A quote attributed to Socrates is that, “the unexamined life is not worth living.” This week will provide you the opportunity to engage in self-analysis and position yourself in the roles and responsibilities of human services professionals.
For this assignment, you will create a 2–3 page paper that will identify the roles and responsibilities of human services professionals based on their unique strengths and attributes. Identify the personal areas that reflect your strengths based on the self-assessment. What human services roles are revealed based on your self-assessment? What are your needed growth areas? Develop a personal plan to address areas where growth is needed.
For this assignment, create your own headers based on the scoring guide criteria.
Your assignment will be graded on the following criteria:
Analyze personal strengths and growth needs along with their alignments to different human services roles.
Apply personal strengths to desired human services roles including growth areas that need to be addressed.
Create a professional development plan that addresses areas of identiﬁed growth needs.
Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and respectful of the diversity, dignity, and integrity of others consistent with the expectation for members of the human services profession.
Refer to Evidence and APA for guidance on formatting all assignments in this course.
Your assignment should also meet the following requirements:
Font: 12-point Times or Times New Roman, double-spaced.
Writing: Writing should be clear, organized, and free of errors; it should also follow professional standards.
Research: Capella career services.
Length: Your paper should be 2–3 pages, not including the cover page or reference page.
Format: Follow current APA style and formatting guidelines.
Make sure to review the scoring guide for this assignment to familiarize yourself with the criteria on which you will be assessed.
Note: Because this is a personal reflection, no template is provided. However, you should maintain a professional tone, and follow APA guidelines, and may adapt a previous template if you wish.
Longstaff, S. (2013). The unexamined life is not worth living. NewPhilosopher. https://www.newphilosopher.com/articles/being-fully-human/