Elaboration of the Reciprocal-Engagement Model of Genetic Counseling Practice: a Qualitative Investigation of Goals and Strategies

@article{RedlingerGrosse2017ElaborationOT,
  title={Elaboration of the Reciprocal-Engagement Model of Genetic Counseling Practice: a Qualitative Investigation of Goals and Strategies},
  author={Krista Redlinger-Grosse and Patricia McCarthy Veach and Bonnie S. Leroy and Heather A Zierhut},
  journal={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
  year={2017},
  volume={26},
  pages={1372-1387}
}
As the genetic counseling field evolves, a comprehensive model of practice is critical. The Reciprocal-Engagement Model (REM) consists of 5 tenets and 17 goals. Lacking in the REM, however, are well-articulated counselor strategies and behaviors. The purpose of the present study was to further elaborate and provide supporting evidence for the REM by identifying and mapping genetic counseling strategies to the REM goals. A secondary, qualitative analysis was conducted on data from two prior… CONTINUE READING