By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain behaviors are closely related to the counterphobic mechanisms.
-Explain part of post-traumatic stress disorder that is related to depression.
-Name three assumptions about ourselves that we as a nation have been forced to reconsider.
-Name the two crucial elements of transference to the captor for individuals held hostage by criminal terrorists.
-Explain what could be the result of disturbing pathological transferences while the victim is still held hostage.
-Explain how the people who are negotiating for the release of the hostages seem to be to the hostages when they perceive negotiations, especially extended ones, as evidence of indifference, hostility, and rejection.
-Explain what produces a pseudo-rational state whereby the hostage responded unquestioningly to any command.
-Name four variables enter into determining whether transference between hostage and captors will take place.
-Name three self-awareness questions the Code of Ethics states that we must show acceptance and be non-judgmental.
-Explain what the certified counselor must do when a client’s condition indicates that there is a clear and imminent danger to the client or others.
-Name what four major symptom categories are same for PTSD as for STSD.
-Explain a question you might have the client use for “checking out reality” when PTSD victims of terrorism and other traumas may have problems with trust.
-Explain an example of Personal Growth Funnel.
-Name the three phases of the Stockholm Syndrome.
-Explain how a hostage can lessen the aggression of a captor.
-Explain how can the Stockholm Syndrome be fostered.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."