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Week 5 DQ 1 Why is identifying the "real story" important for effective counseling? What difficulties could occur if you do not focus your counseling on the "real story?" Explain how you would handle a client who states he is feeling hopeless and helpless. How would you assess for suicidality? If the client only has fleeting thoughts but no plan, what strategies might you employ?
Week 5 DQ 2 Read and complete the “Reframing Practice Exercise.” How did the exercise go? What did you learn from it and how will this impact your counseling practice?