Reflection Of Emotional Intelligence

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The emotional intelligence psych test taught me a lot about myself. I realized that based on the results from the Emotional Intelligence test, I had a lot of self-reflection that I needed to do. Seeing the score of the sixty-nine led me to believe that maybe I am not as emotional in tune as I thought I was. Through this test, I was able to learn a lot about what emotional intelligence means in a variety of situations. The analysis from the results stated that I am rationally capable when it comes to the core ability of recognizing, noticing, and conveying emotions in myself as well as others. The analysis also mentioned that I could still use some
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This often times ties into the fact of being able to understand relationships, tolerance, flexibility, self-management, and emotional awareness while working in the social work field. In EI, self-management is when you have the ability to have emotional self-control, transparency, adaptability, achievement, initiative and optimism (Goleman, Boyatzis, McKee). Self-management helps us to be able to control emotion effectively, enable mental clearness and provide positive energy no matter what the situation is (Goleman, Boyatzis, and McKee). Relationship Management has a lot to do with building healthy bonds with people and being able to manage conflict or other issues that you may face with family, intimate partners, clients or peers. Being supportive, transparent, and nonjudgmental with clients can help with process so thatyou will experience little to no …show more content…
Emotional Intelligence gives individuals the ability to be able to be able to effectively help those in need. Emotional intelligence also can develop coping skills and emotional awareness with oneself. If you are unable to control your emotions or understand others, it is often detrimental to the relationships that you have with peers and clients. EI consists of certain skill sets that all social workers should have in order to implement services that assists clients to reach their maximum potential. While helping others, you also must be mindful of self-management and being capable of managing motions effectively especially while on the job. If you don’t, you will burn out and be unable to effectively manage a caseload full of destitute individuals who are looking to you for help. You also will lose empathy and the required emotional abilities to carry out the responsibilities as a social worker. Social work will benefit heavily from emotional intelligence; people will be able to build better connections with clients and understand the concerns of the people who need help the

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