By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain a Pre-Somatoform Risk Behavior that a battered woman display.
-Explain a Fundamental Right that battered women often fail to realize they deserve.
-Explain an element of psychological control that can effect a battered client's decision to leave.
-Explain a characteristic of a double-bind relationship that may effect a battered client's decision to leave.
-Explain a Road Block to be hurdled before a battered woman leaves.
-Explain a Balancing Tactic you might consider including in a session with your battered client.
-Explain a purpose battered women often have in taking an Emotional Getaway.
-Explain one of the four factors in the interactive relationship diagram of stress and crisis.
-Explain a battered woman's real motivation for staying after continually being abused.
-Explain what characteristic both batterers and battered women have according to research findings.
-Explain how individuals with weak efficacy expectations likely perceive stressful life events.
-Explain one of the two powers employers have when they address domestic violence in the workplace.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."