Welcome to the Home Study Course sponsored by the Healthcare Training
Institute. This course is entitled, "Living with Secrets-Treating Childhood
Our primary intent for this home study
course is to provide quality education to foster your professional growth. The
Institute has provided quality education since 1979.
Hi. My name is Catherine
Appleton. I will be the narrator of this CD. We appreciate that you have chosen
us as a vehicle for you to earn your Continuing Education Credit.
purpose of the course is to assist you in increasing your knowledge regarding
Treating Childhood Sexual Trauma. As each case study is given, if the concepts
seem to be applicable to your situation, I encourage you to turn your CD player
off and make a few notes regarding the application of the principle to your setting.
However, these notes are for your purposes only and are not to be sent to the
Institute. Also each track is very content dense. So feel free to replay the track
to review the content.
At the end of each CD track, a question
will be asked. The question at the end of each track corresponds with the questions
in your Answer Booklet. Merely write the correct letter on the corresponding blank
line in your answer booklet. Each answer is only used once. Keep in mind there
is nothing tricky or hard about these questions. They are merely intended to verify
the playing of this CD.
Each of the questions that are included
on this CD is also reprinted in your Answer Booklet. These questions are sequential
and deal with the section of content that preceded it. For this reason, to facilitate
the answering of each question, you might read the question from the Answer Booklet
prior to listening to that CD track. By knowing what the question is ahead of
time, you will then know the content to listen for that contains the answer. So
just a hint, after you write down the answer to a question in your Answer Booklet,
read on to the next question in order to give you a "heads up" to listen
for the content that contains the answer to the next question.
the purpose of brevity, most generally, I will use the term "therapists"
or "mental health professional." However, don't let these terms deter
you from applying the concepts to your situations. When you hear the word "therapists,"
if your job title is social worker, psychologist, marriage and family therapist,
mental health counselor, professional counselor, resident director, program assistant,
etc. merely substitute the appropriate term that is the most meaningful to you.
In short, don't let my use of the term "therapists" cognitively set
you off track from hearing the content because your job title is school counselor,
for example. I will also use the term "client" for the purposes of brevity.
However, if you deal with patients, residents, students, consumers, etc., transpose
"client" for the term that is the most meaningful to you in your work
On this CD we will discuss such topics as: Core defenses;
9 Secondary Consequences of Childhood Sexual Abuse; Family Mottos; Windows to
the Past; The Healing Cycle; Releasing Emotional Energy; Defusing Client Anger;
Barriers to Treatment; and Inner Child Visualization.