By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain three motives for, and manifestations of, denial in women who are beginning menopause
-Explain three concepts of malaise in menopausal women.
-Explain three effects of fear of a decrease in sexual drive due to menopause.
-Explain three concepts related to menopausal stress.
-Explain three emotional symptoms found in menopausal clients.
-Explain concepts of memory loss in menopausal clients.
-Explain three strategies that menopausal clients can use to help them cope with the day-to-day.
-Explain when is it appropriate to disclose confidential information without the consent of the individual.
-Explain the psychoanalytic theory of depression in menopause.
-Explain how the social prejudice against aging in women is gender-bound.
-Explain what is the effect of hormone replacement therapy on memory, according to research by Wenk.
-Explain what does the Western concept of empty nest not acknowledge, according to Stotland.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."