5 - Clinical Interview

5 - Clinical Interview - Clinical Interview 29/01/2007...

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Unformatted text preview: Clinical Interview 29/01/2007 20:06:00 The Clinical Interview Goals o Gather information Establish the nature of the clients problem and situation Can I work with this person? Will they benefit from treatment? o Diagnosis Diagnostic understanding of the individual Case conceptualization of person/problem Based on theoretical orientation o Establish Rapport A working relationship, the level of connection with that person. First impression to client Lay groundwork for developing a working relationship with client. Types of interviews o Intake interview First meeting between client and provider Entering into therapy or treatment program Goal: determine why is the client here, and nature of the problem Document how client seems to be at this moment Diagnosis Rapport building Explain patient rights, informed consent o Assessment Interview Formal procedure where patient is tested in structured way Part of a greater assessment protocol/evaluatation protocvevery baited Ditrvtibr Qfitrvy psyirny yo yrll uoi snojh domryni h dprvigiv How do you get information from clients? Depends on HOW you ask the question o Theoretical orientation o Personality of the psychologist o Clients personality and the nature of his/her problem o Strength of therapeutic relationship o Communjucatuin djills `Stylles of questions o open-ended Not-directly and broadly focused No presemtiption on hat answer will lbe Requires client to give more expansive, detailed answersUsually start with how, what, why? o Clarifying o Ask patientdectly what they ImeanTherapists nidd people ato cjmmjgg. Atttending skills Oor and t\ eagjensure accurate collection of information TO to help client with their wishes, coners, thoughts, feelingsFocus on eye contacgt Non-verbal cooommunication oooooooothta contains no access. Nonverbal behaviors convey their wishes Direct eye holding Leaning body slightltly forward Body oriented facing the client Facial responses o Verabal behaviors to back and follow client when galherin ginformation,...
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