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Counseling Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

2. Rules that govern society

3. 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

4. Fidelity to moral principles

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

6. The killing of one human being by another

7. A deliberate act of self destruction

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

9. 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

10. 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

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

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

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

14. Any act that is charged with symbolic content

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

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

17. 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

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

19. The feelings and their expression

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

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

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

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

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

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

26. 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

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

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

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

30. Beliefs that are held in high esteem

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

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

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

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

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

36. The experience of the emotion of grief

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. A state of tension - typically characterized by rapid heartbeat - shortness of breath and other similar ramifications of arousal of the autonomic nervous system; an emotion characterized by a vague fear or promonition that something undesirable is go

39. Adjustments - motivational in nature - to be achieved

40. The individual seeking assistance or guidance

41. 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'.

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

43. A belief in god or gods

44. The study of death

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

46. Guilt felt by the survivors

47. Any time someone helps someone else with a problem

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

49. Inhibited - suppressed or postponed responce to a loss

50. 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.