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Coun 405 - Midterm Review

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Coun 405 - Midterm Review Coun 405

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These are the notes taken in-class while the professor covered the midterm exam. She selected random questions to go over during the review session, so all answers/questions are not on the review s...
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This 1 page Study Guide was uploaded by Joe Strano on Wednesday September 28, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to Coun 405 at University of Wisconsin - Stout taught by Dr. Colleen Etzbach in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 8 views. For similar materials see Intro to Counseling in Counseling at University of Wisconsin - Stout.

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Date Created: 09/28/16
Midterm Review Monday, March 7, 2016 12:24 PM - 53 Questions ‐ Multiiple Choice, True/False, Short Answer - Why do we have counseling? What is the purpose of it? ○ Helping people make positive change in their life(Increase self‐awareness, improve coping skills, improve interpersonal effectiveness, improve adjustment and satisfaction) ○ Help people deal more effectively with problems in living - When working with clients, what do clients feel is best for them in the client/professional relationship ○ Connection that client makes with the counselor ○ Confidentiality ‐ Making the client comfortable so that they can talk about what they want - What are some of the different things that we need when it comes to helping others ○ Unconditional positive regard ○ Unbiased ○ Resources to refer client to  ○ Empathy, Genuine,  - What helps counselors ○ Self‐care ○ Learning about ourselves - How does our cultural awareness affect us? ○ Can help us understand how to interact with different clients - How does our socioeconomic status influence our interactions with others? ○ Could potentially influence what types of programs we would suggest for clients and what th can afford ○ Economic class can sometimes be a different culture ○ It could be a social barrier, what our background is compared to others - When  do our perceptions of others come into play? When are they developed? ○ The relationships and interactions in our younger years ○ Our perceptions of others are constructs of ourselves - Review the different perspectives ○ Constructive, ecological, etc - When we are working with clients, what are some things that you should avoid saying or doing? ○ Problem solve ‐ Teach them the skills so that they can be successful when you're not there(Don't do onto others that they can do for themselves) ○ Don't give advice ○ Close‐ended question ‐ Interrogation - We've been talking about ethics, several things that you need to know about ethics and professional behavior ○ Difference between professional and personal values - Boundaries with clients - When you're in session with clients, whdo we need to take note of how our client is responding or reacting to us - What are some attending behaviors and minimal encourages that some people do - What's the difference between empathy and sympathy - When we are mirroring either content or feeling for people ○ Reflection - What are some skills we can utilize to encourage our clients to elaborate? ○ Minimal encouragers, open‐ended questions - Can we stop people during a session ○ It's appropriate because it keeps structure and form during the session - What are some minimal encouragers ○ Head nodding, mhm, yeah - When can we share information about our clients ○ Neglect to children or elderly, harm to self or others ○ Release of information form - How we view the world is called what ○ Perspective ○ Situations and relationships - How do we decide when we want to self‐disclose ○ Is it going to help the client, is it therapeutic for them - Tell me about feelings ○ Use the words that get to the real experience there, don't use the same words(stressed, anxious) - What are some reasons why you would feel that you're not assisting the client - What the type of therapy that if we change thoughts and feelings, we can ultimately change behaviors - 5 common principles of ethical codes ‐ Know them Intro to Counseling Page 1


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