Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes
By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain results of an abusive controlling relationship.
-Explain tactics the controlling abusive partner may use to establish and maintain his power-base in the relationship.
-Explain patterns of specific behavior related to brainwashing.
-Explain Connect-the-Dot perspectives.
-Explain urban legends or myths regarding solutions to abuse by the "Great Catch.".
-Explain the two distinct personalities a Controller may have.
-Explain relationship Inner Rules to your client.
-Explain a strategy you might use with a client who feels they are not being understood by his or her significant other.
-Explain useful skills that can be gained from going through a controlling relationship.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."