SOC 449 Week 1 Benchmark Assignment, Social Phenomena
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 in Mind Tap “Home for the Holidays” located in the Topic 1 folder in MindTap. Regarding the case study, in 750-1,000 words, expound the following prompts:
What are the social phenomena 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?
GCU believes that the Christian Worldview offers hope of restoration of all things through Christ with the belief that we are to carry out work within the public arena with compassion, justice, and concern for the common good. How might the Christian worldview align with or contradict aspects of the NASW Code of Ethics? Regarding to the “Home for the Holidays” case study, imagine that the social worker has a Christian worldview. How can she ensure that her Christian worldview/practice aligns with the Code of Ethics? Use the NASW Code of Ethics to identify the appropriate principle(s) that aligns with ethical practice in this instance. Cite 2-4 sources to defend your answers. soc 449 week 1