FAMILY COUNSELING

is one of the various types of counselling whereby parents, or even other family members, work with trained individual's such as social workers, psychologists...

FOCUS GROUP

group of about 12 people with common characteristics who have been selected to discuss a topic. A leader starts the discussion and keeps it...

FRIENDSHIP NETWORK

the term that is applied to the interconnected relationships among a group of friends who provide social and emotional support for each other.

FUNCTIONAL STATUS

the measure of a person's ability to perform activities of daily living independently. Functional status may be used as an assessment of the severity...

GLOBAL PERCEPTION

This term is applied to the overall perception of an object or a situation focusing on the whole rather than the parts.

GUIDANCE

a term used to describe the direction, advice and counselling provided in cooperation with the client that will often use personal data and interviews...

INTERPRETATION

Psychotherapy. Explanation by therapist ion terms meaningful to the person and their issues, behaviours or feelings. Made along the lines of conceptual framework or...

INVARIANT FEATURE

An object that does not change or its characteristic when the object is viewed under different circumstances. Features that are invariant and are unaffected...

L DATA

Based on the life record or life history of an individuals and the information about their personality, see o data, q data, t data

FAMILY THERAPY

involves the whole family becoming involved in the counselling process, instead of focussed efforts looking at a single individual, indeed, counsellors will attempt to...

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