Supervision of psychosocial skills in genetic counseling.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
L. DiAnne Borders, Burlington Industries Excellence Professor (Creator)
Nancy Callanan, Clinical Professor; Program Director (Contributor)
Sonja R. Eubanks, Assistant Professor, Assistant Program Director (Contributor)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Little has been written about how genetic counseling supervisors can help students develop psychosocial skills in their clinical rotations. The authors describe several approaches supervisors can use, ranging from preventive measures (e.g., normalizing anxiety), to skill-enhancing interventions (e.g., modeling and thinking aloud), to more direct approaches (e.g., immediacy, confrontation) that may be necessary for students who are reluctant, or even resistant, to using psychosocial skills with their clients.

Additional Information

Publication
Journal of Genetic Counseling, 15, 211-223
Language: English
Date: 2006
Keywords
Supervision strategies, Psychosocial skills, Student development and training