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Counseling Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. An organized - flexible - purposeful - group centered - time-limited response to death which reflects revernce - dignity and respect

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

3. Guilt felt by the survivors

4. Rules that govern society

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

6. Fidelity to moral principles

7. An irrational - exaggerated fear of death

8. 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.

9. 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

10. Preoccupied and intense thoughts about the deceased

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

12. Moral principles that vary with circumstance

13. Spoken - oral communication

14. That counseling which occurs before a death

15. 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)

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

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

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

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

20. 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

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

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

23. 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

24. The study of human behavior

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

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

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

28. 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

29. 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

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

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

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

33. Blame directed towards another person

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

35. Beliefs that are held in high esteem

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

37. 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

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

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. 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

41. A belief in god or gods

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

43. Any time someone helps someone else with a problem

44. 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'.

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

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

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

48. The state of estrangement an inidvidual feels in social settings that are viewed as foreign - unpredictable or unacceptable

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

50. The study of death