Dominellie (2002), defines feminist social work as a practice that incorporates women’s experience of the world as a starting point. Feminist theory focuses on the links between a woman’s position in society and her individual predicament, it responds to her specific needs, addresses structural inequalities and creates egalitarian relationships in social worker interactions. Under feminist theory social work with children and families can be viewed by taking into account females strain stemming from women’s desire for self-fulfillment and their responsibility to care for …show more content…
I am both compassionate and passionate about providing services to clients. I believe each person is unique and deserves the highest level of respect.
Finding the right treatment for each client based on their needs requires someone who is both knowledgeable and creative in their implementation of the many theories of social work. I strive to be a good mix of meticulous, client centered and results orientated. In my current position, I completed research on dignity therapy and presented findings along with my social work supervisor to the Inter Disciplinary Group (IDG). The group agreed to allow us to proceed with implementation of dignity therapy with clients that were identified and approved in IDG.
One of my limitations is constantly maintaining self-care and making time for relaxation and decompression. I find when I feel overly busy with school and/or work I will relegate my family to the background or skip calming activities such as reading for pure enjoyment or going for evening walks. These activities are all very important as they allow me to maintain healthy work life balance.
Needs and or Challenges with Field