Therapeutic Alliance Model: A Case Study

process. The role of a learner is active and responsible, and forms an alliance with an educator to achieve the goal of self-care. Therapeutic alliance between the learner and presenter is an important component of the behavior change process, because there is a moderate but consistent positive relationship between learner ratings of the therapeutic alliance and outcome (Connors et al., 2016). To maximize learning outcomes in this educational project, the educator implemented the element of the learner satisfaction by paying extra attention to every single member of the group. Each participant received positive reinforcement in response to the learned objectives, active involvement in the group discussion, or for asking the questions regarding the subject of the presentation. To facilitate this process the educator used the enthusiasm, descriptive encouragement, and logical rewards as signs of recognition and validation. The therapeutic alliance model was presented in this project as a process of building a special therapeutic bond designed to engage the group members in receiving new knowledge, setting the achievable goals, and creating beneficial changes in …show more content…
The evaluation tool consisted of 11 questions regarding the quality of speaker’s performance, degree to which the objectives were met, sufficiency of time allowed to fill out the checklist, the relevance and usefulness of content of video, effectiveness and appropriateness of other visual means, rate of knowledge about stroke and stroke symptoms, and overall quality of stroke presentation. The participants also were asked if their questions were answered clearly and effectively, and if they had any suggestions to improve the provided presentation. The five-point rating scale was used to evaluate each question indicating the extent to which the participant agree or disagree with each

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