CHCCS411C Work Effectively in the Community Sector #4 Attributes & Skills of Community Workers; Reflective Practice in the Community Sector. Lesson Outline. Personal skills and attributes needed as a Community Worker.
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CHCCS411C Work Effectively in the Community Sector
Attributes & Skills of Community Workers; Reflective Practice in the Community Sector
Personal skills and attributes needed as a Community Worker.
Effective communication skills for working in the Community sector & their importance.
Understand the terms: Person-centred approach & Reflective practice.
The core of community work is working with:
To work in the Community you need to:
As a Community worker you may assist community groups in a number of ways these could include:
To be an effective communicator, provide:
Activity 1: Youtube video: Assertiveness - Tips for being assertive & saying 'No' http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZynhvBShqU
Activity 2: Communication Styles Handout
Youtube video: Lauren Mackler at Harvard Business School - Managing Conflict
Definition:A person-centred approach is one that focuses on responding to the whole person in his/her entirety
Addressing the individual’s needs in these ways:
How to ensure you work with a Person-Centred approach:
Youtube video: An introduction to Person Centred Therapy
When the person is a child or young person, service delivery strategies may need to be modified to ensure child safety and provide a child friendly, supportive environment
Discuss how you would care for an Islamic female in the community who spoke very little English.
What factors would you need to consider?
Example: Food, religion, clothing, gender care (male or female) interpreter, etc
What is Reflective Practice?
Contextual and situational enquiry
Practice skill that is anchored in theoretical, contextual and ethical understandings
Ability to conceptualise and analyse with the willingness to examine assumptions underpinning an individuals practice in order to improve it
Process- where judgement, discretion and intuitive understanding of the context and situations can be deconstructed and analysed
Allows reflection on these relationships “in action or practice”
Youtube video: Reflective Practice - feedback from peers and learners
Reflection Activity: given by your educator
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