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Laureate Education (Producer). (2011). The Life of a Social Worker[Video file]. Retrieved from Singer, J. B. (Host). (2011, March 9). The process of evidence-based practice: An interview with Danielle E. Parish, Ph.D. [Audio podcast]. In Social Work Podcast.Retrieved from-evidence-based-practice.htmlReplyQuoteEmail AuthorHide 5 repliesMessage UnreadMark as UnreadMessage Not FlaggedSet Flag1 month agoKathyanne Goodridge-Purnell WALDEN INSTRUCTORMANAGERRE: Discussion - Week 6COLLAPSEEvidence-Based Practice is an important aspect of the Social Work profession. Great post! I also agree with your statement regarding professional growth and development.Dr. KReplyQuoteEmail Author
Message UnreadMark as UnreadMessage Not FlaggedSet Flag1 month agoAccess the profile card for user: Cynthia VinkemulderCynthia Vinkemulder RE: Discussion - Week 6COLLAPSEMichelle,I picked a few other criteria for competence in Social Work but I had also looked at both of these as well. I like that you chose being a professional. You are right that we represent our mission and core values and if we go against our code of ethics, then we are not representing ourselves well as a Social Work professional. I am big for advocacy, in fact it has gotten in some trouble before in previous jobs because my advocacy went against the company I worked for sometimes, but I am always first and foremost working for my clients and advocating for what is best for them. If someone or a company is being unfair, then they will know about it from me, professionally of course.Evidenced based practice is another that you mentioned. I could not imagine practicing otherwise. Research should be what we base our practice on. It helps us truly know what works and what doesn’t work, according to facts and theory, not just feelings.ReplyQuoteEmail AuthorHide 1 replyMessage UnreadMark as UnreadMessage Not FlaggedSet Flag29 days ago
Kaila Adams RE: Discussion - Week 6COLLAPSEBeing professional is a very big deal. I believe that we should have a training on being professional at all times. Some of these things we may not really believe in but in order to work with different people, we may have to adjust some things. I like how you said that you've gotten in trouble for you advocacy. We as social workers know whats best for our clients so we have to speak on behalf of them no matter what a company may think. Being about to professionally handle things goes a lot way!ReplyQuoteEmail AuthorMessage UnreadMark as UnreadMessage Not FlaggedSet Flag1 month agoAccess the profile card for user: Pagan PotterPagan Potter RE: Discussion - Week 6COLLAPSEProfessionalism is something that social workers must keep in mind when talking about competence as we get very personal with our clients and also canexperience secondary trauma from these very personal interactions. Remaininga professional at these times is most important so you don't create that dual relationship with your clients. Another competent aspect of our work is to