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As described above, teaching and learning are usually dependent on one another. These two go hand in hand in that the teaching and the teaching methods that are employed usually affect the learning of any individual. Learning has been defined as the acquisition of new or the modification of existing knowledge (Balenky et al, 1986).Read More
A human service professional should incorporate supportive and facilitative skills in interviewing his clients/customers. However, the skills are not sufficient for helping clients in more serious and complex problems such as psychological disorders and should be integrated with other social skills such as empathy; compassion and understanding to produce a therapeutic effect.Read More
Looking at this chapter, I have been able to conceptualize the aspect of the standards that human service worker ought to uphold. In particular, the professional code of ethics entails the ability of the worker to remain within ethical framework especially when establishing a successful therapeutic relationship with the client.Read More
Another aspect of counter transference comes in when the patient places the burden on the therapist by treating them as helpers who are supposed to fill the void in their lives. Addicts normally have mixed feelings of aggression, desperation and hopelessness and may react to these feelings by causing harm to the therapist.Read More