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MSC Funeral Counsel

MSC 249 - Funeral Counseling

An irrational, exaggerated fear of death Thanatophobia
the region of th emind that is beyond awareness especially impulses and desires not directly known to a person Unconscious
spoken or oral communication Verbal Communication
the ability to be considerate and friendly as dmeonstrated by both verbal and non-verbal behaviors Warmth and Caring (Wolfelt)
the killing of one human being by another Homicide
that counseling which occurs before a death takes place Pre-Need Counseling
attribution of one's unacceptable thoughts, feelings, or behaviors to someone else Projection
negative attitude towards others based on their gender, religion, race, or membership is a particular group Prejudice
a deliberate attempt to change attitudes or beliefs with information and arguments Persuasion
expressing a thought or idea in an alternate and sometimes a shortened form Paraphrasing
a relatively stable system of determining tendencies within an individual Personality
a strong emotion ccharacterized by sudden and extreme fear Panic
Choice of actions provided through counseling as a means of solving the counselee's problems Option
Historically an inn for travleers, especially one kept by a religious order; used to indicate a concept designed to treat patients with a life-limiting condition Hospice
detailed examples of adjustments, choices or alternatives available to the client or counselors from which a course or action may be selected Illustrating
counseling in which a counselor shares a body of special information with a counselee Informational Counseling
social attraction to another person Interpersonal Attraction
any event, person or object that lessens the degree of pain in grief Mitigation
a document which governs the withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment from an individual in the event of an incurable condition that will cause death when such person is no longer able to make decisions regarding his.her medical treatment Living Will
occur when persons experience symptoms and behaviors which cause them difficulty but they do not see or recognize the fact that these are related to the loss Masked Grief (Wolfelt)
an adjustment process which involves grief or sorrow over a period of time and helps in the reorganization of the life of an individual following a loss or death of someone beloved Mourning
The process that initiates, directs, adn sustains behavior satisfying physiological or psychological needs Motivation
that which is expresses by posture, facial expressions, actions, physical behavior, that which is communicated by menas other than verbally Non-Verbal Communication
non-directive method of counseling which stresses the inherent worth of the client and the natural capacity for growth and health Person-Centered (Client Counseling)
Grief extending over a long period of time without resolution Abnormal Grief (Comlicated, Unresolved)
the intense physical and emotional expression of grief occurring as the awareness increases of a loss of someone or something significant Acute Grief
feelings and their expression Affect
a learned tendency to respond to people, objects, or institution in a positive or negative way Attitude
the individual's ability to adjust to the psychological and emotional changes brought on by a stressful event such as the death of a significant other Adaptation
the intention infliction of physical or psychological harm on another Aggression
those appropriate and helpful acts of counseling that come after the funeral After Care
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome AIDS
blame directed at another person Anger
the state of estrangement an individual feels in social settings that are viewed as foreign, unpredictable or unacceptable Alienation
providing a choice of services and merchandise available as families make a selection and complete funeral arrangements, formulating different actions in adjusting to a crisis Alternatives
a state of tension, typically characterized by rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath and other ramifications of autonomic nervous system Anxiety
the tendency in human beings to make strong affectional bonds for security and safety Attachment (Bowlby)
giving undivided attention by means of verbal and non-verbal behavior attending (listening)
the act or event of separation or loss that results in the experience of grief Bereavement
a type of grief, excessive in duration and never coming to a satisfactory conclusion Chronic Grief
term used to describe the experience of grief, especially in young parents, where customs are unclear due to inappropriate death and the absence of prior bereavment experience Anomic Grief
presence of grief in anticipation of death or loss; the actual death comes as confirmation Anticipatory Grief
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