Webinar 12: Self-Disclosure for Peer Supporters and other Disciplines
Those who attend the workshop will be able to…
- Define self-disclosure and the difference between intentional and unintentional disclosure
- Describe reasons the mutual-help and peer-provider movements have grown so much in the past two decades.
- Compare and contrast the concept of “helping” under the professional and the self-help paradigms
- Identify three types of disclosures
- Provide reasons to self-disclose and reasons not to self-disclose.
1) Which of the following would be considered an intentional, planned disclosure of personal information?
- Articles, presentations, or work-related writings you have done on the internet
- Seeking common ground during a conversation
- Certificate or professional credential on the wall
- A mutual friend sharing your current marital status
2) Which of the following might be seen as the reason(s) for the initial growth of the mutual help and peer provider movements?
- The role of science in helping to identify new treatments which could help people
- The experience of people receiving professional help that they were less than people and just a collection of problems or symptoms
- Fear that professionals might not have enough education and training
- All of the above
3) Helping professions include all EXCEPT:
- Professional disciplines, such as psychiatry, psychology, social work
- Medical disciplines, such as primary care, nursing, medical specialists
- Certified peer specialists
- Administration, human resources, and payroll in hospitals and health care organizations
4) Three types of self-disclosure discussed during the webinar include content, process, and:
- Written deposition
5) Of the following, which would NOT be a valid reason to self-disclose?
- Dispel fears or assumptions about your role
- Build common understanding and rapport
- To let others know how how much worse you had it than they do
- Empower the person to also self-disclose
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