Essays Tagged: "social workers"

This is a college essay on the code of ethics for social workers, pros and cons.

Responsibility, Justice, Beneficence and nonmaleficence, and compassion."The primary mission of the social work profession is to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic human needs of all peo ... of people who are vulnerable, oppressed, and living in poverty. A historic and defining feature of social work is the profession's focus on individual well-being in a social context and the well-bein ...

(3 pages) 497 1 4.7 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Family Violence

ed in it. Mental health clinics and family guidance clinics exist all over the country,with trained social workers, mental health workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists who have a greatdeal of expe ...

(5 pages) 138 1 3.0 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Home for the Aging

dy had former contact with and also established a friendship with. I interviewed, age 48, who was a social worker at the Lutheran Home for the Aging for 12 years until she changed career paths that wo ... aths that would benefit herself more as well as her family. graduated from the University of with a Social Work degree and is presently pursing a two year Dental Hygiene degree(Associate Degree). She ...

(12 pages) 449 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"The lost Boy" by Dave Pelzer

lious boy who, despite his background and personality, managed to endear himself to many guardians, social workers, and teachers. Pelzer writes in an honest, sometimes rambling, style; he is never bit ... cry for all the kids out there that need a voice to be heard. Mrs. Gold is God send She was Dave's social worker she took the time to understand Dave's story and be his voice for him. We need more pe ...

(7 pages) 63 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Current Conditions of Native Americans.

ding number of children not graduating high school.On many reservations alcoholism is uncontrolled. Social workers in the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota estimate that between 60 percent and 80 ...

(3 pages) 129 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Music Therapy - by Saaim Khan

Music therapy is prescribed by members of the client's treatment team. Members can include doctors, social workers, psychologists, teachers, caseworkers, or parents.Music is the primary therapeutic ... therapeutic goals and objectives. Goal areas include communicative, academic, motor, emotional, and social skills. It is important to be aware that while clients may develop their musical skills durin ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The life and works of John Bowlby

rly experience, or lack of it, upon character development. Also very influential to Bowlby were two social workers that he met at the London child guidance clinic, Christoph Heinecke and James Robinso ...

(3 pages) 82 0 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Essay On Crow Dog

ted to undo my braids, put shoes on my feet, and send me to catholic school. Although there were no social workers ripping me from their arms, society was enough. Nuns were brutal and still insist and ... the bright lights like insects and they are found whitewashed with J. Crew, Christianity, and more socially accepted things. It is hard to remain true to your culture - whether it be Mexican, Native ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

History, Clients, Issues and Concerns, and Services in the Human Services Field of Domestic Violence Provide National Data as well as Delaware Data.

SheltersTreatment And Counseling ServicesVictims ServicesLegal ServicesProbation And Parole ServicesSocial Workers And Domestic Violence ServicesREFERENCESA. IntroductionThe term Domestic Violence did ... rading the victim, and threatening to harm the victim or those close to the victim (Encyclopedia of Social Work, 1998). Definitions of domestic violence in a legal context vary from state to state. So ...

(13 pages) 266 2 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Looking Beyond Adult Interpretations: Views of Children

st of the knowledge of family came from research done from others studies on parents, psychologist, social workers or adult recollection of their own childhood experience. An early processor Morrow (1 ... structured in terms of the roles relationships within it. She concludes by stating that family as a social intuition is changing by it structure and functional means. In all, the children as now consi ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Reflection on mental health nursing placement using Gibbs (1988) model of reflection

ms generally comprise of psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, nurses, occupational therapists and social workers, but other therapists such as family therapists, psychotherapists and counsellors mig ... onal therapist suggested she visit to assess Kate's safety in her home concerning these issues. The social worker discussed the possibility of home carers but the mental health nurse who knows Kate we ...

(7 pages) 854 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Differences among three groups of mental health professionals: Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, and Social Workers.

The differences between a Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist, and a Social Worker are as follows: A Psychiatrist is concerned with the study and treatment of mental dis ... the application of psychological science for the assessment and treatment of mental disorders, and Social Workers are concerned with helping people reach an effective level of psychosocial functionin ... eads into a Psy.D and puts greater emphasis on practical skills, such as assessing and treating.The Social Workers' work is based less on scientific knowledge and more on action. They place emphasis o ...

(1 pages) 59 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Social Work Services: How to Lower Chronically High Turnover Rates and Prevent Worker Burnout

rence page.----------------------------------------------AbstractHigh turnover and burnout rates of social workers have been a problem for a long time. Social workers burn out from large caseloads, li ... idance or support, and a stressful work environment with low pay and long working hours. While many social workers are very committed to their job, review of literature shows burnout directly relates ...

(6 pages) 183 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Social Welfare Policy

Although at first, the concept of the dual targets of social welfare policy can seem confusing, it is actually quite simple. The dual targets of social we ... ilure that is associated with each. When an individual is having problems fulfilling a role, one of social workers' goals is to help that person meet their role expectations. This type of practice is ... s meet their role expectations, then the institution itself is not meeting their role expectations. Social workers' goals in this area are to change policies, make new policies, or get legislation pas ...

(8 pages) 167 1 4.2 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

History of the Poor Law from 1500's to present day in Great Britain

SOCIAL POLICYTHE EVOLUTION OF BRITISH SOCIAL POLICYThis class will1. Provide a broad overview where ... learn this page because somebody wants power.It's the relevance of the thinking, and what really as social workers and social policy students we are interested in thinking behind the legalisation.Has ... agree on them?So we shall explore the principles.3. The last one is to identify cyclical nature of social policy. The quote is telling the answer belowQUOTE First state intervention 1300-1400 Repress ...

(27 pages) 94 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Title: Social Work Values, Participation and Empowerment

With reference to social work practice, discuss of the following.The value base of social work practiceUsing a service ... lue base of social work practiceUsing a service user group of your choice to illustrate your answer.Social work value is a phrase that is difficult to define. Values can take a number of meanings depe ... he following: religious, moral, political or ideological principles, beliefs or attitudes.Values in social work context refers to a set of fundamental moral/ethical principles to which social workers ...

(10 pages) 372 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Multicultural Perspective: Death and Mourning

dressing death and mourning issues with clients and their families. It is the responsibility of the social worker to become educated on various religious and societal customs that are present in their ... d on their own level of religiosity as well as assimilation in regards to cultural customs. However social workers with a core understanding of a variety of religious customs and cultural influences w ...

(6 pages) 57 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Margaret Sanger Renissance woman.

he set up a doctor run clinic in 1923. The birth control center was staffed with female doctors and social workers and became a model for other birth control centers.Margaret Sanger was a pioneer of h ...

(1 pages) 29 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Summary of Anthony Par

erson in an active community - a judge must read a PDR as well as parents of the juvenile offender, social workers, police officers, the psychologist that has made a suggestion, the victim and the pro ...

(1 pages) 1048 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Social Work Empowerment Approach

As an undergrad social work student at University of Texas-Arlington we are taught how to become a generalist social ... ty of Texas-Arlington we are taught how to become a generalist social worker. Becoming a generalist social worker will provide us with a broad range of skills to work with micro, mezzo and macro group ... odels and theories that we can use as tools to work with our clients or groups successfully.A newer social work perspective that I would like to discuss in this paper is the empowerment approach. The ...

(5 pages) 203 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community