Summarization and Paraphrasing Presentation
BSHS/385 Team D
Aldonia Bailey, Kristofer Biscocho, Stephanie Jones, Stephine Klaas
Effective questioning techniques to gather information from the client
Interviewer: Have you been to therapy before?
Client: No. this is my first time
Interviewer: Tell me more about your relationship with your boyfriend?
Client: My boyfriend name is Jimmy we’ve been together for three years, last summer we moved in together and are thinking about getting married.
Interviewer: Has your boyfriend always been violent or is the violence recent?
Client: In the beginning of our relationship things were great, we were really happy. Jimmy never even yelled he was always so nice, I guess I should have realized something was wrong at that point.
Interviewer: Have you experience violent relationships before Jimmy?
Yes. My father would beat me my mother and brothers and sisters.
Interviewer: Are you planning to leave or break things off with Jimmy?
Client: I’ve thought about leaving but I don’t feel it’s safe
Interviewer: Is Jimmy aware of your plans?
Client: No, I think if he knew he would be pretty upset with me
Interviewer: Does your boyfriend use drugs or abuse alcohol?
Client: Jimmy drinks with friends and at the bar around the corner from or place almost every day.
Interviewer: Has Jimmy ever left you threatening messages?
Client: If I come home to later or go out with friends and not answer my phone Jimmy will call me all night and leave threatening messages.
Interviewer: You mentioned you’re a nurse, do you see many cases of abuse?
Interviewer: If someone you knew were being abused and needed help, what would you tell them to continue with the relationship?
Interviewer: In that case wouldn’t it be correct to leave Jimmy so you won’t suffer anymore abuse.
Demonstration of paraphrasing and summarization
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