Social Work and Human Services Assignment on Interpersonal Communication

Interpersonal Communication

Discuss in a paper the following 4 concepts.  Write at least one paragraph for each of these 4 topics.  Paragraphs should be at least 40 words.  Make sure to have at least one referenced quote/paraphrase from a source in each paragraph of the paper.

Tip:  Write down these 4 topics before starting the reading in the required learning activity box.  Look for quotes you can use and make notes while you are doing your reading for the week. Feel free to use quotes from sources I mention in my class discussion posts.

    • Discuss the value of positive regard and empathy in building rapport between a human service professional and a client.
      (1.5 points, 0.5 points for at least one referenced quote or paraphrase from a source)
    • Describe how a human service professional uses listening for comprehension and listening to gain information when talking to a client.
      (1.5 points, 0.5 points for at least one referenced quote or paraphrase from a source)
    • Examine one way a human service professional can minimize distractions and barriers when interviewing clients. Consider selective attention, glazing over and being judegmental of a client.
      (1.5 points, 0.5 points for at least one referenced quote or paraphrase from a source)
    • Review a second way a human service professional can minimize distractions and barriers when interviewing clients. Consider selective attention, glazing over and being judegmental of a client.
      (1.5 points, 0.5 points for at least one referenced quote or paraphrase from a source)

use subheadings: Make sure to put a subheading above each of the 4 sections of the paper.  For example minimize distractions and barriers above the paragraph about minimizing distractions and barriers.  (1 point)

Format 
your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Don’t forget to reference all quotes and paraphrases from your source(s).  (1 point)  Include a reference section at the bottom of your paper.  (1 point)  You might want to check out Reference and Citation Generator.  There is a link at the bottom of your assignment description.