So far, I am really enjoying talking with clients and helping them with resources and any discharging needs that they might have. In addition, my field instructor has showed me some tips on how to approach patients, especially new moms, whenever we introduce ourselves. Some people get slightly uncomfortable when you tell them you’re a social worker but explaining your purpose and letting them know you’re their to help can make a
By establishing a worker/client relationship, this will provide Laura with a secure base to operate from in the future. She will be able to confidently explore her historical, current, and future relationship with her mother knowing that she can receive comfort and reassurance from me, her social worker. Once she recognizes this secure base, I will assist her in discovering how she currently handles her relationship with her mother. During this relational discovery process with her mother, I will also allow her to explore her relationship with me, showing Laura how her previous ways of dealing with others could be positively changed through the change of her various internal behavioral models. Through this social worker and client relationship exploration, Laura will discover how her current perceptions of her mother are connected to expectations from their relationship when she was a child, providing her the opportunity to view the current relationship differently.
The phrase: “Helping others is the way we help ourselves” from Oprah Winfrey inspired me to choose this profession. Helping people solve their problems, giving them the opportunity to let off steam and share their feelings through confidential talks makes this profession unique and exceptional. I have abilities and values, such as: persistence, kindness, and loyalty, that are highlighted and essential to this job. Also, I have a plan that I will already start following it because this is what I want to be. I want to be a person that happily stays the whole day trying to understand peoples’ thoughts to assistance them in life.
Effective communication requires the use of many identifiable skills that must be employed at the appropriate time and in an appropriate manner. This essay will encompass reflective analysis of some of the communication skills displayed during an interview conducted between myself and a friend and will be structured on the 4R’s model of reflective thinking. The objectives are to identify the distinct types of communication skills exhibited throughout the interaction and to provide critical analysis on the use, effectiveness and benefits of those skills. Finally, the validity of the skills will be related to a prospective future career path. Reporting on the Interaction During the interview I spoke with my good friend and professional colleague
For example, in April I will be attending a training on Recognizing and Investigating Child Physical Abuse and Medical Neglect which could potentially have a significant effect on the ways in which DSS practices their policies. I have attended other child welfare trainings during my time at this field placement and have brought this knowledge back to my supervisor to discuss and provide my personal feedback. In this way, we have bounced ideas off each other about how to tweak an aspect of policy which we had not thought of previously. Continuous learning is crucial to being an effective practitioner, with knowledge being obtained both within your organization and from outside of it. Many trainings are joined in conjunction with the organization and are a part of a new policy
This means that I have to first let them know the agenda of the meeting. In addition, when I am leading I have to care a lot about the time of the meeting in order to manage the time well. When a person is speaking, I intend to listen to him or her carefully in order to learn something from him or her and answer any question that can rise. In case someone finished to talk, I paraphrase what he or she was talking about in few words in order to help those who were not listening carefully. When I am leading a meeting, I also make sure that both boys and girls are participating actively and given the equal opportunity of speaking.
I have participated in some empathy development strategies, such as developing interpersonal and interviewing skills and learning from empathetic role models. After reading this article, I am more aware that I must foster positive peer relationships and receive supervision and feedback from mentors. I must also take time between each patient interaction to reorient my attitudes and to remind myself that every patient requires empathy and
If not me – who? You might think who is this therapist and what is she doing writing a book. That is a real good question. I have been asking me the same question. All I know is that I care about my children/family and my clients and that I want to share my experience and learning as a global mother and a global therapist with people around the world.
I additionally read the Community Care magazine every week to stay up with the latest with social issues. I discover the points on current social issues extremely intriguing and appreciate perusing about the experiences of qualified social workers I likewise discover the articles on subjects, for example, backing accommodating. I need to study Social work as I need to utilize my expert knowledge and skills to individuals benefit as much as possible from their own particular capacities and engage them to be as well as can be expected be. I need to help individuals in taking care of their own issues and also enabling them to create skills so they can do it without anyone's help. Working in Social Services will permit me to commit my time and skills to individual’s capacity to the best of their capacities.
My Experiences The first experience that I would like to narrate from my observations is about a client who was familiar with Priya. During this experience, I focused on observing communication skills. Priya was informed about the stress the client has been going through due to certain difficult and challenging times in her personal life. The client was worried that this stress would affect her health significantly. I noticed that Priya was nodding in reply giving her confirmation of being attentive to the client, while she was also giving instructions to the client for changing the positions.