By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name two results of an abusive controlling relationship.
-Explain what "instant-replay syndrome" and "guilt trip strategy" are example of.
-Name three tactics the controlling abusive partner may use to establish and maintain his power-base in the relationship.
-Explain what is one application of the Cold-Weather Analogy.
-Explain what benefit for your client can Jekyll-and–Hyde reframing result.
-Name ten patterns of specific behavior related to brainwashing as outlined by Biderman.
-Name three Connect-the-Dot perspectives.
-Name five urban legends or myths regarding solutions to abuse by the “Great Catch.”
-Name the key words to use to recall the B-A-D questions in a session with a client, to reconstruct the reality of self-blame experienced by your client.
-Explain what must he understand in "Communication Magic" the victim of the abuse rationalizes that her "Great Catch" will magically stop saying hurtful things.
-Name the two types of entries on the Client Worksheet.
-Explain what style of communication are they using, if your client is trying to fight fire with fire, when communicating with his or her great catch.
-Explain what is a visualization you might use if you are experiencing Secondary Traumatic Stress Syndrome with a client who repeated returns to his or her abuser.
-Explain what challenges relationship in as Resistance against an abuser.
-Explain what is the foundation of the treatment of abuse.
-Name two other types of delusions, in addition to delusions of the Jealous Type.
-Name the two distinct reputations a Controller may have.
-Explain what makes an adolescent trapped in a controlling relationship a lethal situation.
-Explain how do we filter meanings.
-Name some relationship Inner Rules your client may have.
-Explain what kinds of speech patterns do some clients use that result in loss of power.
-Explain what is a strategy you might use with a client who feels they are not being understood by his or her significant other.
-Explain what limits options for some clients.
."The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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