Human Behavior And The Social Environment II

Discussion 1

Discussion that includes the following:

An explanation of how social and emotional intelligence are related to cultural factors

An explanation about how you, as a social worker, might apply the concepts of emotional and/or social intelligence to the case of Andres

An explanation of how social workers, in general, might apply social and emotional intelligence to social work practice. (Include a specific example in the explanation.

 

To prepare for this Discussion, read “Working with People with Disabilities: The Case of Andres” on pages 28–31 in Social Work Case Studies: Foundation Year. Consider what you have learned about social and emotional intelligence in this week’s resources as well as what you learn about the person and environment as it relates to young and middle adulthood

 

References:

 

Plummer, S. -B., Makris, S., & Brocksen, S. M. (Eds.). (2014). Social work case studies: Foundation year. Baltimore, MD: Laureate International Universities Publishing. [Vital Source e-reader].

“Working With People With Disabilities: The Case of Andres” (pp. 28-31)

 

Zastrow, C. H., Kirst-Ashman, K. K. & Hessenauer, S. L. (2019). Understanding human behavior and the social environment (11th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.

Chapter 11, “Psychological Aspects of Young and Middle Adulthood” (pp. 485-535

 

Orth, U., Trzesniewski, K. H., & Robins, R. W. (2010). Self-esteem development from young adulthood to old age: A cohort-sequential longitudinal study. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98(4), 645–658.

 

 

 

Discussion 2

 

Poverty in Young and Middle Adulthood

 

Discussion that includes the following:

 

An explanation of how poverty impacts the experience of individuals in young and middle adulthood

A statement as to whether you think poverty is the result of cultural or individual. characteristics; provide support for your position

An answer to the following questions about the theory of poverty you selected:

What aspects of this theory would be most suitable for your practice? Why?

What aspects of this theory do you find problematic in terms of your knowledge of social work practice? Explain.

 

References:

 

Zastrow, C. H., Kirst-Ashman, K. K. & Hessenauer, S. L. (2019). Understanding human behavior and the social environment (11th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.

Chapter 12, “Sociological Aspects of Young and Middle Adulthood” (pp. 536-603)

 

 

Plummer, S.-B., Makris, S., Brocksen S. (Eds.). (2014). Sessions: Case histories. Baltimore, MD: Laureate International Universities Publishing. [Vital Source e-reader].

“The Hernandez Family” (pp. 3–5)

 

Park, K., & Yang, T. (2017). The long-term effects of self-esteem on depression: The role of alcohol and substance use during young adulthood. The Sociological Quarterly, 58(3), 429–446.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assignment: Genogram: Hernandez Family

 

Assignment 3

 

2-pages

 

A genogram of the Hernandez family

An analysis of the Hernandez family’s case based on the genogram including the following information.

Identify an element of the Hernandez family’s case that may influence the way Juan and Elena Hernandez address their issue with the social worker.

Explain how the genogram you created might help you address the needs of the Hernandez family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transcript to Hernandez case:

 

Hernandez Family Episode 6 Program Transcript FEMALE SPEAKER: So last week I showed you how to make a genogram, like this one. Now, the idea behind making a genogram is to help you draw a picture of your family history. And then we use that to discuss the relationships and connections among your relatives. OK? So Juan, why don’t you start off and talk about what you came up with. JUAN HERNANDEZ: So we’re starting with my family. My father, Hector, he’s still alive. And he married my mother, Freda. And she passed away two years ago. And then there’s their children, myself– I’m the oldest– and then there’s my three sisters, Marie, Senta, and Rose. FEMALE SPEAKER: Good. And Elena, what about your family? ELENA HERNANDEZ: Well, here’s my father, Anthony. He met and married my mother, Sofia. They are both still alive. They had five children. Firstborn was my brother Daniel, then my brother Tomas, then my sisters Martina and Camila, and there’s me, the baby. And then I met Juan, and we started our own family. And we have two beautiful sons that you met, one, Junior, who is eight, and Alberto, who is six. FEMALE SPEAKER: Good. So for the last several weeks we’ve been talking a lot about how you discipline your sons at home. And both of you mentioned how your parents used to punish you when you were growing up. Juan, why don’t you talk about that and point to anybody on the genogram as you mention them? JUAN HERNANDEZ: Sure. So my dad, when he was mad at me he would send me to get books from the encyclopedia. And he’d make me hold them out, straight out like this, until he told me to stop. It caused so much pain in my arms, I mean, my arms felt like they would break off. And my mom, she did basically the same thing. Except when she was really mad, when would make me get more books than my dad. I hated those books so much. I never went near them on my own. To me, they only meant one thing, misery. And now, I guess I inherited that from them. FEMALE SPEAKER: Elena, how about you? ELENA HERNANDEZ: Yes, misery. That’s what it was like for me, too