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Counseling Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. A general term for the exchange of information - feelings - thoughts and acts between two or more people - including both verbal and nonverbal aspects o fthis interchange

2. The ability to present one's self sincerely

3. A strong emotion characterized by sudden and extreme fear.

4. Sincere feelings for the person who is trying to adjust to a serious loss

5. Inhibited - suppressed or postponed responce to a loss

6. Spoken - oral communication

7. Moral principles that vary with circumstance

8. Grief extending over a long period of time without resolution

9. Guilt felt by the survivors

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

11. Preoccupied and intense thoughts about the deceased

12. Adjustments - motivational in nature - to be achieved

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

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

15. The tendency in human beings to make strong affectional bonds with others coming from the need for secrity and safety

16. An organized - flexible - purposeful - group centered - time-limited response to death which reflects revernce - dignity and respect

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

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

19. Any time someone helps someone else with a problem

20. Rules that govern society

21. To assist in understanding of the circumstances or situations the individual is experiencing - and to assist that person in the selection of an alternative adjustment if necessary

22. Blame directed towards another person

23. A conscious postponement of addressing anxieties and concerns

24. Persons are usually conscious of the realtionship of the reaction to the death - but the reaction to the currect experience is excessive and disabling

25. 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

26. 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

27. The rite of finality in a funeral service preceeding cremation - earth burial - entombment or burial at sea

28. 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)

29. 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.

30. The intense physical and emotional expression of grief occuring as the awareness increases of a loss of someone or something significant

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

32. The state of being prevented from attaining a purpose; thwarted; the blocking of the satisfaction of a perceived need by some kind of obstacle

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

34. The experience of the emotion of grief

35. A death has occured and the funeral director is counseling with the family as they select the services and items of merchandise in completing arrangements for the funeral service of their choice.

36. The individual seeking assistance or guidance

37. Those appropriate and helpful acts of counseling that come after the funeral

38. The cultural heritage or identity of a group - based on factors such as language or country of origin

39. 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

40. The killing of one human being by another

41. The study of human behavior

42. 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

43. Strong emotion marked by such reactions as alarm - dread - and disquieting

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

45. The ability to communicate the belief that everyone possesses the capacity and right to choose alternatives and make decisions

46. The asumption of blame directed toward one's self by others

47. A deliberate act of self destruction

48. 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

49. Advice - especially that given as a result of consultation

50. 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