Unconditional Positive Respect In Human Service

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Register to read the introduction… I would want all the pertinent information that I could get even with the fear that I may experience from learning the information. At the same time, I would also want my service provider to be empathic and sensitive to my needs in their approach to my treatment. I would not want things to be “sugar-coated,” yet I would want them to be tactful in the relay of information. If positive and realistically attainable outcomes could be presented, I believe I would welcome and cling to the hope that those goals would provide. I do not believe this action would be unethical in any way. If I could die, even with a glimpse of hope for experiencing more of life, then I will be better for it. In reflecting on this subject, I can see how unconditional positive regard would be exhibited in this type of …show more content…
186). When a human service worker provides care to a terminally ill patient using a humanistic approach, they see the patient as a person. Jill Preston (2001) stated that “. . . I viewed Brenda as a person first and a patient second.” With this view, the human service worker shows the elements of unconditional positive regard through listening to the patient, using touch, showing emotion, and accurately relaying information back to the patient to show understanding. The human service worker provides these elements to the patient no matter what, showing the patient that he or she does not have to give to get. The patient truly receives this positive regard

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