Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 5:37 AMMon, 5:37 AM
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Fw: Relective Account
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From: nkem nwobi
Sent: Monday, February 11, 2013 5:36 AM
Subject: Relective Account
30th January 2013;
Today marks my first day with my placement agency - Children with disability social work team Mastrick Aberdeen. I started the day with mixed feelings of excitement and anxious. I was warmly welcomed by my supervisor and other members of the team and was taken round the premise, introduced to my new team members and other team members sharing the same building with my team. My initial doubt and anxiety about what will likely happen in my first day at my placement gave way to my becoming happy and confident after discussing with my supervisor and her reassurance that she will support me during this placement.
I was given the opportunity to read up the policy and procedures of my placement agency and I was also given the induction pack file which contains documents on guidelines of Health and Safety policy, IT information guidelines and my practice portfolio.
I shadowed my Link supervisor when we made a home visit to discuss one of one of her clients' completed Look After Child (LAC) report.
31st January 2013.
Today I attended a Multi Agency Review Meeting with a social worker in my team. Before attending the meeting I read through the child’s case file containing the child’s historical and medical background. I also studied previous and most recent reports written about the client’s assessed needs. This gave me the needed background information about what were discussed in the meeting.
At the meeting different professionals from other agencies including education and health attended. After the formal introduction and signing of the attendance register, the professionals present gave their different up...