BSHS322 Communication Skills for the Human Services Professional
College of Health and Human Services
University of Phoenix
January 29, 2012
My Values, Beliefs, Clinical Gestalt with Individuals, and Systems Paper
As working toward my degree to become a human service clinician, I discovered that they are a huge asset to communities. To be a successful human service worker I must continue my education and training throughout my career. All clinicians have their own personal values, beliefs, clinical gestalts with individuals, and systems. Throughout this paper we will discuss about helping professions and their relationships to my beliefs, my values, my experiences I have had, and my family and culture background. I am also going to explain the larger societal-and-systems contexts of my life and types of clients I may have to work with. My professional and personal work beliefs while I am working as a clinician will be the same as my other jobs. I have to show respect for everyone and not judge them as a person. I will listen and assess the problem at hand and look for a rational resolution. I am very patient, tolerant, and understanding. I can often use times with my own experiences into the conversation. I have helped many people with my advice and I know I would be a good clinician. I love helping others when I can. I do not let other people’s problems affect my personal life. I have learned that I have to separate my work from my personal life. If I let it get in the way I am not doing my job thoroughly and properly. My values as a clinician I need to be a good listener and be considerate of an individual’s situation. Showing respect to a client can get me a long way. I can make a client feel more comfortable and safe when talking to me. Once they can open- up and trust me I can start helping them resolves their situation. If I can give my clients the suitable...