By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name three general stages to recovery.
-Name five steps which can help client’s get through the first few months after a divorce or separation.
-Name five considerations for divorced or separated parents regarding the children.
-Name four basic anger management techniques which can be implemented regarding a divorced or separated client.
-Name four methods for regaining self worth.
-Name three steps to becoming aware of intimate discontent.
-Name two steps in uncertainty training.
-Name five emotional losses experienced by the divorced client following infidelity.
-Name the three common characteristics of a divorced and self critical client with the hanging judge syndrome.
-Name two types of stress symptoms regarding divorced clients.
-Name the five steps in the adjustment phase of substance use.
-Name four indications of hidden issues.
-Name the six basic steps to the speaker listener technique.
-Name three steps to forgiveness which can help clients cope with divorce.
-Explain approximately what percentage of marriages end in divorce.
-Explain why many clinicians, like the society in which they operate, rarely recognize the full extent of men's losses in divorce.
-Name two suggestions for how help should be offered.
-Explain what was the “biggest casualty” in terms of children’s contact with key family members.
-Explain how the results of a divorce can be anxiety – provoking for an infant though some may think that infants are too young to be affected by divorce.
-Explain what variable had the highest direct effect on father psychological well-being postdivorce.
-Explain how age was related to psychological distress in postdivorce fathers.
-Name two questions that were the focal points of the study discussed in the section.
-Explain what is the primary want for children coping with their parent's separation in addition to maintaining contact with non-resident parents.
-Name what four feelings do children of divorce tend to share, regardless of the level of interparental conflict.
-Explain the “first, powerful tool of couplework.”
-Name three important skills needed for couplework.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
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