By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain an area in which children from violent homes show a cognitive deficiency in.
-Explain a sample of "rational learning themes."
-Explain one way Lee emphasize small changes.
-Explain a method of Altering Attitudes in male batterers.
-Explain one of the three "Red Flags" that can precede abuse.
-Explain one of the "Nice Guy Positioning Strategies."
-Explain a possible result or signifier of a verbally abusive relationship.
-Explain one of the motivators for the batterer’s "Invisible Dragon."
-Explain one of the four catalysts for a client’s motivation to set goals.
-Explain one type of question that is effective in facilitating clients who are "goal-stuck."
-Explain how impulsive batterers differ from instrumental batterers.
-Explain one reason why Tong feels psychoeducation and solution-focused approaches are most appropriate when working with Chinese batterers.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."