By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name six Pre-Somatoform Risk Behaviors battered women may display.
-Name five Fundamental Rights that battered women often fail to realize they deserve.
-Name four elements of psychological control that can effect you client's decision to leave.
-Name three negative impacts a mental or physical handicap may have upon a battered woman's decision to leave.
-Name four characteristics of a double-bind relationship that effect the battered women's decision to leave.
-Explain to whom the second letter is address to in The Anger Letter Exercise.
-Name a question you might ask a battered client who feels sorry for her batterer.
-Name four survival tools can help a battered woman to deal with her abusive situation.
-Name the three Road Blocks to be hurdled before many leave.
-Name the four Nurturing Love Basics that may help your battered client release herself from her Cycle of Addictive Love.
-Name the exercise which instructs the group to reword the negative messages of their batterer.
-Name four Balance Tactics you might consider including in your next session with your battered client.
-Name three purposes battered women often have in taking an Emotional Getaway.
-Name four elements of a goal a battered woman who has left might use for herself.
-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."