SW1000 Ch. 2 Notes
SW1000 Ch. 2 Notes SW1000
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September 3 2014 Social Work Intro Chapter 2 Social Work as a Profession and Career A Brief History of Social Work 39 The first social Welfare agencies were established in the early 1800s 39 The Society for the Prevention of Pauperism was the rst social Welfare organization to be established est 1820 39 Goals were to investigate the habits and circumstances of the poor to suggest plans by which the poor could help themselves and to encourage the poor to save and economize 39 Organizations were made up of the middle class upper class and church goers They were almost all Women except for some men who were managers they were the only people to get paid the rest of them were all volunteers 39 Settlement houses were located in neighborhoods People who needed help Went directly to the settlement houses to receive that help Social Workers practice at three levels 1 Micro work on a oneonone basis with an individual 2 Mezzo Work with families and other small groups 3 Macropractice working with organizations and communities or seeking changes in statues and social policies Case Managers 39 Entry level positionslowest paid 39 They work the closest with clients 39 Devote the most time and attention to their clients Medical Model 39 You have to identify the problem and diagnose the client in order to provide the proper treatment 39 Labels people The Strengths Perspective and Empowerment 39 Social workers must include clients strengths in their initial assessment in order to help enhance their selfesteem
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