The data of the research are arranged in the form of phenomenology which is a qualitative research design. The analysis of the data was done by content analysis technique. As a result literature investigation, it was seen in the academic studies that, in general, open ended sentence complete forms were used. According to this, to reveal the perceptions of the social work students participating in the survey the sentence complete was used as "The social work is like ......, because.........." in order to reveal the perceptions of the "social work " profession. According to the results of this study, 76 different metaphors were produced for the social work license students and the social work profession. Nine different themes have been identified by considering the common features of these metaphors. These themes are spiritual, enlightening / guiding / informative, radical / political / ideological, life / nature, protective and preventive, helpful, epistemic, guiding and professional descriptions. In the context of this study the theme “spiritual” was evaluated in detail.
Metaphor, Social Work, Social Work Students, Spirituality
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