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CRAbb2 - But I Have Such A Great Catch! Treating Controlling Abusive Relationships Post Test

Psychologist, Ohio MFT and Counselor Post Test:
Only Psychologists, Ohio MFT's and Ohio Counselors taking this course for credit need to complete these additional questions below to be in compliance with their Boards. requirements. If you are not a psychologist, Ohio MFT or Ohio Counselor please return to the original Answer Booklet. You do not need to complete the additional questions below.

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1.1 Why do loss of power and disintegration of self-image occur for women in relationships?
2.1 What may be two awareness increasing questions for women to consider in evaluating whether they felt they were experiencing abusive/controlling behavior in the relationship, when they felt they had gotten the “Great Catch”?
3.1 According to the National Violence Against Women Survey, what percentage of women used a knife on the victim?
3.2 What two purposes does the, Can\\\\\\\'t-You-Take-a-Joke tactic serve?
4.1 What are three forms of verbal abuse?
5.1 What are three feeling-validation strategies to validate a clients feelings of being abused?
7.1 To assist clients with connecting the dots that abuse is happening, even though physical abuse may not be occuring, what may be some helpful concepts to include in a therapy session?
8.1 According to the National Institute of Health, what percentage of adults who were abused as children do not grow up to abuse their children?
9.1 What are three steps for the therapeutic triangular tightrope method?
9.2 What is the 2R method of questioning?
10.1 What is the reason a woman may not let her partner know that she does not respond to pain?
11.1 What may be a good technique to increase a client’s awareness of her negative self-talk?
12.1 What are some critical words and behaviors used in the ‘parent’ style of communication?
12.2 What are some words and behaviors used in the ‘adult’ style of communication?
12.3 What are some words and behaviors used in the ‘child’ style of communication?
13.1 What is the basis of the family values rationalization for staying in the abusive relationship?
13.2 What are some rationalizations to stay in an abusive relationship?

A. Do you repeatedly replay his voice mimicking or mocking you? Do you often feel that his verbal attacks were an attempt to make you feel guilty as a means of controlling your behavior?
B. Recognizable verbal abuse, using eloquent sounding words to sound superior, treating a partner like he or she is a child
C. 65-85%
D. Repositioning of the abuser based upon client descriptions, decreasing selective forgetting, exploring excuse-making or minimizing
E. 10.8%
F. A dispute list
G. Encourage clients ability to construct their truth independent of partners version of the truth, recognize, remember
H. Specific, factual, inquisitive, confident, informative
I. Helping client become aware that by justifying and tolerating partners behavior she was perpetuating the problem, steer her away from self blame, steer her away from externalizing the problem and making partner the total bad guy and scapegoat
J. Living in the potential and not living in the reality of the present, reacting by recreating elaborate explanations to feel productive action is being taken, do \\\\
K. Creative, impulsive, fun-loving, self-centered, rebellious, aggressive
L. the "tyranny of the shoulds."
M. Communication magic, hiding pain , he doesn\'t mean it, I am too sensitive
N. Domineering, judgmental, demanding, and demeaning.
O. They feel they have hooked the “Great Catch”
P. It minimized his abuse under the guise that it was just a joke, he efficiently discredited the validity of her feelings
Q. He is free to continue to criticize you since there is no negative consequence for his actions

Course Content Manual Questions The answer to Question 18 is found in Section 18 of the Course Content. The Answer to Question 19 is found in Section 19 of the Course Content... and so on. Select correct answer from below. Place letter on the blank line before the corresponding question

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16.1 What are some characteristics of a controller that can help women and men identify potentially damaging relationships?
17.1 When a teenager has been in a controlling relationship for a long amount of time, what are some situations that may trigger an impulsive suicidal act?
18.1 What are some expectations, perceptions, inner rules, and underlying values that generally guide your decisions, consciously or not?
19.1 What is one way to gain more control over yourself?
20.1 What are four strategies for women who want their men to hear them?
20.2 How do men and women differ when they bond?
20.3 If a woman starts sobbing when their talking to their partner, what might this mean to the listener?
20.4 What are some examples of words women tend to use that takes the power out of their statement?

A. Rough treatment, quick attachment and expression, frightening temper, killing your self confidence, cutting of your support, the mean and sweet cycle, its always your fault, break up panic, no outside interest, paranoid control
B. To occasionally review your inner rules to check their usefulness to you today
C. Women generally use more details in their conversations than men, men require clear messages as well as brief ones
D. Avoid apology, be brief, be direct – don’t hint, avoid emotional display
E. Valuing yourself, perception of others and their value, assumptions and stereotypes
F. Sudden loss or performance failure, “blowing” an exam, having an argument with his or her parent
G. “I kind of think that…”, “We probably should really…”, “It seems like a fairly good way to…”, “Kind of/sort of…”
H. That they are incapable of handling a situation

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