Motivation for Pursuing an MSW (Explain how you came to want to be an MSW and wh
Motivation for Pursuing an MSW
(Explain how you came to want to be an MSW and who or what influenced that decision) working in the mental health field & and a lack of graduates in my family and being a child raised by my grandmother.
(Include both short-term and long-term goals if they are different) Private practice working in the mental health substance abuse population
Relevant Learning and Growth
(Include both professional and volunteer experiences) being the child of addicts, working with the substance abuse team during my internship, also working with people with special needs and mental health for over 20 years.
Expectations of a Christian College and Integration of Faith, Scholarship, and Service
(Explain both what your expectations are of SAU as well as how you plan to integrate faith into your scholarship and service. Although there are no specific requirements in this area, faith will be incorporated into the MSW at SAU) Most of my family members are Christians I was also raised in the religion so this wouldn’t be an issue. I attended SAU before and don’t mind the incorporation of Christian concepts into the MSW program.
(Please explain a social problem, what the source of the problem is, and what a possible solution is to the problem. Make this section 1.5 pages include at least one scholarly reference, use in-text citing in APA 7 form https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/in_
text_citations_the_basics.html and include a reference page at the end of the paper for any sources you use: see below) Criminal Justice Reform
(You can give an intro to ethics if you wish but make sure to include a specific ethical challenge you personally faced and how it played out, all the while protecting the identity of any persons involved. You may look over this link to see the Social Work Code of Ethics: 3
https://www.socialworkers.org/About/Ethics/Code-of-Ethics ) Conflict of interest – One time I was working with a client and their family and I was close to the family outside of a professional setting I communicated some suggestions to the mother that I thought would be helpful due to me knowing this family and it totally messed me up in my professional commitment to the individual in which I was giving services
Challenges and Stresses of Social Work
(Please describe the challenges and stresses that social workers face in the profession) Burnout, Time management, and being ethical Three Changes
(Please make sure to list at least 3 specific changes you would make to give yourself the bandwidth to add in a master’s level program of 20-25 hours/wk to your life. If you are already doing these things in your undergrad, please say that and still, list them.) Cutting down on my work Schedule, saying no more to my family and friends, better self-care
(Please list the personal boundaries you know you will have to put into place based on the profession’s challenges and stresses) I can’t pick up the shifts at work that I use to I might have to quit my Job
In bold print are the questions asked for the admissions questions in the regular text I answered the questions I just need 7 to eight pages. I will upload the instructions to the admissions requirements.