Reflection Assignment: 6-8 pages max; 100 points
The purpose of this assignment is to give students the opportunity to reflect deeply on social work values and their relationship to personal values. Students will summarize the social work values presented in the NASW code of ethics, the Christian worldview, their personal value system, and compare and contrast these different value perspectives. .
NASW Code of Ethics*
Provide a brief but comprehensive summary of the code of ethics. Convey your understanding of the social work values that the code represents (approx. 2-3 paragraphs)
Articulate the Christian Worldview by summarizing the major points in the assigned readings (approx. 2-3 paragraphs)
Personal Value System*
1. What are the three most important values in your life?
2. How did you develop your value system?
3. What was your family’s, community’s, or church’s influence on your values? (2-3 paragraphs)
How do your values compare/contrast with the values in the NASW Code of Ethics and Christian worldview? Be as specific as possible. (3 paragraphs)
How will your personal values impact your ability to work as a social worker? Name a specific population you would have difficulty serving and describe why? (3 paragraphs)
References & Organization
Reference the assigned readings and other relevant scholarly material (3 min) Use the headings provided in this rubric and present organized sentences and paragraphs. First person is acceptable. All sentences are well constructed and have varied structure and length. No errors in
grammar, mechanics, and/or spelling.
APA style formatting