Case Study

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BA (Hons) Social Work Year 2 Portfolio 2013/14 Student Name: MATLALEPULA N NYONI CONTENTS PAGES Placement Request Form ………………….. Learning Agreement………………………... Competence Sheets………………………….. Three Case Studies………………………….. Reflective Journal pages…………………….. Mid Placement Review Sheet……………….... Direct Observation Sheets…………………….. Supervision Records………………………….. Final Placement Review Sheet………………... Practice Educators Summary Report…………. Consent and Confidentiality……………………. Attendance record signed ……………………….. Any other relevant documents ……………………. Signed confidentiality statements ………………… PLACEMENT REQUEST FORM Choosing social work has been a lifelong seed planted by my life experiences and passion to support and help others that are less privileged and in need. My strengths lie in being able to communicate listen and empathize with service users. I have always been drawn to working with people facing mental health challenges. I have gained experience working in health settings but always felt that the medical model although relevant, did not view individuals as having other complex needs. In social work I found comfort in being able to make a difference on a social level, and bearing a holistic approach to service user lives, through partnership working with other professionals. Connecting people to outside agencies and services at the same time advocating for their human rights; will be a life changing professional experience that I can take with me throughout my career. Understanding a more in-depth knowledge and skill of social workers role when working with the above client group, will not only give me the much confidence regardless of the path I take, as 1 in 4 people have had mental health issues and I might come in contact with service

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