By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-List three body concerns of a BDD client.
-Explain three appearance-related safety behaviors regarding body dissatisfaction in BDD clients.
-Discuss three self-injurious thoughts of a BDD client.
-Explain three concepts related to suicidal behavior and self-injury regarding BDD.
-Identify three concepts related to gender and BDD.
-Identify three concepts in BDD Assessment in Adolescents.
-Discuss three concepts regarding appearance related teasing and parental bond .
-Discuss the three triggers that sets off BDD: Self-Objectification, Low Self-Esteem, and Self-Worth
-Explain the three difficulties in exposing BDD Clients: Social Anxiety, Self-Esteem and Behavioral Experiments
-Identify three Cognitive Facets found in BDD Clients.
-Discuss three aspects regarding BDD Clients: Depression, Parental Feedback and Learning BDD.
-Describe the three aspects of BDD Depression Treatment and Self-Worth,
-Describe the similarities of three disorders regarding BDD: Hypochondria, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Social Phobia.
-Discuss the four BDD techniques.
-Explain when can Body Dysmorphic Disorder be diagnosed.
-Name the two subtypes of BDD, and how do their classifications lend to controversy over whether both subtypes are in fact the same disorder.
-Explain why may women be more prone to depression and BDD than men.
-Explain what occurs in the majority of clients with BDD who have aesthetic plastic surgery to correct a perceived flaw.
-Explain what kind of family history is most typical for clients with body dysmorphia and eating disorders.
-Name the three aspects of the self-esteem system.
-Explain why can it be more useful to address selective self-esteem with a BDD client, than addressing the client’s global self-esteem.
-Explain what is the rate of suicide risk in a BDD client.
-Explain what is the best indicator that BDD may be present.
-Explain what is the most effective form of psychotherapy for most BDD clients.
-Explain why is Tai’Chi useful in group psychotherapy for BDD.
-Name the five phases in integrative group psychotherapy for BDD.
-Explain the demographic characteristics found for BDD in this study.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychologist CEs, MFT CEUs