1.3. Explain how standards inform reflective practice in adult social care? Standards i.e. the code of practise explain the way that we should be working, you can use them to think about the way you work and compare them to your own work and decide if you need to make any improvements. They enable us to gain professional development and provide a way to identify good practices.
Self-harm, suicide and intimate partner violence are examples in which a counselor should be actively assessing levels of safety and risk of a client. When it comes to members of one’s community’s safety being at risk, the community mental health workers and law officials approaches to mentally disabled members should be evaluated. Counselor Safety In the article, A Survey of Safety Training in Rehabilitation Counselor Education Programs by Davis, Schultz, Anderson, and Bartley (2009), the article discusses the importance of safety training including counselor competence in identifying and responding to threatening incidents, communication, critical incident debriefing, and prevention, as well as conflict and lifestyle management. The authors express the importance of infusing safety topics into counselor education programs. An important concern in the counseling and social work field is the counselor or social worker being a target of violence.
Mental health professionals practice active listening and encourage the client to express their feelings. Mental health counselors develop and implement treatment plans based on the client’s physical or mental condition. Client information is collected through interviews, observations or tests which guide counselors in the development of therapeutic information strategies that will help clients deal with their problems by targeting at-risk behaviors which promotes optimum mental and emotional well-being of the client (Erford, 2010). Over the past decade organizations have come to the realization that mental health professionals need to become competent in cross cultural interactions. Competent multicultural mental health professionals play a key role in success of mental health counseling interventions (Connerley & Pederson, 2005).
Assignment 307 Task B Guidelines: GUIDELINES FOR BEST PRACTICE IN HANDLING INFORMATION. Recording information about clients in our care is an important part of our role. It’s essential that social care workers implement good practice when writing and handling records. The following are a set of guidelines to remind us how to handle information. First ensure that you know the policy of your work-place towards the writing and handling of records.
Av Describe three verbal and three non-verbal communication methods and styles that a social care worker may use in an adult care setting. Avi Explain why it is important to respond to an individual’s reactions during communication. Avii Explain how an individual’s background can influence their communication methods. Aviii Identify three examples of barriers to communication and explain how you could overcome each barrier. Aix Describe two strategies that you could use to clarify misunderstandings.
the code of practise explain the way that we should be working, I can use them to think about the way i work and compare them to my own work and decide if I need to make any improvements. They enable us to gain professional development and provide a way to identify good practise. Below is a list of example legislations, which are relevant to domiciliary care, and residential services. You should be aware of these laws, and how they relate to your role. These make up standards to follow for good practice in your working practices.
Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings SHC24 Understand the implications of duty of care OUTCOME 1 1. Define the term “Duty of care” Health and social care professionals have a “duty of care” to ensure the wellbeing of service users. We all have a “Duty of care” to consider the effects of our actions upon other people who may be affected. In health and social care this basic principle includes following the various rules and legal obligations that surround our work. Your workplace will have a set of policies and procedures, which you must follow.
Having supervision whist working in partnership and this also helps to resolve conflict with a client or a carer. Having further training will help yourself, your client and other members of staff around you. Task B hand out Produce a handout to be used during a staff induction for an adult social care service of your choosing. The handout must include: Bi An outline of what is meant by ‘agreed ways of
Assignment 304 TASK A supervision notes As an experienced social care worker you have been asked to mentor a new social care worker. You plan to use a supervision session to explain about the duty of care and how this helps to protect individuals from harm or abuse. Prepare a set of notes to help you with this supervision session Ai) What is meant by the term 'duty of care?' A duty of care is the requirement that all health and social care professionals, and organisations providing health and care services, you must put the people who use the services first. They also have to do everything in their power to keep the service users safe from harm.
Career opportunities for social workers are available in hospitals, home health agencies, hospice agencies, nursing homes, schools, community action agencies, correctional agencies, programs for the aging, recreation programs, mental health centers, mental retardation centers, juvenile courts, child welfare agencies, and others. The code of ethics governs social work practice in different countries. Ethics is vital and safeguard for both clients and workers interest and provide guidelines for professional practice. Strategies to infuse the risk of child maltreatment are a part of a social worker job description. The researcher argued that reducing and identifying the maltreatment that some families occur in their home.