Values and Attitudes—What You Bring to the Helping Relationship
What do you need to be successful in the challenging field of human services? If you ask human services professionals, most will say that there are particular values and attitudes (e.g., patience, empathy, self-awareness) that lead to successful and satisfied practitioners. For this Assignment, consider values and attitudes that you believe are most important for human services professionals and reflect on how they might relate to your own role in the helping relationship.
To complete this Assignment:
Write a 2- to 3- page paper that addresses the following:
- Identify attitudes and values that you believe are most important for effective human services professionals. Explain why you think they are important.
- Identify which of these attitudes and values you possess and which ones you might need to develop or enhance. Explain how you might develop and apply them to your own role as a human services professional.
Reminder: Proper formatting and APA citations are required. Refer to the Writing Template for Course Papers for additional guidance.