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Counseling Vocab

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

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

3. Blame directed toward one's self based on real or unreal conditions

4. 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

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

6. 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.

7. Support or support system provided to the counselee who is seeking an alternative to problems

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

9. 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

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

11. 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

12. Fidelity to moral principles

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

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

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

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

17. That counseling which occurs before a death

18. 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

19. Preoccupied and intense thoughts about the deceased

20. A stage of moral development in which the expectations of the social group (family - community and nation) are supported and maintained

21. 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

22. Blame directed towards another person

23. The study of human behavior

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

25. A stage of moral development in which the individual considers universal moral principles which supersede the authority of the group

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

27. 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'.

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

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

30. 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

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

32. Beliefs that are held in high esteem

33. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

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

35. A belief in god or gods

36. 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)

37. Any time someone helps someone else with a problem

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

39. A conscious postponement of addressing anxieties and concerns

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

41. Inhibited - suppressed or postponed responce to a loss

42. 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

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

44. 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.

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

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

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

48. Moral principles that vary with circumstance

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

50. Any event - person or object that lessens the degreee of pain in grief