Important of Reflections Reflecting on my own practice is important because it allows me to assess what i am doing well, identify areas where you might like or may need more training or guidance in to ensure am performing to the best and meeting all standards and expectations within the care setting. It also helps me to think about what I am doing in the setting and always be aware of how I am working with others. Reflecting on my work practice can enhance and improve my confidence and self-esteem because I can look at what I am doing well, the things I have learnt and achieved and feel good about myself especially if I have been able to do something with ease which I use to find it difficult to do in the past, if I have been able to do something that I have never tried it before. This then gives me confidence to continue to work well and aim to try new things or use what new skills or knowledge I have gained in my care practices. Reflecting on my activities can help me learn from other people’s strategies.
I am happy to use visual aids and also to communicate by example, therefore if I am discussing an issue with the domestics I will quite happily show them what is required and how to achieve the desired result to ensure there is no misunderstanding. It is also vital that I listen to their suggestions and ideas and act upon them if they are appropriate. 1.2 Explain how to support effective communication within own job role. Within the care setting I and other staff members use many methods to support effective communication. Communication books, handovers between every shift and also through shifts, monthly staff meetings, meetings with healthcare professionals such as
They are delivered by trained practitioners who work with people over a short or long term to help them bring about effective change or enhance their well being” (bacp.co.uk). Counselling is a process that gives clients time and space to work through their problems and understand how they are feeling and why. Counsellors are there to facilitate this change and development. (1.2.) Explain their own philosophical approach to counselling Where I am in my training I feel that I have a good understanding of the person centred approach to counselling.
Taking into account the opinions of others and listeneing properly to their input will encourage a healthy team and also give the person involved control of whos and what input they would like in their support. Features of effective team performance, are having the team interacting and empowering each other through discussion and suggestion, this enables the team through meetings and every day events to put ideas forward and develop them to see what works and what does not, as some people believe that they way they do things is the only way which is not the case. There are several challenges’ that can form between developing and established teams, as everyone has their strengths but with that comes some allowable weakness. When these are identified it is my job to nurture strengths and set goals to overcome any weaknesses I do this through observation, meetings, supervision and appraisals. Also through ongoing course work to keep up to date with legislation and any changes to legislation to comply with CQC 3.
Describe some aspect/s of your learning about helping in a counselling way, and what this has taught you about yourself In this essay I will explore my learning about importance of active listening, role of empathy, impacts that transference and countertransference have in counselling, as well as the importance of supervision for counsellors. Through examples from my experiential learning in class, my reflection on the influence of a long forgotten experience from my teenager years on my adult life and journal entries, I will illustrate how this course has helped me in heightening my self-awareness and learning about myself. Helping in a counselling way can be interpreted in two different ways; one is helping by using counselling skills, to assist someone in their professional role, the other is use of counselling skills by trained counselling professional. When a doctor or a nurse is listening to a patient during consultation, they use counselling skills to help them in understanding and supporting their patient in addition to their medical expertise. When counselling professional is listening to their client, they are using counselling skills as the main tool in applying their expertise, as this definition illustrates: Counselling, often described as ‘talking therapy’, is a process aimed at providing clients with the time and space to explore their problems, understand their problems, and resolve, or come to terms with their problems , in confidential setting.
Individual Development Plan Michael Edenburgh University Of Phoenix Emotional Intelligence PSY/301 Patricia Robinson March 19, 2012 Individual Development Plan Good communication skills are essential in my personal and business life. Some of my family members and friends are naturally good communicators. Communication is a skill that I must nurture. With time and effort, my communication skills will improve to a degree that I would be able to communicate effectively with my peers. The steps below will help me improve my communication skills.
* STAFF FEEDBACK (QUESTIONNAIRES) - . I also encourage staff to give feedback on all aspects of the training and support they have received and ask if they feel they would improve their agreed ways of working with more training or guidance while out in the community. This can be done at the end of their one-to one supervision. This also helps me to improve on my ways of working. These ways of working needs to be enforced by management and needs to be continually monitored, with supervisions and staff meetings held regular.
Within the past few weeks I have felt more at ease and have done a little on time management process but need to put it into precept and DO IT! I look forward to learning more about my career and seeing if this will be for me or will I go in another direction. I believe that the contributing factor will be how much patient contact I will have. I love working with people however; I may also enjoy working in a more structured environment with minimal patient contact. I am excited about my journey and look forward to putting my full attention on my studies and doing the best I
And the different classes of emotion, that frustration tends to limits our goals that lead to anxiety and that defense mechanism can help us cope with minor psychological issues on the day to day bases helps me to improve on setting my goals and not to lose hope on it, what defense mechanism people use and what way is the best when dealing with them. While in a social aspect it helps me in dealing with people. At first it is hard for me to interact with other people but after this subject I learn to socialize with other through different
I did and it felt so rewarding to be a part of such an important moment. Those motivational moments led me to know that being a Social Worker will be a rewarding career for me. As I learn and understand the Core Values and Ethics with the aid of my instructors, I find that I am willing to take on that task of being that social worker all day every day. Past experience(s)-volunteer or paid that I have had, which are related to social work and/or human services? In what way(s) did these experience(s) encourage me to pursue social work as a career?