Role Work Role Play Reflection

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Role Play Reflection Before doing the video, I became somewhat anxious at the thought of being on camera; knowing that I was going to be evaluated did not help my anxiety at all. After all, I am an introvert; even at that I love listening to people talk about their life’s experiences, and love to help them resolve their issues whenever possible. This is one reason I am looking forward to learning more about the social work field. I have always been careful at how much advice I offer a person; even more so now, after this class, because I recognize that if a worker is not prepared to help in the proper way she can do more harm than good to all the parties involved in the process. I am also aware that I am a social work student, and that my …show more content…
We should have gone over them together, making sure that the client understood, that if need be the courts could subpoena her records, so she should only share what she felt comfortable telling. I feel that I came off as genuine, and we established an instant rapport. I engaged my client, I asked her what brought her there. My client went on to inform me that she had recently lost her job. Afterwards she paused briefly. I did a good job maintaining attentive posture leaning slightly forward in my seat, not speaking as much giving the client a chance to become acclimated and engaging her once again by asking her why she lost had her job. She told me that she was drinking and that this was the only time she had a problem like this where alcohol was involved, she appeared embarrassed and remorseful, all through she obviously could not see why the school administrators had made a big deal out of her drinking. At that point I should have asked more questions such as: Is there any chance of you getting her job back? Did the Board of Education mandate for you to be here, since you were suspected of being intoxicated doing a parent teachers conference? I also should have probed to obtain some general history about her drinking problem, like how long has she …show more content…
We will first deal with the most important issues which is the substance use by setting some goals and outlining some solutions. Then we will line up resources and create a contract that states what is expected of both parties. Goal setting will help my client have a better understanding of what to expect from the process. During this phrase the client and I will develop a more detailed plan of action that should to be accomplished in a reasonable time frame. It is also at this point when we will decide as to when the sessions will end. We know that in the engagement phrase workers motivate clients to stay in the helping profession. I will work with my client to follow through on our plan of action by implementing the goals agreed upon. In this situation, I am working in the role of a

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