But Also a Healthy One.” that humans, in their natural state, are meant to thrive. Research indicates that having a meaning of purpose is crucial to having a meaningful life and a healthy life. In having a sense of purpose; people have a better chance of having positive health outcomes throughout their life. The article states that some of those positive outcomes include having better sleep, fewer stroke, and lower risk of dementia. In the same article, Dhruv Khullar explains his research on the benefits of a greater purpose.
so I gave a small motivational speech on how this would improve poor communication via the daily huddles. Then in the next stage, moving I explained how huddle was to take place. The nurses where given instructions to punch in and walk directly to the break
Teaching Diverse Learners: Tutoring Reflection For my tutoring requirement for Teaching Diverse Learners, I had the opportunity to spend time with the visiting teacher from Thai. Staying for three months, Lek, the Thai woman, stayed at Lee to learn about America and expand her English language skills. Since Lek is in her mid 50’s, we had a very different relationship than that of one tutoring a young child.
I can tell that my writing has gotten better since I started the class in January. I have learned a great deal about articles, prepositions, conjunctions, etc. I am so proud of myself and how far I have come. Although, I feel as if I have more to learn, but I am excited to learn those new techniques so my writing came become something truly magical. I cannot wait until next quarter to finish this class and watch my writing grow and blossom.
Physical Therapy Assistant is an interesting field; it is a job that helps individuals in need. I interviewed Lucero because she is currently working in the same field that I see myself working in the future. The interview took place on November 29th; it lasted an hour and a half. The interview was about me trying to understand more about my future life as a physical therapist assistant. The purpose of this interview was for me to envision if this is the profession that I want for myself, in the future.
My belief is that interventions can be put in place along with social programs giving them the best opportunity to flourish. Another population that holds a special place in my heart is the geriatric population. I believe that it my duty to help the population that has once cultivate our society to adjust to and cope with problems they may experience. In addition to working with children and geriatrics I have also worked with people who were diagnosed with Post traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, traumatic brain injury and Alzheimer 's disease to name a few. These experiences have allowed me to understand the role of a social worker, as I have opportunity to be exposed to multi-disciplinary treatment teams.
With completing the third semester in practicum placement, I was able to benefit from a variety of new things from the class. The placement gave me the opportunity to refresh my memory and skills in what I have learnt two semesters ago. My biggest huddle for this semester was my time management. I am a procrastinator, so completing assignments on time was and still is a challenge for me. I have not come to a full solution to this problem yet, but I did make changes in my life as to how I can manage time management.
Many times you may not even think about your interpersonal skills because they come so naturally. We use interpersonal skills to communicate on a daily basis. Even if they come naturally we can always develop our skills further and hone in on our talents. In my line of work I don’t call them my interpersonal skills but rather my people skills. I use these skills to relate and connect with people.
MHP taught Donterius effective communication skills. MHP provided reinforcements for positive behavior. Response: Donterius appeared to be in a positive mood at the onset of the session. Rapport was established and adequately maintained during the session.
Recap on Racquel’s Training Racquel was very receptive to reviewing training procedures and information on clients. We started with JPM prayer where she has been flagging. She was not aware of the changes made and I reviewed the quick reference as well as the info page with her. I did ask her to show me exactly how she sets up her screen each morning. She can see the quick reference as she takes calls.
Francis Medical Center is a hospital located in Peoria, IL. OSF St. Francis Medical Center is known for drawing in a lot of people from outside the area. The hospital is also known for generating a lot of revenue for the Peoria Area. To keep the hospital up and running, an efficient call center is needed to keep the communication between all doctors and staff steady. With all the call schedules and different types of departments, it is an easy for a call center employee to get confused and transfer someone to the wrong person or place.
Sadly, most employers find themselves operating under the pretense that everyone on the pay-roll is content in the way things are currently operating. When in reality, there are changes that are being sought by some, if not all, people employed. In my past work experiences, there have been ways in which a supervisor could get everyone on the same page, and fighting towards the same goal. I feel that with any job, there should ultimately be an aspect of fun that can be attained in any work environment.
At the same time, advocacy is fundamental to any social work position. Knowing how, where and when to speak or act on behalf of a client is critical. Additionally, one important perception that I am taking away from my field placement is the concept of partnership in social work. MBH exemplifies partnership through their massive network of allies and supporters, staff are able to develop sound working relationships with consumers and agencies outside Pittsburgh Mercy Health System. Partnership within MBH enables SCs and consumers to work together to achieve those agreed goals or outcomes.