Many students are drawn to the career of social work because of life experiences that lead to a desire to help others. These experiences may inform personal strengths and values that translate into social work skills. In this Discussion, you reflect on your life experiences thus far and consider how they apply to your goals as a social worker. You also consider how your personal strengths might influence your development as a social worker. Describe three strengths that you predict will make you an effective social worker. Explain how each strength applies to your social work practice goals.