By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name 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.
-Name one key factor that adds to the power imbalance between client and therapists.
-Name two hurdles that remain after the client leaves the abusive relationship.
-Name four characteristics of a boundary violation.
-Name 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.
-Name two definitions of manipulation.
-Explain what does the NASW Code state. The AAMFT, NBCC, and APA prohibit sexual relationship with former client’s for a period of two years.
-Explain what are potential clients warned about concerning boundaries and the power dynamic in consumer information.
-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."
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Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychologist CEs, MFT CEUs