Unit 204 Outcome 4.1 Explain how the likelihood of abuse may be reduced by; * Working with person centred values A person centred approach is counting and treating everyone with respect. Allowing individuals to make their own choices and decisions, respecting their views will gain their self esteem and will help them recognise their own rights and values which will protect them from being abused. It can also help create relationships between staff and residents so they gain somebody to confide in. * Encouraging active participation This promotes inclusion, making an individual feel some self-worth. Will promote confidence and will also help gain friendships.
Describe why it is essential that the mentor has good communication skills Good communication is integral to the mentor-mentee relationship; therefore the ability to communicate effectively is essential. Mentoring involves a lot of discussions and open conversations between the mentor and the mentee, therefore the mentor should know how to effectively get the message across to the individual with ease. This is especially important during the giving of feedback to the mentee. The mentor must be able to relay feedback and remarks constructively and positively without demeaning the mentor’s self-esteem. Good communication skills, such as active listening and questioning skills are essential for the mentor to ensure that learner fully understand what being discussed.
It is also important that I speak slowly and clearly, using terminology that is at a level the individual can understand. If I raise my voice when speaking it could cause an individual to become upset or agitated. This could result in them losing confidence in my ability to help them with their daily life. It is important to build relationships with each individual which will help me to know how they are feeling and also be able to read their body language. 1.3 Ways in which the environment may help communication are things such as good lighting, background music, relaxed and happy environment.
During the first meeting, our facial expressions and body language can help in developing a good relationship. A friendly eye contact can complement the good use of body language and contribute in putting person in ease if nervous. Communication is a two way track in which listening is also equally important as talking. Showing respect: In order to develop a positive relationship, we need to be courteous and respect the people, try to listen and understand their point of view which they’re trying to explain us. We work with people, who come from different places with different cultures and believe.
This is the ability to be you without pretence or façade. This is also called genuineness; it is the most important attribute in counselling according to Rogers, in this the counsellor is keen to allow the client to experience them as they really are, the therapist being authentic. Unconditional Positive Regard: (UPR) this is a non-judgemental, Respecting and accepting the other person as they are, Rogers believed that for people to grow and fulfil their potential it is important that they are valued as themselves. The counsellor has a genuine regard for the client, they may not approve of some of the client’s actions, but the therapist does approve of the client. The therapist needs an attitude of “I’ll accept you as you are.” The therapist must always maintain a positive attitude to the client at all times.
Only through experience and proper research can a speaker effectively read the demonstrative communication of the audience. Poor execution of these skills can cause the message to be misunderstood or not delivered. The power of demonstrative communication can enable a speaker to perform better or prevent a message from being understood. The effectiveness of any type of communication lies with the sender. Cultural differences must be accounted for to prevent potential problems or misunderstandings.
With good communication it is less likely to be any mistakes made, if a mistake was made it should be able to be identified and discussed through good communication. 2.2 Promoting effective communication, the factors to consider are the individuals, and there preferred method of communicating. Verbal communication you would need the correct tone, pitch, does the individual need to be spoken to loudly slowly and clearly, or they could prefer quite softly and perhaps on their own. Correct eye contact is a factor to consider when communicating with anyone, staff or individuals. 3.1 People from different backgrounds, for example a some culture’s would find eye contact rude and unacceptable, some people from different backgrounds may use slang words for example, calling people babes, me duck, or may ask if they want the loo, some people may not understand what that means which could cause distress and a misunderstanding.
Also, even if the other person replies verbally his or her body language may show that they have not really understood or agreed. Observation helps understand the effectiveness of communication. Aiv Explain why it is important to find out about an individual’s: a) Communication and language needs b) Wishes and preferences People usually feel satisfied when they communicate well with individuals. Good communication enables individuals’ needs to be met and for care and support workers to feel they are not just doing the job but doing it in a way that allows individuals to have choice and control over their lives. Good communication will enable you to build strong professional relationships based on trust.
Communication is actually, what we try to communicate to others and what others try to communicate to us so that we get to understand each other, this helps to curb the conflict and frustration that might arise in personal and professional relationships. By learning these valuable communication skills, we can better connect with your partner, kids, friends, and coworkers without much strain. While valuable communication is a learned skill, it is more effective when
Challenges to be a fair minded critical thinker and aspects of preparations Fair-minded is the best thinkers. They do not pursue selfish goals and seek to manipulate others, in which, they strive to be fair-minded even when it means they have to give something up in the process. They recognize that the mind is not naturally fair-minded, but selfish, and they recognize that to be fair-minded, they also must develop specific traits of mind— traits such as intellectual humility, intellectual integrity, intellectual courage, intellectual autonomy, intellectual empathy, intellectual perseverance, and confidence in reason. In order to develop as a fair-minded thinker, first, you will have to “practice” being fair-minded. Second, you will have to catch yourself in acts of selfishness and begin to correct your behavior.