SWK208- Generalist Practice I Lesson 15 Discussion. After reviewing the

SWK208- Generalist Practice I 

Lesson 15 Discussion.

After reviewing the readings, please consider the following in your response.

Please reflect on your thoughts about the role of the Macro Social Worker.

Why is it important that a Social Work be familiar with all levels of Social Work (micro, mezzo, macro) even though they may only have an interest in working in one?

To receive full credit, you will need to post one substantial post. Each discussion post should be a minimum of 250 words or one page. 


What Is Macro Social Work? https://online.yu.edu/wurzweiler/blog/understanding-macro-social-work

Lesson 16 Discussion

Please view the video: “A Day in the Life of a Social Worker.”

Motion Pictures Television Fund. (2016 April 16). A day in the life of a social worker. . YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xqSY3nODbg.

Please consider the following questions in your discussion post:

•    Please share your thoughts after reviewing this video.
•    Did you learn any new information about the role of a Social Worker?

To receive full credit, you will need to post one substantial post. Each discussion post should be a minimum of 250 words or one page.

Lesson 16 Readings and Videos 

Self-Care Assessments, Exercises, and Activities:http://socialwork.buffalo.edu/resources/self-care-starter-kit/self-care-assessments-exercises.html (Links to an external site.)

Self-Care Exercises and Activities: http://socialwork.buffalo.edu/resources/self-care-starter-kit/self-care-assessments-exercises/exercises-and-activities.html (Links to an external site.)

How to Flourish in Social Work: http://socialwork.buffalo.edu/resources/self-care-starter-kit/how-to-flourish-in-social-work.html (Links to an external site.) 

Ready, Set, Smart. https://www.socialworker.com/feature-articles/self-care/ready-set-smart-ticket-to-successful-social-worker-self-care-in-new-year/ (Links to an external site.)

The below link includes videos and the transcript of the videos about caseload, work balance, and child records): https://www.open.edu/openlearn/body-mind/social-care/social-work/protecting-our-children-video-extras-1-3 (Links to an external site.)

Social Worker Burnout: https://onlinemsw.fsu.edu/blog/social-worker-burnout (Links to an external site.)

FSWSocialWork. (2020 Oct 21). Social worker stress. . YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9h5DhKkoI8&t=61s.


Lesson 15 Discussion.


(In 250 Words)

Now that you’ve familiarized yourself with the concept of implicit bias, please take a few moments to take a few of the quizzes within the link below. Please know that your results are confidential, but this is an excellent time to reflect on the outcome of the test. If you see that you test with a high bias against a group of people, reflect on your behavior. Can you think of social situations over the span of your life in which you inadvertently displayed that bias?

When you have completed the implicit bias test, ask yourself, “How can I be more sensitive to oppression and discrimination?” Share those answers with your peers. You do not have to be specific about the outcome of your test; rather, use those results to make yourself a more culturally responsive professional! Remember to present and examine those options by trauma-informed care and cultural competency, using also what you’ve learned about social-emotional learning.  (250 Words)

Implicit bias

https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html (Links to an external site.)

****Note: please take at least the “Race” test and the “Gender Career” test. If you choose to take another, the other can be of your choice.



SWK103- Social Work and Deviant Behavior

Lesson 15 Discussion.

Name the two theories you have chosen for your final work (no minimum length, simply write the two theories you chose). You are not required to complete any responses to this post. (200 words)


Conclusion of the textbook

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