Social Modeling Notes
Goals of Behavioral Interventions
Help clients develop adaptive and supportive behaviors.
Meet biological and social needs
Avoid pain and discomfort
Initiated and stimulated by Bandura, 1977.
Behavioral Interventions Notes
Is the outward manifestation of our inner selves.
Communicates to others how we feel and think and who we
Is the tool we use to accomplish goals.
May also prevent us from reaching goals.
Examines patterns of consistent
Interpersonal situations Notes
In interpersonal situations:
Attend / listen
Generate alternative responses.
Weigh the consequences of each response.
Select optimal response.
Goals of Cognitive Interventions Notes
change errors in thinking,
repair cognitive flaws,
A-B-C of Emotion
Find automatic thinking patterns in the A-B-Cs.
Cognitive Interventions Notes
Treat client problems resulting from thinking too much.
Operate on mistaken beliefs, attitudes, or patterns of
Give the client tools to find more productive and accurate
Clients are viewed as direct agents
Emotional Inventory Notes
Instruct the client: Identify those feelings that describe
your life for the past three months.
Use responses as a basis for early discussions
Intervention Strategies and Tactics Notes
Content and process of client sessions differ depending on
therapists theoretical perspective / orientation,*
unique needs / responses of each individual, couple, or
family client, and
effective use of selected in
Verbal Affect Cues Notes
Verbal / mood cues reveal feelings and occur in client
may be more or less specific.
may or may not be the root emotion.
may mask more intense or different feelings.
Positive Mental State Cues
Social Skills Training Notes
Social skills are situation-specific.
Interpersonal behavior is based on set of learned skills.
Effective social skills require reinforcement.
Provides direct help to develop or learn new skills.
Includes, but not limi
Gaining integrative agreements Notes
Separate the people from the problem.
Focus on interests, not on positions.
Generate many alternatives before deciding what to do.
Insist that results are based on some objective
Common negotiation pitfalls:
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Understand the why of behavior
Behavior can be predicted
Behavior involves a persons actions
Behavior is what people say and do:
o It can be sensed (seen, heard, smelled)
o It can be measured
o It is not a characteristic