Disability Population and Older Adults
Please read the following article: Link (Links to an external site.)
(Working With the Developmentally Disabled Population) and then address the following questions in correct canvas assignment format:
1. Reflect on three things you learned from this article.
2. How difficult would it be for you to work with a developmentally disabled individual? What challenges do you think you might face and how would you address these challenges?
3. How did this article impact you both professionally and personally?
PART TWO – Days in the Lives of Social Workers:
1) Read Ch. 40 and address the questions located at the end of the chapter.
A) Have you ever visited a nursing home? What do you think of? Think of the smells, the sounds, the sights. What is your reaction?
B) Do you work better in an autonomous role, such as that of the social worker in this chapter, or in one where you are given more direction by supervisor?
Read Ch. 42 and address the questions located at the end of the chapter.
A) Some social workers work in an office, some in the community, some out of their cars. Which do you prefer, and why?
B) Compare home health social work to hospice social work