The Agency 's Expectations And The Dress Code Essay

959 Words Jan 25th, 2016 4 Pages
This semester I am at a new agency in Hampton, Virginia called Together Lives Change (TLC). My initial impression of the agency is that it is a good fit for me. The staff is very professional and they are doing great things within the community. Today we talked about the agency’s expectations and the dress code in depth. The agency’s expectations are realistic and straight forward and I can really appreciate how the agency have structured their internship program. The information I received helped me begin to set boundaries professionally. I will set professional boundaries by adhering to the dress code, time sheets requirements, and maintaining a positive attitude. I will be flexible as the agency continues to grow and I am eager to take on the tasks that are offered. The roles are still evolving and I will continue to revise and revisit my personal and professional boundaries. I am very excited to see how this placement will enhance my social work skills. I will link this learning experience to core competency 2.1.1 - Identify as a professional social worker and conduct oneself accordingly. Social workers attend to professional roles and boundaries. Social workers also demonstrate professional demeanor, behavior, appearance, and communication.
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Today was another day of orientation. Today we focused on each department within the agency. The agency has several departments that piqued my interest. We talked about the TLC’s foster care supportive services,…

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