This offers challenges, but it also makes their jobs more interesting and gives them a wider range of experience social and otherwise. If social workers choose not to work with these clients they may lose the opportunities to help people or communities. (SWH) Diversity should be something valued and appreciated. Social workers should help clients regardless of any differences between themselves and their clients. (NYU) Simmons staff say, “Being culturally responsive and approaching clients who are from different racial, socioeconomic, and ethnic communities with respect and openness is a core component of social work practice.” Essentially social workers need to stay unbiased or at the least respectful when it comes to clients
I have recently encountered being homeless due to my landlord not repairing water leaks in my home, which resulted in my kitchen ceiling caving in and the growth of black mold. This is a problem that can be addressed with an MSW by using psychosocial assessments to determine the needs of the client by using evidence based practices such as Wellness Self-Management to help a homeless person with mental illness overcome being in poverty and to focus on goals designed by MSW social
Social workers set goals and objectives on how to achieve the substantial needs of the countless service users they interact with. The persistence of professional practice is important to social work because it eases the process of assisting an individual or a group in attaining self-assurance and consolation. In certain cases, the method of professional practice could be challenging due to the tendency of not being able to influence a service user. This keeps social workers in a pressure of meeting the client’s expectation and may indicate a lack of functionality in the regulated practice. To ease the communication linkage between the service user and the practitioner, a social worker must encourage the user to open up without any discomposure.
I want to be a social worker because I desire to use my passion for helping others in a career field that would be a privilege to represent. How Social Workers Help Others While consumers who work with social workers have their own individual stories and challenges, social workers support them with the same foundation. Rather than
In D.H. Lawrence’s “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter,” Mabel “did not share the same life as her brothers ”(195). Mabel Pervin was not close to her brothers, because there were personal and physical separations. Mabel was a plain, uninteresting woman. She seldom showed emotion on her face. In fact her face usually remained impassive and unchanged.
When considering a patients need to conserve dignity, according to Charlotte potter, one should consider ones attitude, behaviors, compassion, and dialogue. Assumptions made of clients due to age, disability, and current state, should challenged, ones capabilities should never be considered limited due to first impressions. As a social worker one should be encourage independence from their client, educating them on how to better themselves, so a client can respect themselves and feel comfortable
In order to comprehend diverse cultures, social workers must “[seek] uniqueness, worth, and dignity of each system” (Dziegielewski, 2016, pg. 145). By intentionally finding the “uniqueness”, social workers will cherish it and adapt to truly connect with others. If they are not desiring the divergence, they will merely overlook the diversity and access their client’s situation through their eyes not the client’s. Diversity and systems perspective go hand in hand of a social worker; thus, a social worker cannot simply master the systems perspective without diversity.
Indeed, even self-intrigued independence itself is a type of socially composed reliance in which individuals arrange their cooperation with reference to models of "self-expression" and "self-regard"— which are socially proficient, socially showed, and situated to social qualities. Calculative, focused models of "progress" and "accomplishment" are not any more regular and not any more central than social models of charitable minding; all are socially characterized and accepted. socially defined and validated. Moreover, social relations and how people interact with one another in their little communities show great connection to the culture and art of haggling. Did you ever see that certain people simply appear the need to arrange each transaction done, whether it’s something huge or little?
Cultural Competence is being able to engage in respectful and effective practice with diverse individuals, families, and communities, preserving their dignity and affirming their worth. A social worker should be aware of their clients’ cultural and environmental contexts, in order to know a client’s strengths, but cultural competence is never fully realized, achieved, or completed, but rather cultural competence is a lifelong process for social workers who will always encounter diverse clients and new situations in their practice. Social workers should have a knowledge base of their clients’ cultures and be able to demonstrate competence in the provision of services that are sensitive to clients’ cultures. Social workers should obtain education
Forgetting that we are more than what we are labeled. Blocking us from growing as a person. Every day, our experiences shape our thoughts, ethical values, characteristics, and how we view ourselves in society. It is without a question that my life experiences and relationships have influenced me to the path of the social work profession. Self-awareness is a skill every social worker should have.