Personal Epistemology Essay

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Personal Epistemology Paper Yolonda Carney September 10, 2012 SOCW-5304 Social Work Generalist Macro Practice The University Texas Arlington Prof. Jose Carbajal , LCSW Personal Epistemology What is Social work? In my opinion Social work is someone who seek to improve the quality of an individual or family life and well being. What do Social…show more content…
My background with people who are good, are the ones who think of others before they think of themselves, which will be myself. I am one who first and foremost use God as my direction, I always have concern about others issues and problems, whether it be financial, or just being there for them, before I deal with my own situation. You have to like and enjoy who you are to become good person. You must have confidence and not arrogance, you must have empathy for others, and you want others to feel comfortable around you. A good person also has charisma and ease. As an adult I am more of an introvert than extrovert. I’ve become more comfortable in my skin as time has gone on, and I’ve discovered that I don’t have to be anyone else. I want people around me who like me for whom I am, as I pointed out, you can still exemplify both confidence and empathy without being an over-the-top, life-of-the-party type. It’s a personal decision, and whatever you do, first and foremost, you need to keep it real. On the other hand, A person can become bad by the influences around them, it may be how they grew up, if they grew up in an abusive home, what went on in their lives as children, how their parents treated them, and how people in society view them as adults. A question I have always wondered is “Could it be we were born with bad genes for “badness?” In my experience with my nephew, whose parents were both “Bad Parents” always into illegal
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