social work
a)select 5 out the of the 9 social work competencies b)select minimum of 2 refereed journal articles (no earlier than 2008) for each of the 5 competencies c)summarize each article and discuss how each article relates to the competency. paper must be APA format  paper due date 2/21/2020  @12pm   i have provided the five competencies below   Competency 1: Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior Social workers understand the value base of the profession and its ethical standards, as well as relevant laws and regulations that may impact practice at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels.  Social workers understand frameworks of ethical decision-making and how to apply principles of critical thinking to those frameworks in practice, research, and policy arenas.  Social workers recognize personal values and the distinction between personal and professional values.  They also understand how their personal experiences and affective reactions influence their professional judgment and behavior.  Social workers understand the professions’ history, its mission, and the roles and responsibilities of the profession.  Social Workers also understand the role of other professionals when engaged in inter-professional teams.  Social workers recognize the importance of lifelong learning and are committed to continually updating their skills to ensure that they are relevant and effective.  Social workers also understand emerging forms of technology and the ethical use of skills to ensure they are relevant and effective.  Social workers also understand emerging forms of technology and the ethical use of technology in social work practice.  Social workers: Make ethical decisions by applying the standards of the NASW Code of Ethics, relevant laws and regulations, models for ethical decision-making, ethical conduct of research, and additional codes of ethics as appropriate to context; Use reflection and self-regulation to manage personal values and maintain professionalism in practice situations; Demonstrate professional demeanor in behavior, appearance, and oral, written and electronic communication Use technology ethically and appropriately to facilitate practice outcomes; and Use supervision and consultation to guide professional judgment and behavior   Competency 2: Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice Social workers understand how diversity and difference characterize and shape the human experience and are critical to the formation of identity.  The dimensions of diversity are understood as the intersectionality of multiple factors including but not limited to age, class, color, culture, disability and ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, immigration status, marital status, political ideology, race, religion/spirituality, sex, sexual orientation, and tribal sovereign status.  Social workers understand that, as a consequence of difference, a person’s life experiences may include oppression, poverty, marginalization, and alienation as well as privilege, power, and acclaim.  Social workers also understand the forms and mechanisms of oppression and discrimination and recognize the extent to which a culture’s structures and values, including social, economic, political, and cultural exclusions, may oppress, marginalize, alienate, or create privilege and power.  Social workers: Apply and communicate understanding of the importance of diversity and difference in shaping life experiences in practice at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels; Present themselves as learners and engage clients and constituencies as experts of their own experiences; and Apply self awareness and self-regulation to manage the influence of personal biases and values in working with diverse clients and constituencies Competency 3: Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice Social workers understand that every person regardless of position in society has fundamental human rights such as freedom, safety, privacy, an adequate standard of living, health care, and education.  Social workers understand the global interconnections of oppression and human rights violations, and are knowledgeable about theories of human need and social justice and strategies to promote social and economic justice and human rights.  Social workers understand strategies designed to eliminate oppressive structural barriers to ensure that social goods, rights, and responsibilities are distributed equitably and that civil, political, environmental, economic, social, and cultural human rights are protected.  Social workers: Apply their understanding of social, economic, and environmental justice to advocate for human rights at the individual and system levels; and Engage in practices that advance social, economic, and environmental justice   Competency 4: Engage in Practice-Informed Research and Research-Informed Practice Social workers understand quantitative and qualitative research methods and their respective roles in advancing a science of social work and in evaluating their practice.  Social workers know the principles of logic, scientific inquiry, and culturally informed and ethical approaches to building knowledge.  Social workers understand that evidence that informs practice derives from multi-disciplinary sources and multiple ways of knowing.  They also understand the processes for translating research findings into effective practice.  Social workers: Use practice experience and theory to inform scientific inquiry and research Apply critical thinking to engage in analysis of quantitative and qualitative research methods and research findings; and Use and translate research evidence to inform and improve practice, polity, and service delivery   Competency 5: Engage in Policy Practice Social workers understand that human rights and social justice, as well as social welfare and services, are mediated by policy and its implementation at the federal, state, and local levels.  Social workers understand the history and current structures of social policies and services, the role of policy in service delivery, and the role of practice in policy development.  Social workers understand their role in policy development and implementation within their practice settings at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels and they actively engage in policy practice to effect change within those settings.  Social workers recognize and understand the historical, social, cultural, economic, organizational, environmental, and global influences that affect social policy.  They are also knowledgeable about policy formulation, analysis, implementation, and evaluation.  Social workers: Identify social policy at the local, state, and federal level that impacts well-being, service delivery, and access to social services Assess how social welfare and economic policies impact the delivery of and access to social services; Apply critical thinking to analyze, formulate, and advocate for policies that advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice