I used information I learned from the DSM-V and applied it to the interview with KS. Being proficient in motivational interviewing allowed me to engage intrinsic motivation within KS. Motivational Interviewing is a counseling style that is goal oriented and client-centered which elicits behavior change by helping clients explore and resolve ambivalence. Using this technique allowed me to become a helper to KS’s change process. According to Garthwait 2014 understanding, the importance of effective communication is the perquisites for becoming a skilled communicator, which is the goal of both the student and lifelong practitioner.
The use of empirical research in evidence-based practice provides patients with a therapy that has been proven to work within a variety of settings and with a significantly large amount of people. This is important within psychology because there is scientific evidence that supports the techniques the therapist use (APA, 2006). An effective therapist is one who is aware that there is always room for improvement and is constantly working to become better. Evidence-based practice in psychology emphasizes the significance of the clinical expertise of the therapist. This holds the therapist to high standards and deems them accountable for their actions and own abilities.
and intrigued by the mind-body connection as well as the importance of human activity and occupation in maintaining mental and physical well-being. At the same time, my desire to work directly with people and be able to make a positive and lasting change to their lives by empowering them and helping discover their strengths and confidence in themselves to achieve their goals, led me to a realization that a career in occupational therapy would be a perfect fit for me. To me occupational therapy is a dynamic, rewarding, challenging, and inspiring field where I can fully realize my skills and knowledge. Having always been a firm believer in the patient-centric approach, I am passionate about providing excellent service to patients by improving their performance, preventing illness and disability and promoting adaptation to life
Having critical thinking being a part of my daily life to make everyone that I socialize with will help them. As example, maybe we all do not see eye to eye on everything, but there is comprise with every decision we make, even if there is conflict. In this term, I can say by learning and dealing with life’s challenges with psychology has helped me develop new strategies of learning with profession in my career and as well with my personal life challenges. There is a quote I have found on ECPI library for critical thinking that I thought I would share, it states “It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.”-Alec Bourne (Snyder, L.
Moreover, I learned a lot about myself, I have some experiences that will contribute to my professional growth and identity and I am certain there will be challenges in my future as a psychologist. Furthermore, this course has further validated my pre-existing values and revealed some of my blind spots. More than anything I realize I have a deep and profound respect for human life and the feelings of others. First do no harm! Ethics is the most vital tenant in the human services.
I have undertaken paediatric informed consent training, which has equipped me with the skills to ensure that effective informed consent is obtained. I have also been involved in a MRHA inspection. My current role also includes working within research guidelines, including research governance, ethics, MRHA, and the human tissue act. I have a very good understanding of ethical issues, and I am both GCP and consent trained. Also within my role I liaise closely with centre nationally and
(MacDonald 66) Response 4: I learn from this that active listening is a powerful tool that helps tutees provide explanation of the subject. By answering with “uh huh” when a tutee is explaining about the assignment. Opens up the mind of the tutee towards the subject and provides enthusiasm to learn more about the topic. This promotes that the tutees search, read and find the answers on their own. Tutors are there to support and to make sure that they are getting their assignment correct.
Another benefit of a strength-based organization is it allows each staff member to be placed in the right part of the team (Samuels & Hoxsey, 2010). We all have different strengths, finding the best place where we can exercise those strengths will not only increase productivity for the company, but also allow the staff member to feel as though what they are doing and contributing is important and
Later, leading design and volunteer organizations, I understood the meaning of leadership and importance of clear communication. I realize now that all of these traits are incredibly essential and valuable to be effective in any profession. However, the one quality, in my opinion, that matters most to me as a future clinician is my ability to genuinely connect with and care for people. My goal
My goals influenced my decision. My goals are to pursue a career doing something I love. My goals are to provide for the people that I love. I do not want to look back at my life and see failure or feel remorse. The people around me had a huge impact on my decision.