Work philosophy – examples of work philosophies sample work philosophy statements are as follows – your philosophy towards work the 12 best work philosophies that one can think of are: teamwork: the love to work with others the advantage of working in a team – two heads are better than one. I posit that we, as social workers, embrace a new philosophy about our profession i no longer want to be merely culturally competent the vision of compassion plus competent action can indeed change the world. Your philosophy of social work: developing a personal and professional definition to guide thought and practice in journal of social work values and ethics vol.
A question about your work philosophy is generally asked to managers, team leaders and high level executives it is also asked to professionals who work in a noble profession as nursing, teaching and social work. Recently the question, “what is your personal philosophy of social work” was raised, and i was asked to provide a response it seemed an interesting query, and one that i was surprised to find ill-prepared to readily answer i. As a social work practitioner and educator, i have always felt something lacking in my practice philosophy i encourage my undergraduate students to develop a practice “philosophy” or “mantra” that they will try to live up to every single day upon graduation from my msw program, i.
In 2010 i began my masters degree in social work at the university of sheffield with firm values, objectives and a philosophical outlook but it was my first degree, in philosophy, that started me on the path towards a career in social work. The master of social work program the ethelyn r strong school of social work norfolk state university personal statement guidelines the personal statement is an important part of the application for admission to the school of social work and should be carefully prepared the page limit is 5-6 pages single-spaced typed in 12-point font. My personal experiences that i endured in life have helped shape my philosophy and are the main reason why i want to go into social work practicing social work upholding core values and ethics which allow you to practice effectively. Social work is, or ought to be, an empirically based, theoretically guided, value-infused practice that helps clients resolve their own challenges (problems or possibilities) in a way that is acceptable within an appropriate sociocultural context.
My personal nursing philosophy tracie johnson nur/391 june 28, 2010 andrea m abt my personal nursing philosophy “philosophies of nursing are statements of beliefs about nursing and expressions of values in nursing that are used as bases for thinking and acting. As a social work practitioner and educator, i have always felt something lacking in my practice philosophy i encourage my undergraduate students to develop a practice “philosophy” or “mantra” that they will try to live up to every single day.
We all operate from a personal philosophy, whether we are aware of it or not when our career is in the helping professions, it is important that we take time to explore this notion of personal philosophy as it relates to our work and further, as it relates to vocation as an opportunity for self-expression. This separation is unfortunate, because social work has much to learn about its scientific bases and how these influence its practice and its evaluation choices and philosophy of science may benefit by the posing of new kinds of socially useful questions involving living people, semi-living organizations, and comatose nations. The ethics of immanuel kant's categorical imperative can be applied in social work photograph: bettmann/corbis in 2010 i began my masters degree in social work at the university of sheffield with firm values, objectives and a philosophical outlook. Abstracts, psycinfo and sociological abstracts, and using the keywords social work, philosophy, personal, professional, and conceptual revealed nominal information among the peer-reviewed journal articles located, one discussed the conceptual framework used in a course focused on the history of philosophy of.