When communicating with others in Human Services, it is important that one first understands their own communication style.
Part 1: Read
Conduct some independent research. Using resources, locate an article or website that discusses the four types of communication styles.
Part 2: Reflect
In a minimum of two-pages (not counting the title page and reference page) address the following:
Identify your communication style. (Direct and indirect Communication Style)
Discuss your personal patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving in relation to the people you may interact with in the field of Human Services such as clients, co-workers, government officials, and other professionals.
Address how your communication style impacts your interactions.
Explain your values, culture, lifestyle, personal needs, and self-identity.
Address how your communication style affects your future career.
Incorporate one (1) credible resource to support your communication style. Cite source used.
Use professional language including complete sentences and proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation throughout your paper. Be sure to cite any research sources in APA format. If you need assistance with APA format, refer to this Library and Learning Services APA Guide.