Butler Assessment 1 Facilitate the Counselling Process doc
ACAP Student ID: 226155
Name: Louise Butler
Course: Diploma of Counselling CHC51712
Unit/Module: CHC8D31V Facilitate the Counselling Process
Educator: Jeff Taylor …show more content…
4. Identify and explain two basic micro-skills of counselling and their purpose in facilitating client understanding.
Two basic micro-skills of counselling are attending and reflecting. Through the use of attending skills you can show your client that you care about them, that you believe in them and their capacity, to make changes concerning their problems and their life. Attending will create a rapport with the client, built by using the SOLER technique. Through the use of reflecting skills you can show your client that the feelings they have shared with you, have been heard and understood clearly. Reflecting is achieved by mirroring the client’s feelings, using both verbal and non-verbal communication.
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.
A threat to the community’s safety, such as a child who is at risk of harm. A threat to the safety of the client, such as self-harm. In the first case