Statement Of Master Degree In Social Work

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My desire to pursue a master’s degree in social work was fueled by the outcome of my experiences of learning about domestic violence in my undergraduate course. It was also influenced by my active role different organizations where I was able to provide care for child victims of domestic violence. The desire of furthering my studies started way back when I was volunteering at a non-profit organization with an objective of becoming more familiar in working with children that were coming from a less advantaged families. Initially, the organization I was working for did not give me information about the children I was taking care of; they did not tell me that the children were victims of domestic violence. Upon entry, I observed all the children …show more content…
A master degree in social work will help me to promote human and community well-being. A master degree will also help me to prevent the conditions that limit human rights and the enhancement of better lives for the all population Positive social change becomes a reality when an individual adheres to mutual social work core values: values of social justice, honesty, respect, reliability, trust, competency, and above all the recognition of the significance of human relationship for a healthy life. I believe that if an individual adheres to these set values then with no doubt, the individual will become an effective social worker. My personal implementation of these core values has allowed my success in interactions with core-workers and above all my …show more content…
My ability of providing direct support and resources to children and mothers that are less advantaged is something that is not only rewarding, but something that can bring about social change in the society. Every child that is a victim of domestic violence suffers in some way regardless of the nature of abuse. Assisting this kind of children will promote personal trauma resilience which will give them the possibility of choosing a different lifestyle to the one they previously

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