He’d say I had to move on from this for everyone, including my clients and self. He would be proud of how I’ve become a better individual since I gained the endurance to multi-task, focus, and deal with problems that come my way with less fear, especially as a single parent.” In the end the occupation of counseling influenced upon Awilda by her mother many years ago has affected her negatively and positively.
American Counseling Association: Membership While becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), it is important to follow the American Counseling Association’s (ACA, 2014) Code of Ethics when treating clients, making ethical decisions, and adhering to the professional standards set forth within the Code of Ethics (Remley & Herlihy, 2016). Another beneficial tool as an LPC, is joining the American Counseling Association, and other professional organizations. In this paper, I will discuss the membership benefits of joining the American Counseling Association and highlight the advantages of also joining the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA).
Gather information from parents and NAB employee about what can be provided to the setting for support children and their families. Such as extend centre hour to meet the long hour working parents needs. Collaborating with NAB, minimize the waiting list, such as create a new room to meet the needs of parents. Attending professional conference, share in professional learning and networking opportunities. Setting up long term and short terms goals for the whole setting as a team, Identify the strength and weakness, reflective the practice and evaluate.
The counselor I plan to interview for my final project is Ms. T, a Mental health counselor in Virginia. Relevant Information Ms. T Is a Licensed Professional counselor, with a Master’s degree in Arts. Specialties in which Ms. T treats includes: Trauma and PTSD, Anxiety, Marital and Premarital issues. In addition to her specialties, she also treats addiction, Borderline personality, Codependency, Coping skills, depression, divorce, sexual abuse suicidal ideation and Women’s issues (smith,2015n.d.). Ms. T also counsels adolescents from ages 14 to 19 and adults.
The school tested all levels in the entire district, and the Aides spent weeks doing these test around the district. Monica said she is advantage related to the other aide in the district because she stays in the Strawberry Point School the entire time, and then she have chances to talk with the classroom teachers, and share and collect information about the ELL children. She can give them extra material for the ELL students and hear from the classroom teacher what she should emphasis her lessons for specific groups. For example, the kindergarten kids that I observed are in the classroom that I used to work. I saw some extra work for the ELL students in their home folders (specific folder saying “ELL homework”).
Ms. Cardiello is a 40 year old individual, who was born in Manhattan and raised in Franklin Square. She graduated from a joint high school, Carey and Sewanhaka high school in 1992. She continued her education at Nassau Community College where she obtained an Associate in Liberal Arts. She indicated following her degree from Nassau she received an academic scholarship to Dowling College where she graduated in 1996 with a degree in psychology and a teaching certification. She indicated that she has not had a stable work because she has been in court for many years and it has affected her ability to work full time. Ms. Cardiello reported that currently working full time at a parochial school as a kindergarten teacher.
A little over two years ago, I started working as a Community Support Individual for Pathways Transition Programs LLC. My primary responsibility is to teach children various coping skills to manage their behavior, I have determined that I want to be able to address the emotions behind the behaviors. My desire is to be able to help the children I work with come to terms with their past histories so they can move on in their lives towards adoption and other positive outcomes. Sometimes, the children are still going through issues such as, on-going traumas, the lost of a parent due to death or incarceration, etc and I would like to develop the skill set to be able to address these issues. I see pursuing my degree through Argosy University as being the next step to take in order to develop a competency in counseling.
LC requests a copy of the family assessment guide to better prepare for the interview with the family. The father, BC, receives the majority of the questions on the first visit due to his work schedule. The parents display interest in the results of the paper and the children express intrigue. LC requests another appointment in two weeks to be able to discuss some of the topics that she needs to investigate
Coaching is closely related to counseling and the Center for Credentialing ind Education (CCE), is an affiliate of National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), now offers a coaching certification for counselors, for the reason that coaching is a growing field that provides an avenue for using skills and knowledge obtained in an accredited clinical mental health counseling setting. Speaking about a counseling setting, a letter from the director at Temple University John DiMino influences their employee
She felt parent involvement is needed however, due to parents working schedules, this could be hard. Once we concluded the interview I thought of better ways the daycare and school could involve parents. Since the holidays are coming up the teachers and office staff can create an art exhibit to display children’s art work. This can be done after hours and a light refreshment could be served. However, any school event that includes parents have to be done and announced prior to the event.
Counselors must help clients understand the chaos in one 's career path by explaining to them to be prepared for possible setbacks. Clients must be prepared to face setbacks and have plans in place in order to counter these setbacks as well as having the perspective that unexpected events occur are normal. Building resiliency, counselors must have their clients prepared to cope with unexpected events that may delay or completely change their career development. Clients must be resilient and not get down or give up because the process is too difficult (Niles & Harris-Bowlsbey,
The program in which she is a part of serve students until the age of 18 years old, or until they are ready to be referred to a less restrictive setting and attend a regular educational program. The target client system is the students, but help is given to parents of those children as well. Ms. Thomas, herself meets with parents and keeps in contact with them. She offers resources and other assistances that they need in order to better care for their child.
I believe that I could use the certification to enhance comradery with in the counseling profession. The advantages are that you take an active interest in a community of counselors who now have a commonality. I think it is beneficial to contribute to the nonprofit organization that establishes and monitors a national certification system for advance the counseling profession and enhancing mental
• CG 4.1 How do you ensure that families are kept aware of what 's happening in their child 's daily/weekly life in your program? I make sure that families are kept aware of their child’s life on a daily and weekly basis by providing them with the information from their child’s day on a daily report. I also make sure that I communicate with them both positive and negative things are their child’s day. I want to keep a healthy relationship between myself and the child’s parents and to do so I need to communicate with them about their child’s day.