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Counseling Vocab

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1. A process occuring with losses aimed at loosening the attachement ot that which has been lost for appropriate reinvestment

2. Adjustments - motivational in nature - to be achieved

3. Fidelity to moral principles

4. Couselor takes a live speaking role - asking questions - suggesting courses of action - etc.

5. A deliberate act of self destruction

6. Intervention with people whose needs are so specific that usually they can only be met by specifically trained physicians or psychologists. The practicioners in this field need special training because they often work with deeper levels of consciousn

7. The experience of the emotion of grief

8. Adefense mechanism used in grief to return to more familiar and often more primitive modes of coping

9. Occur when persons experience symptoms and behaviors which cause them difficulty but they do not see or recognise the fact that these are related to the loss

10. Blame directed towards another person

11. Having a sense of honor; upright and fair dealing

12. A belief in god or gods

13. A highly emotional termporary state in which an individual's feelings of anxiety - grief - confusion or pain impair his or her ability to act

14. A stage moral development in which the inididual is characterized as not understanding the rules or feeling a sense of obligation to them. looking to experience only that which is good or pleasant or to avoid that which is painful.

15. A culturally entrenched pattern of behavior made up of: 1) sacred beliefs 2) emotional feelings accompanying the beliefs and 3) overt conduct presumable implementing the beliefs and feelings

16. A stage of moral development in which moral reasoning is based on reward and punishment from those in authority

17. The defense mechanism by which a person is unable or refuses to see things as they are because such facts are threatening to the self

18. Spoken - oral communication

19. The study of human behavior as related to funeral service

20. The killing of one human being by another

21. The reaction of the body to an even often experienced emotionally as a sudden - violent and upsetting disturbance

22. Centering a client's thinking and feelings on the situation causing a problem and assisting the person in choosing the behavior or adjustment to solve the problem

23. The individual's ability to adjust the psychological and emotional changes brought on by a stressful even such as the death of a significant other

24. A learned emotional response to death-related phenomenon which is characterized by extreme apprehension

25. That which is expressed by posture - facial expression - actions - physical behavior; that which is communivated by any means except verbally

26. Feelings such as happiness - anger or grief - careated by brain patterns accompanied by bodily changes

27. A phrase coined by Carl Rogers to refer to that type of counseling where one comes actively and voluntarily to gain help on a problem - but without any notion of surrendering his own responsiblity for the situation; a non-drective method of counselin

28. An emotion or set of emotions due to a loss

29. Detailed examples of adjustments - choices - or alternatives available to the client or counselee from which a course of action may be selected

30. Crib death. the sudden and unexpected death of an apparently healthy infant - which remains unexplained after a complete autopsy and a review of the circumstances around the death

31. Moral principles that vary with circumstance

32. Any time someone helps someone else with a problem

33. Expressing a though or idea in an alternate and sometimes a shortened form

34. A term to describe the experience of grief - espeically in young bereaved parents - where mourning customes are unclear due to an inappropriate death and the abscense of prior bereavement experience; typical in a society that has attempted to minimiz

35. A brief review of points covered in a portion of the counseling session

36. Syndrome characterized by the presence of grief in anticipation of death or loss; the actualy death comes as a confirmation of knowledge of a life-limiting condition

37. Providing a choice of services and merchandise available as families make a selection and complete funeral arrangements - formulating different actions in adjustine to a crisis

38. The ability to enter into and share the feelings of others

39. The ability to be considerate and friendly as demonstrated by both verbal and non-verbal

40. Helping people facilitate uncomplicated grief to a healthly completion of the tasks of grieving within a reasonable time frame

41. Something - as a reason or desire - acting as a spur to action

42. That branch of philosophy dealing with values relating to human conduct - with respect to the rightness and wrongness of certian actions and to the goodness and badness of the motives and ends of such actions (webster)

43. The set of values - ideas and opinions of an individual or group

44. The customs - values - and standards of practice of a group - age - or theory intended to be timeless.

45. Consists of abstract patterns (the rules - ideas - beliefs shared by members of society) of and for living and dying - which are learned directly or indirectly

46. A relation of harmony - conformity - accord - or affinity established in any human interaction

47. A rule of ethical conduct found in some form in most major religious usually phrased - 'do unto others as you would have them do unto you'.

48. Choice of actions provided through counseling as a means on solving the counselee's problem

49. A formal act or observance that may or may not have symbolic content

50. To hold certain information in trust and not disclose without proper authorization or authority