By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain what behaviors are closely related to the counterphobic mechanisms.
-Explain what is part of post-traumatic stress disorder that is related to depression
-Explain three assumptions about ourselves that we as a nation have been forced to reconsider.
-Explain two crucial elements of transference to the captor for individuals held hostage by terrorists.
-Explain the result of disturbing pathological transferences while the victim is still held hostage.
-Explain four major symptom categories that are the same for PTSD as for STSD.
-Explain an example of Personal Growth Funnel.
-Explain the three phases of the Stockholm Syndrome
-Explain how can a hostage lessen the aggression of a captor.
-Explain what a certified counselor must do when a client’s condition indicates that there is a clear and imminent danger to the client or others.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."