By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name two steps to helping a couple deal with problematic and conflicting beliefs regarding infertility.
-Name two sets of beliefs about infertility that can be addressed with couples.
-Name three ways of facilitating mourning.
-Name five elements of the dawning phase.
-Name four issues that couples face during the mobilization phase.
-Name four parts to a therapeutic approach to mobilization.
-Name four issues that couples often face during the early and middle immersion phases.
-Name five therapeutic approaches to early and middle immersion.
-Name four issues that couples face in the late immersion phase.
-Name four therapeutic approaches that can be used with couples in late immersion.
-Name three issues that couples often experience in the resolution phase.
-Name three therapeutic approaches to resolution.
-Name four issues that couples must face in the legacy phase.
-Name five therapeutic approaches to legacy.
-Name the two traits that are necessary for growth in the Relational Model.
-Name three factors that were discussed that help in understanding the psychological impact of an infertility diagnosis in women.
-Explain what aspects of a client’s life can infertility impact.
-Explain what is the emotion is commonly expressed by females and by males regarding their infertility.
-Explain how many couples do the authors recommend limiting the sessions to for group infertility counseling.
-Explain how did Sue counseling have achieve her quality of life improved drastically by the end of treatment, although Sue did not conceive a child.
-Explain what is the effect of stress on infertility.
-Explain what are the ethical dilemmas an infertility therapist may face.
-Explain the percentages of women and men attending clinics were found to be in need of psychiatric help.
-Explain how might infertile men and women perceive their self in relation to their body.
-Explain the fear that many clients express, feeling overwhelmed by their infertility.
-Explain how does the Relational Model of Development propose women grow in a relationship.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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