Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes
Social Worker CEU, Psychologist CE, Counselor CEU, MFT CEU
By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain a technique useful in helping men cope with emotional hardship regarding their desire for intimacy.
-Name six steps involved in Avoiding Taboo-Loaded Communication.
-Name three steps to becoming aware of intimate discontent.
-Name four principles for identifying hidden sources of knowledge.
-Name the six steps of the stretching technique.
-Name five steps to the experiencing neediness technique.
-Name two ways to identify the cause of stress in an intimate relationship and help clients begin to cope with that stress.
-Name four steps in the reromanticizing technique.
-Explain a productive technique for initializing intimacy as a way to foster intimacy.
-Name the last three steps in the technique for Overcoming Limitations on Intimacy.
-Name five roadblocks to friendship in the intimate relationship.
-Name the first technique for the sanctity of the marriage bed.
-Name two major areas of conflict resolution.
-Name 9 techniques which can be used to build intimacy.
-Name the four categories of the intimacy status theory.
-Explain in what ways do men and women differ in intimacy.
-Explain how does voice therapy allow greater intimacy.
-Explain what can profoundly affect one’s sense of self.
-Explain why intimacy later in life is more rewarding for parent and child.
-Explain what was found to be the main differences in reported friendship closeness for females.
-Explain what do adolescent females experience higher levels of in their cross-sex friendships than do adolescent males.
-Explain at what point male and female friendships increase in intimacy since children's relationships with peers are believed to become much more intimate in adolescence, especially in later adolescence.
-Name eight factors central to the make-up of intimacy.
-Name what five areas of intimacy PAIR assesses.
-Explain what is at the heart of the tendency to forgive and remain in a violent relationship.
-Explain some examples of self-silencing behaviors.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."