Tag: clients

Learning Spaces Cannot be Safe Spaces

Learning Spaces Cannot be Safe Spaces

One of my professors said something to me that I hated when I first heard it. He said, “learning spaces cannot be safe spaces.” I resisted that concept initially, because it seemed counterintuitive and unfair. I should always be able to ensure that my classroom, that the online groups where I moderate, that meetings with … Continue reading Learning Spaces Cannot be Safe Spaces

Learn to Zoop! (argument de-escalation)

Learn to Zoop! (argument de-escalation)

Do you catch yourself getting into arguments frequently? Are you tired of getting all fired up and angry? Are you willing to do a little bit of work to keep a calm household? Check this out: Learn to “zoop”*! When two people get into an argument, it’s rarely an immediate explosion. Most arguments start with: … Continue reading Learn to Zoop! (argument de-escalation)

Humanizing Client Relationships

Humanizing Client Relationships

Let’s humanize our clients’ relationships with other people Service professionals like social workers, behavior specialists, health advocates, support coordinators, therapists, etc. Any jobs where you write progress notes or behavior plans: Consider using “men” and “women” to talk about people your client interacts with, rather than “males” and “females”. If your funding/your client’s funding/insurance demands … Continue reading Humanizing Client Relationships