The use of self in social work practice combines knowledge, values, and skills gained in social work education with aspects of one’s personal self, including personality traits, belief systems, life experiences, and cultural heritage” (Dewane, 2006, p. 545).
In this Discussion, you focus on strategies for self-review and analyzing the integration of your personal and professional selves.
What types of critical self-review do you use to ensure you bring the best of your professional self to your roles?
Include an explanation of the use of self during your field education experience that you may have encountered or that you might encounter.
Describe potential boundary challenges in your field education experience.