Social Work Research Method Class

Typical sources of knowledge and potential errors Authority Based on information from leaders ex) political figures, community leader, religious leader, parents etc Common sense Based on our perceptions ex) Earth is viewed as flat Observations Based on inaccurate/selective observations ex) play therapy Overgeneralizations Based on making too general a conclusion…

Justin Bieber engaged

It's been a while since I wrote about Justin Bieber. The last time I wrote about him, he was not in a good place, going to jail for racing with another driver, getting into a trouble after another..well, we all go through that when we are young, right? Well, that's…

the Six core therapeutic process of act

the six core therapeutic processes in ACT are contacting the present moment, defusion, acceptance, and self-as-context, values, and committed action. Before we go through them one by one, take a look at the diagram in figure 1.1 which is light heartedly known as the ACT hexaflex. This diagram differs from…

Part 4: Listen / Reflect / Intervene

  Introduction Key concepts the basic technique of psychodynamic psychotherapy can be divided into three steps: -listening -reflecting -intervening Although we don't usually think about it, talking to another person involves a three-step process. We listen to what the other person has to say, we process what we have heard,…

Informed consent and setting goals

Key concepts Before beginning a psychodynamic psychotherapy, the therapist and patient should -Discuss treatment recommendation and alternatives in order to obtain informed consent -Discuss and set realistic goals for the treatment Informed consent in psychodynamic psychotherapy Talking to patients about why you are recommending psychodynamic psychotherapy but also discussing potential…

Beginning the treatment

Introduction Key Concepts The beginning of a psychodynamic psychotherapy is also called the induction phase. The important goals of this phase are: -Discussing teatment recommendations and alternatives in order to obtain informed consent --Setting goals for the treatment --Setting the frame --Establishing boundaries --Developing a therapeutic alliance During this phase,…

Identify your higher power

and make yourself feel more powerful.. Whether you believe in one God, many gods, a divine universe, or the goodness that exists within each human being, having faith in something bitter and more powerful than yourself can often make you feel empowered, safe, and calm. this is what people mean…
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