Facilitating the Genetic Counseling Process: A Practice Manual. Chapter 10: Counselor Self-Reference: Advice Giving, Self-Disclosure, and Self-Involving Responses

This seminal text contains 12 chapters divided into three sections:

  • communication skills (chapters. 2-7)
  • interpersonal counseling and psychosocial assessment skills (chapters. 8-10)
  • professional ethics and values (chapters. 11-12)

Each chapter includes in-class and written exercises that can be used to help students practice the skills and concepts covered.This chapter describes advice giving, self-disclosure and self-involving responses, when each is appropriate in a genetic counseling encounter, the benefits and potential risks of using each skill, and provides individual and group exercises and activities (both written and oral) for skills practice.


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2003


Genomic Competencies

Experts from the disciplines listed below have tagged this resource as fulfulling genomic competencies.

Genetic Counselor

  • Interpersonal, Psychosocial and Counseling Skills
    • 11:   Promote client-centered, informed, non-coercive and value-based decision-making.
      • 11e:   Maintain professional boundaries by ensuring directive statements, self-disclosure, and self- involving responses are in the best interest of the client.
  • Professional Development & Practice
    • 20:   Support client and community interests in accessing, or declining, social and health services and clinical research.
      • 20b:   Recognize one's limitations and capabilities in the context of genetic counseling practice.
      • 20f:   Accept responsible for one's physical and emo- tional health as it impacts on professional performance.
      • 20g:   Recognize and respect professional boundaries between clients, colleagues, and supervisors.