By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Identify five steps a client may go through in the generation of false memories related to sexual abuse.
-Identify five ethical issues in client's false memories.
-Name four ethical considerations for repressed memories.
-Explain how sexually abused clients experience cognitive dissonance.
-Name three beliefs in self-help regarding repressed memories.
-Name four factors for therapist comfort.
-Name five steps in false accusations with repressed memories.
-Explain Loftus’s "story-truth".
-Explain what three functions cannot be performed by the counselor without proper training or supervision.
-Explain what may increase the inaccuracy of memories retrieved when the subject is highly charged.
-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.