• Reflecting on work activities in an important way to develop knowledge, skills and practice enables us to reach our goals, achieve a better understanding of ourselves, self-awareness, strengths and weaknesses. To be able to reflect on how individuals are doing to transfer theoretical knowledge to practice. The things that I know or what I don’t know, how to achieve some goals, achievements and where I need to improve. 1.3 Describe ways to ensure that personal attitudes or beliefs do not obstruct the quality of work • The ways to ensure that personal attitudes or beliefs do not obstruct the quality of work is to find out about individual history, attitudes, beliefs, promote empathy and be professional at work, by not posing my beliefs to others as they have a right to their own beliefs. 2.
It provides opportunities to learn from your experience and develop your working practice. It is both a tool to help you analyse specific interactions or incidents that have occurred at work, as well as a method of working in the moment that is mindful and self-aware. 1.2. Explain the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving the quality of service provided? Reflecting on your practise is important as it can help you to focus on what you have done well and identify areas you may need to improve I.e.
I have to act in the person’s best interest but instead of encouraging them to avoid risks I have to support them and enable them to taking part in activities. I have to act in the individuals best interest, keep them safe, carry out risk assessments, promote informed choices but also respect their decision and right to live their life as they choose. If the risk seems great to me I would document it and discuss the matter with my manager. Another area where duty of care dilemmas may arise are confidentiality issues. When a confidential information is shared with me and it concerns safeguarding and there is a possibility of harm or someone’s wellbeing is threathened I might have to make a decision and disclose this information.
Counselling/ counselling ideas may help to cope with the challenges of ‘change’ ‘The more I am willing to be myself in all this complexity of life […] the more I am willing to understand and accept the realities in myself and in the other person […]” Rogers (1961). In order to tackle changes in a client’s life, it is important for the counsellor themselves to be self-aware and have an understanding of others’ values, beliefs and attitudes although they may conflict with their own. The counsellor is there to help the client adapt to these changes, helping clients to push out old information and take in new- this however is also an aspect of change which the counsellor has to help the client pursue whilst keeping ethical and professional boundaries. Changes are accompanied by strong emotions, both negative and positive and counselling is able to support the transition from one state to another. When looking at coping with change it is not possible to ignore some of the events which change our development, life events which cause significant change are called transitions (Jeffery, J in Aldridge, S & Rigby, S 2004).
A further element is the managerial or normative aspect of supervision and this could explained to some extent as maintaining standards.An awareness of the need to keep up with CPD, personal blind spots and prejudices that affect the the way how both trainee and counselor look at themselves which in turn influence how they see others and the way how they work, so the requirement to contiunaly learn about oneself increases knowledge and understanding which is vitaly important for personal development and growth that will enevitbly enhance thier work with clients. Casework supervision plays an important role as it provides support for the student or practising counselor.They have an
1.1 Communication is a way of giving and receiving of information between people whether this is by verbal and non verbal means. Effective communication is a two way process, ensuring that the correct message is sent, received, and also understood by the other parties. People communicate for many different reasons: to express feelings and needs; to help to build relationships; to socialise; to ask questions; to receive information and instruction; to share knowledge; to share opinions. 1.2 Communication is a vital part of being able to develop a relationship with a resident. Communication needs to clear and person centred as this will help build and maintain a healthy and balanced relationship between support worker and resident, without this basic skill the relationship will be severely hindered from the start.
It offers choices which can reduce the likeliness of abuse. It’s important for staff and individuals to know how to make a complaint. It has to be accessible so it doesn’t become difficult to make a complaint. This could result in individuals not complaining. They also need confidence that something would be done about the complaint.
I believe that listening to others and being able to put yourself in their shoes in order to understand what they might be feeling is very critical. It then becomes easier to help them manage those feelings and their experiences. It is also important to understand what is happening in that person's life, so it is good to be perceptive in order to notice patterns, dynamics, and other things that serve as clues for helping that person. I believe that I am very perceptive in my relationships with other people. In my opinion, it is also essential to have a sense of humility and I truly strive to always remain humble.
I could find it hard to accept other staff members values and beliefs, and feel mine are the right ones. 2.1. Constructive feedback gives people the chance to develop within there role if its needed. If the feedback is good then the person will feel good and confident, but could take offence to constructive feedback. In my setting we have regular supervision with the team leader who will give constructive and good feedback.
When using a permissive induction the therapist can use lots of metaphors, and as long as the client feels safe you can be a little authoritative too. Permissive inductions work well if the client wants to improve in something whether it’s at work or at a sport, thought you might have to work on self-esteem issues