Bshs/385 interpersonal communication and interviewing skills /

Individual Paper

Angry Couple Worksheet

 

Read Using Questions in Mental Health Facilitation.

Watch the first 25 minutes of “The Angry Couple” video located in this week’s Media Enhancements link.

Complete the University of Phoenix Material: “The Angry Couple Worksheet” located in the materials tab on the student website.  There is no minimum word requirement.

Read through the “week 1 individual paper” grading rubric posted in the course materials forum. It will list the elements you will need to include to receive 100%. 
 
Post the paper in the Assignments tab.

Individual Paper

Characteristics of Nonverbal Communication

 

Read Chapter 6: Nonverbal communication in Floyd, K.  (2011).  Interpersonal Communication.  (2nd ed.)  New York, New York:  McGraw Hill.  This is found in the materials tab.

Write at least 150 words (not including the cover page or reference page) in APA style.  There is no maximum word count.  Discuss the characteristics of nonverbal communication.

Read through the “week 2 individual paper” grading rubric posted in the course materials forum. It will list the elements you will need to include to receive 100%.

Utilize the “APA formatting tips” thread in the Main Forum to assist you in referencing your quotes, paraphrases, and reference section in APA formatting.  

Post the paper in the Assignments tab.

Learning Team Paper

Understanding Healthy Relationships

 

Watch this 29 minute video:
Films Media Group (1998). Friends and Family Relationships (02:40) From Title: Understanding Healthy Relationships and Sexuality.
To find it go to:
1) material tab week 3
2) click “article: week 3 electronic reserve readings”
3) click on the video name above

Write at least 400 words (not including the cover page or reference page) in APA style.  There is no maximum word count.  Discussing effective collaboration in Human Services.

Read through the “week 4 learning team paper” grading rubric posted in the course materials forum. It will list the elements you will need to include to receive 100%.

Utilize the “APA formatting tips” thread in the Main Forum to assist you in referencing your quotes, paraphrases, and reference section in APA formatting. 

Post one draft of the team paper in the Assignments tab.

Individual Paper

Characteristics of Interviewing

Watch this 29 minute video:
Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (Watch from the 33-minute mark until the 70-minute mark, for a total of 37 minutes.) (2009). Psycotherapy.net.
To find it go to:
1) material tab week 3
2) click “article: week 3 electronic reserve readings”
3) click on the video name above

Write at least 250 words (not including the cover page or reference page) in APA style.  There is no maximum word count. 

Read through the “week 5 individual paper” grading rubric posted in the course materials forum. It will list the elements you will need to include to receive 100%.

Utilize the “APA formatting tips” thread in the Main Forum to assist you in referencing your quotes, paraphrases, and reference section in APA formatting. 

Post the paper in the Assignments tab.

Learning Team Paper

Five Stages of Change

Read Chapter 13: Enlisting Cooperation (Essential Interviewing) in the materials tab.  Look for table 13.3.

Write at least 250 words (not including the cover page or reference page) in APA style
.  There is no maximum word count.  Discussing demographic trends

Read through the “week 5 learning team paper” grading rubric posted in the course materials forum. It will list the elements you will need to include to receive 100%.

Utilize the “APA formatting tips” thread in the Main Forum to assist you in referencing your quotes, paraphrases, and reference section in APA formatting. 

Post one draft of the final team paper in the Assignments tab

 

Discussions: Week One

 

Discussion Questions

DQ#1:Explore one of the types of effective questions listed below:
* open ended questions
* closed ended questions
* minimal encouragers

Use specific concepts and key vocabulary from the reading to get full credit for the assignment.  You will find the reading in the materials tab.  Just click on chapter 1 (Essential Interviewing) in the materials tab.


DQ#2
:Discuss one of the following effective interviewing skills listed below:
* eye contact
* body posture
* verbal responses

* silences

Use specific concepts and key vocabulary from the reading to get full credit for the assignment.  You will find the reading in the materials tab.  Just click on chapter 2: Attending Behavior (Essential Interviewing) in the materials tab.


Week Two

Discussion Questions

DQ#1:  Discuss two of the following aspects of reflecting content:
*
paraphrase the main idea
* be accurate and brief

* assure clients that you understand their story
*
similar in grammatical structure to the client’s statement
* assist a client to move forward with the discussion
* encourages and reassures clients
* following and attempting to understand what is being said
* help clients collect their thoughts
* check and clarify your perceptions
* overuse of reflecting has a parrot like effect
* integration of the important themes
* clarify a client’s confusing, lengthy, or rambling comments

Use specific concepts and key vocabulary from the reading to get full credit for the assignment.  You will find the reading in the materials tab.  Just click on chapter 3. Reflecting content(Essential Interviewing) in the materials tab.

DQ#2:  Examine two of the following aspects of reflecting feelings:
* identify the emotions a client is experiencing
*
become more aware and able to evaluate feelings
* responding to the underlying feeling
* be aware of how the client conveys a message
* indicate that you can accurately sense the world as the client feels and perceives it to build a good relationship with the client
* summarize clearly the emotional aspects of clients’ messages
* reflect and explore feelings that represent a client’s current emotional state
* help clients sort out their mixed feelings
* may say one thing with words while expressing something entirely different with actions
* assess the effectiveness of your reflection


Use specific concepts and key vocabulary from the reading to get full credit for the assignment.  You will find the reading in the materials tab.  Just click on chapter 5: Reflecting Feeling. (Essential Interviewing) in the materials tab.

 

Week Three

Discussion Questions

DQ#1:  Explore one of the following types of becoming a better empathic listener.
* listen nonjudgmentally
* acknowledge feelings
* communicate support nonverbally
Use specific concepts and key vocabulary from the reading to get full credit for the assignment.  You will find the reading in the materials tab.  Just click on chapter 7: Listening (Interpersonal Communication) in the materials tab.

DQ#2:  Discuss one of the following discrepancies expressed by clients:
* how clients are and how they view themselves (self-perception and actual appearance)
* how clients behave and what they say (contradictory comments and behaviors)
* clients nonverbal and verbal behaviors (what they say and how the express themselves)
* use of defensive strategies to avoid change (find excuses, blame others, forget a problem, apologize for their behavior)
* contradictions in personal and social values
Use specific concepts and key vocabulary from the reading to get full credit for the assignment.  You will find the reading in the materials tab.  Just click on chapter 7: Confronting (Essential Interviewing) in the materials tab.

 

 

Week Four

Discussion Questions

 

DQ#1:  Explore one of the following aspects of the problematic behaviors during conflict
* criticism
* contempt
*defensiveness
* stonewalling

Use specific concepts and key vocabulary from the reading to get full credit for the assignment.  You will find the reading in the materials tab.  Just click on chapter 11: Interpersonal conflict (Interpersonal Communication) in the materials tab.

DQ#2:

 

Discuss one of Gibb’s messages that promote defensiveness in interpersonal communication
* evaluation v. description
* control v. problem orientation
* strategy v. spontaneity 
* neutrality v. empathy
* superiority v. equality
* certainty v. provisionalism
Use specific concepts and key vocabulary from the reading to get full credit for the assignment.  You will find the reading in the materials tab.  Just click on chapter 10: Interpersonal communication in romantic and family relationships (Interpersonal Communication) in the materials tab.

 

 

 
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