Active Listening Review “Habits of Poor Listeners” in Chapter 3

Active Listening

Review “Habits of Poor Listeners” in Chapter 3 of the required Adams and Galanes text.

  • Reflect on recent conversations that you have had with clients, friends, loved ones, or colleagues.
  • Were you actively listening through the duration of each of these conversations? How or how not?
  • What poor listening habits might you consider working on improving to help in delivery of human services working with clients, and/or working as part of a group in your human services agency?

Locate at least two credible Internet sources that educate individuals in the helping professions on how to improve active listening.