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BW - Strategies for Battered Women 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.

Audio Transcript Questions The answer to Question 1 is found in Track 1 of the Course Content. The Answer to Question 2 is found in Track 2 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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1.1 What may be some forms of belittling your partner?
2.1 How might the experience of the ‘Personal Power Exercise’ be characterized?
3.1 What are four basic ‘If Only’ destruction techniques for women, used to get past rationalizing thoughts?
4.1 What are three questions that might assist a client in unraveling her guilty feelings by discovering the source?
5.1 Why might battered women feel that it is unsafe for her children to leave her partner?
6.1 Once a battered woman believes she is helpless, that belief becomes her reality. What might she become if she believes she is helpless?
7.1 What are some behaviors that battered women experience?
7.2 How might the ‘symptom discovery’ method be helpful for battered women?
8.1 What are headings of the three columns in the Underlying Issues Worksheet which is used to see how impossible some clients goals and standards can be?
9.1 What are four questions in the, ‘What’s Missing’ exercise?
10.1 What is one way to deal with worry?
11.1 Battered women may struggle when their illusions and unconscious needs don’t correspond. What might this situation cause?
12.1 What might a battered woman uncover if she works through her illusions or myths of leaving?
13.1 A victim’s demands of a perfect self may also create the second demand many battered women often face, which is?
14.1 What might be some validation statements used with battered clients?

A. Personal power, emotional impact, defined event, easy recall
B. Laughing, smirking, jokes
C. Are these thoughts and ideas that you truly believe? Or are you so used to hearing these thoughts and ideas from your partner that you aren’t even thinking about what they really mean? Do you trust the person that you are hearing this advice from?
D. Being responsible for her feelings, gaining distance and perspective, getting feedback from supportive friends, taking care of her own emotional needs
E. Passive, submissive and helpless
F. Visiting right, safety, court
G. It helps women better understand their feelings of helplessness
H. A constant state of being tired, snapping at the children for no apparent reason, excessive or restrained eating
I. “The thing I am really missing in love is…” “The thing I am really missing in work is…” “The thing I am really missing with my family is…” “One thing that would really make a difference in my life is…”
J. Feelings or symptoms, underlying issues, protective function
K. Conflict, anxiety, confusion
L. Take a hot bath while playing the radio
M. “You’re doing well”, “You’re handling so much”, “You’ve made a lot of plans-that’s good, I admire your strength to deal with what you’re dealing with”, “Your family seems to really care about you”, “Your children are really connected to you”
N. Competition
O. Issues she had previously avoided dealing with

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15.1 According to the Children’s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, approximately how many children are killed each year by their parents?
15.2 What might be some characteristics of abusing spouses?
15.3 According to the National Symposium on Child Abuse, what might be eight conditions of poor child care?
16.1 What might dyscontrol syndrome cause?
17.1 What are some suggestions for improving the Family Court System?
17.2 What might be some reasons why victims don’t seek police help?
17.3 According to Island and Letellier, approximately how many gay males are battered annually?
18.1 What is the contract procedure between a batterer and a cooperative effort by the partner to teach self-control?
18.2 What are three steps in treating aggression?
18.3 What might be the goal for crisis interventions?
19.1 What are some possible physical risks an abused woman faces if she leaves the relationship?
19.2 What are some possible risks for her children if she stays?
20.1 If a woman seeks counseling for being a victim of abuse, what might this action suggest about a victim?
21.1 According to Rosenfeld, what are some areas of abuse that need greater attention?
22.1 Instead of talking about “you women,” “the women,” and “these/those women.”, what pronouns and descriptors may be used that are not offensive and demeaning to group members?
23.1 Why might traditional police practices in relation to family disputes be ineffective?
25.1 According to New York Newsday, how many women account for emergency visits as a result of beating by men?
26.1 What is a major step in breaking the pattern of violence?
27.1 What are advantages professional women have that enables them to extricate themselves from the relationship?

A. Inadequate, self-centered, hypersensitive, incompetent, anxious, impulsive, diffident, lonely, and isolated
B. 4,000
C. Wife and child battery, senseless assaults, motiveless homicides, self-injury, dangerously aggressive driving, domestic infidelity, divorce, and (in children) educational and social difficulties
D. Physical neglect, emotional neglect, educational neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse, community neglect, moral neglect, medical neglect
E. Fear of reprisals from husband on themselves or next of kin, fear of social disgrace, lack of faith in the police system’s response, to prevent the children from witnessing their fathers being apprehended by the police
F. Increase the number of legal options available to the victim by giving the victim the authority to transfer the case from the Family Court to Criminal Court, mandate that the husband secure professional help, review profess periodically, mandate arbitration, counseling, or treatment as an alternative to fines, imprisonment, or an order of the home designate the battered wife as a probation officer of the court
G. Teach, examine, determine, involve
H. 500,000
I. To solve the presenting problem (the crisis) through immediate response, focusing on the presenting problem with a determination of psychological and physical safety, and issuing a directive that results in a solution to the problem
J. Having him acknowledge that he alone is responsible for the battering, asking him how he feels when he hits her, develop a violence eliminating contract
K. Physical injury or psychological harm to children, children can witness violence, be hurt while trying to protect mother, loss of children
L. He may continue to hit and injure her, threats can often surface, leaving doesn’t ensure that he will not find her and may kill her, unsafe behavior with her partner may continue, may sexually assault her
M. Threats, psychological aggression, sexual aggression
N. Women who need counseling place blame or responsibility on themselves for the man’s violence, it suggests that if the woman would change her behavior, she would stop being abused
O. It rarely prevents future violence, it fails to realize the constructive potential inherent in skillful management of family disputes
P. “we, as women..”
Q. 1/5 of all emergency room visits
R. Job skills and education
S. Helping the batterer, agree to control his anger rather than let it explode into violence

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