. I need to work on developing a sense of self-awareness, particularly a stronger understanding of my strengths and weaknesses. My placement brought to my attention the fact that with my degree ending I will need to look for a full time job and do interviews. Knowing this is essential to distinguish myself.
During the time I spent in the business, I felt my secondary education and work experience needed to be polished further by gaining new dimension of education. In order to carry out my future plans I realised there has to be a lot of effort put in as much as what is coming out of it too. Therefore, I desired to start my higher education elsewhere where the surrounding atmosphere will be unique and versatile for me to carry out a new experience and challenge. To become a successful entrepreneur I should need variety of skills, though I was open-minded with my intended career. Hence the reason I am very motivated in achieving these goals, and I am convinced I will be able to accomplish it.