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Frederick Grieve

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This 5 page Class Notes was uploaded by Hudson Stamm on Wednesday September 30, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to PSY 660 at Western Kentucky University taught by Frederick Grieve in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 30 views. For similar materials see /class/216710/psy-660-western-kentucky-university in Psychlogy at Western Kentucky University.




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Date Created: 09/30/15
The Basics of Interviewing Rick Grieve PSY 660 Western Kentucky University Interview I Main task is to identify the presenting problem Can do With a nurn Single most important means of data collection l f V I l J e A Good Interviewer 0 Must be able to work with a number of people 0 Three features 7 Obtains the most amount of accurate infoi39l 7 In a short time 7 Creates a good working environment Interviewing do The need for comprehensive information do The importance of practice The Referral Question do All psychological evaluation begins with i v referral f do The referral question shapes the type 0 assessment to be done 0 Examples of referral questions 0 Interview may require discussion of unpleasant thoughts feelings or event 4 do Interviewer is in control 0 Onesided o Structured 7 Increased reliability amp validity r Decreased exibility 7 Mayrniss idiosyncratic info 7 Mayincrease defensiveness and resistance 7 Allows for comparisons 7 Canbe scored by computer Unstructured I 7 Decreased reliability validity 7 Usedin clinical setng Psychometric Properties oflnterviemf 0 Reliability 0 Validity A t f i it What to D0 in an Interview 5 39 1quot i 0 Opening and Introduction 0 Time Factors 0 Settings 0 Taking Notes 0 The Opening Question 0 Free Speech 0 Establishing Rapport i 2 What to Do In an Intervzew f t l i 0 Managing the Early Interview 0 History of the Present Illness Hints to Help 0 Use openended questions 0 Only ask a single question 0 Talk in the client s language 439 Choose the right probing question 7 Avoid Why 7 Focus on facts 0 Avoid negative phrasing Hints to Help 0 Encourage precision 0 Keep questions brief 0 Keep on the lookout for new leads j r f Interviewing about Feelings A ll 0 Evaluate both negative and positive emotions 0 Ways to get clients to discuss feelings 39r 0 Once you have a feeling statement puff 39 for examples g 0 How to handle an overemotional clien Childhood and adolescence Life as an adult Psychological and emotional functioning Medical history Education and employment Financial AampD Use Social history


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