Values as a Social Worker

This week we learned about the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice in the Social Work profession. The two values that spoke to me were “Respect for Inherent Dignity and Worth of Persons” and “Social Justice”. These values contribute to my Social Worker Profile. My family and my community taught me that each individualContinue reading “Values as a Social Worker”

Lectures and Readings Module #3

The last couple weeks, I learned about the importance of relationship building, assessment, intervention and ending a worker-client relationship. Building a rapport with my clients in my creative writing group would be crucial to success. Youth want to feel heard and they need their emotions to be validated. Listening and reading emotions are just someContinue reading “Lectures and Readings Module #3”

Studying in SOWK201

Last week I created an integrated post on individual, group and community work. Working in a group setting applies to my Social Worker profile. I would aim to empower the group through creative writing, discussion topics, and learning about diverse communities. The readings allowed me to educate myself around process groups and the importance ofContinue reading “Studying in SOWK201”