working in a host setting

Directions:

In this Discussion, you describe the challenges that a social worker may face when providing services in a non-social-work setting and suggest ways to maintain a social work identity while in that environment.

Post:

  • Describe the special challenges related to working in a “host” setting such as a school in a school-home-community partnership.
  • How can a social worker maintain a strong sense of professional identity when working with professionals from so many different professions?

Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the resources.

Resources:

D’Agostino, C. (2013). Collaboration as an essential school social work skill. Children & Schools, 35(4), 248–251.

Quinn-Lee, L. (2014). School social work with grieving children. Children & Schools, 36(2), 93–103.