For this week’s assignment, utilize the NASW Practice Standards for health care settings that were included in this week’s resources. Review and analyze this document, and then prepare a critical analysis.
Think of how social workers enact interventions to help clients resolve issues when formulating your responses to the following questions:
Explain if the Standards reflect the variety of roles that social work has in health care (based on the current readings and class materials). Provide evidence to support your answer.
Considering what you have read in your other assigned readings this week, explore the relevance of the Practice Standards in today’s ever-changing field of health care.
If you were a newly graduated MSW who was entering the profession as a hospital social worker on an intensive care unit, highlight standards that would be your strengths, and then provide a detailed explanation of why.
Highlight the standards you would need to strengthen (areas for improvement), and then provide a detailed explanation of why.
References: You should cite and reference the NASW Standards documents.
Required Text: Dziegielewski, S. F. (2018). The changing face of health care social work: Opportunities and challenges for professional practice, 4th ed. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Co.