The main reasons for using group work in social work are meeting people’s need to belong and using mutual aid for empowerment while developing personal growth, enhancing social functioning, social goals and promoting social justice. The group worker main objective is to engage the group in activities that facilitate the overall growth and development of the group and of each member. There are two main types of groups namely treatment groups and task groups (Sowk unit 7 pg. 257). Group work is assists social workers through the use of intervention methods to provide assistance to help individual members to cope with and resolve existing problems in their psychosocial functioning, prevent anticipated problems, or maintain an acceptable level of functioning in situations.
There are certain protective factors for resilience, which includes role models in life, experiences like challenges that create resilience, a positive attitude in taking it up, interaction with others positively to live the challenges, ability to engage with others and ability to form committed relationships (Mowbray, 2011). Presence of a clean adult who is out of habits, affection and love, positive caring, parental self efficacy, hobby, community involvement, religion and reasonable community protection are protective factors for development and maintenance of resilience (ENCARE, 2007). There are positive outcomes that happen with the development of resilience, by overcoming of risk factors and enhancement of protective factors. The outcomes help in the transition from a stage of adversity to a stage of accomplishment. These positive outcomes are also the ones that measure the efficiency of the individual and community protective factors in creating resilience.
This guideline also talks about how empathy is an important part of developing relationships with team members. Common themes were found when focusing on the development of empathetic teams including; engaging in conscious interaction; using dialogic communication; understanding each other roles; appreciating personality difference; taking perspective; and nurturing the collective spirt. These themes contribute to the overall outcome of interprofessional
When social conditions provide support and opportunity to fulfil these basic needs, personal growth, vitality and well-being are enhanced (Chirkou, Ryan, Kim, & Kaplan, 2003; La Guardia, Ryan, Couchman, & Deci, 2000 as cited in Ryan & Deci, 2004). Relatedness was an addition to the original theory to account for people’s inherent ability to make meaning and connect with others through the internalization of cultural practices and values (Ryan & Deci, 2004). Terror Management Theory (TMT) in which self-esteem is seen as a culturally based construction derived from integrating specific contingencies valued by society into ones’ own ‘worldview’. TMT paints a somewhat morbid picture—high self-esteem promotes positive affect and personal growth, psychological well-being and coping as a buffer against anxiety in the knowledge of our eventual certain death, and reduces defensive anxiety related behavior. Some researchers propose an integration of Attachment Theory and Terror Management Theory (Mikulincer, Florian, & Hirschberger, 2003 as cited in Pyszczynski
An orgainisation is based on the management’s philosophy, values, vision and goals. Theses objectives drive the orgainisation, the culture of the orgainisation has an impact on the type of leadership, communication and departmental dynamics. Staff should be aware of this and use it to base their work ethics and motivation on. The outcome should then be job satisfaction nad growth for the individual team members as well as the team as a whole. A leader needs to adapt to situations and use techniques that are inclusive in order to avoid conflict and aids decision-making.
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.
Social work is professional as well as academic area which is associated with social welfare and social wellbeing of the communities and overall society. Social work functions through by the variety of the means and set of activities such as; campaigns, social change, rallies, development, empowerment, cohesion just to name a few. On the other hand, the ideological area of social work is aided by different social, philosophical theories ideas such as; collective responsibility, respect for diversities, human rights, social justice and so. The social workers tend to help people in addressing multiple issues, challenges difficulties through the applications and implementation of systematic approaches and methods in order to create and maintain social wellbeing. The new age of techonology has brought new changes not only in the structure of social work but has also changed its ideological composition (Rubin, 2016).
Finally, I will look into how I undertake participation in networks to enhance personal knowledge, skills and work relationships, identify and develop new skills to achieve and maintain a competitive edge. As far as what makes a good role model is concerned a positive
Social work is way to solving social problem ,encourage the social change and promote the social justice and protect the human rights . Social work is profetion of that peorsons develop his own personality through helping the people , deal with human relationship and working for human wellbeing Social work is skill of how to help people indiuvisial , fammily and group ( who having special disavantage , like person with low income ,person with disabilitise , elders , person with mental illness , etc. ) Without offending their dignity , without compremize their dignity .Social work aims at promoting ̳sustainable‘ development through conserving and developing environment so that enough possessions may be left for future generations also to enable them to lead proper life. through the social work people get sence of satiffication for doing something for other in social work hepl the people and fullfill thems need it is important but most impotrnat to make those people empower .its means Make those people capable for solving thire own problems and increse their capicity for facing problem . Social work is a processes of change the life of those individual , familly , group and communitise who live with problems and do work for their peoples wellbeing