The Effects of a Communication Training Workshop on the Verbal Behavior of Caregivers

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This study evaluated the effectiveness of a workshop designed to train adults to use supportive verbal behavior during distressful situations. Participants were trained to provide descriptive, empathetic and hopeful statements using instructions, rationales, modeling, role-play, feedback, and rehearsal. A pre-post design was used to analyze the effects of the training on verbal and non-verbal behaviors of four females during simulation scenarios. Results indicate all four participants provided maximum support statements above pre-training levels during post-training simulation and written assessments.

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Blell, Zainab D. August 2010.

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This study evaluated the effectiveness of a workshop designed to train adults to use supportive verbal behavior during distressful situations. Participants were trained to provide descriptive, empathetic and hopeful statements using instructions, rationales, modeling, role-play, feedback, and rehearsal. A pre-post design was used to analyze the effects of the training on verbal and non-verbal behaviors of four females during simulation scenarios. Results indicate all four participants provided maximum support statements above pre-training levels during post-training simulation and written assessments.

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Blell, Zainab D. The Effects of a Communication Training Workshop on the Verbal Behavior of Caregivers, thesis, August 2010; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30437/: accessed June 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .