By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain two of the three aspects of a narcissistic client’s need for manipulation.
-Explain two of the three concepts related to a narcissistic client’s need for power and control.
-Explain two of the three aspects of the ambivalence of feeling commonly found in narcissistic clients.
-Explain two of the three aspects of the lack of feeling in narcissistic clients.
-Explain three of the four degrees of narcissism.
-Explain three aspects of anger and its relation to the narcissistic client’s need for power and control.
-Explain what two operations are key in understanding the narcissistic paradox.
-Explain how the DSM defines the criteria for the diagnosis of narcissistic personality disorder
-Explain a major concern regarding the diagnosis of narcissism.
-Explain why reconceptualizing narcissism as a self-regulatory processing system is significant.
-Explain how overt and covert narcissistic tendencies manifest.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."