Social Care Values

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Contrasting Values and Theory Applied Twelve pairs of competing values are listed in chapter one with explanations to help begin understanding what social welfare is and how it is connected to social workers. This essay includes personal beliefs with each set of values, chosen pair of values, how paradigm relates to the chosen values and the social values reflected in the paradigm. Undeserving versus Deserving. An individual that is self sufficient may not be eligible for the same benefits as someone that is not. The severely mentally ill population will not have the same services of a general mental health population. Personal failure versus System Failure. There are daycare services in high schools for young parents due to increase…show more content…
It is natural and comfortable to help those we know versus aiding to strangers. Experience, culture and language are factors and barriers that play a significant part in our decision to help others. Religious and faith-based practice versus Separation of church and state. Religion and faith-based practices are part of an individual and community 's culture. The community can choose and accept services from their desired domination. Crisis Response versus Prevention. Community needs Crisis Response and prevention programs. Crisis response centers and mobile crisis teams address the crisis. Agencies and programs offer a variety of services such as individual and group therapy, health promotions to individuals and communities to help maintain stabilization and prevent the crisis from re-occurring. Sympathy versus Empathy. It is easy to be sympathetic towards others, but the skill to be empathetic is difficult to acquire and takes daily practice and mindfulness. Empathy is a skill set that helps understand someone else 's emotions and experiences. Suspicion versus Trust. Identifying funding through food vouchers, clothing vouchers, bus passes is necessary. Funds is accounted for and reported to the government to ensure appropriate allocation and decrease fraudulent…show more content…
The paradigm related to the value of Sympathy and Empathy is Social Empathy. "A social empathy paradigm provides a framework with which to analyze social concerns and develop policies that reflect the lived experiences of people" (Segal, 2016, p. 76). Programs to better serve the community are a result of Social Empathy. Mission and vision statements of programs such as AIDS and LGBTQ foundation is built on empathy, offering support and education to the community, members and their family. It is difficult to identify what types of supportive services such as counseling, housing, groups and funding without having a true understanding of population needs. A way to accomplish this is to have empathy and complete
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