Choose a theory we have learned about thus far in this course.
(clinical, experimental, correlational or person-centered approach)
Analyze how personality changes throughout life from your chosen theoryâ??s perspective.
Answer the following questions:
What type of specialized training might counselors need to address the clinical needs of elderly clients?
What specific clinical skill sets may be needed?
According to the person -centered approach develeoped by theorist Carl Rogers, a child is born with his/her self-concept. It starts as a tiny dot and then it grows as a child ages. The self is the brain of the person. It shows who and what the person is. Rogers believed that the solution to pleasure and vigorous modification is the reliability between a person's self-concept and a person's knowledge. He also felt that children in many families feel it is bad to have ideas and theoughts of their own about certain things such as politics, religion or sexual matters. When their parents disapprove of their thoughts they consider themselves rebellious and think their feelinga are incorrect. According to Rogers when significant others in the person's world provide positive regard that is conditional and not unconditional the person introjects the desired values, making them his/her own and acquires "conditions of worth" The self-concept becomes based on the standards of value rather than on organismic evaluation. These conditions of worth disturb the "organismic valuing process" which is "a fluid, ongoing process where experiences are accurately represented and valued ...
This solution provides a discussion of the person-centered approach as it applies to the elderly.
Paper on a Personal Model of Helping (Person-Centered Therapy)
Paper on a Personal Model of Helping (Person Centered Therapy)
Please help me get started on a 2,100- to 2,800-word paper on your personal model of helping. Incorporate learning from this course and discuss how and why you have, at this point in your development, formed your viewpoints. You can choose a model that has been covered in your text or any other available model, but you are expected to include your own personal viewpoint of helping into your paper. Also Include:
- How and why you formed this viewpoint
- Your view of helping
- The relationship between the clinician and the participant
- Techniques or approaches to change
- A coherent model that is consistent, shows adequate understanding of the material presented, and reflects the ability to integrate and synthesize the course material
- The kinds of problems that can be addressed with your model
- Multicultural issues
- Limitations and strengths of the model
- The populations this model can help
- Original thinking
- You can write this paper using the first person