Essay/Report 1 (Day1)(M2)
Describe your reflective practice, how it takes account of theories and models, legislation, principles and codes of practice (2.1 – 2.4) ‘The Practitioner allows himself to experience surprise, puzzlement, or confusion in a situation which he finds uncertain or unique. He reflects on the phenomenon before him, and on the prior understandings which have been implicit in his behaviour. He carries out an experiment which serves to generate both a new understanding of the phenomenon and a change in the situation (Schön 1983: 68)’
I reflect on my practice in several ways, the main way I reflect is through informal/formal meetings with a range of audiences, these include meetings with Managers or Professionals from external agencies, or it could be with Clients who I have seen before. I feel that reflective practice should be an on-going process and that it coincides with the organisations Code of Practice as well as the main principles of what reflective practise s all about.
Principles of reflective practise could be:
* Reflective practice should be an on-going process
* Reflecting through Skills Action Plan moderation
* Reflective through regular observations, either in-house or through the National Careers Service * Should be compliant with the organisations code of practice * Through Matrix accreditation
By breaking these principles down, we can see how they fit into a theoretical model
When I interview a client, I follow Egan’s 3 stage model. Egan’s model is a structure which follows through 3 stages, a beginning, a middle and an end. Each of these stages allows the practitioner to introduce, explore, challenge, and reflect on the journey that the client is making, enabling and empowering the client to make a decision that will hopefully define a direction or an end goal. The Practitioner can allow the conversation to move forward by asking a mixture of...