ReflectivePracticeallows youth workers, social workersandallfrontlinestaffworkingwith children and young people,thechancetodevelopadeeperunderstandingofthe worktheyundertakeinanenvironmentthatissupportive. With the move to work in a more trauma informed environment it is important that staff are provided support and the space to reflect on the impact this work has on them.
Aims of reflective practice
Connect with professionals working in similar settings
Enhance professional practice by focusing on cases and the work environment
Better understanding of own professional development needs
Increased knowledge and confidence in professional decision making
A space where you can reflect on the impact your case load is having on you