By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-List six somatization risk factors in battered women.
-Identify five rights of women against domestic violence.
-Describe four methods of coercive control in violent relationships.
-Describe three risk factors in intimate partner violence.
-Name four dilemmas in communication that can affect a battered woman's decision to leave.
-Explain seven steps of anger assessment for battered women.
-Name ten questions you might ask a battered client in order to understand domestic violence.
-List four tools in reducing risks of domestic violence.
-Identify three barriers to leaving violent relationships.
-Discuss three stages of romantic ideology of abusers.
-Name first strategy of coping with intimate partner violence.
-Name second strategy of coping with intimate partner violence.
-Identify three reasons regarding emotion regulation in partner violence.
-List five questions to ask in order to identify fear in violent relationships.
-Name four factors are considered in Hoff's interactive relationship diagram of stress and crisis.
-Name the two categories that crisis management was divided into, in the book Battered Women as Survivors.
-Explain the real motivation a woman for staying though may be battered again and again not because she likes it, has learned to be helpless, or fails to follow through when pressing charges.
-Explain how does one tend to feel when threats are perceived as impersonal one feels upset or unhappy, but if one concludes that some person or group is at fault.
-Explain what the phrases do, a clue to an anger response may be the intrusion of the imperatives "should" and "should not."
-Explain according to what categorical belief a severely depressed person may interpret all of his interactions with other people.
-Explain research findings demonstrate what characteristic of both batterers and battered women.
-Explain how are individuals with weak efficacy expectations likely to perceive stressful life events.
-Explain what concept is gang violence probably the best paradigmatic example of.
-Name the group wherein male batterers were more depressed that the others. Male batterers score above the norm on standardized measures of depression.
-Explain how many women are physically abused by their boyfriends or husbands each year.
-Explain what powers do employers have when they address domestic violence in the workplace.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."