Assume you have been in your human services professional position for almost a year. Your annual review is approaching. Your supervisor has asked that you have a plan for developing as a professional in the next review period.
Create a 1,050-word professional development plan for the upcoming year. Your supervisor has asked that you be strategic about your plan and customize the plan to your needs as a developing professional. She has also asked that you include the following in your plan:
• Select at least three professional development strategies or opportunities you can implement in the next year to develop as a professional.
• Evaluate your selected strategies for their applicability to your situation, overall financial value of the strategies, and their effectiveness in improving human services professionals' performance.