My Experience At The Country Where I Come From A Roller Coaster That Is Full Of Ups And Downs

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Reflecting back to the country where I come from, the day I came to Canada, and where I am today; I realized that life is like a roller coaster that is full of ups and downs. As an immigrant in Canada, I experienced many challenges, and so many unanticipated events. One of my challenges is language barrier; I struggled trying to convey my thoughts in words in order for people to clearly understand me, since then, I realize how important it is to have a solid interpersonal skill. Therefore, I worked very hard towards it to overcome my challenges; consequently, I want to give back to New Skilled Immigrants who are trying to integrate into Canadian system by conducting an eight-week group session, and to build on my skill as a developing Social Service Worker. According to research and my personal experience living in Canada, skilled Immigrants encounter many challenges adjusting to the new environment, securing a job pertaining to their field, and economic challenges. Based on the Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, he notes it is important for people to meet their basic needs and social care, (e.g., food, shelter, and protection from harm) and opportunities to meet their psychosocial needs (e.g., belongings, acceptance, and self-actualization). The population of my focus is Skilled Immigrants, as we all know that Canada is a land of immigrants. However, “the points system – the actual economic and social outcomes of many skilled immigrants to Canada have been disappointing. Many…

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