By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name the three basic components to humans according to the speaker.
-Explain how the speaker differentiated rational and irrational thoughts to his young clients.
-Explain how the speaker disproved the common excuse that other people control your emotions.
-Explain what was given as the reason why there are no good or bad emotions.
-Explain why is avoiding getting angry not a good goal for “anger management”.
-Explain what negative action is prevented when emotions are referred to as “pleasant” or “unpleasant” instead of good or bad.
-Explain how you know if someone is replacing happiness with pleasure.
-Explain the most important question a client should ask himself or herself when dealing with guilt.
-Explain how the therapist can still reach the child when a parent is in a cycle of lecturing the child with negative words.
-Explain what kind of thoughts are according to the speaker, 9 times out of 10 all-inclusive phrases like should, must, have to, never, and always.
-Explain what it means to “over personalize” a situation.
-Explain what the audience member gave as a possible reason for why teenagers invite drama into their lives.
-Explain what was the major lesson the speaker helped the woman learn in the anecdote about dealing with her family.
-Explain what was the reason why it is important to get the client to ask him or herself what their friends “bring to the table”.
-Explain how rational-emotive therapy (RET) overlaps with Adlerian Individual Psychology (IP) in four important respects.
-Explain what childhood problems typically encountered by school psychologist does RET treat.
-Explain how does ECC help enhance the use of RET in different environments.
-Name four similarities between REBT and AA.
-Explain how stress is related to rational-emotive behavior therapy.
-Name three main disputational strategies used with children.
-Explain the major difference between CBT and RET/REBT.
-Explain a syllogism.
-Explain what REBT helps people to give up like the other cognitive-behavior therapies.
-Explain “inelegant” RET.
-Explain what technique did Ellis use to accept the sinner and not his or her sins, and thereby refuse to feel angry.
-Explain why Ellis believed that some people may not be helped by AA.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."