person-centeredness

person-centeredness - Be person-centered: Adapted to...

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Be person-centered: Adapted to specific, unique, individuals with whom we inercat (Wood 2004) This approach to communication and language use boils down to an attempt to be aware of the needs, priorities and perspectives of others we communicate with One aspect of language use that we may often change to fit the specific person we are communicating with is our vocabulary. The essential question we ask ourselves under this strategy is will the other persons be able to understand the words i'm using? Adapting our vocabulary to the people we;re communicating with helps minimize the potential barriers to communication presented by slang and jargon You can also vary verbal factors such as the experiences you refer to when speaking or the tome of the language you use. An individual's experience is important because it helps deterimne what people may priortize or what they may be able to understand. Understanding the position of the persons you might be speaking with can be especially importantwhen you're trying to inluence their attitudes or behaviors.
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