Sample Case Study Ana's Story

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Another factor that contributed to the creation of my own meaning about Ana’s story and that affected my approach was my position as the designated worker to decide whether or not Ana was a “suitable” candidate for my agency. The process of becoming a foster parent can be very intrusive as the agency makes multiple visitations to the perspective home to ensure that the individual meets all the requirements and regulations of the agency. In this case, the dynamic of power that a worker, like me, can bring to service user’s life can negatively impact the engagement process between the worker and the service user. As stated earlier, Ana was very hesitant about sharing her life story. I attributed Ana’s hesitancy to the amount of “power” I had
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