Mental presuppositions

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Last Published  01 August 2012

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All people are unique

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Use this activity to explore the positive outcomes of this assumption.
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All people make the best choice available to them

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Use this activity to aid discussion about the impact of these presuppositions.
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Behind every behaviour is a positive intention

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...and the meaning of communication is its effect. Use this activity to discuss the advantages of making these assumptions.
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Beliefs and presuppositions

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Use this handout to explain how beliefs and presuppositions can be limiting and enabling when dealing with difficult people and situations.
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Mental presuppositions

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Use this PowerPoint presentation to introduce how mental presuppositions can help when dealing with difficult situations.
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Mental presuppositions - follow-up activities

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Use these activities to assess how the nine presuppositions could affect your behaviour when applied to a real-life situation.
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Mental presuppostions evaluation of learning

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Consolidate what you have learned by listing the benefits of the nine presuppositions in dealing with difficult situations.
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Mind and body are part of the same system

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Discuss the impact of this statement in pairs.
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Relevance of presuppositions to difficult situations and difficult people

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Use this handout to explain how the nine presuppositions can be applied to the handling of difficult situations and people.
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There is a solution to every problem

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Use this handout to explain how the nine presuppositions can be applied to the handling of difficult situations and people.