John Oliphant's Work With 'Kylie'
John also has a private practice as a counsellor and trainer. He has a wide range of experience both in the government and non-government sector. Having worked as a case worker through to executive level John has an excellent understanding of all aspects of social welfare organisations. John has acted as a consultant to both small and large organisations in the sector.
As a way of example, psychiatrists and psychologists entangle some of the social workers who work much more independently that social workers generally do. Given the complexities of social work service within an organization, many theories have been proposed to explain the nature and the relevance of social workers within an organization.Indeed, this concern forms the criticisms of traditional psychological, philosophical, and historical scholarship. The absence of such assumptions is the building block of the feministic approaches employed in human services organizations. Human services theoretical perspective has at its heart the perception that social work is all about helping people irrespective of the differences either in gender terms or in any other way of classification of organizations’ working population. In this context, human services theory mostly focuses on the resolution of people’s challenges within an organization amid the complexities that exist within human services organizations. In fact, this theory appreciates this nature of complexities.
Just like other professions such as law or medicine, social work is guided by values, ethics and codes of conduct. Some of the values include competence, integrity, professionalism, social justice and value for human dignity. Some of the core principles include confidentiality, controlled emotional involvement and client self determination among others. Some of the skills include self awareness, observation and critical thinking (Healy, 2007).
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