Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes
Social Worker CEU, Psychologist CE, Counselor CEU, MFT CEU
By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain three important aspects of denial in children.
-Explain three important aspects of anger.
-Explain three concepts regarding guilt you might assess in your grieving client.
-Explain three aspects of murder.
-Explain some of the DSM specifics for Melancholic-features.
-Explain three concepts regarding fear resulting from the grief process.
-Explain two ways to involve children in the change that results from loss.
-Explain three aspects regarding adjusting to a new life after a loss.
-Explain three guideline topics for treating traumatized children.
-Explain the five steps in the five feelings technique.
-Explain four types of separation discussed on this track.
-Explain the two topics regarding displacement reactions that were discussed.
-Explain three techniques for delayed grief work.
-Explain the two main topics regarding resolving childhood grief as an adult.
-Explain the result of unresolved childhood grief and perception of vulnerability to loss.
-Explain loss of the “infantile object” or loss of the “fantasized self”.
-Explain what factors associated with bereavement lead to adult depression.
-Explain the main challenge for a CCT therapist.
-Explain what was found in a study performed by Weller and colleagues related to the comparison of the manifestation of depression in bereaved children and a sample of clinically depressed children.
-Explain the signs of depression in a child up to age three.
-Explain the signs of adolescent suicide.
-Explain during the introduction session of CBT, what is the focus of a brief parent-only segment.
-Explain what is inhibited by children dealing with grief complicated by symptoms of PTSD avoiding painful and intrusive thoughts.
-Explain which sex shows higher rates of overall psychological difficulties.
-Explain the continuous line or “scribble” technique and its purpose with bereaved children.
-Explain what stages of grief working with the Arts helps a child move through.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."