This placement has also helped me to understand the values of the social work profession in a multitude of ways. It has strengthened my understanding of the overall core competencies of the Social Work profession. It has taught me skills to interact with diverse clients, and taught me to be understanding of my strengths and areas that needs improvement. It has also furthered my understanding of how to deal with ethical dilemmas that may arise during practice. I have learned the importance of seeking guidance and advice from my clinical supervisor when I am in need of guidance or support on how to handle unethical situations that may
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
I’ll use holistic life coaching to develop a plan that includes solutions to remove obstacles. You can discover if your opinions and views are really true and learn to change restricting your ideas to empowering beliefs. I want to enable to maintain clarity about achieving your goals and be accountable for your efforts. Ask yourself what you need for overall wellness. Are you looking to change your self-image?
Ethically, it is the integrity, competence, social responsibility, and refinement of moral practice by continuing education. The counselor must provide services where the counselor constantly strives to become better in their profession by continual learning, growing, and develop skilled, ethical judgment to provide the highest level of care that exceeds the client's expectations. Continuing education, conducting research, or involving one’s self in multicultural groups or opportunities to learn about other cultures is a way to continue to grow and best serve multicultural
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
A strong bonding is necessary to succeed in counselling people who are struggling with their lives in forming relationships. Building a therapeutic rapport is an important part of a successful relationship between a client and a therapist to make the client comfortable and relaxed. The professions where interacting with the community is the main job, having the skill to build therapeutic relationships is important. The uniqueness of this relationship can have either positive or negative effects based on the way the therapist tried to build a relationship with their client. Positive relationships can be valuable to clients who are struggling to form relationships due to a trauma that has a major impact on their lives.
This enables them to meet back at the common interest of empowering their patients. Quality of life is the focus for both of these categories of therapy and their difference in approach is what gives them
Berrios and Lucca (2006) indicated, in their study that quantitative research is not new in the field of counseling. It has been demonstrated in counseling setting is has help counselor with various treatment and provides treatment with a positive outcome. Therefore, the relationship has increased as there a numerous researched done in counseling that has helped with the client treatment. Some cases the counselor must support their counseling session with an evidence-based practice to show that counseling made an impacted in the client’s life. According to Lecture 1 Evidence- based practice is a clinical modality that can be used for therapy to prove with research that counseling is effective by providing measures and outcomes.
According to Miller & Rollnick (2013) MI is a counselling style in which is goal –oriented where the counsellor collaborates with a client to communicate using the language of change. Through MI a client’s personal motivation is strengthened and makes the client committed to a specific goal. It elicits and explores the client’s reason to change within an atmosphere of competence and compassion. Strengthening the client’s motivation for change is the primary purpose of this practice model. Rollnick & Allison (20 argues that MI is done ‘for’ and ‘with’ a person.
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