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Kymberly 23rd Nov 2016

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Obviously DT involves a lot of informal 'counselling', whether it is a group activity or one-on-one. But does anyone promote personal counselling as being a recognized service, is it a formal process or just visits etc. I am a DT but not a professional counselor, even though my job requires a constant need for those services
maria 24th Nov 2016
I record it as 1:1 emotional support. Sometimes residents just need someone to listen to them in an unhurried fashion. It promotes trust and may also serve as a way to encourage participation.

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