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DB: Communication & Interpersonal DB-01: Effective Communication
No. Competency Item NAC DEV COM DTE EXC
DB-01-01 Demonstrate ability to identify and apply appropriate communication techniques.
  Demonstrate ability to use alternative communication techniques to create a therapeutic relationship in situations such as:          
  • cultural / religious barriers
  • DB-01-03
  • hearing loss
  • DB-01-04
  • language barriers
  • DB-01-05
  • mental impairment
  • DB-01-06
  • physical impairment
  • DB-01-07
  • speech and language impairment.
  • DB-01-08 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to assess and manage clients in states of disorientation, confusion, dementia, mental illness, or impairment.
      Demonstrate knowledge and ability to provide therapeutic techniques such as:          
  • reality orientation
  • DB-01-10
  • validation therapy
  • DB-01-11
  • reminiscence therapy.
  • DB-01-12 Demonstrate knowledge and ability to document using behavioral description, the client's communication pattern, therapies used, and outcomes.
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