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    000 child, family, and school social workers; 142,000 healthcare social workers and 110,000 mental health and substance abuse social workers” (Social Services). When added together the total number of social workers in 2013 comes to 529,000. Because of this, many people have been positively affected by social workers. A social workers job is to help people solve and cope with their problems in everyday life (Bureau of Labor). Anyone considering becoming a social worker should consider the preparation

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    My point view toward social workers before I started this class was that they were like superheroes. I think of social worker as superheroes because they fight for social injustice and they look for someone else well being .Everyone at one point in their life it gonna need a social worker. For example if your having problems at school you 're gonna get to see the school counselor. There are eight different types of social workers so whatever problems you might be having try to get a hold one of these

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    Being a social worker you can help make sure that children are placed in good, loving homes, where they are going to be taken care of. There has been countless people that have helped to form and shape the way that social workers help children; but by far one of the most influential people would have to have been Charles Loring Brace. Charles Loring Brace has help create the roots for how we today work as social workers and how the system functions as a whole. What is a social worker? This question

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    to become a social worker. Social work is a professional and academic discipline that works to improve the quality of life and enhance the wellbeing of individuals, families, couples, groups, and communities. Heather Holland is a Social Worker at Uniontown Hospital who has over 12 years’ experience in the field. She explains that a typical day on the job is far from easy. “Days in this career are crazy, busy, and mostly, undetermined” Holland explains of her days on the job. Social work is a very

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    overwhelming and in these cases it is important to realize that there is help from people. Social workers are put in place by the government to provide help and assistance to those who need it and even those who may not accept it but are in need of it. There are many times a social worker will be seen as the bad guy but its hard to forget that they are just doing their job and actually are doing more good than bad. Social workers provide the help and services that most families and communities need but may not

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    A social worker is obligated to report suspected abuse or neglect of a vulnerable adult as under section 42 of Care Act 2014 safeguarding regulations this is a reasonable cause for a Local Authority to conduct an enquiry (Care Act, 2014c.23:P1:s42). Hence, even when working with family carers, social workers remain vigilant as according to Age UK (2016) 50 vulnerable people per hour are abused or neglected within their own home by people known to them. Accountability could explain social workers’

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    be a social worker is that you gotta be open minded and be ready to work with different cultures. In addition, you need to be willing to work with people from different religion, or people that may think different. They are several clients with different backgrounds, for example Latinos or hispanics may have the same background, but they are a very diverse group, they have their own cultural identity. As a social worker you can stereotype or even judge and not assume the worst. As a social worker

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    A Career as a Social Worker

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    the stress of being a social worker, but in the end it is very rewarding. This job is not an everyday job for some people, it is a lot of hard work and it is helping people with situations that a person doesn’t see everyday. As a social worker it takes a lot to get through to people and for them to understand that what they are going through is not okay. Social working is the fastest growing career according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (Social Work Profession). There

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    I arrived to Avera at 8:30am. I was able to talk to the lead social worker on the floor for awhile about different things regarding the work that they do. We talked about how policies are set in place to protect both the establishment and the patients. Kerson & McCoyd in my reading discussed that policies are explicit and definite sets of principles or courses of action that guide a range of actions in specific situations. They provide rightful claim, privileges or prerogatives and/or they impose

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    This assignment will explain the role of the social worker in context of children in need of safeguarding and protection. This assignment will address theory, law and statutory guidelines of practice when protecting and safeguarding very vulnerable children and young people. According to the working together to safeguard children 2010 ‘child protection is a part of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children’ this refers to the activity that is undertaken to protect specific children who are

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