I am interested in pursuing my education in obtaining my Master’s in Social Work because I have a strong passion for helping people and I can give back to my community. I have a passion to help others and committed to helping people function the best they can in their surroundings, meaning that I can provide direct services to people in their homes or place of work, helping people through social service organizations, and working towards change to improve social conditions. Like any helping profession, i.e. Doctors, Teachers, etc. Social Work seeks to help people overcome some of life’s most difficult challenges.
I value personal relationships and helping everyone that I can. My personal qualities, experiences, and values relate to the Henrietta Schmoll School of Health Mission because I am an individual who knows the importance of relationships. The nature and quality of relationships are critical to the healthcare field and to the Occupational Therapy profession. From my volunteer and work experiences, I have been able to see the importance of the formation and maintenance of genuine relationships in the workplace, between coworkers and between patients and providers. I will be able to use my past experiences and my passion for connecting with others in order to build relationships with my coworkers and patients.
If one is interested in a certain career field, volunteering could help him or her gain experience. Volunteering gives volunteers the opportunity to practice important skills used in the workplace, such as teamwork, communication, project planning, task management, problem solving, and organization (“Benefits of Community Service”). By experiencing these skills frequently, a volunteer can show them off when searching for a career. Volunteers can gain connections if they happen to volunteer with others who work in a career that is interesting to them. Volunteering expands social networks and connections as one communicates with people with which he or she shares common interests and career goals while they perform the same activity for, sometimes, the same
I have a lot of personality traits that would help me succeed as an occupational therapist. One trait that I possess is that I love to talk and connect with people. I like to form that bond. This would help me with treating patients. Another trait I have is that I like to schedule things and keep things organized.
I experienced how OT influenced far-ranging benefits in many areas of my life. Hence, I want to be of service to other people and inspire them. Having sustained such a trauma allows me to bring a unique perspective to OT because I will have gone through many of the same experiences as my potential patients. One of the interesting facets of OT is that it takes a comprehensive, holistic approach to helping patients. In other words, I enjoy that OT is not limited to only the physical aspects of the rehabilitation process, but is extended to the cultural, social, and emotional aspects as well.
I was a given an opportunity to became more observant to what is happening around me and pay attention to intricate details and use them to make connections about the person I am taking care of. This quality improves because of the clinicals exposure and the simulations I had experience. I found these activities to be very helpful because it makes me critically think of the actions I would do and words I would said in front of a real patient. These exposures made me also learned to be creative on my plan of care. Furthermore, I know that I did not only improve my knowledge skill, but I also see development on my interpersonal skills with the people I interact with.
The way and style that healthcare professionals behave and deal with patients and their innate commitment skills can offer best quality of service in healthcare delivery if it was wisely groomed and nurtured. Employees once get committed they tend to deliver their best for the sake of organisational success and further leads to their increased satisfaction with the organisational settings. Affective, continuance and normative commitment skills can make unprecedented changes in the way professional behave in their routine work roles. Thus organisations should take care of making meaningful investments for improving the commitment skills and talents of its workforce. This paper attempts to assess the organisational commitment level of mental healthcare professionals working in mental healthcare sector of Kerala along with its interrelationships and effects on certain demographic
When you translate this experience to the nursing world, having the background and skillset of teamwork builds on itself in that it encourages you to seek it out more easily. When you become aware that one of your co-workers has a difficult assignment and yours is less crazy or intense, you should be proactive and help that person out. Wouldn’t you want them to do that for you if you were in a similar situation as
As a professionally qualified person, what role a case worker can play. Discuss in detail. Case workers have strong interpersonal skills. They like to enjoy helping others to solve the problems and issues they have in their lives. In hospitals, NGOs, health care centers and institutions, caseworkers provide their assistance to those individuals and people who are at risk.
Hence, to minimise misunderstandings, it is vital to increase knowledge and understanding about others. In the agency, the social workers can overcome differences by encouraging them to mingle in an informal or social setting. For example, the agency can bring together individuals with common needs or interests ranging from various cultural backgrounds. Additionally, the agency can consider organising staff dialogues and team building. These programs provide a valuable opportunity for employees to interact, connect with each other and share their experiences.