The counselor needs to make sure to respect clients at all times. For that reason, the counselor should refer to the code of ethics for additional support. The counselor should have ethical and legal considerations when using research in counseling it is for the protection of the client. It is important to know what the population the counselor will be working to see if the research will be effective if there will be any barriers for the client. The responsibility of the counselor is to collect the proper pre and post-test of the client to show a difference when they first started therapy when they finished.
As a counselor in training, I feel that I am aware of my personal perspective on both subjects; however, I am mindful that as I continue to learn, train, and develop there may be additional perspectives I come in line with. There is no doubt that as a counselor, I will focus on clients as a whole and develop a relationship with them by being empathetic, caring, honest, and respectful. I have a understanding that an individual’s thought process play major roles in the development of human nature, behaviors, and perceptions of certain situaton. As a counselor I wish to assist client into thinking more positively no matter what comes their way, and use technqiues that will help clients develop intrinsic motivation to want to change and
Interestingly, essential is matching terms with the client, and becoming self-aware, realizing any possible bias. If realizing that there might be any case that may be other than a productive therapeutic relationship, going to a supervisor or referring the case to someone with more experience with the client’s worldview is ethically essential. Moreover, further educating myself about diversity, oppressed, vulnerable, and underserved populations (Cormier et al., 2012, p. 3) will positively impact my counseling relationships. Therefore, making it easier to be congruent and build rapport with the client in a therapeutic alliance. How will you
Unit 02 Principles of Personal Development in Adult Social Care Settings. 1.1 Explain what reflective practice is Reflection is the personal examination of your own thoughts and actions, it is about thinking things over. Reflection is an important human activity in which people recapture their experience, think about it, mull over and evaluate it. When working in an adult care setting this means being conscious about how you interact with colleagues, your clients and the environment. It means thinking about how you could have done something differently, what you did well, what you could have done better, how could you improve what you did.
The right of informed consent is an ethical and legal requirement when working with clients. Informed consent is based on a client’s right to self-determination, along with being able to make autonomous decisions pertaining to treatment. The process of informed consent is viewed as legal requirement that is an important part of the therapeutic process. “It also establishes a foundation for creating a working alliance and a collaboration partnership between the client and therapist” (Corey, G. 2017, p.41). The importance of informed consent is seen as it provides the general goals of counseling, the responsalbities of the counselor towards the client.
(2011) stated that relationship-based practice is important because it encourages a practitioner to act in the service user’s best interests by “holistically understanding the service user’s response to a certain situation.” This includes understanding their cultural backgrounds, needs and values so that their response is supported and understood. Wilson et al. (2011) suggests that relationship-based practice is important in a social work setting as it understands that human behaviour and the professional relationship is an essential component on any professional intervention. The relationship based practise emphases the importance of the ‘use of self’ in interventions as it contributes to a professional’s experiences (Ruch, et al., 2010). This is supported by the professional capabilities framework (PCF) domain one (Professionalism) as it states the importance of making skilled use of self as part of interventions that aim to help clients and being able to maintain awareness of own professional limitations and knowledge
Introduction Therapists carry considerable responsibility for the effectiveness and good reputation of their practise. As professionals, we are expected to make reasonable and informed decisions in the best interest of our clients that meet the standard relevant to our practise. Dryden & Branch (2012). In this assignment I will be showing my knowledge and overall awareness of how professional issues impact on the work of a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT).The four main issues I will be exploring are; supervision, ethical issues in therapy, contextual issues and monitoring your own effectiveness as a therapist. This assignment will also look at any organisational factors in the place of work, such as the availability of resources and
Counselors must be aware of their ethical and legal obligations when providing counseling services, such as those related to crisis prevention and intervention. This knowledge can guide the counselor in making appropriate decisions to best assist the client. The American Counseling Association Code of Ethics (2014) provides counselors with the core principles of autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, justice and fidelity to guide them in decisions making. Furthermore, the following ACA (2014) ethical codes are applicable to crisis counseling: A.1.a. Primary responsibility.
How do your ethics and values influence how you model the way in your professional and personal life? My ethics and values decide and direct everything in my life. From work to my own life I take after strict rules and standards to help me in my professional and personal journey. My Ethical conduct forms respect, integrity, and enables others to see me as fair, honest, reliable and trustworthy individual. Values, beliefs, education, and encounters give a moral establishment in my life.
In order to enhance the quality and effectiveness of the counselling process, the counsellor must employ a number of individual counselling skills. The effective use of these counselling skills enables the development a working therapeutic alliance therefore empowers clients to their perspectives regarding problem situations in their lives and create positive therapeutic outcomes (Egan, 2007). After watching and analysing my recorded counselling demonstration, I was able to identify the counselling skills that were used effectively, the skills that require improvement and the skills that were not demonstrated. Accordingly, this essay examines my ability to demonstrate basic counselling skills and the contribution of these skills to the formation