framework for understanding human services work

SWK141A Assignment 2: Essay Description/Focus: Essay – A framework for understanding human service workValue: 60% Due date: 11 May 2015Length: 2000 wordsTask: In human service practice Chenoweth and Mcauliffe talk about ‘domains’ and ‘fields of practice’. The table below lists these: Domains of PracticeFields of PracticeWorking with individuals Group work Social policy Working with families and partnerships Community work Research and evaluation Education and training The health sector Mental health Child protection and juvenile justice The disability field Working with older adults Rural and remote practice Income security and employment services Substance misuse Youth work Environmental and disaster work Chenoweth, L. & McAuliffe, D. (2015) The Road to Social Work & Human Service Practice (4th ed.) Victoria: Cengage Learning Write an essay responding to the following questions: What ‘domain’ and ‘field’ of practice appeals to you, what have you learned during the course and through your own research that has helped you to understand it better? What is the role of a human service worker in that domain and field? What type of human service organisations provide opportunities to work with their ‘domains’ and ‘field’? What are the needs of the people who access that area of human services? Referring to the diagram on p285 of the text what values, knowledge and skills are needed to work in that particular area of human service need?Presentation: The essay must be prepared in electronic format and submitted via the Learnline site for the unit. The word count does not include the reference list.Assessment criteria: The assignment will be assessed according to the following criteria: Describe and identify fields and domains of human service work. (20%) Describe and define human service knowledge, values and skills and connect to professional ethics and translate this to a professional practice framework. (30%)…

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