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Having integrity involves being trustworthy and having insight into your own personal and professional values. A high level of integrity is the intersection of why and how social workers should serve their clients, communities, and the profession.
Elevating competence gives immeasurable value to the individual who is called a professional social worker. Competence includes skill, knowledge, and a positive attitude that empowers. Competence is not given; it must be earned through constant research, reading, reflection, and expanding education.
What makes a good child protection social worker?
The child protection social workers need to make accurate investigations and develop instinctive thoughts. They need to be skillful and have a healthy relationship with children, their parents, guardians and all the other professionals and organizations who work for child protection and care.
Why do social workers need to be trustworthy?
Social work is a relationship-based profession. For this reason, social work professionals need to be perceived as trustworthy by those with whom we work. Ours is a values-based profession focused on understanding and enhancing the interactions between people and their social environment.
Child protection social work is about helping children and making them feel safe and secure, irrespective of whether they are living with their family of origin, with their adopted family or in any other place. Child protection social work is a task that involves coming up with solutions that can solve a crisis.
What Qualities Make a Good Social Worker?
- Balance. Setting and maintaining boundaries to keep work and personal life in separate and healthy proportions is essential for success and longevity in social work careers.
- Ethical Standards.
- Sense of Humor.
- Time Management.