Chapter 1 counselinng

Chapter 1 counselinng

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Unformatted text preview: ts will be useless if the client does not take action on the new ideas that you developed together in the interview Increasing skill and flexibility: Intentionality, cultural intentionality and intentional prediction • Intentionality- • How you listen and how you respond may say as much about you and your style as it says about the person you are trying to help • Beginning interviewers are often eager to find the “right” answer for the client • The tendency to search for a single right answer and to move too quickly can be damaging • Intentionality is a core goal of effective interviewing • Intentionality is acting with a sense of capability ad deciding from among a range of alternative actions Cultural Intentionality- • The same skills may have different effects on people from varying cultural backgrounds • The word culture can be defined in many ways: religions, race, subcultures etc • Any group that differs from the mainstream of society can be considered a subculture • All of us are part of many subcultures • Avoid stereotypes • Attune your response to the unique human being before you Intentional predictions- • If you work intentionally in the interview, you can anticipate predictable client responses • If you use questioning skills, you can pre...
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