lecture 6-open question for thoughts_BB

lecture 6-open question for thoughts_BB - Example: Client:...

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Exploring Thoughts and  Close questions
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Open Questions Definition A question where the client is A question that the client is NOT A question that often begins with A question that DOES NOT begin with Using “why” questions
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Closed Questions What is a closed question? When should I use a closed question?
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Open Questions How are open questions or probes useful to clients?  (Helper Intentions) Focus in one direction Clarify Ineffective questions Already mentioned/ talked about Out of context
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Open Questions What does the research say about  open questions? 9 to 13% are open questions  Moderately helpful  Longer and deeply about concerns 
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Open Questions 4 different types of open questions or  probes 1) ask for clarification or focus  2) encourage exploration of thoughts   3) encourage exploration of the situation 4) request examples  
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Lets Practice
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Unformatted text preview: Example: Client: I don ’ t know what to do. I am graduating in two months and I haven ’ t even thought about my next step. Everyone else has plans. What was I thinking? Lets Practice • Example: – My problem is that I can’t be assertive. So I end up not sticking up for myself or telling people how I feel, and then I get mad at them for walking all over me. • Open questions you could ask? • How about a restatement? Practice turning closed questions into open questions • What did you get on the test? • Do you like him? • Did you go out with him? • Did the date go well? Practice turning “ why ” questions into open questions • Why did you ask her that? • Why didn't you study for the exam? • Why did you just quit and walk out? • Why did you fight with him?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2011 for the course PSYC 433 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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