Active Listening Skills and Person Centred Approach in Social Work

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Active Listening Skills and Person Centred Approach in Social Work

Active Listening Skills and Person Centred Approach in Social Work are often ‘buzz words’. But what does it mean and how can we apply this to practice? Below, we have compiled a short explanation along with useful guide that will help you develop your social work skills and intervention delivery. Download copies for free.

Active Listening Skills

Active listening is a communication technique that is used in social work, counselling, training and conflict resolution. It is a great (and essential) technique to promote empowerment and engagement. This document offers a good guide to help develop and understand active listening.

Person Centred Approach

This document explains the meaining of being person-centred. It offers you a guide and understanding to help create a positive environment with:

  • Respect
  • Empathy
  • Genuineness (congruence)
  • Unconditional Positive Regard

The ‘person-centred’ approach was developed by Carl Rogers in the 1950s in the field of psychotherapy.

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2018-12-28T15:02:10+01:00

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