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The technique of confrontation involves...
a. making the client aware of discrepancies
b. helping the client anticipate the consequences of his actions
c. helping the client understand the deeper meaning of his behaviors
d. setting limits and punishing undesirable behavior


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The correct answer is A. The intervention technique know as confrontation involves making the client aware of discrepancies, such as discrepancies between verbal and nonverbal communication, statements made in the past in contrast to statements made in the present, or stated intentions in contrast to actual behavior.

B is incorrect because helping the client anticipate the consequences of his actions is either referred to as anticipatory socialization or explanation.

C is incorrect because helping the client understand the deeper meaning of his behaviors is referred to as interpretation.

D is incorrect because these techniques are simply referred to as setting limits or punishment.