Using the prompt in this activity, craft your initial post. If you select a creative expression
DQ 1.1 – Professional Identity
Review this activity about professional identity (Collins, 2018): https://crsjguide.pressbooks.com/chapter/cc8/#whoamI
Using the prompt in this activity, craft your initial post. If you select a creative expression, be sure to include it in the post and share a summary of this expression for peers.
For the second part of your post, introduce the concepts from your weekly readings (Slay-Westbrooke, 2017) as you examine how people in your life have influenced your understanding of respectful relationships.
DQ1.2 – The Regulated Practice
After completing the first discussion question (DQ) forum this week, now consider that this degree is the first step of achieving the necessary education in joining a regulated practice in your province. The College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) explicitly outlines the controlled and regulated nature of this profession:
Regulated Health Professions Act
(2) A “controlled act” is any one of the following done with respect to an individual:
14. Treating, by means of psychotherapy technique, delivered through a therapeutic relationship, an individual’s serious disorder of thought, cognition, mood, emotional regulation, perception or memory that may seriously impair the individual’s judgement, insight, behaviour, communication or social functioning. 1991, c. 18, s. 27 (2); 2007, c. 10, Sched. L, s. 32; 2007, c. 10, Sched. R, s. 19 (1).
Controlled acts restricted
27 (1) No person shall perform a controlled act set out in subsection (2) in the course of providing health care services to an individual unless,
(a) the person is a member authorized by a health profession Act to perform the controlled act;
Your professional identity will develop as you grow in your understanding of the profession, practice and the metatheoretical frameworks. What competencies and/or educational requirements will you need to register for professional practice? What are areas of needed growth in professional competencies as you consider this self-assessment