Assignment 2: Process Recordings.
Assignment 2: Process Recordings
A process recording is a written tool used by field education experience students, field instructors, and faculty to examine the dynamics of social work interactions in time. Process recordings can help in developing and refining interviewing and intervention skills. By conceptualizing and organizing ongoing activities with social work clients, you are able to clarify the purpose of interviews and interventions, identify personal and professional strengths and weaknesses, and improve self-awareness. The process recording is also a useful tool in exploring the interpersonal dynamics and values operating between you and the client system through an analysis of filtering the process used in recording a session.
For this Assignment, you will submit a process recording of your field education experiences specific to this week.
Please use the attached template as a formatting guidance.
The Assignment: (2–4 pages)
o Provide a transcript of what happened during your field education experience (Air Force Military Mental Health Clinc, including a dialogue of interaction with a client.
o Explain your interpretation of what occurred in the dialogue, including social work practice or theories, and explain how it might relate to assessment covered this week.
o Describe your reactions and/or any issues related to your interaction with a client during your field education experience.
o Explain how you applied social work practice skills when performing the activities during your process recording.
References (use 2 or more)
Birkenmaier, J., & Berg-Weger, M. (2018). The practicum companion for social work: Integrating class and fieldwork (4th ed.). New York, NY: Pearson.
Chapter 2, “Socialization into the Social Work Profession” (pp. 34-61)
Gerdes, K. E., & Segal, E. (2011). Importance of empathy for social work practice: Integrating new science. Social Work, 56(2), 141–148.
|SWI met with resident for individual session today. SWI met with client last week and was introduced as an intern at the program. Client is a 36-year-old, AA female living in the community. Client has a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia. Resident’s mood was neutral and affect was congruent with mood. Resident’s ADL’s were fair; presented well with clean clothes. SWI and resident explored past to current situations involving IR’s family along with describing her mental illness and how treatment stabilizes her. IR stated that before being treated for her mental illness she was having auditory hallucinations telling her to harm herself and her two younger children. At the current time, one of her sisters is granted custody of her two children. IR is permitted supervised visitation rights and saw her children last on January 01, 2015. IR loves her children and wishes she were able to be the mother they need. IR has goals of finding employment to help support them in any way that she can. Due to being undocumented, finding employment is not possible at this time. Insight is limited; speech is soft; concentration was poor; IR was restless and constantly was moving her hands or body during the session; thought processes are fair; judgment and impulse control appear fair. Worker gave IR an assignment to write down 10 goals to work towards in regards to learning something new. IR enjoys being educated but has difficulty concentrating. Next individual session is scheduled for 07/07/2015. The next steps are to continue to work weekly with IR and speak about her future and her children. I will also give her mini homework assignments to complete.|