Addressing counseling & age-appropriate expectations with caregivers: Focusing on the relationship
I often hear from supervisees and other professionals that engaging parents is one of the most challenging tasks in our work.
As child counseling providers is vital to establish positive therapeutic relationships with caregivers so that we can provide the necessary skills to address emotional and behavioral concerns in the family.
In this video, I discuss ways to establish, discuss, and maintain healthy expectations of therapy and child progress.
In this video:
Establishing the therapeutic frame
Keeping the therapist-caregiver relationship in mind
Discussing expectations of parental participation
Discussing age-appropriate expectations
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Center for Parenting Education
California Department of Education
Go Zen 4-7-8 breathing
**Please note that the information shared in this video is not a substitute for professional training or supervision**