The Helping Interview

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“The Helping Interview:”
Micro Skills within the Helping Interview With the “Helping Interview,” all the knowledge and skills have been useful, realizing that I have not only made use of the majority of the micro skills useful in conducting the helping interview, but have also reflected on the stages of the helping interview at placement as well (Ivey, A. E, & Ivey, M. B., & Zalaquett, C.P., 2013). As emphasized in the learning contract assignment, in working with students it was very rare that I did not engage in paraphrasing, so that the students understood what I was communicating (Ivey, A. E, & Ivey, M. B., & Zalaquett, C.P., 2013). The same can be said for encouraging, as without it, there is the possibility that while a child is excited
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As part of a paper for the class, we each had to discuss an issue that one of our client’s has discussed with us or alternatively, a personal issue of ours that we would be open to discussing (Rogerson, 2016). Afterward, the first component of the paper then asked as to identify the life stage the client, based on the challenge among other factors (Rogerson, 2016). Therefore, for my paper I chose a client and discussed the challenges as a result of his physical disability among other disabilities. Given his age and the life challenge he faces at this time, I was able to establish the life stage as being school age, where the challenge is stated as the following: “Children learn to cope with new social and academic demands. Success leads to a sense of ability and accomplishment. In contrast, failure leads to a sense of nagging inferiority” (Rathus & Longmuir,…show more content…
Thus, when hearing of statements such as “why do I have to stay with you and work on Math… why am I not in my core class, I have never been to core” I came to think of how the statement can be linked to Albert Bandura’s social cognitive theory which looks at and views children’s behaviour to come to be as such through witnessing interactions between other individuals as well as through various forms of media (Rathus & Longmuir, 2015) the client recognition that in certain subject such as math he is not preforming at a level parallel to his
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