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    Social Work Practice

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    MY PROFESSION : SOCIAL WORK PACTICES Social Work practice is one of the demanding and essential service in our Society. The importance of social work practice is getting wide spread day by day. No media, no advertisements, nothing is there in between to make it a Super Job. The real agent of this service is the Person itself. The life changing experiences and testimonies are the tools. It passes from one individual to another and to another, so on. Social work is fully concentrated on…

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    Social Work In Australia

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    Social work is a newly recognised profession. However, the actions and responsibilities of a social worker has been evolving and developing over many generations. Social workers have multiple roles throughout the community. Their main job varies depending on the needs of the community. Social workers are known for helping people in need, for instance the homeless, victims of domestic abuse and people in the prison systems. This professions development in Australia has been widely influenced by…

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    Social Work Experience

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    As social workers identifying their own stories, being a great starting point in discovering personal knowledge and understanding and how this is integrated into professional knowledge, insight and experience (Cree and Davidson, 2000). Opening a safe space to challenge previously held attitudes, beliefs and values, allows for a ‘deep learning’ from one another, through dialogue. To critically reflect on different ways of knowing/other ways of seeing can be a rewarding experience. Reflecting on…

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    Resilience In Social Work

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    Social workers are often expected to use the concepts risk and resilience to assist clients with overcoming adversity as well as identifying their strengths as a source of intervention. Fraser, Richman, & Galinsky (1999) has defined risk as “the probabilistically as any influence that increases the likelihood of the onset of a problem or maintains a problem state” (Fraser, Richman, & Galinsky, 1999). Although social workers assist clients in reducing risk, they also assist clients with adapting…

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    Identity In Social Work

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    development as a professional. Becoming a social worker takes professionalism. Professionalism is defined as person qualified for a position. In social work you have to be qualified to help people (Competence: social workers practice within their area of competence and develop and enhance their professional expertise) therefore you have to be a professional. Social Workers have to know that they are doing in order to do it. Many people go into to social work with a good foundation for becoming…

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    Advocacy In Social Work

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    Advocacy in Social Work: Championing Support for Homeless Teens at Risk for Contracting HIV/AIDS There are many groups in our society who need the championing efforts of dedicated social workers to assist them with meeting their needs, reaching their goals and manifesting their highest possible potential. Few are so radically marginalized as homeless youth. This population is considered to be highly vulnerable because they lack so much more than their mature counterparts. In order for social…

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    in a voluntary position as a social worker, I must abide by the ethical code set forth by the National Association of Social Workers. The NASW ethical code makes no distinction between social worker activities performed on a volunteer basis and activities that are performed for pay. According to the National Association of Social Workers, it is expected that social workers will adhere to the standards and principles of the NASW ethical code whenever they are in a social worker role. In my…

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    Language In Social Work

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    A social worker works with individuals, families, groups and communities who are most vulnerable in society to help enhance their well-beings. They goals are to promote social functioning, social justice and to help individuals access the resources they need to achieve their basic human needs. Over the years, social workers have accomplished many great achievements in helping individuals to overcome some of the most difficult challenges in life. However, social worker focuses more on larger…

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    additional concept of family subsystems that social workers should be aware of is triangulations. Triangulation is a two-person subsystem under stress and unstable who recruits a third person, usually a child, to act as a go-between. For example, when parents fight a child might choose a side or when parents are in dispute and the child steps in and diverts the parental anger onto himself or herself (Collins, 2013, p. 92) The last key concept social workers need to be aware of is a family…

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    Prayer In Social Work

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    others. This is a strengths based approach at interpreting the data from this study. It also is practical as God knew that this study was being done but still had his followers to take care of after their surgeries. This can have implications for social workers as though we can pray for our patients or clients, it is still not up to us but rather in God’s…

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