kicked out of the home had no income or education and was left to make tough

Kicked out of the home had no income or education and

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kicked out of the home, had no income or education, and was left to make tough decisions with no support. Brenna’s story is one that is repeated all too often, and it was not until she received guidance, support, and services from the social worker that she was able to build upon her strengths and improve her well-being.Two pieces of information needed from Brenna that would best assist her is finding out information about her absent father and about her mother’s history. The background information on Brenna’s father is important because she may have additional family support that she may be unaware of. Brenna’s father and mother may have ended on bad terms, and her father may not beaware of Brenna. Brenna’s father could possibly provide Brenna with the affection she was searching for, which Brenna thought she found in her boyfriend, Cameron. Brenna’s mother’s history is important because she may of experienced similar experiences with her own mother which led her to repeat those decisions with Brenna. An understanding of the mother’s history could provide the social worker with an opportunity to connect her with additional support in order to eventually provide support to Brenna. The mother may benefit from therapeutic intervention to cope with her own trauma and learn how to build a relationship with Brenna.ReferencesJames, J., Green, D., Rodriguez, C., & Fong, R. (2008). Addressing disproportionality through undoing racism, leadership development, and community engagement. Child Welfare, 87(2), 279–296.Working with survivors of sexual abuse and trauma: The case of Brenna. In Social work case studies: Foundation year (PDF) Plummer, S.-B., Makris, S., & Brocksen S. M.
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(Eds.). (2014). Retrieved from REPLYQUOTEEMAIL AUTHORHide 2 replies7 days agoAndason Romanous Tashi RE: Discussion 2 - Week 5COLLAPSEJulian,I acknowledge how you understand Brenna’s situation based on your African American Culture. It is also clear that poverty is aggravated by different aspects including lack of resources where individuals succumb to the situation rather than addressing the challenge. Ishare your approach to locate Brenna’s father which may present as an opportunity to obtain more support especially if her father is able. To effectively relate with Brenna, effective engagement skills are critical such as warmth and interpersonal which will assist in obtaining more information regarding Brenna’s situation and how she can be assisted (DuBois & Miley, 2013).ReferencesDuBois, B. L., & Miley, K. K. (2013).Social work: An empowering profession. Pearson Higher Ed.REPLYQUOTE5 days agoMonique Holsey WALDEN INSTRUCTORMANAGER
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RE: Discussion 2 - Week 5COLLAPSEJulian, Critical thinking post.Dr. HymanREPLYQUOTEEMAIL AUTHOR8 days agoANDRELL BAXTER RE: Discussion 2 - Week 5COLLAPSEBrenna is an18 year old African American girl who has suffered from sexual trauma within her family. As a child, she shared a single bedroom apartment with her mother in an urban neighborhood. She was sexually abused by her mothers
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