Spirituality and Social Work Practice
As a social worker, would you include spirituality and religion in your initial assessment of Najeeb? Why or why not?
What strategies might you use to ensure that your personal values would not influence your practice with Najeeb? How would these strategies support ethical practice?
How would you address the crisis that Najeeb is experiencing?
Zastrow, C. H., Kirst-Ashman, K. K., & Hessenauer, S. L. (2019). Understanding human behavior and the social environment (11th ed.). Cengage Learning.
Chapter 3, “Spotlight on Diversity: Relate Human Diversity to Psychological Theories” (pp. 112–114)
Chapter 7, Sections “Review Fowler’s Theory of Faith Development,” “Critical Thinking: Evaluation of Fowler’s Theory,” and “Social Work Practice and Empowerment Through Spiritual Development” (pp. 339–342)
Chapter 15, “Highlight 15.2: “Celebration of Life Funerals” (pp. 694–696)