Saturday, February 4, 2012

Therapeutic Factors

40% of client improvement is due to their own strengths, talents, skills and resources.

30% is due to the client-therapist relationship (empathy, warmth, caring, genuineness, acceptance)

15% is due to positive expectations about the possibility of change (hope)

15% is due to using the right technique

(Murphy, 1999)

If we leave 40% of the questions on an exam blank, then we are likely to fail.

The difference between a C+ and an A- is 15%.

What kind of social worker do you want to be?

(from workshop by Jim Raines at SSWAA Conference in Denver)

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