Personal Statement For A Social Worker

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At an early age, everybody does not know what they would like to be in life. Some of us need time to discover our gift, passion or destiny. After two careers and struggling the idea of what to do my remaining time on earth, the decision was made to start a third career, this time it would geared toward building a better place to rear my children. As a social worker, working with the veteran population, I would be able to reach back as did many of my mentors to become a resource. Utilizing my resources is a tool I used as a road map to success. The title of Social Worker is a legal classification reserved for those who have received specialized training through an authorized university and have completed the requirements for a Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral degree and are registered with a professional regulatory body. The foundation of Social work is rooted in its core values of service: social justice, dignity and worth of the person, importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence. Adult and Healthy aging with a specialization in military veterans is the area of social work that has the most interest; I stand in the same boots and sleep in the same conditions. To crawl through the battlefield of life, to get to the point where I could ask for help, I struggled with a bout of depression for years thinking I could solve my own problem before reaching out for help. Which led to the decision to enter the field of social change to get my brother and sister their
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