My Commitment And Motivation For Project Msw Program At Memorial University

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I would like to use this opportunity to give thanks to the School of Social Work and the entire committee for reconsidering my application.
My commitment and motivation to study MSW program at Memorial University are due to the school’s creative approaches to critical thinking for leadership in diverse social work practice. I am excited about the school’s inclusion of all ethnicity and socioeconomic backgrounds of students. As a woman of colour with a learning disability, I am pleased and honoured to be affiliated with such an esteemed school.
My career goal is to work with the Children’s Aid Society; to provide help to children, adolescents and their families in need of support. My desire for this profession began from my troubled …show more content…

Shortly after I was introduced to a social worker, he spoke in a non-judgemental manner and he reassured to investigate into the issue. Surprisingly, the social worker came to our home and spoke with my parents. He decided to remove me from the home and be placed in Catholic Children’s Aid group home for young girls.
Subsequently, my school and personal life were therefore highly traumatic. I suffered emotionally, which affected my self-esteem and self-worth. Trusting people became extremely challenging, consequently; causing one to be defiant and rejecting any positive aspect of life. I was in such a dark place that I couldn 't see past the negative. I could not have survived them without the aid of the counsellors and social workers that assisted and referred me to resources. Nonetheless, I constantly battled financial difficulties in order to graduate high school and embark on an undergraduate career. I was essentially paying my way through university on minimum wage, a monumental task. My first two years of school proved quite difficult because of this. But I persevered, overcame the obstacles and refused to be a statistic.
In my current professional position with Ghanaian Canadian Multicultural Centre. I provide case management services to youths in a broad variety of circumstances, encouraging them to cultivate age appropriate functioning in their social environments. Aside from working full time and raising three

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