By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name five steps a client may go through in the generation of false sexual abuse memories.
-Name four factors contributing to your client's creation of a false memory.
-Explain the ethical dilemma in utilizing repressed memories as the basis of your sexual abuse therapy.
-Explain if your client, who states he or she has been sexually abused, exhibit a predisposition towards, perhaps, codependence.
-Name three basic tenets of New Age, New Thought, Self Help thinking that can affect your client's false memories of sexual abuse.
-Name four criteria included in this section which strongly suggests that the therapists evaluate their sexist attitudes via a four point rating scale.
-Name five step process that leads the client to accuse the innocent.
-Explain when Psychologists conduct a study involving deception.
-Name three functions cannot be performed by the counselor without proper training or supervision.
-Explain what is story-truth.
-Explain what number where there is a parallel explosion, along with the explosion of reported memories of incidents of abuse.
-Explain what is the cause of increase in inaccuracy of the memories retrieved, researchers have noted that when the subject of the memory is highly charged or the subject more motivated to remember-to identify a suspect of a crime, for instance.
-Name the three stages of treatment outlined in the consensus model of post-trauma treatment.
-Explain why should sexual abuse not be assumed or suggested as the only possible explanation of a client's post-trauma symptoms.
-Explain the fact that counselors should be aware, when considering false memories.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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