What are three common reactions your client may experience when learning that a loved one has cancer?
What are 4 common reactions to cancer?
Uncertainty training is extremely beneficial for family members. What cognitions does unproductive worry create?
What are five conversation guidelines?
What are six guidelines for communication?
What are six actions clients can try if they feel they know not what to do?
What are three interventions to provide comfort to the caregiver?
What are four guidelines for managing cancer in the workplace?
What are three interventions for caregiver’s guide to well being?
What are five techniques for mastering the dynamics of anger?
What are six interventions that can help foster productive time management?
What is one strategy for avoiding obsessive thinking?
What are four guidelines for helping your clients as parents dealing with children who are trying to cope with cancer in the family or of a friend or loved one?
What are two techniques for child affect integration?
A. Six interventions that can help foster productive time management are the daily to-do list, direct delegation, familial delegation, Avoiding the Supercaregiver Trap, research services and scheduling phone time.
B. Three interventions to provide comfort to the caregiver are not letting the cancer patient be the focus of all conversation, encourage time outs, and avoiding interference.
C. Four guidelines for managing cancer in the workplace are don’t participate in denial, don’t reduce responsibilities without asking, flexible scheduling, and trouble signs and two steps to effective confrontation.
D. Four guidelines for helping your clients as parents dealing with children who are trying to cope with cancer in the family or of a friend or loved one are preparing to tell the children, talking to children about cancer, evaluating reactions, and discussing cancer with multiple children.
E. Three common reactions your client may experience when learning that a loved one has cancer are shock, anger, and fear.
F. Four common reactions to cancer are a reevaluation of beliefs, the desire to bargain, anxiety, and hope.
G. Two techniques for child affect integration are storytelling and playing, and drawing.
H. Six guidelines for communication are sometimes it’s best to begin with the facts, say how you feel first, don’t cover up your feelings, avoid judgment, and offer acceptance and support, validation, and cry.
I. Six actions clients can try if they feel they know not what to do are bringing food, getting the patient involved, helping with chores, helping with out of town guests, calling and visiting, and creating laughter.
J. Three interventions for caregiver’s guide to well being are seeking support, understanding and compromise, and handling unwanted advice.
K. Unproductive worry involves unanswerable questions, chain reactions, unsolvable problems, things that are unknowable, demands for perfect solutions, relying on anxiety as a guide, and the demand for total control.
L. Five conversation guidelines are ask first, if they don’t want to talk, knowing what to say, giving advice, and saying cancer.
M. Five techniques for mastering the dynamics of anger are use visualization, talk to yourself and translate the meaning, be empathetic, not defensive, do not allow abuse and using anger to fuel energy in a positive direction.
N. One strategy for avoiding obsessive thinking is compartmentalizing cancer thoughts.