This is my last blog for the class and for My Social Worker Profile. I did a page on SOWK 201. This integrated all my learning and my final thoughts about the class. I will share this on Wednesday with my group. I will use my website to guide my presentation. The class has beenContinue reading “My learning”
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”
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”
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”
Expression of feelings is part of mental health. Sometimes words are hard to find when we are asked questions, but when we use our creativity, emotions can arise.