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Counseling Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. An act or practice of allowing the death of persons suffering from a life-limiting condition

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

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

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

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

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

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

8. 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

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

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

11. The individual providing assistance and guidance

12. Spoken - oral communication

13. Adjustments - motivational in nature - to be achieved

14. Guilt felt by the survivors

15. 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

16. The feelings and their expression

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

18. 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.

19. An irrational - exaggerated fear of death

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

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

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

23. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

24. A belief in god or gods

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

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

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

28. That counseling which occurs before a death

29. 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

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

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

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

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

34. 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

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

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

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

38. 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

39. 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

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

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

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

43. Moral principles that vary with circumstance

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

45. 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

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

47. The individual seeking assistance or guidance

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

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