By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name three forms of dissociation a sexually abused child may experience.
-Name five secondary consequences of sexual abuse.
-Explain the experiences similar to a flashback, often surface during sex and are experienced by survivors of physical sexual abuse.
-Name three techniques you might consider utilizing, if your client is experiencing panic attacks, body objectification, chronic fatigue and minor illnesses.
-Explain the types of information might be used in the Family Motto exercise with your client who is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse.
-Explain what can be used to facilitate the "Dialoguing with Your Body" exercise.
-Name two visualizations you might use to facilitate releasing painful emotions, depending upon the client's belief system, frame of reference, and life history.
-Name three skills that de-escalate a volatile session.
-Explain the term used to describe a client's projecting two dramatically different perceptions of the therapist.
-Name two ways of modeling an appropriate anger response, in working with your survivor of childhood sexual trauma.
-Explain steps one might use to prepare for a guided visualization.
-Explain the common concept in the narrow and broad definitions of countertransference.
-Name one technique you might use to assist the client in exposing the wound and re-experiencing the trauma.
-Name two techniques you could use to help your client externalize pain.
-Explain what did Stuart's study find, most other studies have reported pedophiles to be physically harmless individuals.
-Explain what did Appelbaum attribute Andy's hyperactivity to.
-Explain the defense mechanism that break between the head and the body (the head is not attached to the body) according to Kaufman may graphically represent development.
-Explain why did Freud change certain case studies to portray incest fantasies as opposed to actual incest.
-Name the three factors upon which ego weakness depends.
-Explain the characteristics do the parent of an abused child exhibit.
-Explain how is the traumatic sequelae of childhood sexual abuse thus described by Sullivan.
-Explain how do fractured experiences become frozen or encapsulated.
-Explain the result after your client completes his or her own cluster and writing a word sketch.
-Explain Freud's ideas on the concept of negation in relation to repression.
-Explain why do parents from a minority culture often have further reasons for wanting to maintain strict discipline enforced through physical punishment.
-Explain why can memories of the trauma have no verbal explicit component at all.
-Explain the key sources for a multiaxial assessment of information regarding child abuse.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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