By enhancing my learning, I will be able to assess and assist the student to gain eclectic knowledge base and the skills required to undertake an assessment with a holistic approach. 2. By undertaking this course, I will be able to apply the skills that are required to supervise, facilitate and to support the student at the placement. I will also be able to progress with my career development and it enhances my interest in continuing my professional
Counselors may allow their own personal experiences and histories to cloud the direction of their treatment due to personal conflicts in their lives. Counselors often ignore the feelings that their clients create in them. In order for me to deal with this type of situation ethically and effectively I would first have to accept the countertransference that is at hand, and seek personal therapy. Therapy will enable me to share my countertransference concerns, and become aware when they are taking place. It is important that I acknowledge these feelings and deal with them right away before it can effect therapy with the client, by seeking personal therapy or consolidation with a colleague or professional.
This is as to how the social worker and the population interact. It involves the people making sense in their interaction. This theory enables the social worker to study the behaviour of the people he or she is involved with. This is demostrated on her role as a consellor and educator.
This process was very helpful for me to use because it kept my thoughts organized and allowed me to stay on topic throughout my essay. I feel like I was able to really get my point across with how I approached my essays throughout this class in using this type of process, but also in making smart writing
As a counselor in training, I feel that I am aware of my personal perspective on both subjects; however, I am mindful that as I continue to learn, train, and develop there may be additional perspectives I come in line with. There is no doubt that as a counselor, I will focus on clients as a whole and develop a relationship with them by being empathetic, caring, honest, and respectful. I have a understanding that an individual’s thought process play major roles in the development of human nature, behaviors, and perceptions of certain situaton. As a counselor I wish to assist client into thinking more positively no matter what comes their way, and use technqiues that will help clients develop intrinsic motivation to want to change and
I am interested in pursuing my education in obtaining my Master’s in Social Work because I have a strong passion for helping people and I can give back to my community. I have a passion to help others and committed to helping people function the best they can in their surroundings, meaning that I can provide direct services to people in their homes or place of work, helping people through social service organizations, and working towards change to improve social conditions. Like any helping profession, i.e. Doctors, Teachers, etc. Social Work seeks to help people overcome some of life’s most difficult challenges. I want to improve the well-being of people and society.
Teaching the member on how to reframe for circumstances that do not work will help the member work towards making changes as part of becoming more resilient. Practicing resiliency with the member is revisiting experiences and actions to identify and discuss in a constructive manner how the member has utilized coping strategies and change of
Participating in the leadership self-assessments shown I am transformational and servant leader. In this assessment has given me an opportunity to identify my strengths and weaknesses. The assessments have been an eye-opening experience which have led me to develop a deeper understanding of my actions, motives, and values; and how contribute to successful outcomes or negative consequences. Learning about myself through these self-assessments has been an investment in the future of both my personal and professional life.
It’s vital for social workers to possess qualities that will help them acclimate in their potential career field. It takes guts to be a social worker. There are several pre-requisite requirements students need to consider before entering this field. Characteristics There are numerous characteristics social worker need to possess to thrive in human service.
I used information I learned from the DSM-V and applied it to the interview with KS. Being proficient in motivational interviewing allowed me to engage intrinsic motivation within KS. Motivational Interviewing is a counseling style that is goal oriented and client-centered which elicits behavior change by helping clients explore and resolve ambivalence. Using this technique allowed me to become a helper to KS’s change process.
The aim of the training is with an enhanced understanding parents can develop their parenting choices where needed. Through this, I was able to obtain a better understanding of attachment theory and the important part that interpersonal skills play when it comes to children forming an attachment with a
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
Engaging with Others Interacting with others is an integral part of social work. We must be able to engage with a variety of entities including individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. We all interact with others in our daily lives, however, engaging entities in a way the represents social work to its fullest is more difficult. In order to engage others as a social worker we must be able to utilize theoretical frameworks, as well as interpersonal skills.
A shared appreciation is produced by being around others who communicate a similar vitality of society and its individuals. The debate or discussion is seen in the mentoring and networking opportunities that are afforded by professionals who supervise and guide the new helpers in finding better ways to work with their clients. Subsequently, advocacy is encouraged through awards given by the professional organizations to its hard working members who affect society in a positive way. Advocacy remains the foundation of counseling, and therapists advocate for clients, causes, and the profession.
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