The first one is the fact that people cannot be think as separate from their relationships. Since relationships are one of the core factors in our life, it would be inevitable to be effected by them in different ways. The way we chose to deal with these relationships may be maladaptive and we need to learn a better way of dealing. PIT enables the therapist and patient to work on the present feelings and thoughts, which may arise in current therapeutic relationship. Even if these feelings and thoughts appears in the therapy sessions, they are also patterns of thinking and feeling in real life settings.
More specifically, in such cases involuntary hospitalization may be the only solution in order to reassure that the client will not harm or kill themselves. Therefore, the mental health professional has to inform and explain to their client before therapy starts, about the limits of confidentiality, namely that it will have to break if the clients express any suicidal thoughts or attempt to harm themselves or another person. However given the importance of these situations, it is essential the therapist evaluate effectively clients’ condition and certainty of their statements and act according to the principle of client’s beneficence (Isaacs & Stone,
They are responsible for the activation and successfully bundling both basic and model-specific factors at the completion of effective treatment (Simon, 2011). The Therapist should avoid any form of disruption, because it will threaten the therapeutic process as well as alliance (Simon, 2011). Therapist should also create a safe environment where the patient can freely express emotions and thoughts. 4. The similarities and differences between counselling and psychotherapy There are obvious differences between the two and they have different purposes in different settings for different situations, but they do have similarities as well and in the following discourse both similarities and differences will be named and discussed with regard to counselling and psychotherapy.
I would try to address whatever concerns they had to make them feel that they we have arrived at a solution to the problem with their assistance. I would also speak to Michael about how the CNAs may now view their relationship as a power conflict, which is a conflict between different status levels (Vivar, 2006). I would talk to him to ensure that he remains respectful and polite when speaking to the NAs, but to definitely continue to delegate appropriate tasks to the CNAS. I would also discuss the CNAs relationship with Michael and the expectations with the CNAs. The nurse manager also needs to be talked to learn why she is avoiding handling problems on her unit as evidenced by staff leaving and several complaints.
Jones possible harm caused to his patients, and colleagues due to his stress, anxiety, inability to focus, lateness, and more regardless if it was unintentional. Counselors, psychologists, and those in the helping profession must be open and able to identify when they need to take a break or get help in order to be well enough to help someone else. Which leads to the third ethical code that is relevant to Dr. Jones situation, and that is ethical standard 2.03. Ethical standard 2.03 is titled maintaining competence, and states that Psychologists undertake ongoing efforts to develop and maintain their competence. Competence is vital to ongoing self-care and wellness that is necessary for mental health professionals to able to proficiently provide assistance to those who are in
Even though nurses provide a care to a patient, they should take responsibility for their action. Also, administrate medications and monitoring fragile equipments need proper handling. A professional nurse has a responsibility to understand the consequences of mistakes. Honesty: Even though mistakes happen in the nursing profession, nurses need to be honest with themselves and others. Nurses admit to mistakes they have made.
Autonomous people are capable for decision making and problem solving. Loss of autonomy & independence is a real fear among older people. A nurse has the responsibility to encourage the older person’s autonomy in any way possible. This can be done by supervision and education of staff to listen & allow the person time to make choices and discussion with their relatives about what is occurring and in which way they can enhance the older person’s autonomy. Freedom:- The older people should have greater freedom of choice nation’s health care system.
These acts are in place to protect patients and families from harm as a result of unsafe or incompetent practices of unqualified nurses. We use the Nurse Practice Act to protect the patient and their families. Information about the Nurse Practice Act can be found on the National
Ethical Decision Making While working with clients, nurses will have many instances when they need to call on nursing ethics to deal with difficult situations. Moral or ethical principles are fundamental values about the way patients should be cared for and treated. These principles include autonomy, justice, fidelity, veracity, beneficence, and nonmaleficence (Zerwekh & Garneau, 2018, p. 420). Nurses who do not follow the Code of Ethics for Nurses could find themselves in legal trouble. They also may face a higher risk of being involved in a situation that could lead to disciplinary charges or malpractice litigation.
As long as human are in existence there will always be a need for a counsellor or a social worker. The intent of this paper is to provide clarity as it relates to the differences between counselling and social work as both professions sometimes overlap and persons are not able to differentiate between the two professions. Notwithstanding the fact that both professions have their differences it not be noted that both career paths is considered to be the helping profession where adequate training and preparation is needed in order to help their client improve their social, emotional and mental performance. The profession of counselling and social work is for individuals who are interested in becoming a catalyst for change or to help people
As a social worker it is Evita’s responsibility to always practice honesty and to not be associated with any dishonesty. It is also Envita’s responsibility to ensure that parents are doing their jobs and the children are safe within their current situation. Even if Evita may assume that reporting this information to the physician will do little good, it is still what is right especially when referring back to the Social work code of ethics. Evita has agreed to act in a certain professional standard as a social worker and she is not following these standards if she chooses to not be honest about the information regarding this situation. If Evita in fact recognizes that Eric has died from a different cause then SIDS, it is wrong for Evita to not go ahead and report this knowledge to the physician.
The safety of the employees and clients is the number one protocol. Some of the ethical dilemmas include discrimination, racism and deception just to name a few. Some clinical workers may have to break the ethical code of conduct by falsifying information, withholding information, give misleading information just to gain important information needed from their client. Not only is the social workers ethical code of conduct an issue but it also conflicts with the law, workplace regulation and polices hindering the full capability of the social worker duty to keep clients information confidential. This includes sharing client’s information with co- workers or to those outside of the workplace.
The conversation with Shia would initiate by providing inform consent and notifying Shia about confidentiality. It will be my responsibility to implement a risk assessment in order to have a clear image of the actual behavior. The risk assessment will consist of questions such as symptoms, precipitating events, sources of distress, onset, and duration. The assessment would also assess Shia’s current lethality to hurt her self or others, or if there are any past gestures. Based on reported self-harming behavior, it will be my responsibility to notify Shia’s grandmother (Huey, Remley Jr., 2010).
They also discuss the challenges of creating a welcoming environment which instils a sense of trust within the client (Nadeau & Measham 2006). Often migrants from different cultural backgrounds fear that bringing their child in for treatment may trigger social discrimination or hold the belief that some mental health services are linked to immigration services, and thus refuse to cooperate (Nadeau & Measham 2006). In the article written by Karen Zwi, she illustrates that if children are supported and protected from further stress they are more likely to recover both mentally and physically. However, in order for children to reach a state of wellbeing, it is imperative that health professionals, including
As we have discussed Stephanie’s heritage, we have seen the impact a person’s cultural heritage can have on them as a counselor. As we have discussed, it’s important for the therapist to have self awareness about not only their cultural heritage, but also areas they are prone to privilege and also discrimination, as both of these can lead to barriers in the therapeutic alliance. As counselors work on becoming culturally competent counselors they will want to reflect on their own bias, assumptions, and stereotypes, gain knowledge about various cultures, and utilize this information in a way that will make them culturally competent counselors.