Five Secrets for Uncovering Sensitive Material
SPEAKER: Shawn Christopher Shea, M.D.
LENGTH: One and One-Half Hours
- Understand and recognize the following interviewing techniques for increasing validity: the Behavioral Incident, Shame Attenuation, Gentle Assumption, Symptom Amplification, and Denial of the Specific.
- Understand the theory behind the use of these techniques for uncovering valid information when exploring sensitive areas such as medication noncompliance, symptom minimization, domestic violence, substance abuse, suicide, and sociopathy.
- Utilize a flexible strategy for weaving the above five validity techniques into an effective method of uncovering sensitive material while maintaining a powerful engagement (videotaped patient demonstration).
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