By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Identify three defenses used by sexually-abused children.
-Describe four secondary consequences of childhood sexual trauma on disclosing secrets.
-Explain two secondary consequences of childhood sexual trauma namely nightmares and flashbacks.
-Identify three secondary consequences resulting from living with the secrets of childhood sexual trauma which are panic attacks, objectification and chronic illness.
-Discuss three stages of recovery from childhood sexual trauma.
-Describe four parts of childhood sexual abuse experience.
-List four techniques on living without disclosure of childhood sexual abuse.
-Identify three ways regarding the use of empathy to build trust during unstable sessions with sexually-abused children.
-Explain two conflicts in treatment of child sexual abuse which are transference and splitting.
-Identify two conflicts and issues in treatment of child sexual abuse
-Describe one sample of the process of inner child visualization.
-Discuss how countertransference is used in treating sexually-abused children.
-Identify first two stages of child sexual abuse treatment.
-Explain last two stages of child sexual abuse treatment.
-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."
CEU Continuing Education for
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychology CEUs, MFT CEUs