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close this bookPersonal Safety in Cross-Cultural Transition (Peace Corps)
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Open this folder and view contentsUnit one: General personal safety
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Open this folder and view contentsUnit three: Volunteer workshop on handling difficult situations and peer counseling
Open this folder and view contentsHandouts for pre-departure design on general personal safety: Unit one
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View the documentHandout 1: Volunteers' advice to new volunteers
View the documentHandout 2: Critical incident: possible sexual overtures by host country supervisor to female PCV
View the documentHandout 3: Critical incident: Social/sexual pressure encountered by a male PVC relating to his community acceptance and identity
View the documentHandout 4: Assertiveness rights
View the documentHandout 5: Case study on AMY
View the documentHandout 6: Jack
View the documentHandout 7: Common reactions to assault
View the documentHandout 8: The awareness wheel
View the documentHandout 9: Behavior checklist non-verbal attending behavior
 

Handout 9: Behavior checklist non-verbal attending behavior

TRIAD MEMBER ________________________________________________

Behavior Observed (Check if observed)

 

You as a Discussant

You as a Listener

 

Observer

Listener

Observer

Listener

A. Face and Head Movements

       

1. Uses affirmative head nods

       

2. Face rigid

       

3. Calm, yet expressive use of facial movements

       

4. Blankly staring

       

5. Turning eyes away when another looks at him/her

       

6. Spontaneous eye movements and eye contact

       

7. Not looking at other when talking

       

8. Looks directly at other person

       

9. Extraneous facial movements

       

B. Hand and Arm Movements

       

10. Spontaneous and fluid use of hand and arms

       

11. No gesturing (arms rigid)

       

12. Makes physical contact with other person (shakes hands, touches arm, etc.)

       

13. Uses hand movements for emphasis

       

14. Inappropriate arm and hand

       

C. Body Movements

       

15. Slouching

       

16. Relaxed posture but not slouching

       

17. Sitting in fixed, rigid position

       

D. Body Orientation

       

18. Body positioned toward other

       

19. Physically distant from person

       

20. Sits close to person with whom talking

       

21. Not facing other with body

       

E. Verbal Quality

       

22. Voice quiver

       

23. Speech blocks or stammers

       

24. Lack of effect

       

25. Inappropriate effect

       

26. Too loud

       

27. Too soft

       

28. Excessive use of jargon

       

29. Excessive use of "psychologese"

       

30. Excessive use of "you know.

       

31. Too fast

       

32. Too slow

       

F. Have you achieved a sufficiently high
level of skill to progress to Stage III?

       

BEHAVIORAL CHECKLIST ESTABLISHING EFFECTIVE HELPING RELATIONSHIPS

HELPER __________________________________

HELPEE ___________________________________

OBSERVER _________________________________

 

Observer and Helpee Feedback

Your Own Evaluation

 

Yes

No

Yes

No

1. Did the helper ask a lot of close ended questions?

       

2. Did the helper ask a lot of abstract questions?

       

3. Did the helper ask too many questions?

       

4. Did the helper tend to criticize the helpee for his actions?

       

5. Did the helper tend to interrupt the helpee?

       

6. Did the helper tend to dismiss the problems or feelings of the helpee?

       

7. Did the helper tend to offer pat or immediate solutions for the helpee's concerns?

       

8. Did the helper focus his/her responses on the feelings and problems of the helpee?

       

9. Did the helper convey understanding and acceptance of the helpee's feelings and concerns?

       

10. Did the helper present himself more as an authority figure than as an equal?

       

11. Did the helper express any of his/her own feelings or personal experiences relevant to the helpee's concerns?

       

12. Did the helper tend to avoid direct questions and concerns presented to him by the helpee?

       

Since 1961 when the Peace Corps was created, more than 80,000 U.S. citizens have served as Volunteers in developing countries, living and working among the people of the Third World as colleagues and co-workers, Today 6 000 PCVs are involved in programs designed to help strengthen local capacity to address such fundamental concerns as food production, water supply, energy development, nutrition and health education and reforestation.

Peace Corps overseas offices:

BELIZE
P. O. Box 487
Belize City

BENIN
B. P. 971
Cotonou

BOTSWANA
P. O. Box 93
Gaborone

BURKINA FASO
B P 537 - Samandin
Ouagadougou

BURUNDI
c/o American
Embassy
Bujumbura

CAMEROON
B P 817
Yaounde

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
B P 1080
Bangui

COSTA RICA
Apartado Postal
1266
San Jose

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Apartado Postal
1412
San Domingo

EASTERN CARIBBEAN
Including: Antigua, Barbados, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Dominica "Erin Court" Bishops Court Hill
P. O. Box 696-C
Bridgetown, Barbados

ECUADOR
Casilla 635-A
Quito

FIJI
P. O. BOX 1094
Suva

GABON
BP 2098
Libreville

GAMBIA, The
P. O. Box 5796
Accra (North)

GUATEMALA
6a Avenida 1-46
Zona 2
Guatemala

HAITI
c/o American
Embassy
Port-au-Prince

HONDURAS
Apartado Postal
C-51
Tegucigalpa

JAMAICA
Musgrove Avenue
Kingston 10

KENYA
P. O. Box 30518
Nairobi

LESOTHO
P. O. Box 554
Maseru

LIBERIA
Box 707
Monrovia

MALAWI
Box 208
Lilongwe

MALI
B P 85
Box 564

MAURITANIA
B P 222
Nouakchott

MICRONESIA
P. O. Box 9
Kolonia, Ponape
F. S. M. 96941

MOROCCO
I, Zanquat
Benzerte
Rabat

NEPAL
P. O. Box 613
Kathmandu

NIGER
B P 10537
Niamey

PAPUA NEW GUINEA
P. O. Box 1790
Boroko
Port Moresby

PARAGUAY
c/o American
Embassy
Asuncion

PHILIPPINES
P. O. Box 7013
Manila

RWANDA
c/o American
Embassy
Kigali

SENEGAL
B P 254
Dakar

SEYCHELLES
B P 697
Victoria

SIERRA LEONE
Private Mail Bag
Freetown

SOLOMON ISLAND
P. O. Box 547
Honiara

SRI LANKA
50/5 Siripa Road
Colombo, 5
Sri Lanka

SUDAN
Djodi Deutsch
Administrator/PCV's
C/o American Embassy
Khartoum

SWAZILAND
P. O. Box 362
Mbabane

TANZANIA
Box 9123
Dar es Salaam

THAILAND
42 Soi
Somprasong 2
Petchburi Road
Bangkok 4

TOGO
B P 3194
Lome

TONGA
B P 147
Nuku' Alofa

TUNISIA
B P 96
1002 Tunis-Belvedere
Tunis

WESTERN SAMOA
Private Mail Bag
Apia

YEMEN
P. O. Box 1151
Sana'a

ZAIRE
B P 697
Kinshasa

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