Social workers deal with a wide variety of people from all walks of life. There are challenges that people in the social work field deal with that most people do not take in to consideration. Whatever job position social workers are in; they connect with a lot of difficult experiences and deal with a little bit of everything.
Mezzo) Ruth has a Mother and Father, two younger sisters who both have husbands and children. Along with a younger brother who also has children. She has some friends at the gas station, the only decent make in her life is the “crew leader”.
Ms. Apple is a 45 year old African American woman who has been a widow for about 4 years. Ms. Apple has three children, whose ages range from 5-12 years old. Ms. Apple has been struggling to keep her family afloat since the death of her husband. Ms. Apple convinced herself that she would not require the extra assistance. However, she realized in attempting to provide alone has not only become very strenuous, but also quite costly. Expenses have become overwhelming for Ms. Apple to maintain, since her husband took care of the finances and was the breadwinner for the family. Ms. Apple has minimal education as she is able to read and write at grade school level. Ms. Apple also has never been employed as she was a home maker. At this
Kacie continues to make progress on her Case Plan. She began another job through Jimmy’s Restaurant in the second week of November. Her work schedule is nightly and on weekends, therefore, affording her the flexibility to care appropriately for her children, and ensure that children take the school bus to and from the family residence daily. Her mother babysits her children when she works on weekends. To avoid violation of her Voucher Program, this worker encouraged Kacie to notify her housing case manager about using her mother to babysit her children in her home when she goes to work on weekends.
The opportunity for children and young people to develop in a loving caring environment is vital to their development. It is important that professional practitioners know the expected aspects and rate of development to ensure that individuals in their care are given the best opportunity to thrive. The following tasks will help you to understand the support that each child or young person may need.
Fascinated by sociology, I find myself constantly observing people and their behaviors; how they are by themselves, how they interact with others, and living on the Northshore where there is a large population of families, how parents interact with their kids. In the time that I have known Kim, it is my observation that she is a person who is patient, well rounded, and eager to lean, always
I: CM met with client to inquire about updates relating to his housing goals. CM noticed client had a black eye and some swelling on the right side of his face. CM questioned client on what had happen to him and how he got hurt. CM assess program’s logbook for incident report and consulted with the monitors to see if they knew anything relating to client’s well-being. In an effort to educate the client on safety and his well-being, CM explained to the client that is important that he he takes every precaution while using drugs and when confronted with violence. CM continued to assess for PTSD symptoms, substance abuse, and medication compliance.
Social workers are faced with different dilemmas each and every day. It is a social workers job to be committed to their jobs and committed to their clients. Social workers are those people who are interested in helping people and helping to improve their lives. All help isn’t good help. Some of the things that social workers decide to do with their clients end up being unethical. As we explore the Jones case study, there are several different unethical decisions that were made. There are a few different dilemmas throughout the case study. Confidentiality, receiving gifts from clients and their family, social media, and also developing relationships (dual relationships). It important for social workers to have the resources such as the NASW and the standards of practice manual. The code gives us a set of values, principles, and standards to guide decision making and conduct when ethical issues arise.
This essay will identify a case I have been involved in and have continuously had to assess whilst on placement. It will refer to a child who will be identified as A. A is a young carer and has only recently returned home after being removed from his mothers care due to her having a substance abuse problem and mental health concerns. I will link the legal framework that was relevant to this case study and describe actions taken. Additionally these actions will demonstrate the application of social work methods and theories that were contributive elements in his intervention, offering explanations as to why these particular methods were used. Before closing, the essay will review any issues of discrimination with a reflection of the
R/s Paul Ashley has end stage renal failure and he needs hemodialysis or he will die. R/s Mr. Ashley was staying at Southland Nursing Home, but he can’t returned there until his daughter, Gloria Echols sign for him to receive dialysis. R/s Mr. Ashley is qualified to receive dialysis treatment at Fresenius Medical Care Freedom, but Ms. Echols is failing to sign the paperwork. R/s Mr. Ashley has been discharged from McLeod Medical Center, but he is stuck there because he has nowhere to go. R/s Mr. Ashley also has dementia and he is total care.
At hours on June 26, 2016, I, Cpl. Lessane, along with Deputy Wright, with the Hampton County Sheriff’s Office, responded to 2863 Two Sister Ferry Road, in the county of Hampton, in regards to a disturbance incident. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the complainant, Susan Wells, who stated a yellow aggressive lab, chased her and her husband while riding their bicycle on Two Sister Ferry Road. Deputies attempted to make contact with the dogs and its own, no contact was made.
According to NASW standards, advanced clinical practice competency in depression care for social workers requires that clinicians demonstrate knowledge and skill in assessing and managing symptoms, communicating with patients and families, and providing evidence-based interventions (NASW Standards for Clinical Social Work in Social Work Practice, 2005; NASW Standards for Social Work Practice in Health Care Settings, 2005).
On 5/12/17 the worker visited with Kim, Jaoy and Zie Williams at the safety plan or foster home of Mrs. Terry Miller home. The children were happy or reserved when they saw the caseworker. However the children or child appeared to healthy and healthy or sad with and scratches on his or body. The home was clean, neat and appropriate for the child/children. The case worker spoke with Kim on-one- on. She reported doing well in school. She also informed worker of…… Worker ask Kim is she missed her parents.. Kim said no or yes and she wanted or did not wanted to go back home. The home had adequate food, toys and books for the children or child. Worker spoke with caregiver regarding the children. According to Mrs William…. The children are
In this case study, there are instances where ethical judgment is needed, and Matha’s decisions and actions require her consideration of the NASW code of ethics. The primary mission of social workers to promote well-being and to meet the human needs of people they deal with in an agency setting. Also, the social worker should pay close attention to the needs of their clients and often collaborate with those individuals who are vulnerable, oppressed and are living in poverty. “A historic and defining feature of social work is the profession’s focus on individual well-being in a social context and the well-being of society. Fundamental to social work is attention to the environmental forces that create, contribute to and address problems in living”( Socialwokers.org,2017). In other words, social workers must address the social problems of people. In this case study, there are ethical concerns that must be dealt with to ensure the Zachary receives the correct services he is required to receive.