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Counseling Vocab

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

2. A belief in god or gods

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

4. The study of death

5. Moral principles that vary with circumstance

6. The study of human behavior

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

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

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

10. A defense mechanism in which anger is redirected toward a person or object other than the one who caused the anger originally.

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

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

14. Adjustments - motivational in nature - to be achieved

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

16. 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

17. Counseling in which a counselor shares a body of special information with a counselee

18. Blame directed towards another person

19. 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

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

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

22. Preoccupied and intense thoughts about the deceased

23. Fidelity to moral principles

24. 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

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

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

27. 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

28. 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

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

30. Giving undivided attention by means of verbal and non-verbal behavior

31. 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

32. A conscious postponement of addressing anxieties and concerns

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

34. 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'.

35. That counseling which occurs before a death

36. The killing of one human being by another

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

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

39. Rules that govern society

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

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

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

43. Any act that is charged with symbolic content

44. 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

45. The feelings and their expression

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

47. Spoken - oral communication

48. 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

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

50. The individual seeking assistance or guidance