By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name Freud's three states of ambivalence.
-Name four principles in client decision making.
-Explain how does the Rubber Band technique support the Zen technique.
-Explain what would be a reason for using SQ3R and the Egg Timer.
-Explain what concept does each letter stand for, in the ABC Technique.
-Explain what are the steps in changing your depressed adult or child clients' focus from negative to positive.
-Explain what do the main targets of Cognitive Therapy include and what model is useful to visualize the trend of a downward mood.
-Name the first two steps of the KISS technique.
-Explain what should you do to avoid clients feeling overwhelmed and overburdened, and also to be able to see progress.
-Explain what is a benefit derived from a client's time management study.
-Name two purposes for a problem horoscope.
-Name two basic rules govern the application of the quantity principle.
-Name three principles that will help with brainstorming.
-Name the "Five W's and an H" questions.
-Name the six criteria to assist your dysthymic client to push through their inactivity and evaluate alternatives.
-Explain what is the benefit of avoiding situations that induce negative self-comparisons.
-Explain what can be more important than you client’s mood, which is created by their perception of events.
-Name the six steps in the Self-Comparisons Analysis table.
-Explain what role might you assume, as in your role of clinician rather than suggesting that your client argue with you.
-Explain what is a perception problem that reversed role-playing may create.
-Explain what is the enemy of depression.
-Explain what is the surest way to make a child miserable.
-Explain what is the most damaging proof of a child’s unimportance.
-Name four motivational changes in depressed adolescents.
-Explain what generally happens the more the client does something well.
-Name the four primary reasons people break agreements.
-Explain what happened when monkeys who were raised apart from their mothers with little or no physical contact with other animals, became mothers.
-Name the ABCs of Change.
-Name the three types of Postpartum Depression.
-Explain what medication is a serotonin reuptake inhibitor that, at lower doses, shares many of the safety and low side effect characteristics of the SSRIs; and at higher doses, this drug appears to block the reuptake of norepinephrine.
-Explain what Julian Simon argues that depressed thinking is not always best characterized.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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