- Provide a description of the agency
- Describe the profile of clients or the research or project group
- Describe the situation
- Identify the issues
HUMAN SERVICES PRACTICE PHILOSOPHY
- State the human services professional value(s) that guided your practice
- Professional Principles
- Every human being, regardless of ethnicity, gender, beliefs, age, social status or other individual differences has a right to maximise his or her potential providing it does not infringe upon the rights of others.
- Every society has an obligation to provide for and deal equitably with all its members and to make extra provision for those persons who by reason of disability or misfortune are disadvantaged.
- The welfare and community worker in professional practice has an obligation to utilise all available skills and knowledge to promote the well-being of individuals, groups and communities.
- The welfare and community worker has a professional obligation to give clients all knowledge, information and skills, which will assist clients, and client groups to maximise their human potential.
- The welfare and community worker as a practitioner within complex social structures has an obligation to safeguard the human value of all persons encountered in practice.
ESSENTIAL THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES FOR PRACTICE
- Explain how the following two perspectives form the basis of your practice
- Systems theory
- Strengths perspective
CONTEXTUAL THEORIES AND KNOWLEDGE
- Explain one or two other theories that were applicable in this context
- Identify other knowledge that has informed your practice
- Identify relevant legislation for the context
10 What was the outcome for the client?
- Overall evaluation of your use of items 5-9 in this specific context