Social Workers First Nations
1,016 wordsThere are many facets to Social Work and many different angles a person can look at what drives the need. In this essay I will critically examine three approaches to social work. These three include the Structural Perspective, the First Nations perspective and the Feminist Perspective. To start off, looking at social work from a Structural Prospective is helping a worker to see from a wide scope lens. In Karen's story on the tape An Interview with four social workers, we see a boy helped more by...
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Equal Opportunity Social Workers
1,040 words... er, we read a dialog by House and Stalwick regarding Native Child Welfare and the experiences of Native Women. The lens in which the author views these topics is by a First Nations Perspective. The conclusion of the article states, "Once Native and non Native social workers are clear on their purpose, then study and action concerning 'personal problems and public issues', as well as the setting of assignments to solve them, follow naturally. " (p 106) Natives not living on reserves also have...
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Social The Role Of Worker
833 wordsSocial Justice and the Role of Social Work Social and economic justice occurs when "all members of a society share equally in the social order, secure an equitable consideration of resources and opportunities, and enjoy their full benefit of civil liberties" (DuBois & Krogsrud Miley, 1996; p. 15). An easier way to understand the concept of social and economic justice may be to consider what is a lack of justice: "when societies do not accord citizens equity and equality and when they violate the...
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Social Workers Welfare Reform
1,823 wordsThere is a crisis in social work which requires a radical analysis of the contradictions within contemporary social work. The confusion about the role of social work and the declining morale and self-confidence of social workers have resulted in the loss of experienced staff and reluctance of young people to consider a career in social work. This analysis inevitably challenges the present culture of professional training. Proposals to increase the professionalism among social workers has created...
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Young People As A Social Problem
929 wordsIn the wake of the alarming rate of juvenile delinquency and the accumulating cases of teenage suicide since the mid 90 's, it's not surprising to see that the majority started to accuse young people as a source of social problem. Nowadays, some may even consider young people as a group of easily-agitated gangsters equipped with the potential ability and the desire to disrupt the present social order. However, is it justified to point the finger of blame on our teenagers for the social problems?...
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Social Workers Money Saved
313 words1. Why do Americans want to end the welfare system help, but in ways that work, not that wreck people? Americans believe that welfare feeds bureaucracies and the middle class, not poor people. They also feel that it rewards behavior that life would punish. People on welfare are wrecked rather than helped because they arent helped morally and have no responsibility when simply given money. Basically, Americans want to help in ways that work, not that wreck people, because obviously something that...
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Progressive Era Social Workers
816 wordsQuestion: How did progressives redefine poverty? Why was that important? Where and why did progressive solutions for the problems of poverty fall short? If there was one period of American history that could be labeled the most influential or constructive to the reality of our society today, perhaps it would be the Progressive movement. A reason may be progressives were not against the American system, they just wanted to fix it. They believed strongly in the good of humanity, fairness, and regu...
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Social And Economic 000 A Year
919 wordsSocial workers are trained to practice on a number of settings. They can do casework, group work, or work with communities (Zastrow, 2000). When a social work major has graduated from college, they will have the generalist skills to practice with either one of those methods. If a person would like to practice in the rehabilitative services with substance abuse, they may think about what level they are interested in. A rehabilitative social worker dealing with individuals who have suffered from s...
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2 Nd Ed Communication Skills
662 wordsUnderstanding a message and being able to decode the information is also an important part of listening. To be a good listener three techniques can be used to better understand what the speaker is saying. Empathizing with the point of the speaker by understanding and identifying with the thoughts feelings and ideas they have is one technique. This technique is also used for support and comforting the speaker. Questioning is also used for clarification of what was said or to gain more information...
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Social Worker Sexual Activity
630 wordsProfessional Values and Ethics 1) Accepting a gift worth under $ 10 from a client, on the part of social worker, is absolutely unacceptable, because it will be interpreted as receiving a bribe, if discovered. The gifts actual worth does not have any importance. If social worker accepts personal gift because he thinks that gifts low monetary value does not imply any personal obligations, in regards to a client, it means that social worker is not just susceptible to corruption, but also not very s...
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Ethical Dilemmas Ethical Aspects
790 wordsInterdisciplinary Capstone GEN 480 University of Phoenix is one of the largest accredited private universities for adults providing a wide range of studying opportunities and facilities. That is why it was chosen as the best one for further studying. Feeling the necessity to upgrade job skills, acquire professional continuing education units in the particular field and exploring an area of new professional knowledge the major course was taken. Years of working experience provided me with differe...
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Transactional And Transformation Leadership
1,933 wordsTransactional and Transformation Leadership Writers on leadership typically point to the wide range of definitions of this phenomenon and proceed to examine a sample of them. However, as Bryman points out, the problem is that there is no consensually agreed one. Nevertheless, this writer does suggest that there is a fair degree of concordance concerning the nature of leadership in the literature which focuses on the study of leadership in organizations. He proposes that the common elements in th...
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Managed Care Organizations Wall Street Journal
2,148 wordsConsumers and Insurance Benefits Issues Paper The U. S. health care system continues to have serious problems, particularly in the area of coverage. Insurance benefits available for the health care consumers are certainly not enough to satisfy the growing needs for the qualified health care. Within the scope of this report, we will first analyze the current situation with US health care, to be followed by the discussion of the feasibility and relevance of the universal coverage option. First, 40...
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Disabled Children Social Workers
739 wordsStrategies of Working Effectively with Parents, Social Workers and Teachers in Providing Disabled Children with Full life and Education in their Community The paper is designed for defining the possible strategies of ensuring and persuading parents, social and educational workers in the need for disabled children in getting full school education in normal surrounding without any limitations and restrictions on the side of the community they live in. The necessity for the education and normal lif...
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Protecting Children Social Workers
1,001 wordsProtecting children from chemical exposure: social work and U. S. social welfare policy. This article is dedicated to show the necessity of protection from chemical exposure. Authors of this article presents the facts and only facts. The main theme of the article is children's welfare. Chemical pollutions of environment is not just a Green Peace problem it is also a hot social issue. Why? Because environmental changes have great influence on people who live in polluted surrounding. Children suff...
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Gay And Lesbian Codes Of Ethics
2,308 wordsComing Out of Gay Men and Lesbians Coming out is a means of identifying ones sexual orientation as gay, lesbian, or bisexual. At its most basic, coming out of the closet, means being honest with those around you friends, family, colleagues, and so forth about your sexual orientation, about whom you are. It also means acknowledging ones sexual orientation to self. Such disclosure is an ongoing, lifelong process rather than a one-time event. New personal, social, and professional situations requir...
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Armed Forces Critical Thinking
3,373 wordsJournal # 1 The Electronic Sweatshop by Barbara Garson Introduction 038; Chapters 1 to 2 Summary In her introduction, Barbara Garson gives the reader an idea of her personal work experience as a clerk with automation. One can see that Garson is a strong critique of automation. In order to convey how automation is affecting our society the author begins by analyzing and studying various jobs from the bottom on up (i. e. starting with the most unskilled labor). Chapter one examines the various ...
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Make A Difference Dylan Klebold
1,391 wordsThe Impact of Values-Clarification on Ethics in the Helping ProfessioAmerica is faced with an overwhelming abundance of moral and social problems which seem to consume the fragilely woven fibers of our nation. What has happened to America? What can be done to rescue the innocents in society from those who seem to prey upon them? Can one person make a difference? Those in the human service profession have felt a calling, have been affected by the seeming hopeless perils of the weaker members of s...
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African American Families African American Children
2,264 words1 Interracial Interacial Adoptions Interracial Adoptions Interracial Adoptions Louis Grow Dr. Seibert Social Problems December 03, 1998 Interracial Adoptions Interracial Adoptions Interracial Adoptions is when a family adopts a child of another race or culture. Traditionally adoption has been a relatively straight forward procedure. Children were mostly adopted by heterosexual, dual-parent households of the same race. But, America is changing. Americans are becoming more tolerant of interracial ...
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Relationship With God Feelings Of Love
2,421 wordsJewish Social Philosophy For centuries, mankind as a whole has always desired or searched for love at some given point if not for their entire life span. Love is a concept that while the dictionary will give you various definitions, can not really be defined, but rather felt. Even if we believe we are experiencing feelings of love at some point, there is no guarantee that the experience then is an ever-lasting true love. Love grows and changes throughout ones life starting hopefully with ones pa...
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