Reflective Essay About Social Work

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Today was a slow day, but very education. I am finding that out that my time at CTLC is better spent watching than actually doing things. When I walked into the double door facility I seen the usual faces, and I greeted them as I made my way back to my little small cubical office. When I arrived at my office about two minutes after greeting several people, I noticed a small green sticky note that was on my desk from the day prior. The note was to remind me about the Homeless Alliance meeting at the chamber of commerce in Temple TX. I completely forgot about it, so I had to re-plan my day out in order to make the meeting. I was a little upset about re-planning my day, because I planned to go to the gym at three o’clock today. I guess that’s …show more content…
Kris. She came to let me know that the CenTex prisoners were coming in twenty minutes and that we were going to study to see if I had learned anything about social work since the last time that we spoke. She sat down and we had small talk for about two minutes, she asked me about my daughter and the gym? Then she pulled out the magic paper with the questions on it. My heart started racing, because I want to impress her by answering the question correctly. However I was not able to answer the entire question correctly. I answered six out of the ten questions correctly. I was happy about that after all because I am still learning, but the questions that I got wrong was all theory questions. I am not surprised that I got those wrong only because remembering theories is not my strongest area. After the small quiz, Ms. Kris told me to continue to study on my free time and that it was time to go speak with the …show more content…
Not because it is the last day before the weekend. But because I get to practice counseling with the clients one on one while Mr. Kris watched me. Just like clock work I walked into the facility, greeting the staff and made my way back to my office. As usual Ms. Kris tested me on some of the questions that will be on the social worker exam. But this time instead of only correctly answering six out of ten correct. I answered all of them correct; personally I don’t count them though. Only because they were easy question such as what do you do if a client tells you they have feeling for you? While Ms. Kris and I were having a conversation about the test one of the staff member came in to tell us that the prisoners were here. To my surprise there was only one prisoner present which is probably why Ms. Kris told me on Monday that I had to wait until Friday to conduct therapy by myself. The prisoner was a male Hispanic approximately the age of twenty-four. His prior arrest was for drug distribution. I was shocked that he told me what was the reason for his arrest because most prisoners try not to disclose that. This particular gentleman was proud of what he did and he said that now that he is out he is going to do the same thing. It was like he didn’t care that he could go back to jail. I am frightened of jail, but this man wasn’t, he was only 5’ 10 and about one 165 pounds. I thought he was a skinny guy. In my head all I

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