Growing up, for most people, going to college is not an option- its an expectation. In our society, going to college has become a fundamental part of our education, becoming an adult, and for most people just simply part of our lives. However, as people grow up and experience reality, the realization hits that college may not be as simple as once thought. As much as attending college is expected from the majority of young people, dropping out of college is not. Even with the idealization of the college experience, some students are forced to cut their education short due to a plethora of issues.
Because of my new situation of being alone for the first time in my life, I felt lost and looked for support from other people. I saw that moving to a friend’s place would satisfy me needs but it made my situation worse. Being a shy person, it was hard for me to approach and express my disagreements with my roommate, but this experience made me someone different about future situations as those. Nowadays if I need to express myself or need to say anything, I will say it. I still am me, but I am more open to deal with conflicts head on instead of accepting them.
My parents unfortunately did not even get a full elementary education because of this I see on a daily basis how a life without proper education is like. For instance, my father has to be ready for work by four in the morning to provide for our family, of six including me, with enough and apart from that we rely heavily on government assistance. Since I experience this I know that I want to become a leader so I can break this cycle in my family. I believe I deserve this scholarship because I am a responsible, respectful and reliable person, and I will be able to live up to the expectations. I know I would prosper in the
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.
In conclusion, WRTG 101 has helped me a lot becoming a better writer. This course has for sure kept me on my toes and made me to a lot more work this I was ready for. With having issues with writing in my passed I was scared when starting. I felt that this program went at a nice speed and was quite easy for me to comprehend and go from stage to stage. I was able to read and understand everything that the professor had gave us.
In conclusion, carpentry is the one activity that my school offers that I actually enjoy. It works wonders as a stress reliever. It is a perfect hobby for everyone to enjoy who decides to have an interest in it. It can also increase my chances for a successful, life fulfilling career. When I signed up for carpentry, I never thought I would hate to be late for school or absent from school.
This all made me realize that trying out new experiences is nerve wracking, but it does bring changes in our life and maybe it help us to be the person we are right now. Most of the time is worth trying new experiences when you have friends and family supports. For me, my family and friends have always guided me. That’s the reason this move away from my family is not that bad when we often reunite during breaks and technology like FaceTime had help me to stay connected. In Addition, the little changes do help to learn new lessons of life.
As a military wife I am given the opportunity to travel the world. I am honor to make friends and learn different cultures everywhere I go. I find joy in being able to build new relationships outside of my culture. As a social worker I will have the advantage that I’ve learned and work with different cultures. I look at everyone for what we are, humans.
As most of the time I am with myself so I want to come out of my comfort zone, do something different and meet others to know people and want to know that what people do and what they want because in my comfort zone I will never find out that what others think and what method they have in their leadership skills. And I want to know that how people make connections with others, how they make friendship or how they meet new people and make relation with them as I have problem with meeting new people and talking to them first. Most of the time I wait for people to come to me rather I go first and talk to them. These skills are important for leadership as these skills help you to know people and know how to work with people with different personality. The other thing that I want to improve is my communication skills and public skills that will not improve if I don’t have interactions with others and that’s why for the first step I choose to come out of my comfort zone and work in community such as
Setting boundaries is an important core value in the field of social work. In the National Association of Social Work Code of Ethics, “Social workers should provide and represent themselves as competent only within the boundaries of their education, training, license, certification, consultation received, supervised experience, or other relevant professional experience” (Code of Ethics of the NASW). Professional social workers are generally compassionate people, but they need to recognize the value of setting limits. This was the case while working as an adjunct instructor, which included the duty of providing individual tutoring. My relationship with Sara Towns (name changed), a student and cousin-in-law, evoked the clouding of boundaries.