SW 335 notes 10-4-16 and 10-6-16
SW 335 notes 10-4-16 and 10-6-16 SW 335
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Date Created: 10/09/16
10-4-16 Roles of social worker: ● Broker (connecting people to resources) ● Advocate (speaking for disadvantaged person/group’s needs) ● Case manager ● Mediator (settling a dispute) ● Facilitator (conducting a group session) 10-6-16 ● Affective acceptance: accepting and valuing those who belong to different cultural groups ● Rankism: Abusing the power of your rank (social worker has position of status in relation to client) ● Don’t label a victim, villain, and rescuer in a case ● Active listening: ○ Inviting ○ Listening ○ Reflecting ● Minimize attention to your own experiences (only self-disclose if it is for client’s benefit) ● Concentrate on client ● Work to understand; defer problem-solving ● Purposes of effective listening ○ Gather info ○ Reduce client’s tension ○ Encourage client to express themselves ○ Enhance your value to client ○ Contribute to positive change ● Common errors ○ Using too many of client’s words (appear to be mimicking/mocking them) ○ Repeating same lead-in phrase ○ Trying to be clever or profound ○ Responding only to facts or feelings, not both ○ Interrupting