Describe your reasons for going into the behavioral health field.
Write a 750-1,000-word paper in which you describe your reasons for going into the behavioral health field and discuss how ethics will influence your career as a paraprofessional.
Include the following in your paper:
How might your reasons for entering the field be of benefit or detriment to your future clientele?
How might your reasons influence treatment of your clients both positively and negatively? Refer to the concepts of transference, countertransference, and the influence of your own assumptions in your essay.
A minimum of two scholarly resources
Note: You may use first-person in your essay when needed. Remember to support your ideas with scholarly resources and document your sources accordingly.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.