Rethinking How We Talk About People and Problems
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John Koop Harder, MSW, RSW
John has been working as a therapist and trainer for over 20 years. He is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work degree. John is a contributing author of our Counselling Insights and Counselling in Relationships books. Much of John’s career has centred on working with children, youth, adults, and families dealing with crisis and trauma. While he has a diverse practice, he has particular interest and specialized experience in working with individuals and families impacted by mental health concerns, violence, post-war trauma recovery, gender/sexuality issues, and sexual abuse recovery. John’s work is also informed by his international experiences working with individuals and communities impacted by civil war and ethnic conflicts in Colombia, Albania, and Northern Ireland. John believes people are their own best experts and already have many of the skills, abilities, and competencies that will assist them to address the challenges influencing their lives. John is a warm and engaging facilitator who values interactive learning experiences. Read blogs written by John here.
Language and meaning are interconnected. The words we choose communicate deeply and influence how we understand and work with people and their problems. This webinar explores how developing awareness about language and choosing the right words are essential for an effective counseling relationship.
Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this webinar participants should be able to
- Describe the power of language
- Identify the impact of language around talking about people and problems
- List practical ways of being intentional with your use of language