Review the rubric to make sure you understand the criteria for earning your grade.
Read the How to Engage in Substantive Discussion Post.pdf document and apply the guidelines to your weekly discussion posts.
At the NASW website, review the “NASW Standards for Technology and Social Work Practice.”
Under the Resources tab, select “NASW Standards.”
Select the term “NASW Standards” on the page.
Scroll down to find the “NASW Standards for Technology and Social Work Practice” link and select it. Discuss what would need to be done to ensure the practice would implemented ethically.
Read the following articles:
“Practice Innovation through Technology in the Digital Age: A Grand Challenge for Social Work”
“Boundaries of the Social Work Relationship Revisited: Towards a Connected, Inclusive, and Dynamic Conceptualization”
Navigate to the threaded discussion and respond to the following prompts:
Apply what you learned from the readings to demonstrate how you could use technology to enhance engagement in practice with individuals, families, groups, or communities. Give at least two specific examples of client populations that can be better served through the use of technology, as well as which tools you propose.
Identify at least two ethical concerns you have about utilizing technology in your social work practice, and provide suggestions to address these concerns. Incorporate and reference the NASW Code of Ethics, course resources, or other professional sources to support your ideas.
Identify and describe at least one novel technological method you would like to implement at your current practicum setting with individuals, families, groups, or communities, noting how it could enhance engagement.