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COUNSELING INTERVENTIONS

NEED FOR COUNSELING INTERVENTION A intervention in counseling is needed when a Family member, friend, or possibly an employer Feels that a person is in a crisis (unable to care for self, a danger to him/herself, a danger to others, or at risk of loosing family and/or employment).

An initial interview is scheduled with the person requesting an intervention to address a specific crisis. During that interview, the counselor develops a list of appropriate support people to include in the Intervention. 1

Support people could be family members or friends employer, co-workers, and/or a doctor. The support group meets 1-3 times to agree on goals (what are the end results you are trying to achieve in the intervention) and what might be some Possible consequences of the intervention.

Then the support team with a counselor conducts an intervention with the person in crisis and attempts to get him/her to acknowledge the seriousness of the issue and agree to treatment. An intervention can include placement in a treatment facility, if necessary. The ultimate goal of an intervention is to get the person in crisis to want help instead of being forced Into receiving 2

HOW: 1.Prepration stage: Counseling intervention requires proper Understanding of the problem ,nature of conflict, causes of counseling and the persons involvement in counseling. The counselor should have clear understanding of the agenda problem. 2.Strageic Planning stage: A strategy for conducting the counseling Intervention is planned. The counseling team is provided details spelling out the key areas. The team must be ready with the arguments need to justify their points. 3.The Start Stage: The counseling intervention session should start with both sides agreeing to a common strategy and

a common goal. 4. Rapport building stage:

In this stage counselor creates a confidence to counselee so that counselee accepts the counselor suggestions. 5.Actual counseling stage:

In this process the success largely comes with give And take process. There is counseling by mutual discussions and if there is disagreement then next session is done. Counselee & counselor both work coolly and calmly.

6.Concluding stage: At this stage the process is completed and the result Of counseling intervention is to be evaluated after

some time. WHY: 1.Job performance: 2. Established members as role model.

3.Job satisfaction. 4.Succession planning.

5.Prepration of leaders. 6.Empowerment.

7.Motivation. 8.Desire for higher achievement.

9.Antidote to stress. 10.Breaking the glass ceiling. 5

WHEN:

1.In a climate of trust & openness.

2.In a climate of helpful& emphatic attitude of mgmt. 3.No inhibition in counselee and counselor.

4. Goal setting & performance review.

5.Focus on goal & solving the problem.

6.No discussions on benefits & rewards.

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