Case Study: Social Worker Nonverbal Behavior

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Social Worker 's Nonverbal and Verbal Behavior
Carl 's a 12-year-old boy who 's had a problem with smoking marijuana, eventually his father caught him using marijuana with a friend. Although, his parent divorced three years ago, and his mothers had become disable with multiple sclerosis. Carl had to go to live with his father and stepmother because of his mother health condition. Carl had been living with his father for two months. Even though, both parents appear to be concerned for Carl well-being. They blame themselves for their bad habits; maybe this the reason of Carl 's problems. For example, the mother, fault her ex-husband for their son using marijuana because the father uses marijuana. Also, she implied the father simply refusing to pay Carl therapy. The father blames his ex-wife of being hysterical making the son nervous.
Social Worker Nonverbal Behavior
A social workers will converse through the body language of the client in determing, even if, intense or relaxed. The author states, "the tense or relaxed may decide the extent of formality often relates to personal style" (Ashman & Hull, 2015). A social worker observes the body language as a personal style of each client
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For example, the mother his anger toward the father and blaming him their son badly-behaved by converting the conversation from Carl to the father.
Interpretation
Furthermore, a social worker may be allowed to interpretation the problem in greater depth to be precise with the meaning. Another example, the mother is saying the father had used marijuana, and now he is condoning his son to use drugs.
Clarification
Means, to make sure what the speaker not understood in making an accusation not misunderstood. Example, the mothers make an accusation the father does not want to pay for his son therapy meaning Carls-bad behavior goes beyond smoking

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