L6 : Recommendation (Assessment (how useful is an assessment?, what are…
L6 : Recommendation
how useful is an assessment?
what are you looking out for - in assessment?
answer what is - presenting problem from assessment?
most important :
What kind of recommendations - therapist would like if you're the receiver?
Can they do it themselves? (preferably something they can do themselves)
something new / foreign?
use client's strength to compensate for weakness
address referral problen
Alternative to suggestions given
must be actionable
things they can do on their own
mix of proactive & reactive suggestions
can give vague suggestions then discuss with clients about what they like and therefore what they think they can do / what they want to do