Learning Experiences

 Develop a double-spaced, four-to-six (4-6) page paper (excluding title and reference pages) discussing how the learning experiences (e.g., discussions, course materials, case studies, videos and assignments) in this class have impacted each of the five (5) issues listed below.

1. Your values related to family violence survivors and perpetrators (and discuss the difference between your values and your beliefs)

2. Your perceptions of family violence survivors and perpetrators

3. Your assumptions about families in which violence occurs

4. Victim, survivor and perpetrator types which raise negative thoughts and feelings

5. Your specific concerns or fears about social work practice with persons affected by family violence

6. How your values, beliefs, perceptions, assumptions and feelings about family violence could impact your ability to build supportive relationships with different types of victims and perpetrators

7. What social work ethics and values apply to working with family violence survivors and perpetrators? How can you use social work ethics and values to assist you in overcoming internal barriers to providing effective social work?