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27 Cards in this Set

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What is the
System's Perspective?
-understands problems of the client
-solutions to help the client
How has my past affected this situation.
Cognitive Behavior?
How their thoughts are affecting their behavior. If we can change neg. statements into Pos. statements.
Strengths perspective?
There are strengths to every client, we need to focus on them.
Crisis Intervention?
To address the special needs and concerns of the client in an acute psychologival crisis.
When to use Solution focused?
Appropriate when the client and worker are limited in the # of times they can meet.
What is Solution Focused?
Helps clien identify where they want to be and how they plan to get there. Pop. in Olm.Cty.
Exploring exceptions?
A type of ? intended to help the client realize that there are times when the problem is less frequent or intense.
Scaling Questions?
On a scale of 1-10 how would you rate your situation today? Make sure to say what is high/low. For kids, use pictures.
Miracle Question?
Encourages the client to visuallize and describe what his life would b e like w.out the problem. Think clearly about the future.
Open ended questions?
Exaplain...Tell me about....
how, why, could?
Closed questions?
yes or now answers
What are the 2 functions of coping strategies?
to solve a problem and to reduce the emotional discomfort caused by stressors
Defense mechanism?
everyone uses them to some degree in coping with ordinary anxieties and stresses of living
its one person's fault but you are blaming someone else.
Involves the justification of inappropriate behavior by manufacturing logical or socially acceptable reasons for the behavior.
Mental process in which extremely trheatening and painful thoughts are excluded from consciousness.
Emotional insulation?
w/holding an emotional investment in a desired but unlikely outcome.
involves the use of abstractions as a way of distracting one's self from the emotional pain.
Reaction formation?
ex. opening granola bar wrong for daughter after she held it together all day at day care.
refers to transferring troublesome emotions and acting out behaviors. ex. mom who kicks dog when angry at boss.
Mandatory reporting?
report in 24H by phone. f/u in writing w/in 72 hours.
Red team?
in mand. reporting...they review reports and if red team decides to take it a reporter is assigned, then a face to face in 72 hours.
Attending Behavior?
basics of communication. helps clients to tell their stories, not so much what you say but how you say it.
encourages clieng to talk.
Non vebal communication?
eye contact, gestures of greeting, body positioning, facial expressions, personal space.
diagram similar to a family tree