It is my desire to support clients' efforts to gain insight and identify solutions for their areas of concern and believe that most of the answers lie within. From my perspective, the counselor's role is to create a climate in which clients can examine their thoughts, feelings, and actions and eventually arrive at solutions that are best for them. As a counselor, it is important to be non-judgmental, when counseling or helping another person, regardless of how open-minded I may consider myself to be. Personality attributes of professional counselors has a great impact in the counseling process. Being nonjudgmental and accepting are important attributes in any of the helping professions.
I chose this course to develop my awareness of counselling and the techniques that are required. I wanted to see if I had the correct skills and knowledge, to offer a variety of counselling skills to my work colleagues or the students that I work with. Before the course I would have said that I had a lot of good qualities that are essential in counselling. Some of my strengths are that I am not judgemental, I can support unconditionally, I am a good listener and I am very attentive. Reflecting over the past weeks and assessing the impact of this course, I am now more aware that Counselling can help in a number of different ways.
By using these guidelines teachers will become better leaders by building trust between students, demonstrating their listening skills when communicating with students, and show compassion when dealing with students. In order for a teacher-based coach to lead successfully, they must demonstrate trust. When coaches are able to gain the trust of new teachers they are able to offer their skills and knowledge. Trust is established with teachers as they observe coaches’ ability to walk the talk (DuBrin, 2005). Coaches must be open and honest with others.
It is my hope that through the learnt therapies I will be able to provide my clients with a greater understanding of their feelings and behavior and the help I can give them will hopefully lead to the client living a more fulfilled and meaningful life without the need for constant support. I have always had the ability to put myself in other people’s shoes and I am told I am an excellent listener. I do believe that no one knows what’s best for us than us, we are all unique and all need to find our own way but sometimes we need some help and guidance doing this when it feels too much or when maybe we can’t see a way out. This course and hopefully the following level 5 diploma will really help me hone my therapist skills and give all of the knowledge and skills to best support and guide my clients.
Knowing the job inside and out is very necessary for being the absolute best counselor to for the client. Keeping up to date on new standards, techniques, and tools will help not only counselor but the clients as well. I think that exploring all avenues of learning is going to be the most rewarding and effective way for a counselor to be proficient and well rounded. 2) 5.01 Integrity of the Profession (a) Social workers should work toward the maintenance and promotion of high standards of practice. (b) Social workers should uphold and advance the values, ethics, knowledge, and mission of the profession.
It states that I am very interested in people; I am willing to assist other in fulfilling their full potential by being supportive; and it also states that I seek satisfaction in seeing people grow, especially in significant relationships. The best example I have is my current job, as I stated in the class the
The assessments made me cognizant of other skills I had, such as leadership, forgiveness, religiousness and discretion, which highlighted the best parts of my personality. After completing the active listening skills I was more aware that I am a very patient individual, which I was always told by my past manager. Before attempting all of the assessment, I already had in mind the type of person I am. I knew and I was told that I was funny, outgoing, always helpful, kindhearted, brave and creative. Overall, I knew I had a good image in society.
Mainly I want to contribute to the success which will come to an organization where I am working. I have to learn new things. I want to get experience and I want to make myself a good person so that company will say "We are proud of you". —Guest Suraj Why are you a good candidate? I think you should hire me because I am a fast learner, pay close attention for details, and have a willingness to learn and help others.
Working from an MI perspective will allow me as a future professional to have the knowledge it takes to determine my client(s) ability to change, I will know from using this approach whether or not my clients are ready, willing or able to change, using this approach will permit me to effectively help my clients move gradually towards change, not pushing them but meeting them where they are and helping them to help themselves to where they want to be. Creative Therapy, is a technique used to help individuals or families express what they cannot verbally, these techniques are remarkable in promoting change as well as placing emphasis on having and finding a deeper meaning of self. Studying Multicultural Issues, in my opinion is very important task in the helping field, this particular class has shown me that there are many issues culturally that are without notice or helped in this profession, therefore, as a future professional in this field I believe that it is privilege as well as a duty to provide help and service to all those who stand in need. I do not believe I could consider myself successful or even
During this time, we will set short-term, long-term goals, and process goal to give us the direction of counseling and the purpose. There must be ongoing, meaningful evaluation of its useful purposes. Progress of my clients should be measurable and definable. During my interactions with clients, I must understand their feelings, behavior, and motivations so that I can help clients to identify any negative cognitive and behavioral patterns. As I fulfill my mission as a counselor, the therapeutic process must be given the time to work if the client is to achieve their personal goals and gain the necessary insight into their lives.