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Helping Clients and Families Attain Their Goals: A basic counseling function

Course: #6650 Level: Intermediate1 Hour 69 Reviews

This course will stress why adults and children with communication problems and their families need to be involved in treatment planning. Three primary counseling functions will be addressed: listening, explaining and demonstrating. Extensions to other health care professionals will also be discussed.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the rationale for family and client involvement in their own treatment.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 3 aspects of how family and client involvement can be maximized.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain why family counseling only in the presence of the patient is considered billable to Medicare in a skilled nursing facility.


0-10 Minutes Introduction and Overview
10-50 Minutes Rationale and explanation of how the three counseling principles are used in treatment
50-55 Minutes Evidence-based research
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A


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