Benefits of Nonverbal Communication

Essay by Dragonlover67College, UndergraduateA, May 2009

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Without due thought or consideration, nonverbal communication is a frame of an assortment of distinct facets; body, objects, touch, and voice are separate components which are a specific aspect of process communication (Nonverbal, 2008).

In Criminal Justice, one requires to learn how to decipher his or body communication (messages) as a result of security, survival, and one's act of deceiving another individual. A parole officer must establish effective skills for communicating and assisting parolees. One may build reliance to prove that he, or has been heard. As a parole officer, there are the several barriers that must be defeated to be capable in communication, including program barriers, cultural barriers, emotional barriers, and language barriers (Nonverbal, 2008).

Good communication entails that the message be enabled and accepted as it was intended. Therefore, the parole officer must achieve clear and concise language and furnish seasonably, accurate information to refrain misinterpretation and confusion.

Proper listening skills must be enabled to make sure the needs of the parolee are established and distinctly implied.

One must research as much as one can about the parolee and his, or her wrap sheet before any close interaction. In addition, I would sit up straight and lean towards the parolee when we were having a conversation, make sure there was eye contact, and take time to listen closely to what he, or she had to say. I would than demonstrate knowledge or understanding of my own style of communication (e.g., what to say and not to say, pitch, tone, organization, speed, and method,) to decide if it is suitable for the circumstances, and adjust it as I continue nonverbal communication; such as any gestures involving my body. Moreover, I will be bearing in mind, the parolee's personal space and apposite physical contact. There will be no personal...