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Professional Competence 9 Basic and Core Skills Ongoing Training and Development Capacity for Self Obsenation Assessment lnterventions AftercareFollowup CSWE Curriculum Content Values and Ethics Diversity Populations at Risk and Social and Economic Justice Human Behavior and the Social Environment Social Welfare Policy and Senices Social Work Practice Research Field Education CSWE Council on Social Work Education and Accreditation Standards Getting Started Knowing the Options Determining Your Interests Volunteer Experience Good References Additional EducationTraining Essential Competencies 599 N9 P F 9 N 0 Identify as a professional social worker and conduct oneself accordingly Apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice Apply critical thinking and communicate professional judgments Engage diversity and difference in practice Advance human rights and social and economicjustice Engage in researchinformed practice and practiceinformed research Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment Engage in policy practice to advance social and economic wellbeing and to deliver effective social work senices Respond to contexts that shape practice Engage assess and intenene with individuals couples families groups organizations and communities Professions and Selfmonitoring via Internal and External Review Boards Getting a Job and Staying Employed o CustomerClient Senice 0 Outcome Measures 0 Team Player 0 Appreciation of Diversity 0 Flexibility in Assignments 0 Problem Solving Orientation 0 Positive Attitude o EducationalTraining Opportunities Employment Opportunities J Hospitals 4 Heath clinics 4s Mental health centers i Family service agenciescounseling centers 391 Advocacy organizations i Hospice programs L Diseaserelated programs 4L Schools w L Localstate government agencies i Federal agencies 4 Residential programs 1L Prevention programs 4 Training programs 4L Correctional facilities and programs 4 Nursing homes retirement communities 4 Adult day care i Selfemployment private practice lobbying meditation vL Credit counseling 4 Banks vL Higher education The American DreamStill Reality 0 For many earnings have stalled Multiplejob holding is up More jobs offer less income and regular hours Young people are staying home longer Young people are returning home Young people are earning less than parents College has become equivalent of high school Health care is a key concern Credit is overpowering many families Those receiving Unemployment Compensation vs Looking for Work UnderemployedDiscouraged and Giving Up The 2009 Guidelines for 48 States and the District of Columbia Persons in 1 10830 14570 18310 1964 US Poverty Guidelines 0 Amount of money needed to feed an individual or family multiplied by 3 o 2009Family of Four 22050 annually and 1467 monthly 0 Factors Budgeted 0 Rent 0 Utilities 0 Food 0 Transportation 0 Health care 0 Clothing Poverty Levels Percentages vs Numbers Unemployment Rules Receiving Compensation vs Looking for worklUnderemployedDiscouraged Poverty Relative and Absolute Acute and ChronicGenerational Mobility lntragenerational and lntergenerational TANF Temporary Assistance for Needy Families 0 Medicaid 0 Social Security 0 Medicare 0 Life Chances 0 Health and Mortality 0 Mental Health 0 Self Esteem 0 Education 0 Crime and Victimization Median Household IncomeUS 2005 0 Top 2092000 e Next205500092000 0 Middle 203500055000 0 Next 201850035000 0 Bottom 20018500 0 Median Household46300 0 Median Personal32100 Underemployment Unemployment Longterm Unemployment Responsibility for Resolving Poverty 0 Government 0 Government and Individual 0 Individual Minority Groups vs Majority Groups A problem in our society today is that many people are born on third base and spend their whole lives thinking that they hit a triple The Great Divergence 0 Growing Income Disparity e Shrinking Middle Class 0 Disproportionate Income Advocacy 0 Individual 0 Organizational 0 Community 0 Political US Data2009 L 83 of US stocks are held by 1 w L 61 report living paycheck to paycheck J 7 of liquid assets were held by bottom 80 at 1 ofwealth is held by bottom 50 i 40 of Americans are in low paying servicejobs l 4 i 21 of children are living below the poverty line Millionaires rose by 16 in 2009 Top 10 earn more than 50 of income Ruby Payne PhD A Framework for Understanding Poverty Hidden Rules of Class at Work Bridges Out of Poverty Strategies for Organizations and Communities Poverty Rates Children Elderly Women Race Ethnicity Working Definition of Poverty The extent to which a person does without resources Financial Emotional Mental Spiritual Physical Support systems RelationshipsRole Models Knowledge of Hidden Rules International De nition of Social Work 0 The social work profession promotes social change problem solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance wellbeing Utilizing theories of human behavior and social systems social work intenenes at the points where people interact with their environments Principles of human rights and social justice are fundamental to social work IFSW 2000 Definition of Social Work 0 Social work is the professional activity of helping individuals groups or communities to enhance or restore their capacity for social functioning and to create societal conditions favorable to their goals NASW 1973 Professional Organizations 4L National Association of Social Workers NASW at State Chapters of NASW L International Federation of Social Workers IFSW wk Council on Social Work Education CSWE Describe Social Work 0 How is it viewed by others around you 0 How did you understand it o How do you understand it now after reading chapter 1 Providing Help by Considering o Individuality 0 Family 0 Health 0 Religion 0 EducationWork 0 Neighborhood and Groups 0 Community 0 Society Becoming a Social Worker 0 Help Others 0 Advocate for the Disadvantaged 0 Provide Mental Health Services Helping ProfessionsSocial Work o Broad Scope of Concern 0 Strong Core Values 0 Commitment to Social and Economic Justice Purpose of Social Work 0 The purpose of the social work profession is to promote human and community wellbeing 0 Guided by a person and environment construct a global perspective respect for human diversity and knowledge based on scienti c inquiry social work s purpose to actualized through its quest for social and economic justice the prevention of conditions that limit human rights the elimination of poverty and the enhancement of the quality of life for all persons mm 2008 Effectively helping others take reel metaly Basic Goals for Social Work sou In u A furlher hurt in the process 1 Linking people to resources Providing direct senices to individuals families and groups 2 3 Helping communities or groups provide or improve social and health senices 4 Participating in relevant legislative processes Assisting People in Meeting their Needs 0 Physiological 0 Safety 0 Belongingness o Esteem o Selfactualization Education and Social Work Practice 0 No Degree 0 Associate Degree 0 BSW Degree Bachelors o MSW Degree Masters 0 DSW Degree Doctorate 0 Registration or Licensure 0 Michigan Licensure LLBSW Limited License LBSW LLMSW Limited License LMSW 4 Controversy of Public Responsibility for Social and Health Senices for the Poor WorthyDesening Poor vs UnworthyUndesening Poor i Charity and Justice at Social Work and Social Welfare 1L Religious Orders and Programs and Institutions for the Poor i Volunteers and Friendly VisitorsCasework Services Protestant Work Ethic o Emphasis on SelfDiscipline and Frugality as a sin of Salvation to Everyone Caring for Selves via Effort and Hard Work The Ancient World 0 Hebrews 0 Jews 0 Christians The Judaea Christian Tradition 0 Care for widows orphans and the sick 0 The least among us 0 The beatitudes o Preferential option for the poor 0 Problems of wealth or attachment to it Gave money and food for the needy Elizabethan Poor Laws 0 Unemployable Poor 0 Limited Income 0 Orphaned or Dependent Children Enclosure Laws 0 Extricate Churches from Charity 0 Eliminate Begging o Centralize Assistance with Government 0 Standardize Types and Amounts of Assistance Depression and New Deal 0 Aid to Families with Dependent Children 0 Social Security Administration 0 Old Age Assistance 0 Works Progress Administration 0 Civilian Conservation Corps 0 National Youth Administration Issues and Concerns 0 Poverty 0 Education and Economic Success 0 Unemployment and Underemployment 0 Aging Population 0 Immigrants and Refugees Immigration and Settlement Houses 0 Change can occur 0 Social class distinctions can be narrowed through information and education 0 Change comes with immersion in the realities of those being helped Progressive Era 0 Women s Rights 0 Health Care and Social Senice Programs 0 Education 0 Occupational and consumer Safety 0 Animal Protection and Humane Societies 0 Child and Social Welfare Laws 0 Environmental Presentation 0 Socialization of Immigrants 1950s 0 Prosperity 0 Community Mental Health Programs 0 Department of Health Education and Welfare 0 Little Attention to the Poor 1960s 0 Civil Rights 0 Community Mental Health Center Act 0 Economic Opportunity Act 0 War on Poverty Peace Corps and VISTA 0 Medicare and Medicaid 0 Older Americans Act 0 Food Stamp Act 0 Elementary and Secondary Education Act 1970s 0 Supplemental Social Security Act 0 Comprehensive Employment and Training Act 0 Education for all Handicapped Children Act 0 Title gtltgtlt Amendment to Social Security Act 0 Child Abuse and Prevention Treatment Act 1980s and 1990s 0 Omnibus Reconciliation Act 0 Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act More Local Authority and Less Funding and Emphasis on Privatization of Social Services 0 Family Support Act 0 Americans with Disabilities Act ADA 0 Mental Health Parity Act 0 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families TANF 1909 US Children s Bureau 0 Child Labor Legislation 0 Mother s Pensions 0 Minimum Housing Quality 0 Public Education