Explain which social work values and ethics were evident

Looking Ahead

In  Week 6, you will submit a 6- to 8-slide PowerPoint presentation based on your interview with a social worker. This week, you submitted the details (i.e., agency and individual’s names and degree qualifications) about that interview.

You are strongly encouraged to schedule and conduct your interview as soon as possible. When you do conduct your interview, it will be helpful to have the requirements of the presentation in mind.

To prepare, review the requirements below and be sure to account for all relevant points when conducting your interview.

In your presentation, you will address each of the following areas:

· Describe the agency you visited. Include:

· Services offered

· Mission of the agency

· Clientele or population served

· Describe the social worker’s job activities and professional roles.

· Explain what brought the social worker to the field and their work history.

· Explain opportunities for advancement and what the social worker does for professional development.

· Describe the social worker’s overall job satisfaction.

· Identify the strategies the social worker uses for self-care.

· Analyze your experience. Specifically:

· Discuss your thoughts and feelings related to the agency, clientele, and type of work.

· Reflect on why you may have experienced these reactions to the agency, clientele, and type of work.

· Explain which social work values and ethics were evident (or not evident) during the interview.

· Explain how cultural awareness was demonstrated (or not demonstrated) within the agency or by the social worker.

· Explain how social justice relates to the services provided or population served by this agency.