What similarities and differences do you see between yourself and the case study client? Why might it be important to be aware of our similarities and differences in social work? How does your own life experience shape your opinion about this case?
How would you demonstrate empathy for your client, either Margaret or Jenna, (be specific to which client and how you would demonstrate empathy)? How is this different than showing sympathy to your client?
Explain the differences between micro, mezzo, and macro levels of social work. Give a specific, original example of how a social worker could support the client(s) in the case study on each level.
What client(s) is poverty a presenting concern for? What makes you think this?
In what ways would a social worker be able to advocate for your client’s civil rights/social justice? Consider the Advocacy Model in Action (Chapter 4).
Create a combined eco map and genogram for the case study on a powerpoint slide. Include all known family members, relationships, religion, school, activities, community engagement, and strengths of each relationship. Use this reading for reference (https://ferrisintroductiontosocialwork.pressbooks.com/chapter/chapter-4-generalist-practice/
What is one question that you have about your case study/client and its relation to this week’s module material?
no less than 300 words and no more than 600 words