I had to re-evaluate myself, as well as my career, and that is when I came across social work. As a social worker, I was going to be able to work with kids in every different type of environment, as well as impact the kids which is what I always wanted to do. As a career goal in social work for the five years following graduation would be to work in an agency where I will be most needed and most productive. As a social worker, I not only want to help children I also want to make a difference in their lives, homes, and the system in general. I want to improve the CPS systems especially, because of work overload a lot of children are suffering.
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.
He uses his emotional appeals well, and could be considered unbiased, based on his discussing both sides of the spectrum with respect to teaching. Rose wants schools to have a better program for children in need, as they are the future, they’ll be the ones in charge when they grow up, and they need to be taught well. At the end of the story, the readers are filled with hope that with this call of action, society as a whole will help these children, instead of pushing them down that economic hole that is hard to get out
I can also compare my strengths and weaknesses to make a personal development plan to provide myself with motivation but this can also allow me to deliver a high quality service to the children and their parents during transitions, such as; delivering empathy, coping mechanisms and education. Consistency is key and I will be consistent with my behaviours and delivery to help the children progress and reach their full potential therefore I will continue carrying out observations to keep parents informed of their child’s progress when beginning school and throughout the year. I believe I have learned from my chosen theme on transitions. Beginning my essay I was nervous writing about transitions and this scared me from investigating different transitions that occur for children and how to support them. When I began to think of my own practice and investigate websites it give me a foundation to complete the essay but to also apply changes to my own
This made me have a greater appreciation for all that my psychology classes were trying to teach me. Special services are required for jobs like these. You can’t just hire anybody. It requires training and management skills. I could see how the understanding of human behavior played a significant role in having a sustainable business for the owner, and in providing the best services for the client.
Also, always learn from the other because you can have more knowledge can be received. Always respect to other professionals, and try to maintain a good atmosphere when having joint work. Last but not least, it is important to interact and collaborate between multi-disciplinary and try to keep children and the families on the spot and aware their needs and work together as a team to provide the best support for them in the early childhood education settings. And remember the main benefit and purpose of working in a multi-disciplinary working, must be better outcomes for children and the families. Multi-disciplinary together break down their worries and achieve their requirement as much as a professional
Improving all the teachers and administrators, making sure that not only do they teach students, but also help influence their mind set. It would be a priority to add on to teaching methods with lots of positive and motivational speeches towards the students; focusing on what the kids want to be or do in life. There are some school and few teachers out there that focuses on this policy, but not all schools make it their priority. We could then continue as parents. Parents play a big part as well in children 's lives.
Having the opportunity to observe other social workers conduct individual, and family meetings is a tremendous help to me as a new social worker coming into the field because it gives me the opportunity to observe different avenues of approaching different situations with clients. Moreover, it is a learning experience so it helps me to develop my style and a compass for the direction in which I would like to take my career in the profession. The first social work observation took place on June 2, 2016. The interview was conducted by forensic interviewer E.T with the parents following a forensic interview. The child is not present during the discussion.The child herself did not make the sexual abuse allegation but was questioned as
With Ms. Whittemore, it was an easy process as she was very willing to disclose some of her personal information and insights. For a social worker it is important to stay passionate about your work and always look to learn new things. It is important to know that you are not in it alone. She emphasized that you should keep your personal life and professional life separate, and not let one affect the other. It is also important to help people outside of social work to understand that it is safe to ask for help and that everything is confidential.
Portfolio Part B: Reflection on the overall learning within the module Prior to starting this course the MA Social Work course and the PPSWP module I felt very confident in the aspects of communicating effectively and working with a diverse range of people, and after the reading the professional capabilities framework I believe that I hold the same personal values which is expected of a social worker. The PCF6 talks about the importance of critical reflection and reflective practice explaining that it helps improve accountability, professional development and helps to you understand your own tacit knowledge and gain new knowledge, which improves outcomes and experiences for social workers. (Capabilities within the PCF, 2016) For this reflection
I just want a career where I can help people! I 'd love to be a counselor for troubled youth, but my #1 is to be a crime scene investigator. I 'm on setting goals trying to achieve it. After I graduate college. I plan on going to graduate school and getting my Masters in Criminal Justice and Early Child Education!
Would you volunteer for this organization again? Why or why not? Of course, I will. Moreover, I have plans to persuade my sister, some of my friends and people who take an interest in volunteerism and social development. The Hub Childline Foundations gave me lots of good experience and good memories even though there are many facing problems come to me sometimes, but that makes me learn to resolve riddle and grow up because in daily life of mine didn’t happen that much.
Whether the services are in or out of the prison it’s important that these children know about them and how to access them. Community based services are a main resource the author talks about. It is shown that many children who have a mother incarcerated were not living with that parent prior to their incarceration. These community services allow these children to have access to a center where they can talk and receive information on how to cope with their feelings and anger. The author also mentions how there is resources for toddlers, school aged, and adolescents.
The interviewee has experienced a few ethical dilemmas at the agency such as struggling with what things should she keep confidential between her and a student and what things should she disclose to administrators at the school because of the severity of the information disclosed by the student. The NASW Code of Ethics has helped tremendously in addressing ethical concerns because it governs her as a social worker and is something she goes back to because it keeps her accountable. A positive perception towards a career is vital in the success achieved in that career choice. The interviewee believes that having a career in social work has met her expectations. The interviewee stated in the interview that there is a gap between hands on experience in social work education and social work experience because of the amount of time spent in the classroom that outweighs time spent outside the classroom experiencing social work.
Life has its twists and turns, but my overall life goal is simple, help others. I want to make an impact on others life, even if it is a small change. For instance, being able to hold a pencil is the difference between a student being able to graduate from Kindergarten and not be able to continue on to first grade. Being a Pediatric occupational therapist will help me make an impact on children at a very young age. Even small changes can have a large impacts, which is why I want to be that change for others.