Reflective Review of Learning Essay
In this assignment I will be exploring all aspects of my own experiences that I feel have contributed to my current level of understanding of social work theory and practice. I will take into account aspects of my personal life, work life, and my experience so far within the university environment and how this has shaped my learning whilst in level one of the social work degree. I will consider my personal values and how they have developed alongside my learning. I will then evaluate my learning over level one and outline my learning needs for level two.
I am married with three children, white british and from a middle class educated background. I feel I have been lucky in my life and although I have …show more content…
The General Social Care Council have published a set of codes for social workers to adhere to, one of these codes is to ‘establish and maintain trust’ with service users (GSCC, 2002, pg. 13). Koprowska points out that in order to convey one’s reliability and trustworthiness, one must follow four principles: be courteous, clear, concise and comprehensive (2005). This means I will strive to make sure I have planned well, attempt to avoid jargon and will keep my language simple, explain everything thoroughly and ensure that I gather all the information that is necessary whilst avoiding repetition, and always address people in the way in which they would like to be addressed (Koprowska, 2005). Remembering these points will enable me to be