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ATP 6-22.1

The Counseling Process

What does ATP 6-22.1 cover? The counseling process
What publication covers the counseling process? FM 6-22 APP b
What is Counseling? Counseling is the process used by leaders to review with a subordinate the subordinate’s demonstrated performance and potential.
What is one of the most important leadership and professional development responsibilities? Counseling
What is developmental counseling categorized by? The purpose of the session.
What are the three major categories of developmental counseling? Event oriented, performance, and professional growth.
What provides a useful framework for Leaders to prepare for counseling? DA form 5856
Regardless of the purpose or topic of the counseling session what should Leaders follow? prepare, execute, follow up
What are some examples of event counseling? crisis, promotion, referral, transition
What helps ensure that the subordinate knows and consistently achieves the standard? corrective training
Who should Leaders always counsel? subordinates that do not meet the standard
What should happen if the subordinate’s performance is unsatisfactory because of a lack of knowledge or ability? leader and subordinate will develop a plan for improvement.
What does corrective training help ensure? that the subordinate knows and consistently achieves the standard.
What are the two important purposes of reception and integration counseling? 1. It identifies and helps alleviate any issues or concerns that new members may have, including any issues resulting from the new duty assignment. 2. It familiarizes new team members with organizational standards, roles, and assignments.
What is the purpose of crisis counseling? Getting a Soldier or employee through a period of shock after receiving negative news, such as the notification of the death of a loved one or divorce.
When should a referral counseling occur? When issues are beyond the capability or expertise of a subordinate’s leaders.
Which Soldiers does transition counseling assist? Soldiers who are demobilizing, separating, or retiring from active duty.
Who will assist subordinates with transition activities? Leaders and the servicing Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) office.
What Army Regulation should be cited on a adverse separation counseling? AR 635-200 Active Duty Enlisted Administrative Separations.
Who should counsel a Soldier to inform the Soldier of the notification requirements outlined in AR 635-200? The unit First Sergeant or the Commander.
What is the purpose of performance counseling? For the Leader and Subordinate to review a subordinate’s duty performance during a specified period.
What Army Regulation governs NCOER counseling? AR 623-3
What does performance counseling give Leaders the opportunity to establish and clarify? The expected Values, Attributes, and Competencies.
What does professional growth counseling include? Planning for the accomplishment of individual and professional goals.
What should the leader and subordinate do during a professional growth counseling? Conduct a review to identify and discuss the subordinate’s strengths and weaknesses and to create an individual development plan that builds upon those strengths and compensates for (or eliminates) shortcomings.
During professional growth counseling, the leader and subordinate may choose to develop what? “A Pathway to Success” with short- and long-term goals and objectives, which develops an individual development plan
What are the five key characteristics of an effective counselor? A: 1. Purpose. 2. Flexibility. 3. Respect. 4. Communication. 5. Support.
What are the five qualities of an effective counselor? A: 1. Respect for Subordinates. 2. Self-Awareness. 3. Cultural Awareness. 4. Empathy. 5. Credibility.
To be effective while counseling, Leaders must have what three basic counseling skills? A: 1. Active listening. 2. Responding. 3. Appropriate questioning
What are the six key elements of active listening? A: 1. Eye Contact. 2. Body Posture. 3. Head Nods. 4. Facial Expressions. 5. Verbal Expressions. 6. Check for Understanding.
What are the four stages of the counseling process? 1. Identify the need for counseling. 2. Prepare for counseling. 3. Conduct the counseling session. 4. Follow-Up.
What are the two counseling techniques that can be used during the directive approach to counseling? corrective training and commanding
What are the four basic components of a counseling session? 1. Open the session. 2. Discuss the issues. 3. Develop a plan of action. 4. Record and close the session
What are the three approaches to counseling? 1. Nondirective. 2. Directive. 3. Combined.
name the advantages and disadvantages of nondirective approach 1. Encourages maturity. 2. Encourages open communication. 3. Develops personal responsibility. ​1. More time-consuming. 2. Requires greatest counselor skills.
name the advantages and disadvantages of directive approach 1. Quick, Good for people who need clear concise directions. Does not encourage subordinates to be part of the solution, treat symptoms and not problems, discourage subordinates from talking
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