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STUDENT DETAILS ________________________________________ ACAP Student ID: 217097 Name: Miguel Martinez Course: Diploma of Counselling ASSESSMENT DETAILS ________________________________________ Unit/Module: Facilitate the counselling process (CHC8D31V) Educator: Karen Mitchell Assessment Name: Assignment 1- week 4 Assessment Number: 1 Term & Year: Term 2 2013 Word Count: 572 (answers only) DECLARATION I declare that this assessment is my own work, based on my own personal research/study . I also declare that this assessment, nor parts of it, has not been previously submitted for any other unit/module or course, and that I have not copied in part or whole or otherwise plagiarised the work of another student and/or…show more content…
3. Identify three important areas to address with clients in the initial counselling session. The three important areas to go over with a new client in the initial session is, asking them if they have seen a counsellor before, what their expectations are from this process and highlighting to them confidentiality and how they would feel if you had to break confidentiality in cases of abuse etc. Rapport building is also extremely important from the initial session. 4. Identify and explain two basic micro-skills of counselling and their purpose in facilitating client understanding Questioning involves either open or closed questions; it is important in gathering information and may be used throughout the entire counselling process. Questioning helps to guide conversation and enhances a client’s story or issue. Reflecting is another important micro skill; it authenticates the client’s emotions about their issue. It involves highlighting a client’s feelings about an issue they are talking about; it adds the emotional dimension to the process. 5. Identify and briefly describe two client disclosures that would require immediate action on the counsellor’s part and what action you would take for each. The client disclosures that would force a counsellor to break confidentiality are, if a client was suicidal, we must look for clues that may
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