At a place where dealing with people who suffer from a trauma or stress it is important to have self-care to reduce stress and maintain well being for self and for the client. In a situation where a counsellor or a therapist would be suffering from stress there is no way they can help their client overcome the trauma. A counsellor can help the client to work on self-care by giving them the information on how to prevent the trauma to put a setback in the future and help them focus on the elements of self care that may be beneficial for them. Finally, the therapeutic relationships involve the understanding of trauma having a deep understanding of the trauma the client is facing helps the counsellor to introduce new interventions that would turn out be successful in bringing the client back to normal life. Understanding the trauma in-depth allows the
Many of us get stressed and emotional throughout the days and well, this is where I want to be able to incorporate wellness activities to be able to keep everyones wellness in check. We want to accommodate everyones need, so this include disabilities people are currently living with. With the proper resources and help from he community we will make sure everyones needs are met. Like mentioned before as well we will provide a range of counselors for our volunteers and workers as well because we know they will endure some major trauma. This falls right in line with their wellness and ability to live through the
The first word I think about when I hear the word counselor is empathy. We all need it at some point in our lives and as counselors we will provide it to our clients. The second word is hope. I like to think that we all have hope for things to be better when we are in times of trauma but sometimes that may be hard to find. As a counselor I think we have to lend our hope to our clients or find it in others, but we must always remember it is there.
Burnout and Compassion Fatigue A career path in counseling can be exceptionally rewarding, however it will likely come with many trials and tribulations as well. Two common conditions that effect those in the helping profession are burnout and compassion fatigue. By understanding what causes these conditions and how we can prevent them we can continue to be effective helpers. In this paper we will examine some stressors that may cause burnout and compassion fatigue. We will also discuss the signs that suggest these conditions as well as how self-care methods may help to avoid burnout and compassion fatigue.
Furthermore, exploited individuals may be subjected to a wide range of trauma- specific counseling that is aimed at helping victims rebuild their self-esteem, regain empowerment and reconnection with themselves and society. Health care professionals also states that victims must be offered very sensitive outreach with allows them to gain helpful access to mental health services, safe houses and other helpful tools that will assist them in developing their reforming skills to get back in touch with themselves again (Ross, Dimitrova, Howard, Dewey, Zimmerman & Oram, 2015). Most survivors do regain their psychological well-being and heal physically with the assistance and access to much needed resources or assistance from for victims. Additionally, the various needs of victims of human trafficking can create and provide extensive challenges for health care providers trying to assist and help victims with collaborative services. An array of difficulties may arise when it comes to victims receiving the necessary care from medical professionals, there might be a lack of available resources that provides case management services as well as after care services for individuals that desire such help.
As patient loads are increasing and providers have less time to interact with the patient, it is essential to include all feedback from the UAP. As I pursue my career as an APRN, it is vital to build a level of trust and camaraderie with co-workers regardless of their job title. Communication is the key to providing excellent care to the
Medical professionals constantly face patients’ deaths, and become desensitized to it (Robbins, 2012). This helps emergency medical workers deal with many traumatic incidents without negatively responding to each one, but responders still encounter countertransference (Rothchild & Rand, 2006). While empathy helps responders relate to and treat patients, it can also cause changes in their emotions and health (Figley, 1995). There are many factors in the lives of responders and the incidents they respond to that can make them more susceptible to traumatic stress reactions. These reactions affect responders in many ways, and responders should learn how to cope with this stress.
“I learned human nature is evil, I learned through listening to the loss, trauma and pain other humans inflict on others” (Wadhwa). Being a Substance Abuse counselor takes a lot of dedication, but it’s rewarding in the end to help others. Conclusion In conclusion, being a Substance Abuse counselor is challenging yet rewarding. Substance Abuse counselors have various responsibilities, specific job environments, profitable salaries, long stressful days, and future needs for programs. Becoming a counselor to help people would be a rewarding and life changing job for me, I will learn new things about myself and other people.
Throughout countless lives, conflict is regarded as a common fact of life that one must endure. People must learn to handle stress and pressure while also being open to the ideas and feelings of others. Many more people over the years have tried to decipher the best way to deal with these unfortunate happenings and some have come within the smaller measure to achieving the great feat. While this may be a complicated and sinuous road to travel, the benefits of various practices can add amazing improvement to one’s way of living and can even help others in order to benefit all of society. Perhaps the best way to deal with conflict is to simply not give up or not stay silent when conflict and wrongdoings are happening such as in “Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat” by Winston Churchill and in “Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech” by Elie Wiesel and perhaps a closer look must be taken at how these methods affect the situation, how they affect those involved, and how this can help with a person’s emotional well-being.
They needs to keep difference by eliciting the client’s verbal expression of concerns, their reasons to change and should encourage their optimism regarding change. Counselors need to be polite and positive in knowing things rather than confronting it directly. The counselor needs to emphasis on supporting the client’s self – efficacy. They must give positive feedback to encourage client’s motivation to change. Counselor should not do any direct confrontation to their clients or else it will lead to denial tendency of the client.