By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain five steps a client may go through in the generation of false sexual abuse memories.
-Explain two of the 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 the criteria for the four point rating scale used by therapists to evaluate their sexist attitudes.
-Explain three of the five steps in the process that leads the client to accuse the innocent.
-Explain the three basic tenets of thinking that can affect your client's false memories of sexual abuse.
-Explain if a client that states he or she has been sexually abused is predisposed to codependence.
-Explain Loftus’s "story-truth".
-Explain the three stages of treatment outlined in the consensus model of posttrauma treatment.
-Explain why sexual abuse should not be suggested as the only possible explanation of a client’s posttrauma symptoms.
-Explain what counselors should be aware of when considering false memories, according to Enns.
-Explain what numbers also exploded with the number of incidents of abuse reported.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychology CEUs, MFT CEUs