A critical part of your development as a counselling professional involves working for positive social change. In fact, your ultimate goal of becoming a clinical mental health counsellor means working with clients to help them understand and work through their issues and strengthen their overall well-being. In addition to your profession and its impact in effecting social change, you are also in a position to learn about emerging issues your clients may be facing that should be addressed. Advocating for social change often means getting the word out. Over the years, the methods for making the public aware have grown from flyers, brochures, and poster sessions at conferences to advocating online, including blogs, wikis, and social media. But the central goal of these communications remains focused on presenting….
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Collaboration is everywhere, especially in the health care industry. It is important to learn how to work and communicate in a collaborative environment. As you progress through your program, you will experience learning teams in your courses. Learning teams provide you with valuable experiences that will prepare you for working collaboratively in the health care industry.
Navigateto the University Library homepage.
Locate the Learning Team Toolkit on the upper right side of the homepage.
Create a 7- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that identifies the Learning Team resources provided by the University and the importance of working effectively in a team. A presentation format has been provided for this assignment; however, you may choose to format your presentation in another professional manner.
Include the following in your presentation:
Slide One: Title Slide
Revisit the ethical dilemma you identified in Learning Activity 2. In 3 – 4 complete sentences, discuss the event or situation, what the outcome was, and how it was addressed (or if it was addressed).
Next, consider: What ethical theories and theorists were most â€œat playâ€ in this situation?
That is, in this situation, which theories would help someone the most with making an ethical decision? Which theories seem to have influenced the decisions the major actors made?
Learning Activity 2-The healthcare system’s dealings with Terri Schiavo and her family when her husband sought to remove her from life support in 2005 (Joan Didion, “The Case of Theresa Schiavo,” New York Review of Books). http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2005/06/09/the-case-of-theresa-schiavo/