By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain one rationalization some have about abuse of the personal contact boundary.
-Explain some biases against the validity of Sexual abuse of Power between the client and therapists.
-Explain one key factor that adds to the power imbalance between client and therapists.
-Explain two hurdles that remain after the client leaves the abusive relationship.
-Explain four characteristics of a boundary violation.
-Explain four warning signs that a client may be vulnerable to an abusive balance of power.
-Explain the primary hallmarks of boundary failures in the borderline client.
-Explain two definitions of manipulation.
-Explain what does the NASW Code state about a sexual relationship with a former client.
-Explain Otto Fenichel’s definition of transference.
-Explain some interventions to counteract the power dynamic with clients who exhibit exaggerated silence.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
CEU Continuing Education for
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychologist CEs, MFT CEUs