Silencing Response Scale (Baranowsky, 1996, 1998)

INSTRUCTIONS: This scale was developed to help caregivers identify specific communication struggles in their work. Choose the number that best reflects your experience using the following rating system, where 1 signifies rarely or never and 10 means very often. Answer all items to the best of your ability.
1.Are there times when you believe your client(s) is repeating emotional issues you feel were already covered?
2.Do you get angry with the client(s)?
3.Are there times when you react with sarcasm toward your client(s)?
4.Are there times when you fake interest?
5.Do you feel that listening to certain experiences of your client(s) will not help?
6.Do you feel that letting your client talk about their trauma will hurt them?
7.Do you feel that listening to your client’s experiences will hurt you?
8.Are there times that you blame your client for the bad things that have happened to them?
9.Are there times when you are unable to believe what your client is telling you because what they are describing seems overly traumatic?
10.Are there times when you feel numb, avoidant or apathetic before meeting with certain clients?
11.Do you consistently support certain clients in avoiding important therapeutic material despite ample time to address their concerns?
12.Are there times when sessions do not seem to be going well or the client’s treatment progress appears to be blocked?
13.Are there times when you become negatively aroused when a client is angry with you?
14.Are there times when you cannot remember what a client has just said?
15.Are there times when you cannot focus on what a client is saying?

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هل هنالك أوقات تثور فيها سلبياً عندما يغضب منك المستفيد؟
ما كنت متاكده انه هذه الاستجابة تكون مباشرة وامام المراجع لانه بحال كان ذلك فقد وضعتها بين 1 او 2
لكن ان كانت هذه الاستجابة لاحقة اكتقد اني ساضعها 7

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