Developing Self and Others Essay

2924 Words Apr 21st, 2013 12 Pages
Contents
Summary
Introduction
Findings:
Section 1: Know how to identify development needs
Assessment Criteria (AC)
AC1.1 Identify your own learning style(s) and the learning style(s) of another member of the team.
AC1.2 Using a simple technique for identifying own development needs and the development needs of another member of the team.
AC1.3 Identify potential barriers to learning
AC1.4 Explain how barriers to learning can be overcome
Section 2 Know how to develop self and others to achieve organisational objectives
AC2.1 Briefly analyse learning/development options to meet need(s) of self and another member of the team
AC2.2 Identify support mechanisms for the development of self and another member of the team
AC2.3
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SWOT analysis is a structured planning method used to evaluate the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats involved in a project or in a business venture. It can be completed for a product, place or person.
SWOT analysis came from the research conducted at Stanford Research Institute from 1960-1970 using data from the fortune 500 companies and is credited to Albert Humphrey.
The following development needs for my colleague and me were identified using the SWOT (Appendix 5).
Care Assistant:
Report writing: All employees of the trust are legally responsible for all records held whether paper or electronic. Progress reports are completed daily in the form of client daily records, behaviour books and reviews. Part of the care assistant role is to contribute to this reporting.
Communication Skills: My colleague has difficulty speaking out. She feels that her language skills need developed to be able to communicate effectively with other professionals and parents.
Knowledge of clients/behaviour plans: Part of the job specification is knowledge of behaviour management. My colleague is new to the role and is unfamiliar with the behaviour modification plans set out for all clients as yet.
Personal:
Level 5 management qualifications: progression to the level 5 qualification on completion of level 3. This qualification is required to progress into management roles and will further develop my sells and…