By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain five areas of assessment when dealing with a client with low self esteem.
-Explain three methods for cognitive restructuring for self esteem.
-Explain three ineffective response styles.
-Explain three main objectives for probing.
-Explain four methods for affirming self worth.
-Explain the basis for the client insulation technique.
-Explain two methods for encouraging commitment.
-Explain how the Multidimensional Family Prevention model decreases anti-social behavior.
-Explain five forms of maltreatment commonly miscategorized as psychological abuse.
-Explain three techniques which are included in the cognitive disorientation type of abuse.
-Explain an advantage to dance therapy over traditional "talk" therapies.
-Explain Blume’s expanded definition of incest.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."