My Internship At Safe Space, An Agency For Homeless Youths Essay
In the field of social work, the practice behavior of professional identity is essential for developing relationships between social workers, clients and colleagues. Professional identity is how a social worker thinks of herself or himself as a social worker. They have to recognize they own personal values. Also, the difference between personal and professional values. They also understand how their personal experiences and emotions can influence their professional judgment and behavior. As a social worker, you must “demonstrate your enthusiasm for learning and applying your knowledge in the agency.” (Garthwait, 32). Also you must be a good listener and communicator in order to provide effective services to clients. In addition, professional identity of social workers also include demonstrating your understanding of agency mission, programs and policies.
As I interned at Safe Space, I have observed the practice…