Pick an aspect of therapeutic communication to complete the discussion. Here are some example aspects.
- Cultural Sensitivity
- Non-Verbal Meanings
- Listening and Attending
- Discuss the problems/barriers that can arise for the topic you have chosen.
- Identify how these problems/barriers can interfere with therapeutic communication.
- Discuss how this aspect of therapeutic communication might change to enhance alliance building with individuals who are another culture (choose one).
Reply to one peers’ post by asking the peer one question about their identified culture as it relates to therapeutic communication. Please do not reply to a student that already has a reply post associated with it. All initial posts should receive one question from a peer. For example, you will reply to one peer and ask them a question as well as answer the question that was posed to you.