This video will show you a live counselling interview technique with a boy ,John, who is 15 years old and lives in an institution.
The aim of the whole assessment and counselling process is to determine a viable treatment plan that has the best interest of the child as the core value.
From the contributions of the child and all the involved and affected systems, the practitioner will be able to come up with a treatment plan for the reunification and reintegration of the child back into his community.
From the different counselling sessions, you will see how the practitioner explores with the child the presenting problems, how life-events have affected him and the systems that he is related to.
The practitioner also takes him back to his past when problems where not there with the intention of tying the found resources and coping mechanisms for structural changes of a possible better future.
By using the supportive tool, puppets representing human beings, John, is able to see his problems from an multi-perspective view. This enables the practitioner have a better insight and understanding of the complexity of John’s situation in the broader context and the dynamics of the relationships.
Through a solution- focused approach, the practitioner engages the child on his needs and wishes and the steps that need to be undertaken to achieve this.
When you start watching the different topics that are related to one another, you can read and hear the theoretical concepts that the practitioner uses and with what intention.