Relevant EPAS Competencies 21 Chapter 12 • Use reflection and self-regulation to manage personal values and maintain professionalism in practice situations. • Demonstrate professional demeanor in behavior appearance and oral, written, and electronic communication. • Use supervision and consultation to guide professional judgment and behavior. Competency 2 Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice Chapter 4 • Apply and communicate understanding of the importance of diversity and difference in shaping life experiences in practice at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. • Present themselves as learners and engage clients and constituencies as experts of their own experiences. • Apply self-awareness and self-regulation to manage the influence of personal biases and values in working with diverse clients and constituencies. Competency 3 Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice Chapters 14 and 16 • Apply their understanding of social, economic, and environmental justice to advocate for human rights at the individual and system levels. • Engage in practices that advance social, economic, and environmental justice. Competency 4 Engage in Practice-Informed Research and Research-Informed Practice Chapter 1 • Use practice experience and theory to inform scientific inquiry and research. • Apply critical thinking to engage in analysis of qualitative and quantitative research methods and research findings.
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