||Each profession has its own language, a short-hand that allows its practitioners to communicate quickly and efficiently. However, this language makes it challenging for communication between professions. A ‘Shared Language’ is one which all team members, regardless of professional language, can agree on and use to work together.
||Each member of a team brings a skill set (and sometimes multiple skill sets) useful to the team. Each role, and therefore each team member, is an essential element in a successful team. It is equally important for each member of the team to understand the roles and how each team member contributes.
|Collaborative Decision Making
||Each team member has a unique perspective on any given problem and should have an equal opportunity to contribute to and collaborate in, decision making processes.
||We need to remain focused on our clients, their needs, and our responsibility to include them in decision-making that impacts them.