As therapists, we focus a lot on goals. We write goals that are measurable, meaningful, and obtainable. They are short-term and they have quantifiable. Goals need to be finite and clear and assessable by measurable data. Therapists deal with and monitor goals every day!
Related to the topic of goals is this breaking down goals activity that helps children achieve a growth mindset when it comes to goal setting.
Therapists can sometimes need to remind clients about the need for meaningful goals that guide intervention. They may need reminders that the data-driven goals are what steer treatment toward function, independence, and progress.
The quotes below are related to goals. They may be words to inspire others or to promote the profession. Share these images on social media (link back here, please) and allow the goals that we write to be more than just words. They are an articulation of betterment. They are a guide and an outline for what matters for our clients.
Quotes About Goals
Focus on your goals, not your fear. Focus like a laser beam on your goals. -Roy T. Bennett
Reach high, for the stars are hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal. -Rabindranath Tagore
Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal. -E. Joseph Cossman
Know what you want, work to get it, then value it once you have it. – Nora Roberts
Goals are the road maps that guide you to your destination. Cultivate the habit of setting clearly-defined goals; they are the road maps that guide you to your destination. -Roy T. Bennett
Life always begins with one step outside your comfort zone. -Shannon L. Alder