Essay on Physical Skills With Clients Versus Case Management Skills

726 Words Sep 17th, 2016 3 Pages
As I think back to feelings I underwent in beginning the semester. I can begin by saying that I felt so nervous and insecure when just thinking about starting the fall semester. On several occasions, before beginning my field placement, I even felt incompetent and insecure about not being able to apply the skills learned in school when doing my internship. Within the past few weeks, I have had many feelings arise that I have not felt in a while. One being with doubting my own clinical skills ability and feeling insecure about my learning process. Second, feeling scared when thinking that I will be using therapeutic skills with clients versus case management skills that I am familiar with. It has also made me question if I will survive the demand of the rigorous program. However, thankfully with the complete support of classmates, family, colleagues, and friends I have been able to push myself to go through with this new journey of starting my field internship. I have also learned to practice relaxation strategies and some self-care skills to help me when I really start to have negative thoughts about my own abilities. I too am often reminding myself that I completed my first year of grad school and that no matter the challenges I have encountered; I have been fine. Furthermore, leading me to have more faith and continue pushing forward with what fall semester in the social work program will bring me.
Now that I have started my internship I finally feel so relieve,…

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