social worker is using a community oriented social work approach COSW by

Social worker is using a community oriented social

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social worker is using a community oriented social work approach (COSW) by employing “prevention, partnership and empowerment,” to help Brenna with the social aspect of her life (Mantle & Backwith, 2010). While the social workers set up a lot of opportunities for Brenna, I feel her actions towards Brenna are closer to justice versus being charitable. The social worker simply saw where Brenna’s lack of education and maturity level were road blocks in her ability to do better and gave her access to the resources necessary to remove these road blocks. Giving her this education about basic life skills that she wasn’t able to learn while being homeless and battered will allow Brenna to make better decisions and take care of herself and her child moving forward. References: Center for Economic and Social Justice. (n.d.). Defining economic justice and social justice. Retrieved from:
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Mantle, G., & Backwith, D. (2010). Poverty and social work. British Journal of Social Work, 40 (8), 2380–2397. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Plummer, S.-B., Makris, S., & Brocksen S. M. (Eds.). (2014). Working with survivors of sexual abuse and trauma: The case of Brenna. In Social work case studies: Foundation year. Retrieved from
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