Nonverbal communication in clinical social work practice

@article{Lackie1977NonverbalCI,
  title={Nonverbal communication in clinical social work practice},
  author={Bruce Lackie},
  journal={Clinical Social Work Journal},
  year={1977},
  volume={5},
  pages={43-52}
}
  • Bruce Lackie
  • Published 1 March 1977
  • Psychology
  • Clinical Social Work Journal
The value of nonverbal cues in treating clients in reasserted, citing first the need for baseline data as well as an understanding of the context in which behavior occurs. The use of the various sensory channels to observe cues is introduced informally, followed by the three formal approaches to nonverbal data: proxemics, the study of distance and body orientation; kinesics, the study of body motion, posture, ect.; and paralinguistics, the study of the acoustical accompaniment of words. Skill… 

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