It guides them to make the correct ethical decisions in life fulfilling their role as Christians. Ethics is the decision between right and wrong influenced heavily by beliefs and responsibilities of an adherent. Through the Bible, teachings by Jesus through parables such as the ‘Good Samaritan’ educate them on the way they should behave in everyday situations. In this parable, a man is neglected by a priest and a Levite but is helped by a Samaritan, a person who was disliked in that time. It shows Christians that they should help everyone who is in need, leaving no one behind.
From there, true happiness will emerge. The goal of Christian Counseling is to, “free better people to worship and serve God” (Crabb, 1977, p. 22). When people worship God, happiness will most likely come. Similarly, the American Association of Christian Counselors states that our goal as Christian Counselors is to, “help others move to personal wholeness, interpersonal competence, mental stability, and spiritual maturity” (“About Us”, n.d.). Now, looking at the American Counseling Association’s Code of Ethics, we find a counselor’s main responsibility “is to respect the dignity and to promote the welfare of clients.” According to
Through Christianity, we are to care for others and love each other as we would love ourselves. Daily, I am amazed by the ease of blending the Christian worldview into my vocation. Being an Addiction Counselor is a calling, it is not for money or glory (the glory is His) it is about being compassionate, caring, and loving. Also, helping instill the belief that the same Grace of God that changed me, can ultimately change, give hope, and renewal to others who accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. Helping the addicted and practicing the altruistic nature of my work is rewarding and helps me renew my own personal Christian worldview.
Last but finally, try to evaluate your strengths and weaknesses in relation to your work with an individual or leadership role with a group. Through many of these changes, it is important to consider how we as professionals view ourselves and what practices we hold above others. Most human services professions have ethical guidelines or standards that focus on various areas of professionalism including training, competence, duties, and research, and community outreach,
* Reflect on the dynamic of the interaction between themselves and those using services. * Develop their own interpersonal skills. * Use their intellectual capabilities to form professional judgements, decisions and plans. It is believed that a whole system approach is necessary for the delivery of effective supervision with senior managers engaged in establishing the supervision culture and expressing this through a clear policy statement which includes a clear commitment to delivering effective supervision throughout the organisation. An important part of this approach is ongoing development opportunities for supervisors and regular opportunities for them to reflect on their practice.
Understand the importance of working in partnership with others 3.2 The following are ways of working that can help improve partnership working: effective communication and information sharing; team working; awareness and respect of differences; attend team meetings and conferences; policies and procedures to be followed to protect the individuals we work with from abuse; understand of everyone’s role; clarity in roles and responsibilities; everyone to work towards the same goal. 3.4 Advice on information sharing, working relationships, confidentiality issues, confusion about roles and responsibilities or professional boundaries can be provided by the line manager. Advice and support can be provided by the following if there are any conflicts: line manager, professional organisation, independent advisory
The goals for (GCOE) are: to empower individuals through self-sufficiency, to provide commitment to lawful and ethical conduct, to deliver services that are of good quality, to maintain financial responsibility and stewardship, to act honest and fairly and exercise the best judgment, care and services to its clients. The National Business Ethics Survey results found that an ethical culture is vital in an agency’s to set informal social normal to enhance and sustain staff’s ethical behavior (Ethics Resource Center, 2005b). (GCOE) will instill an ethical culture among its client that involves developing therapeutic relationships. The ethical principles, mission and vision of the (GCOE) are rules which will be followed by agency staff and volunteer. General Overview of Organization Ethics Policies Ethical codes originate back in World War II with Johnson and Johnson’s Credo in 1943 which urged his agency to apply corporate responsibility to customers, employees, stockholders, and the community (Foster 2000)..
Biblical Worldview according to Romans 1-8 The epistle of Romans has so many lessons how Christians should live. It creates the whole idea of how Christians should view the natural world, their identity as people, their relationships, culture and civilization among other things. Romans 1-8 is rich with Paul’s advice to the Christians in Rome that is not easy to understand without looking deep into it. These scriptures show the inability of good works to save mankind and the faithfulness of God in the salvation of mankind that justify, sanctify and glorify the wretched man through grace. The Natural World God created the natural world through His word.
Spiritual gifts are to be cherished by the holder and user of those gifts, these are not to be taken lightly, as with being a pastor, having Spiritual Gifts are also given by God as with a calling to preach or pastor. The Bible states, “There are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. There are differences of ministries, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of activities, but it is the same God who works all in all. But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all” (1 Corin.
Allows us to learn from mistakes and use experience to make better decisions. Being able to agree a personal development plan helps us to reflect on ways of working. Supervision session's are reflective practice to ensure you are demonstrating skills or working towards competence, following codes of practice, regulations and national minimum standards/ national occupational standards. Also keeping up to date with relevant mandatory training as well as compliance with other training needs that are outlined. Being a reflective professional means ability to look at own values, attitudes, beliefs, systems and experiences that effect our working practice.