Takinga Look at Social Workers

989 WordsJan 30, 20184 Pages
If there is one specific lesson I could take away from life it would be helping others. Everyone in this world is born for a reason and sometimes we are not able to discover what specifically brought us here. I was born to help others in those of difficult times of needs. I was born to learn from others and inspire human beings to do better for themselves. One of my favorite quotes is by Danny Thomas, the founder of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. He once said “All of us are born for a reason, but all of us don’t discover why. Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others.” Danny Thomas’s quote inspires me to help others in order to be successful in life. If the world didn’t have professions that required helping others, humans would never be able to learn from mistakes and promote social change. Social work is a profession that requires helping others. Not everyone can be a social worker, and those who are fortunate enough to be a social worker have the opportunity to learn something new about others every day. Social work is an empowering profession. It is a profession that inspires hard working, talented, and dedicated human beings to help nurture others in difficult times of needs. It is a profession that that promotes social change and problem solving in human relationships. “Social work is the process of increasing personal or interpersonal power so that individuals, families, and communities

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