By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain five steps a client may go through in the generation of false sexual abuse memories.
-Explain two of the four factors contributing to your client's creation of a false memory.
-Explain the ethical dilemma in utilizing repressed memories as the basis of your sexual abuse therapy.
-Explain the criteria for the four point rating scale used by therapists to evaluate their sexist attitudes.
-Explain the three basic tenets of thinking that can affect your client's false memories of sexual abuse.
-Explain if a client that states he or she has been sexually abused is predisposed to codependence.
-Explain Loftus’s “story-truth”.
-Explain what three functions cannot be performed by the counselor without proper training or supervision.
-Explain what may increase the inaccuracy of memories retrieved when the subject is highly charged.
-Explain what counselors should be aware of when considering false memories, according to Enns.
-Explain what numbers also exploded with the number of incidents of abuse reported.