Dr. Austin and therapeutic recreation students and practitioners discuss effective listening skills. These include establishing the initial environment (5 mins.); responding skills and questioning techniques (15 mins); and closing or summarizing the interview. A vignette of a therapist-client interview provides an opportunity for discussion, followed by panelists' summaries of nonverbal communications they saw in the vignette. Includes an initial list of objectives and closing summary of same.
Part of the Recreation Therapy Video Project.
Originally produced in 1995.
Instructional videos produced by the Recreation Therapy Video (RTV) Project directed by Professor David R. Austin, Ph.D., CTRS, of Indiana University. The RTV Project was made possible through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Project director, David R. Austin ;
Moderator: David R. Austin; panel members: Sara Byerley, Maureen Fleetwood, Bethe Gilbert, Sherry Jones, Don Rogers.