Social workers need to be able to identify how social constructions influence the client’s life. This assignment will develop this skill.
Watch the assigned video “Home for the Holidays” located in the Topic 1 folder in MindTap. Regarding the case study, in an essay of 750-1,000 words, expound the following prompts. Cite 2-4 scholarly sources from the GCU library to defend your answers:
- What are the social phenomena (behavior that influences or is influenced by the client) apparent in this case? Explain them.
- What theories would a social worker need to be familiar with in order to most effectively help the clients in this situation?
- What are some ways a social worker could use those theories in helping the client work through these social phenomena?
- Use the NASW Code of Ethics to identify the appropriate principle(s) that aligns with ethical practice in this video case study.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
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Turn in the completed assignment by the end of Topic 1.
This assignment assesses the following programmatic competency:
1.2: Describe the role of theory in making sense of social phenomena.
This assignment assesses the Leadership Mission Critical Domain