October 08, 2008
Social work is a profession best suited for people with a strong desire to help improve the lives of others. I have confidence to deal with stressful situations involving people and family members. I possess ingenuousness, sincerity and enthusiasm to instigate trust and construct relationships with individuals and the engaged family. My listening and observation skills will facilitate me with assessing family situations and relationships.
I yearn to impact the community in an assortment of ways. Foremost, with the erudition attained from UTA, I expect to advise juveniles who are on the threshold of departing astray.
Currently, there are numerous depressing concerns that manipulated juveniles. I aspire to aid them to comprehend the magnitude of placing goals and endeavor to become resourceful citizens.
My recent community volunteer experience has helped me to understand that by obtaining my BSW, I can help impact the lives of countless people.
Recently, as a volunteer of Union Gospel Mission, I was questioned by a young teenage mother about my attendance in college. The mother seemed interested in continuing her education beyond secondary level. The part that dismayed me was that the young mother could not even read. Due to her illiteracy, her process to continue her education will be challenging but obtainable. My relationship to people such as this person inspires me to obtain my BSW so that I can help individuals who have lost their way.
One of the few barriers I contain is a language barrier. I aspire to help Spanish speaking citizens in addition to helping English speaking citizens. I realize that I need to advance my Spanish speaking proficiency. For this reason, I am incapable to assist Spanish speaking individuals. I am determined and am enrolling into a Spanish class next semester to learn and improve my Spanish speaking skills.
Another barrier I possess is being a liberator. I do not like...