By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain two of the three techniques for developing self awareness.
-Explain two techniques which can be used to treat social phobias.
-Explain three of the five principles of agoraphobia.
-Explain three techniques for client exposure.
-Explain three techniques for generating alternative interpretations with the phobic client.
-Explain three of the four methods for directing clients.
-Explain two possible causes of social phobias.
-Explain three procedural recommendations for using imagery techniques with children.
-Explain what is emphasized by the DSM-IV's describing the diagnosis as "selective mutism."
-Explain two behavioral measures for determining if a child has a specific phobia.
-Explain what argument behavioral therapists use regarding how social phobia is formed.
-Explain why treating a needle phobia is important.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."