Therefore reflection can be a key skill to learn and a way of developing working practice which is anti-oppressive as well as empowering for service users. As part of the GSCC (2004) requirements it states that social workers need to use… ..’reflection and critical analysis to continuously develop an improve their specialist practice, including their practice in inter-agency contexts, drawing systematically, accurately and appropriately on theories, models and up to date research.’ (GSCC, 2004, pg16) According to Payne (2005), the work of Schon (1983, 1987), in exploring how professionals utilized their knowledge in working with people, first gave rise to the importance of reflective thinking for professional practice. Dewey (1991) and Jasper (2003) suggest that reflection is a deliberate and cognitive process which incorporates a gradual self awareness, transformation and critical appraisal of the social world. Taylor (2000) defines reflection as... ‘…the throwing back of thoughts and memories... (Taylor, 2000, pg3) ..Thinking about them in order to make sense of them and as necessary make appropriate changes. Johns
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Durkheim argues that there are two main functions of education, these are social solidarity and specialised skills. Social solidarity means that we work together because we are part of a community, and that education provides us with with a shared set of norms, beliefs and values. It is through education that we learn to adapt to wider society.Specialised skills are the qualifications that we earn by the end of our time in education. These qualifications sift and sort everyone into specialised occupations. It is through education where we earn an achieved status.
Direct Payments (DP) is a model which gives the user the money to spend on meeting their assessed needs. DP is intended to promote independence, choice and inclusion…to give recipients control over their own life by providing an alternative to social care services provided by a local authority (DH, 2003, pp. 3-4). The Community Care Act 1996 made DP schemes a reality in 1997. Feedback from users indicated a broad range of beneficial outcomes, including improved self-esteem, increased control over their lives, deeper and more lasting relationships, and new interpersonal, vocational and lifestyle opportunities (p. 65 The
It is a time when individuals understands and knows where they are headed and knows his or her goals. Personal empowerment involves developing the strength and confidence to fulfil one’s potential and to set realistic goals. Interpersonal empowerment is when one or more persons collaborate to make decisions to follow through a plan. Interpersonal empowerment is about experiences with others that facilitate problem resolution. Political empowerment is the government working to help the community and promoting political participation on specific issues for the community population.
The key to dealing with the challenges that face us today is the recognition of a principle-centered core within both ourselves and our organizations. Dr. Covey offers insights and guidelines that can help you apply these principles both at work and at home. The book provide understanding of how to increase quality and productivity, but also to a new appreciation of the importance of building personal and professional relationships in order to enjoy a more balanced, more rewarding, more effective life. 4.
The reason this is important is so you can make changes to how you work that lead to continuous improvement in the way you provide services. Reflective practice can be an important tool in practice based professional learning settings where individuals learning from their own professional experiences, rather than from formal teaching or knowledge transfer, may be the most important source of personal professional development improvement. It is extremely important for individuals to reflect on the care that is given to always improve the quality of care given to service users. This makes sure
Ghaye et al (2000, pg 6) explain “reflection has the potential to transform both who we are and what we are able to do, for and with others in our healthcare worlds”. Reflective practice can help shape peoples values, which are fundamentally important as they make healthcare professionals the people they are. Reflection allows healthcare professionals to gain a sense of situation as it occurs and therefore gain a sense of clarity. Reflective practice permits health care professionals to assess the impact of their work on service users, families and their colleagues. This is essential for people working within health and social care as it improves clinical practice.
Herbert Nold, (2016) suggested that people drive a complex and dynamic system with culture, leadership, and systems as key Factors in creating a resilient and responsive environment. The critical factor in adapting to change is designing organizations to maximize the vast tacit knowledge base within organizations. Diagnostic tools are necessary to identify underlying strengths and weaknesses to initiate targeted discussions and provide baseline for measurement. Employee’s contribution and role in creating a resilient and responsive environment are taking ownership of their personal learning and development; maintaining communication with management; achieving work-life balance and finding purpose. Transitioning From “A Job For Life” Mentality Firstly “A job for life” has become a thing of the past owning to the rapid changes of the internal and external environment.