Why The Questions We Ask Matter
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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.
Curiosity is a cornerstone of counselling and good questions lie at its heart. It takes a combination of skill and artistry to ask a good question in a counselling setting – they do not simply happen by accident. This webinar will explore the what, where, when, and why of questions, as well as what commonly gets in the way of asking good questions. Participants will learn how to develop quality, high-yield questions that move away from problems and toward solutions.
Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this webinar participants should be able to
- Describe the influences of “good questions”
- List skills for increasing a question’s effectiveness
- Categorize types of questions