Childrens Physical Development essays
Myfirst semester as a group leader was full of experiences. As a clinician I did not realize how many policies and procedures the clinic actually had. The Monday night meetings, confidentiality, safety, the equipment and task management, PE 324 students, he commitment to the program and many more administrative items are vital to the success of the Children's Physical Developmental Clinic. There are many successful policies and procedures, and there are some that need to be investigated, to help ensure the success of this program.
The most successful procedure of the clinic is the child to clinician matching. I think it is great that we rate all the children and clinicians individually and then discuss these ratings as a group. Taking these ratings to match a child with a clinician is vital part of the clinic's success. This allows us to match the children with someone who will keep them safe, and help them reach their goals. When a child is match with a clinician that feels nervous or unsure of how to work with a child, the child may then become uncomfortable delaying their rate of success. A clinician that feels this way they may not push the child as much a they should also leading to a decrease in the child's success rate.
I also feel the introduction and training of the clinic to the new clinicians that takes place before the semester begins is very important. This day is full of very important information that anyone in the program needs to know.They also learn exactly what will happen on Saturday mornings. This helps ease some of the tension they may be experiencing and helps eliminate the possibility of a clinician not returning after thefirst Saturday. New clinicians gather ideas and learn the many different ways they can use the equipment. This allows them to develop more realistic and measurable goals for their child.
The Safety procedures and confidentiality policies are two more very important …