Observing and sensing what the speaker is feeling then reflecting and summarising back; in order to clarify understanding; but to also reassure the speaker they have the counsellor’s full attention. Once the relationship moves onto the next level all the same skills are used as in the beginning but
A further element is the managerial or normative aspect of supervision and this could explained to some extent as maintaining standards.An awareness of the need to keep up with CPD, personal blind spots and prejudices that affect the the way how both trainee and counselor look at themselves which in turn influence how they see others and the way how they work, so the requirement to contiunaly learn about oneself increases knowledge and understanding which is vitaly important for personal development and growth that will enevitbly enhance thier work with clients. Casework supervision plays an important role as it provides support for the student or practising counselor.They have an
Clarity about what constitutes therapeutic work for the individual group participant and the group therapist is particularly useful (Newton & Levinson, 1973). 1. Group process generally refers to what happens in the group, especially in terms of the development and evolution of patterns of relationships between and among group participants. 2. The therapy group is a social system with the group therapist as its manager, whose primary function is to monitor and safeguard the work-oriented boundaries of the group so that members experience it as a safe container with an internal space in which psychological work can occur.
Level 3 Counselling Skills T/601/7567 LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE IN COUNSELLING SKILLS T/601/7567 Rob Stawell Defining counselling skills & definition. The definition from the BACP is:- A certain type of helping activity in which one person (the helper) respects the value, resources & capacity for self opportunity for them (the client) to work towards living in more satisfying and resourceful ways. ‘Also counselling (helping) is an activity freely entered into by the person seeking help, it offers the opportunity to identify things for the client themselves. It is clearly & explicitly contracted, and the boundaries of the relationship identified. The activity is designed to help with self exploration and understanding.
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.
This environment could be achieved when being in a relationship with a person who was very understanding, accepting and genuine. Risk taking can be part of a person centred approach as we would choose to use positive and informed risk taking which would involve building a positive view of the individual, and seeking to learn what a persons skills are and what people like about them. In person centred thinking we also explore the consequences of not taking the risk so that these may be balanced against the consequences of taking the risk. Using an individuals care plan contributes to working in a person centred way as this would be constructed by the client with the support of the care worker so that the client has full control, instead of the support plan being made by the care worker so the client feels as if they have no control of their recovery. Work in a person centred way In order to find out the history, preferences, wishes and needs of an individual I would refer to any previous files held with regards to that person, as well as discussing directly with the client what the preferenes etc.
Effective communication can affect relationships in an adult social care setting between individuals using the service. This is a fundamental way of building meaningful relationships between the carer and the service user. It is also a way of the service user expressing their needs and the carer/social worker to convey the service user’s options to them to ensure they are getting what they need from the service. It is a way of relating information in a concise and clear way. AIII) Using the table below, identify three ways of finding out the communication and language needs of an individual.
Rapport brings forth a sense of trust and understanding needed to help a client feel comfortable and maybe even optimistic enough to disclose personal issues/concerns. It is extremely important for a counselor to listen attentively and compassionately. This effective listening is demonstrated through a counselor’s eye contact, body language, non-intrusive questioning, paraphrasing and reflecting on what the client is saying/feeling, and reviewing/recapping the focus. It is also important for a counselor
2. Identify professional disciplines that influence human services. According to the text, human service professionals also function as educators. As educators, these professionals help clients develop certain skills to increase their intellectual, emotional and behavioral options. Client feel better about themselves my human service professionals treat them as thinking, feelings, acting human being who are capable of change.
Your job as a supervisor involves helping the student/trainees to think about how they learn and providing opportunities in supervision that will help them extend their learning. “Right from the beginning the approach needs to be one that is participatory, interactive and developing the supervisee's own understanding and