The person may benefit from professional counselling sessions in order for them to get to the bottom of what is causing the distress. You should give the person opportunity to talk and express themselves, making sure that you are non-judgmental and supportive. 4.3 Working closely and getting to know people will often help you to discover the triggers that make people distressed. You may manage to find ways in which you can contribute to reduce causes of distress. Depending on the underlying forces, distress can sometime be dealt with by physical means, such as, an immediate removal from the cause such as taking a break from work or from caring for a difficult, very ill, demanding relative.
Reflecting on my activities can help me learn from other people’s strategies. Reflections also helps me to find my weakness and strengths so that I can develop and improve on them. Reflecting on myself is a complex activity that requires the individual to develop a set skills. When I reflect I stand back and think of situation or problem, gain a new perspective of something and make sense of my experience and construct meaning and knowledge that direct actions in practice. I use evidence to help me to decide on any decisions I make.
2.1 Explain how finding out the history, preferences, wishes and needs of an individual contributes to their care plan The care plan is about the individual and their preferences, needs and wishes It should give information to others. Talking to the client about their past will enable the care plan to be completed accurately and reflect the individual and their preferences, needs and wishes, the more you know about the client the better the care plan can be adapted to that client. 2.2 Describe ways to put person-centred values into practice in a complex or sensitive situation Distressing, traumatic and frightening times are likely to have serious
This helps us to see a pattern of when these behaviour occur and along with a multi-disciplinary team help to develop strategies that support and encourage the positive behaviour with hope that it may also reduce any challenging behaviours. 1.2 Define what is meant by restrictive interventions When a person or people have to physically restrain the individuals movements to reduce the risk of
Beck's approach became known for its effective treatment of depression. CBT works by focusing how you think about yourself, the world and other people - how what you do affects your thoughts and feelings. CBT can help you to change how you think (cognitive) and your actions (behaviour), it works in the here and now problems, and not the causes of your distress. CBT has been proven to work well with anxiety, depression, panic, phobias and post traumatic stress. CBT may use group sessions of therapy as can PCT, CBT helps you look at the problem as a whole but break it down into smaller more manageable parts.
Unit 4222-258 Introductory awareness of sensory loss (SSMU 2.1) Learning Outcome 1 2) identify steps that can be taken to overcome factors that have a negative impact on the individuals with sensory loss Sensory loss can have a negative impact on communication, information, layout, routines and mobility for the individual. Support workers must ensure that the people they support have regular access to sight and hearing tests, as a cataract operation, if needed, could restore some sight and hearing aids if required can help overcome hearing problems. Both of these steps could help negate the isolating effect of sensory loss. When communicating with someone who has sight loss, you should: * always say who you are * always say what you are going to do and be specific * always talk directly to the person and use their name * always stand in a place where you can be seen, if necessary, touch for attention * always take the time to answer questions * always tell the person you are leaving them, do not just walk away. In my place of work we have a service user with learning difficulties and some sight loss, who can react badly to unannounced actions by support workers.
I believe it is important to get to the root of the problem and deal directly with it. In the case of PTSD, the root is the trauma experienced. Once we learn how to deal with our feelings about the traumatic event, we can move forward in learning how to control the thoughts and feelings that can cause us stress relating to the event. This can be done very effectively through cognitive-behavioral therapy, where the emphasis is on learning why we respond the way we do and learning new, less distressing ways to respond. Through learning, we can become better equipped to handle stress in a constructive manner.
Some of the most important components a victim needs and desires are to feel safe, to have support and most importantly to have a voice. Through Restorative justice victims’ are empowered to participate effectively in conversation or some sort of meditation with offenders. With this in place, it allows the victims to take hands on role in directing the type of meeting that takes place, as well as defining the responsibilities and obligations of offenders. “Offenders are likewise encouraged to participate in this exchange, to understand the harm they have caused to victims, and to take active responsibility for it. This means making efforts on their parts to set things right, to make amends for their violations, by committing to certain obligations, that
There are also physical manifestations from which you can recognize if you’re thinking negatively. So, take the time to observe what your body is doing. Typically, you know you’re dealing with some negative emotions when you have tight shoulders and clenched jaws. If you can distinguish these physical indications that negativity typically generates, try to stop yourself and force your tense muscles to relax. Doing so will make you feel better.