Interviewing skills in social work and human services (Social Work Core subject)

Assessment #1 ? Interview Video
This is an individual assignment focussing on your counselling/interviewing skills.

Record a 15- 20 minute interview with a *student from this class (a low-key real situation that is new to you) on DVD/USB from the beginning (without stopping). The interview must show all stages of the counselling process and your skills in active listening, paraphrasing and empathetic responses.

Choose one of the following questions to provide the focus for your interview:

-How would you describe a normal week in your current life?
-Who do you rely on for support when you need it?
-What area/s of stress is/are currently part of your life?
-How would you describe your own coping and skills and strengths?
-How would you describe your current health and wellbeing?
-OR your own low key situation (Check this with your tutor prior to recording).

You will be assessed on:
-The appropriateness and effectiveness of your responses;
? Demonstrated competence in structuring, focussing and directing the interview;

For repeat attempts a different situation or student is required. Please note that if the coordinator has difficulty accessing the taped interview, a second tape may need to be prepared.

Take special care with confidentiality.

Assessment of your skills will be based on the whole interaction.

You will have the opportunity to practice and record an interview for this assignment during the studio sessions. You must bring a USB when recording to save a copy of your interview.

* If you are unable to record with a student you may use a friend or family member, however they must sign a form giving your tutors permission to see the recording.

Instructions for submission will be given in class.

***According the attached transcript add more 500 words and make the transcript longer

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