Four stages of competence

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  • Ting-Toomey: An Intercultural Communication Analysis

    are more of a collectivist culture. Intercultural Communication Competence Another interesting experience shared by Victoria was when she first began socialising with the Muslim people and engaging in their culture. She spoke of how at first she had no idea of any of the rituals and now it has almost become a routine for her. This adoption process is illustrated by Ting-Toomey (1999) in her staircase model, of which there are four stages – the Unconscious incompetence stage, Conscious incompetence stage, conscious competence stage and unconscious competence stage. The unconscious incompetence stage is when an individual is unaware of the communication blunders they have committed to interacting with a cultural stranger (Ting-Toomey, 1999). For example, Victoria had no idea how she was supposed to dress “I knew a little bit but pretty much thought it was a religion of women who had to dress modestly and obey their husbands. I just thought of it very stereotypically I suppose”. Adapting to praying five times a day. CLOTHES The conscious incompetence stage is when an individual is aware of their incompetence but does not do anything to change their behaviour (Ting-Toomey, 1999) “I had to make sure that I made time in between university classes to do it”. “I knew what it would encompass before I converted”. “At the start, it was really hard because all the prayers were in Arabic”. The conscious competence stage is when an individual is aware of their intercultural…

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  • Chapter 11 Treatment And Intervention: Journal Analysis

    This journal entry will discuss the elements from Chapter 10 Problem Identification, Planning, and Contracting and in Chapter 11 Treatment and Intervention from the textbook that were covered for week four. In addition, when assessing my competence, it will discuss the process of problem identification, planning and the methods of planning, contracting and short and long-term goals, and written and oral contracts and identifying major barriers. Furthermore, the second part of this journal will…

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  • Self-Care: The Importance Of Self Care In Nursing

    welfare when working with clients. When we are our best, we are most effective in helping clients, however to be at our best we must take care of ourselves. Lack of self-care (i.e. self-neglect) leads to distress, professional burnout, vicarious traumatisation, burnout and impaired professional competence. While research has stated that approximately 15% of individuals who work in a therapeutic area suffer from burnout at some point during their career (Boisaubin & Levine, 2001) the importance…

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  • Competency Based Training

    Employees from different areas, states, regions and countries will have separate views on the same topic. Again this will take preplanning and understanding to work across these diverse areas in a way to extract the desired result globally (Rietsema, 2015). A major challenge will be the expenses involved in global training for a global organization. Going through the process of developing the needed training, converting everything properly for the different areas or countries, beliefs,…

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  • Job Analysis Document

    Job Analysis Documents Table 1 presents the data from all of the relevant JA sources on competencies. In order to only retain competencies that were of greater significance to the job each data source had a cut-off point (retention criteria) and if the values were lower than this then they were removed from further analyses. The retention criteria for each of the data sources was approximately half their possible maximum values: 55, 4 and 50 respectively. The combined competency weight were…

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  • Competency Outcomes Performance (COPA) Q Model Analysis

    I demonstrate the ability to assess the patient 's change in condition from the baseline. I applied the skill of knowledge integration by taking into account the adverse effects of Albuterol noting it causes a rapid heart rate. Furthermore, I used critical thinking and diagnostic reasoning to efficiently communicate the findings with the physician using the SBAR tool. Benner’s Stage of Clinical Competence In this scenario, the stage of clinical competence reflected is the competent level of…

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  • Augmentative And Alternative Communication (AAC)

    You can tell that her AAC, DynaVox V, was chosen specifically for her. Using Janice Light’s Framework, it is simple to see that Mary-Jane’s DynaVox V, is compliant with her linguistic, operational, social, and strategic competence. Linguistic competence means that the user’s language skills comply with the program. Within linguistic competence, it is important for the person assessing to be aware of the patient’s receptive and expressive language skills. In Mary-Jane’s case, it is clear that she…

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  • Interpersonal Communication Skills Analysis

    2) In addition to understanding several interpersonal communication concepts and skills I now have a knowledge on how to be a more competent communicator. At the beginning of this course I was asked to write an introductory paper stating what I seen my strengths and weaknesses to be in communication. I had indicated that at that point in time that I feel that I have a strong need for affection and gaining control over any given situation. In addition to wanting to have the upper hand in a…

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  • Listening's Role In Interpersonal Communication

    There is no discussion of coaching that will be completed without mentioning of Timothy Gallwey and his insight into "Inner game". Gallway suggest that the biggest obstacles to success and achieving potential were internal not external, whereby, coaching can help people to improve their game by distracting them from their inner dialogue and, in particular, the critical voice that said "not like that", concentrate on your hand!, angle it differently". This is your inner voice speaking. We have 4…

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  • Reflective Essay On Work Life Balance

    Truly grateful for the work opportunity and the experiences at the school. I was able to attain a work life balance. My hours at work were the same hours my children spent in the childcare. I had more time with them, a lot of family time, catch up time with friends and was able to make to Sunday church services. I try to manage my time effectively at work so I do not have it weighing on my mind when I get back home. From personal experience the benefit of maintaining a work life balance is to…

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