In a casual context, answer each short-answer questions in this survey by writing your experience of the organizations who hosted the event you attended or for the
social worker who works with them. Discuss the have lived experienceswith
implementing social change by including your debrief discussion with
social workers/community workers directly. (e.g. attend community event,
upload photo, debrief with social worker/community works through
interview/discussion). When attending event, assess theorganizations’
approach to implementing conducting meeting and approach to social
change. You will also include reflective thoughts of your personalexperience participating with the community directly
Community event/civic engagement: Include the date, time, location of event. (include photo or proof of attendance), if applicable.
Define the community; Specifically identify the community population. Demographics of identified population (e.g age, race, ethnicity, gender, dress code, small/large group?) (100 words)
Describe details of the interview/debrief, (who, what, where, when) of the personal or social worker you spoke with in an interview/debrief conversation, if applicable.
Define macro practice and its relationship to generalist practice within this community; Possibly describe the historical context of macro practice in social work, if applicable. (150 words)
Identify an issue that needs to be addressed, the existing services that attempt to address the issue
and the gaps in the existing service; Describe a basic macro-level intervention that was discussed for the identified population at the event, or during your debrief conversation. (150 words )
From attending this event and debriefing with a work, describe and define the needs and strengths of the identified community. How do they facilitate the interaction between local neighborhood citizens and local institutions/organize a community event meeting (e.g. mobilization of community members)? (100 words)
Describe a framework for practice with the agency or social worker uses within this particular community with regards to evidence-based practice, if applicable; Describe the difficulties practicing social workers experience when attempting to execute a community solution or strategic plan. (100 words)
Describe the approach the meeting had; was it a structured and productive meeting? Did it include an agenda? If you interviewed a social worker, describe their approach to addressing the issues within the community; do they have an organized plan, or is it unstructured/casual? (70 words)
How did the organizers begin meeting as a group? Do know you the history of such an event/community meeting? If you interviewed a field worker/social worker, how long has their agency worked for the identified population? (50 words or less)
Include who is the leader of the event, or the leader of the agency. How do they fulfill this role? (50 words or less)
Share 3 points the speaker or the leader (or the social worker you interviewed) that stood out to you.
What role did experienced members play in this group at the event (or would throughout the agency)? How were new members integrated into the group(warm and welcoming/or passive aggressive)? (110 words)
Identify 3 things you heard that stood out to you, and what these statements caught your attention. (110 words)
Indicate how your beliefs about the identified population were either confirmed or changed by attending the meeting/interviewing field social worker. Explain by giving examples how your attendance either confirmed or changed your views. (110 words)
Think back to when you attended the meeting and interviewed a social worker/community worker. Reflect on your feelings, thoughts, and reflections you experience during the meeting and afterwards. Share and note your reflections here, as this is an are important process within the macro social work integration. (110 words)