Practising your social work skills through role-play scenario is an essential part of social work education. This is an opportunity to make mistakes and learn before interacting with vulnerable clients and unintentionally causing harm. Role-play assists you in identifying the areas where you are strong, as well as the areas where you might need improvement.
In this Assignment, you demonstrate skills related to engagement. You are encouraged to practice your engagement skills before recording yourself because practice encourages improvement. However, the video is not expected to be a perfect recording. Real life is not as polished as it may appear in film or television. Stumbling over a word or having to clarify a sentence is a place to demonstrate genuineness and warmth. The goal of recording yourself is to demonstrate current practice skills. You share your video with colleagues in order to have opportunities to learn from one another over the next few weeks. It is now time to record your role-play scenario!
Submit a client system role-play video and the Client Systems Role-Play Script Template. There are two parts to this Assignment.
PART A: Client System Role-Play Video
Role-Play Video (5–8 minutes)
Record a role-play video that demonstrates engagement skills. You take on the role of the social worker, while a friend, family member, or colleague takes on the role of the client. Although this is a role-play scenario, you should demonstrate your professionalism in demeanour, appearance, and behaviour. Please dress professionally and ensure you have a quiet place to record without interruptions. Your video role-play should include:
PART B: Client System Role-Play Transcript
Provide a detailed script that includes verbatim dialogue, identifies non-verbal communication and identifies practice skills/behaviours used. In the required transcript, include: