By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name four types of emotional abuse that a batterer may use to groom his victim for future physical abuse.
-Name six areas described Carrie's "dog collar of control.
-Name four "If only" rationalizations commonly used by battered women.
-Name three questions you might discuss to facilitate the unraveling of the battered woman's feelings of guilt.
-Name three areas you might discuss to alleviate client guilt regarding her children.
-Name three components of Learned Helplessness a battered woman may experience.
-Name the Power House Three of learned helplessness that results in Failure Expectancy.
-Name the six building blocks in the battered woman's Pyramid of Self-Hate.
-Name seven Personal Terrorisms experienced by battered women.
-Explain how many children are severely battered annually.
-Explain which system of the brain involves in experimental and clinical evidence links explosive rage to disorders.
-Explain what did 90% of the two thirds of the population seeking police help report.
-Explain what a batterer is faced with if he thinks that other men may respond to a provoking partner differently, in a non-violent way.
-Explain what can increase the severity and number of risks a battered woman faces.
-Name items comprise the HITS scale.
-Name four signs that a therapist can look for to detect if someone is being abused.
-Name what is the difference between the way a person of European descent and a person of African descent might explain their abusive behavior.
-Explain what does Mederos say is probably the most important value of Hispanic culture.
-Name two of the four generalizations that can prove both dangerous and painful to victims of abuse in a lesbian partnership.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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