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    Keith-Lucas’s, So You Want to be a Social Worker he makes note of how Christianity and social work share a lot of the same values, because of this the practice of social work can be viewed as a form of ministry. For example, most social workers, no matter their religion believe that all people have worth, and see a great importance in the showing of understanding and kindness towards them. Through my studies in APS 101, at Redeemer University College, I have learned that social work was brought up by the Church;

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    against illegal immigration, and the shortfall in social welfare programs (black). Social workers try to combat these problems, which are a result of society, economics, and development problems. Social work in the United States is a profession about promoting and offering social services through practicing with people, communities, and organizations; advocating with and for clients; and creating social work knowledge (Writing in social work). Social work in the United States utilized the direct practice

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    large component of the social work profession is cultural competency. According to the National Association of Social Workers, in order to be culturally competent, social workers should understand culture and its’ role in society (National Association of Social Workers [NASW], 2008). Social workers should be able to recognize the strength of each culture, have knowledge of their clients’’ cultures, and provide culturally sensitive services to each individual with whom they work with (NASW, 2008). Is

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    reasoning. What makes social work idiosyncratic unlike the rest is the willingness and passion to promote human well-being. I yearn and hunger to see growth of what is already innate. That is the reason psychology became my undeclared major. My ignorance of the social work role did create misconceptions and fears. I knew I had to be in some helping profession. I was not sure if I would do so through occupational therapy, psychology, teaching, or social work. I wanted to be a social worker, but I was

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    Introduction “Throughout the social work profession, there is ongoing interest in building a social science agenda that can address the complex practice-based questions faced by social work professionals today,” says Matto and Goltzman (2010). As a social worker it is vital, to use our tools and skills we have learned in order to assist our clients to the best of our ability and knowledge. Social workers can use models and theories such as the bio-psycho-social model, development factors, as well

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    What Is Social Work?

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    WHAT IS SOCIAL WORK? As a little kid when people would ask me what I wanted to be when I grow up, I honestly didn’t know but somehow the words “doctor” or “lawyer” would come out of my mouth. I knew early on that I wanted to help people and when we would have the career fair at school, the doctors or the lawyers were the ones who said they helped other individuals. In those early years of life I wasn’t exposed to many things but I was always eager to learn. As time passed and people asked me what

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    Ethics In Social Work

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    Royanna Triviso Ethics in Social Work Page#1 It is an it is imperative that the social workers are equipped with theoretical of understanding of domestic violence. Social workers are aware that domestic violence is an issue that affects multiple of clients. As well as basic skills for assessment and intervention, for example, danger assessment and intervention, for example, danger assessment and safety planning and resource connection. The social profession is to ensure that we educating

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    Mezzo Social Work

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    In the field of social work there are different types of groups that we will eventually be working with. Because the field of social work is so big, it is broken down into groups. These groups are micro and mezzo. Both of these types of groups are very different from each other yet these types of groups can be beneficial to individuals and families who are in need of some assistance. Micro practice is a level of practice in which social workers work in. In the field of social work, micro is the

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    this competency is the importance of knowing the history of social work; in addition, the impact that social work has had in enacting social welfare policies. For example, we learned about Mary Richmond and Jane Addams and the great influence they have in social work practice. Mary Richmond helped coined case work in social work, and Jane Addams is the “mother” of social work because she was one of the earliest people to influence social work practice. We also learned about how the Civil Rights Movement

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    Social Work Reflection

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    freshwomen orientation I met two social work majors and we talked about our classes and what we wanted to do in our different fields. I became incredibly interested in the social work field. I learned that I could be a medical social worker, school counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical social worker and so much more. In the second semester of my freshwoman year, I made the official decision to change my major to social work. I was happy that I was going to work with other students who

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