By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain at what age level children begin to display the ability to discern who is ‘popular’ and who is not.
-Explain four myths of popularity.
-Explain seven components of relational aggression in cliques.
-Explain the five steps in the Compromise on Conformity technique.
-Explain four aspects of the ‘clique chick’.
-Explain three factors of the impact of manipulation on a client within a clique structure.
-Explain six steps in the clique desensitizing technique.
-Explain Lucia’s five guidelines for teen clients concerning developing healthy friendships.
-Explain three erroneous assumptions concerning cliques and peer rejection.
-Explain seven common clique and popular crowd characteristics within their peer ecologies.
-Explain what Chang’s study revealed about teacher attitudes and aggressive behavior in the class room.
-Explain in what three areas social rejection caused declines in self-regulation.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."