This course explores the simple but complicated nature of creating and keeping professional boundaries. Creating Professional Boundaries is very important in the role of a Disability Support Professional as the customer can often perceive the paid worker as a friend. This course will help you understand the dangers of not having proper boundaries, the differences between professional and personal relationships and will help you identify the early signs of a boundary issue.
After this lesson you will be able to:
a) Describe what boundaries are.
b) Distinguish the difference between professional and personal relationships as a Disability Support Professional.
c) Express what steps you can take that lead to strong Professional Boundaries.
d) Identify the risks of boundary crossings and / or boundary violations.
e) Identify easily the early warning signs of boundary issues.
f) Put what you have learnt into practice and create strong Professional Boundaries with your customers.