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Counseling Vocab

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1. An adjustment process which involves grief or sorrow over a period of time and helps in the reorganization of the life on an individual following a loss of death of someone loved

2. 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

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

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

5. Fidelity to moral principles

6. That counseling which occurs before a death

7. Guilt felt by the survivors

8. 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

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

10. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

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

12. 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

13. 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

14. A therapeutic experiance for reasonably healthy persons. do no confuse this with psychotherapy which is treatment for emotionally disturbed persons - who seek or are referred for assistance with pathological problems. A counselor's clients are encour

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

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

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

18. 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

19. 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)

20. The experience of the emotion of grief

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

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

23. Beliefs that are held in high esteem

24. 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

25. A philosophy that does not focus on the worship of a god or gods.

26. Spoken - oral communication

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

28. The individual seeking assistance or guidance

29. A conscious postponement of addressing anxieties and concerns

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

31. Interventions for a highly emotional - temporary state in which individuals - overcome by feelings of anxiety - grief - confusion - or pain are unable to act in a realistic - normal manner. intentional responces which help individuals in a crisis sit

32. 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

33. The study of human behavior

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

35. 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'.

36. An act or practice of allowing the death of persons suffering from a life-limiting condition

37. 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

38. The individual providing assistance and guidance

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

40. Any time someone helps someone else with a problem

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

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

43. Adjustments - motivational in nature - to be achieved

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

45. 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

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

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

48. Any act that is charged with symbolic content

49. Related to specific sitations in life that may create crisis and produce human pain and suffering. This type of couseling adds another diminsion to the giving of information in that it deals with significant feelings that are produced by life crises

50. Good comminication within and between men; or good free communication within or between men is always therapeutic