By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name three factors that worsen a compulsive spender’s habits.
-Name three motivations that shop-aholics have for compulsive spending.
-Name three techniques to incorporate a hoarding client's partner into their therapy.
-Name three responses that can occur when clients are confronted with their compulsive spending.
-List three negative reasons for compulsive spending.
-Identify three techniques that help a client avoid compulsive buying.
-Identify four techniques that help a client control inefficient spending.
-Explain the diagnostic criteria for compulsive buying.
-Explain what are the things the clinician be aware of when evaluating the shopping habits of a potential compulsive buyer.
-Explain the sensory factors often enhance their shopping experience, for those with compulsive buying disorder.
-Explain the focus of group cognitive-behavioral therapy described by Burgard and Mitchell.
-Name two main concepts behind the urge to splurge.
-Explain what ages do materialist values surge.
-Explain which sex which is most likely to enter into a marriage with debt.
-Explain the roots of our (American) ambivalence about materialism.
-Explain the cardinal signs of compulsive buying examined in the study.
-Explain the difference between big spenders and experiencers.
-The etiology of CBD is unknown, though speculation has settled on developmental, neurobiological, and cultural influences. In early life events, name the causative factor that Psychoanalysts have suggested.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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