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ERIC Number: EJ383596
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Counseling Responses when Clients Say "I Don't Know."
Sack, R. Terry
Journal of Mental Health Counseling, v10 n3 p179-87 Jul 1988
Identifies numerous responses that mental health counselors can use to deal with clients'"I don't know" statements, including silence, empathic statement, question, describing client's behavior, assessing client's readiness to continue, inviting client to invent an answer, offering to answer the question, confronting client's statement, and sharing counselor's perspective. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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