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    As a social worker, we are held in great esteem by the society, it is important that we try to follow the rules of ethical responsibility when dealing with our clients. However, it is una-voidable and unintentional, but the fact is, as a social worker our duties are to protect the clients from harm and not cause them more harm. A dual relationship can cause great harm to the client and also to the profession. That is why the NASW code of ethics stipulates that social workers should avoid this…

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    modern technology in social work practice opens the door for a variety of ethical issues and possibility of malpractice suits. The issue of incorporating technology into social practice has raised so much concern that the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) decided to issue a special document that outlines specific standards. The NASW Standards for Technology and Social Work Practice (2005) was created to help guide social workers that use…

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    Social Work Role Analysis

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    10. Social work roles and anticipated outcomes (10 points). A. Define and describe four social worker roles you will use to address your targeted population as outlined in Chapter 1. (Place your answer underneath this REQUIRED subheading) The four social worker roles I will use to address my targeted population are; Advocate, initiator, enabler, and mediator. In social work, the role of an advocate is one of the most significant roles a social worker can undertake. According to the text,…

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    Social Work Career Paper

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    Working with children and families is one of the most popular areas in the field of social work (Ritter, 2009). One reason for this is because the area offers so many career options. A social worker who chooses to focus on child welfare may devote themselves to Child Protection casework and investigating, foster care casework, child welfare researching, school social work, and many more. However, all these professions have the same goal of ensuring the safety and success of vulnerable children.…

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    Before entering ATC’s Social Work Assistance Program I felt disconnected from my previous career and very unsure of what I wanted to do with my future. I realized early on that I am driven by the need to help others and facilitate positive change around me. Yet, I felt those needs unfulfilled in my previous profession. Discovering social work, regardless of where it may lead me, peaked my interests in such a way that no other field really has. I knew I found something special during the first…

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    long career. It was later during that intro to Social Work course, which started as my minor, where I realized that the field of Social Work would be able to feed my passion and concern for a client while at the same time provide counseling, advising, as well as education. Learning the different paths that could be taken in this field along with the countless opportunities excited me and encouraged me to move forward with pursuing a career in Social Work and finding my stride in the field.…

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    The strategies and interventions planned by any social worker hugely depends on the way they view their clients’ problems through the sociological lens. The success of interventions in any social domain is impossible without a thorough understanding of the nature, extent, assumptions, stereotypes and complexities of the issue. In the context of domestic violence, there seems to be an urgent need for social workers and agencies to acquire an in-depth understanding of the seriousness of the issue,…

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    Social Work Video Analysis

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    Entering into the field of social work entails in-depth education and preparation. As one journeys through the education process of courses for social work, there are a number of different types of assignments. The role-play assignment, in which students assume the role of a social worker, is an important and revealing step in the learning process. This paper will discuss the results of a role-play scenario in which the engagement step is utilized in the client-social worker session. A…

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    the field of social work because I have personally witness the struggles that less fortune individual undergo. Growing up my parent taught me many family and social values, they taught me to always help the less fortune ones, because of that my entire life I have kwon that my passion is helping others to overcome their struggles and to help them become self-sufficient. I have a clear understanding that this field brings many rewarding feelings as well as challenges. By becoming a social worker,…

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    As social workers, we are faced with the incredible task of helping people-predominantly people of color-to navigate the country’s systems in search for better opportunities and resources in an attempt to improve their lives. Not only do we have to take into account the individual’s past experiences and current skills and concerns but most importantly we have to be able to see each individual as an intricate puzzle which contains many different pieces that have all come together to form what…

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