PCN 515 Week 2 Assignment
PCN Week 2 Discussion
- Read and complete the “Empathetic Listening Practice Exercise.” What did you learn from the exercise? What went well? What could have gone better? How well did you feel you attuned to your volunteer client?
- Read and complete the “Probing and Summarizing Practice Exercise.” What did you learn from the exercise? What went well? What could have gone better? How well do you feel that your probing and summarizing furthered the counseling process?
- Why is it important to integrate coordinated treatments for comorbid/co-occurring disorders? Provide at least two examples of the potential financial challenges associated with managing the implementation of treatment.
- What are the differences between psychoeducation and psychotherapeutic clinical group therapies often used in treatment of substance use disorders? How would the prescreening process look different for each? If you determined a client needed a referral for alternative treatment, how would you describe the referral process and complementary treatment alternatives?
PCN 515 Week 2 Empathy, Probing, and Summarizing
Write a 750-1,000-word paper outlining the importance of empathy, probing, and summarizing in the counseling process. Include the following in your paper:
- The role of empathy in the counseling relationship
- Techniques for establishing empathy with a client. Provide at least one example to illustrate these techniques.
- The role of probing and summarizing in the counseling relationship
- How the counselor knows that his/her responses effectively address the client’s message. Provide at least one example to illustrate your response.
- Verbal and nonverbal cues indicating that the counselor is not effectively connecting with the client
Include at least three scholarly references in your paper.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
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